Gartner Research

Market Guide for Long-Haul Data Center Interconnect

Published: 27 October 2016

ID: G00293546

Analyst(s): Akshay K. Sharma, Peter Liu


The surge in inter-data-center connectivity for cloud, social and multimedia applications is forcing communications service providers to look for new ways to interconnect. DCI providers need to focus on integrated, scalable and cost-effective solutions to remain competitive.

Table Of Contents

Market Definitions

Market Direction

  • The DCI Vendor Landscape Converges With the SDN and NFV Concept

Market Analysis

  • SDN and NFV Provide a New Way of Engaging Customers With On-Demand Services

Representative Vendors

  • Adva Optical Networking
    • Market Overview
    • How Adva Optical Networking Competes
  • Ciena
    • Market Overview
    • How Ciena Competes
  • Cisco
    • Market Overview
    • How Cisco Competes
  • Coriant
    • Market Overview
    • How Coriant Competes
  • ECI
    • Market Overview
    • How ECI Competes
  • Fujitsu
    • Market Overview
    • How Fujitsu Competes
  • Huawei
    • Market Overview
    • How Huawei Competes
  • Infinera
    • Market Overview
    • How Infinera Competes
  • Juniper Networks
    • Market Overview
    • How Juniper Networks Competes
  • MRV
    • Market Overview
    • How MRV Competes
  • NEC
    • Market Overview
    • How NEC Competes
  • Nokia
    • Market Overview
    • How Nokia Competes
  • Tejas Networks
    • Market Overview
    • How Tejas Networks Competes
  • XKL
    • Market Overview
    • How XKL Competes
  • ZTE
    • Market Overview
    • How ZTE Competes

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