Orange retains top rank in ethernet leaderboard update
08 September 2016 |
Vertical Systems’s mid-year 2016 Global Provider Ethernet Leaderboard, adjusted based on mid-2016 share results, show little movement at the top of the Ethernet leaders rankings.
The new leaderboard rank order, based on retail port share,
There were no new entrants to the Leaderboard based on mid-2016 share results. However, Level 3 has moved up from sixth to
The Challenge Tier of Global Providers includes companies with a share of between 2% and 4% of this defined market. Seven companies qualify for the Mid-2016 Challenge Tier (in alphabetical order): Cogent (U.S.), Global Cloud Xchange (India), SingTel (Singapore), T-Systems (Germany), Tata Communications (India), Telefonica Worldwide (Spain) and Vodafone (U.K.).
"2016 is the beginning of a technological transformation of global Ethernet services, as carriers worldwide enhance offerings enabled by SDN,
The Market Player tier includes all Global Providers with
MEF CE 2.0 certification helps facilitate Carrier Ethernet deployments across multiple service networks. Global Providers with MEF CE 2.0 certification as of mid-2016 are as follows: • Global Provider Leaderboard: Colt, AT&T, Verizon and Level 3.
The challenge tier includes: Global Cloud Xchange, SingTel and Vodafone and the market players include: CAT Telecom, China Telecom, Globe, Indosat, Interoute, Liberty Global, PCCW Global, PLDT, Spark, Sparkle, Telecom Italia, TeliaSonera,