IHS names Infinera market momentum leader in Global optical equipment segment
Date: Thu, 06/02/2016 - 18:35
Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced its recognition for the third consecutive year as a leader among the top optical network hardware vendors and the #1 vendor in terms of market momentum in the recently published 2016 IHS Optical Network Hardware Vendor Scorecard
Tom Fallon, Infinera CEO
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The Scorecard reports that Infinera continues to benefit from the rapidly growing Internet content provider and data center interconnect market, and delivered outstanding market share gains, tight finances and solid customer perceptions over the period assessed.
In addition to naming Infinera #1 in market momentum the Scorecard names Infinera as one of four overall leaders in the market and describes Infinera as producing ‘excellent scores across the board.’ The Scorecard further highlights direct feedback from customers placing Infinera as a leading vendor in multiple categories including:
• Technology Innovation
• Product Reliability
• Service and Support
The IHS 2016 Optical Network Hardware Vendor Scorecard profiles, analyzes and ranks the 10 largest global vendors of optical transport equipment. The only report of its kind, this Scorecard evaluates the top optical hardware vendors on criteria using metrics that include direct feedback from buyers, vendor market share, market share momentum, financials, brand recognition, reputation for innovation and other benchmarks. In the report, Infinera emerges as a leading optical transport equipment provider worldwide.
“As a leader in the 2016 IHS Optical Network Scorecard, Infinera performed strongly across all evaluation criteria,” said Heidi Adams, Senior Research Director, IHS Technology. “Infinera’s lead in market momentum, combined with positive customer perception in technology innovation, product reliability, and service and support were key to it securing this rating for the third year running.”
“The IHS Optical Network Hardware Vendor Scorecard confirms that Infinera’s focus on customer satisfaction, quality and market leading innovation continues to resonate globally with network operators,” said Tom Fallon, Infinera CEO. “We are honored to receive the highest recognition from IHS for the third consecutive year based on the success of Intelligent Transport Networks deployed around the globe and as a result of delivering the most innovative solutions coupled with the Infinera Experience to our customers.”
IHS classified the top optical hardware vendors into three categories: leader, established or challenger, depending on their overall score.