ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today announced a new line of Optical Transport Networking (OTN) Framer physical layer transceivers (PHYs). The BCM845xx Series offers the industry's highest level of integration and the lowest power per port, allowing system providers to reduce overall BOM costs(2), while meeting increasing performance and density demands in LAN, WAN and OTN carrier networks. For more news, visit Broadcom's Newsroom.
The wealth of bandwidth-hungry multimedia applications and services is driving demand for high-capacity, packet-based networking. Users are utilizing more dynamic services than ever before, and as more applications are moved to the cloud, new network traffic patterns are placing an ever-increasing demand on existing architectures. To meet this demand, system vendors are seeking higher density, lower power and multi-service support devices that are optimized to enable the next generation of high performance converged networks.
"We anticipate breakout growth for this segment as carriers continue to embrace and deploy OTN. According to our recent report, OTN transport and switching equipment will be nearly a $13B market by 2017," said Andrew Schmitt, Principal Analyst for Optical at Infonetics Research.