Need For Bandwidth Drives Demand for Active Optical Cables, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

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GIA launches comprehensive analysis of industry segments, trends, growth drivers, market share, market size and demand forecasts on the global Active Optical Cables market. Global market for Active Optical Cables (AOC) is projected to surpass US$2 billion by 2020, driven by bandwidth explosion, expansion of internet infrastructure, and advancements in fiber optics technology.

Active Optical Cables: A Global Strategic Business Report

Follow us on LinkedIn – Active Optical Cables present an integral part of contemporary data communication platforms. Defined as a cabling solution that provides electrical to optical conversion on cable ends for improved speed and distance efficiency, active optical cables are witnessing tremendous growth. The ever-growing need for bandwidth and advancements in cabling technology represents fundamental factors driving growth in the region. Inherent advantages of active optical cables such as lower signal processing, enhanced signal integrity, greater airflow through smaller conduits, and superior flexibility routability and wider reach than conventional copper cables are driving their adoption.

Data Centers represent the largest end-use sector. Growth however, is forecast to come from emerging applications in personal computing, digital signage and Home Theater. Explosive growth in consumer Internet traffic worldwide driven by the surge in demand for mobile data and video services is yielding significant growth in demand for high speed and efficient transmission technologies. The scenario is driving expansion of existing capacity using Active Optical Cables to ensure efficient transmission of data. Traditionally, growth in the AOC market was driven by InfiniBand interface in commercial applications such as supercomputers and server applications. Over the years, the InfiniBand segment moved from the traditional 10G QSFP+ format to 14G FDR QSFP+ fiber optic cables, making it the strongest AOC application till date. Significant opportunities also lie ahead for QSFP and CXP active optical cables with 100 Gbps rate.

As stated by the new market research report on, Active Optical Cables, the United States represents the largest market worldwide. Emerging markets are expected to spearhead growth driven by strong economic development and growing adoption of new communication technologies. Asia-Pacific is projected to emerge as the fastest growing regional market with a CAGR of 58.6% over the analysis period.

Major players covered in the report include 3M Company, Avago Technologies, Chromis Fiberoptics Inc., Emcore Corporation, FCI SA, Fujikura Ltd., Hitachi Metals Ltd., Siemon Company, Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd., and TE Connectivity Ltd., among others.

The research report titled "Active Optical Cables: A Global Market Report" announced by Global Industry Analysts, Inc., provides a comprehensive review of trends, drivers, issues, and strategic industry activities of major companies worldwide. The report provides market estimates and projections for geographic markets such as the US, Canada, Japan, Europe (France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific (China and Rest of Asia-Pacific), and Rest of World. End-use segments analyzed for the global market include Data Centers, Digital Signage and Others.

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About Global Industry Analysts, Inc.
Global Industry Analysts, Inc., (GIA) is a leading publisher of off-the-shelf market research. Founded in 1987, the company currently employs over 800 people worldwide. Annually, GIA publishes 1500+ full-scale research reports and analyzes 40,000+ market and technology trends while monitoring more than 126,000 Companies worldwide. Serving over 9500 clients in 27 countries, GIA is recognized today, as one of the world's largest and reputed market research firms.

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