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How to Capitalize on Enterprise Ethernet Services in Europe

Published: 02 December 2005

ID: G00134773

Analyst(s): Susan Richardson, Neil Rickard


Ethernet services are developing rapidly in a competitive market. To meet customers' needs, carriers should focus on enhancing and differentiating these services, and on clarifying the role of Ethernet within portfolios.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Predictions
  • Enterprise Requirements for Ethernet Services
    • Networking Major Enterprise Locations
    • High-Capacity Extranets
    • Branch Networks
  • Development Challenges for Ethernet Services
    • Positioning Ethernet Within the Service Portfolio
    • Developing Ethernet Services Beyond Metropolitan-Based Connectivity

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