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China is driving the Optics Market haywire - Analysts say “Super Cycle” - Our Experts say too soon to tell. WE say, take a look at our latest 96 page market report reviewing 20 relevant vendors in the Optical Components space.

The “Opportunity within the Optical Components Market & Competitive Landscape Report” provides detailed coverage of the Optical Components market and competitive landscape, with specific focus on mid & top tier vendors. It is a culmination of multiple inputs, including ratings and metrics produced by Zirra’s proprietary algorithms, aggregation and data collection technology, and valuable expert testimony.

To carry out business and investment decisions you need every advantage you can find. We believe, specifically at this disjointed time within this particular market segment, this report will be an indispensable guide in making any necessary strategic decisions within this challenging field.

The report will empower you with the tools needed to position yourself successfully by providing you with key insights covering strategic considerations, risk and success factors, big player 100G deployment status, technological and commercial status of vendors, and a list of expert resources within the scope of the industry. In addition, this 96 page report features an in-depth breakdown and review of 20 relevant vendors in this space.

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Featured Companies include:

Applied Optoelectronics, Arista Networks, Cisco Systems, ColorChip, Finisar Corporation, Foxconn Interconnect Technology, Huawei, Intel, Juniper Networks, Kaiam Corporation, Lightwave Logic, Lumentum Holdings, Luxtera, Mellanox Technologies, NeoPhotonics, Oclaro, RANOVUS, Skorpios Technologies, Source Photonics, Sumitomo Electric, along with mentions of Acacia, Broadcom, Emcore, Infinera, IBM & Viavi.

What you need to know:

The global market for fiber optic components is anticipated to reach $23.5 billion by 2022 driven by rising bandwidth needs. In addition, the overall market for optical components and modules is projected to see an 18% growth in 2016 and 12% CAGR over the next five years. At present the market is seeing rapid and aggressive changes, which are not of a nature typically seen. Stock prices for vendors in this space have surged in recent months and players have seen a 49% bump since the start of July 2016. Analysts believe that the market is in a “super-cycle” which may last longer than the typical two to three-year cycles which most industries experience. Such beliefs, however, are not based on past market trends and are difficult to prove with regard to the optical space that has not reached a high level of maturity.

Competitive Analysis of the Optical Components Market

Key factors influencing the current aggressive movement include China amassing fiber-optic components as they modernize their telecom and datacom infrastructure, along with US attempts to solve the need for faster delivery of streaming video services such as Netflix and Facebook and speedy transmission of data to companies such as Google, Apple and Amazon.

The market is crowded with, and dominated by, very established public companies. One of the most effective ways a vendor may be able to gain a competitive edge over other players in this space is by acquiring strategic partnerships as well as seeking out merger and acquisition opportunities to gain technological advantages. With an increased focus on new product development, as well as the constant drive toward advancements in R&D, the biggest industry players are carving out a significant share of the current market.

Some of the features of "Growth & Opportunity within the Optical Components Market & Competitive Landscape” include:

  • The long term survival of both big and small vendors
  • Expert Market & Exit Sentiment
  • Asia’s Contribution
  • Price Erosion
  • Mega Center Domination


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In addition, this report will answer the following key questions:

  1. What are the most visible risks and opportunities within this space?
  2. Where are the big players such as Facebook, Amazon and Google in terms of their 100 gig deployment?
  3. What is the market perception of the CWDM field?
  4. Where are vendors such as Intel, Ciena, Kaiam and ColorChip, both technically and commercially?
  5. What is the overall state of competing technologies in this field?

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