Infinera ranked number one in 2011 North American long haul WDM market
The indium phosphide PIC provider held the number one market share position in this sector
According to ACG Research, a market analysis firm delivering telecom market share and forecast reports globally, the global Long Haul WDM market increased 15% in 2011 from 2010.
The North American Long Haul WDM saw a healthy increase of 9.1% quarter over quarter in 2011. In fourth quarter 2011 alone, the overall worldwide Long Haul WDM market was up 20% from its previous quarter, exemplifying a strong growth in this market.
"Our reports indicate the Long Haul market is experiencing another growing cycle and we expect this market to continue to expand over a couple of years," said Eve Griliches, Principal Analyst at ACG Research. "Infinera is well positioned to sustain its number one rank in this market, especially with the Infinera DTN-X platform coming to the market."
In 2011, Infinera experienced growth globally, adding 16 new customers for a total of 98 customers worldwide during this period. In addition to new customers, Infinera's customers purchased multiple products across multiple applications.
"We are pleased to see further evidence validating Infinera's strategy of focusing on our customers' success," said Tom Fallon, Infinera CEO. "Infinera's Digital Optical Network solution enables multi-Terabit optical networks solutions that are simple, scalable and efficient. These results reflect the trust our customers continue to place in us."