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CIR is a long-time provider of industry analysis and market forecasting of the optical networking value chain having issued hundreds of reports and analysis pieces on all aspects of optical networks and devices from the core of the network to the enterprise and data center. Our focus remains on the the latest wave of optical networking; networks operating up to the Terabit level, encompassing all elements down to the components level.

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Edge Computing Infrastructure Revenues to Reach $17.9 billion by 2025 Says New CIR Report

January 14, 2021

Crozet, Virginia: According to a newly issued report from industry analyst firm CIR, Edge Computing Infrastructure Revenues will reach $17.9 billion by 2025 with an additional $1 billion in optical modules and networking to support the improved transport of edge data. Edge computing is what’s next in data communications.  The main driver for Edge Computing […]

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