The Optical Network Hardware Vendor Scorecard evaluates the top optical hardware vendors on criteria using actual data and metrics, including direct feedback from buyers, vendor market share, market share momentum, financials, brand recognition, reputation for innovation, and other benchmarks. This approach eliminates subjectivity and ensures vendors are assessed accurately and fairly.
There are over a dozen vendors around the globe that make and sell optical equipment. The 10 vendors profiled in this Scorecard--ADVA, Ciena, Cisco, Coriant, ECI, Fujitsu, Huawei, Infinera, Nokia, and ZTE--were selected because they are the top revenue producers of optical hardware. This Scorecard analyzes the relative strengths among these market leaders.
This Scorecard will help readers:
- Better understand the market landscape and where each top vendor fits in
- Keep tabs on rivals and suppliers and their key strengths and weaknesses
- Market and sell optical networking equipment more effectively
- Verify through independent research vendor standings in the market