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Web-scale service providers' 100G demands are revolutionizing the equipment and optical components markets. Vendors must act now or risk obsolescence.


  • The web-scale service providers have become the mindshare leaders of optical communications. Their demands and behavior are not the same as those of the incumbents. Suppliers must therefore adapt to the new situation or risk failure.

Features and Benefits

  • Understand the optical demands for data centers run by web-scale service providers.
  • Learn what component suppliers and equipment vendors are doing to meet these demands.

Key questions answered

  • What is the biggest optical problem facing web-scale service providers?
  • How are suppliers and vendors addressing this problem?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Optical Opportunities in and between Web-scale Data Centers

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