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Silicon Photonics Technology Enables the Transfer of a Huge Data at a Faster Rate Using Smaller Components
Silicon photonics technology enables the transfer of a huge data at a faster rate using smaller components. The silicon photonics market is rapidly growing due to the increase in demand for High-speed data transfer. The use of active optical cables for high-speed data transmission with networking device is majorly driving this market. Silicon photonics technology-based product and component manufacturers focus on the market dynamics to provide less expensive, highly accurate, and fast speed silicon photonics technology-based networking devices.
The key players in the ecosystem of the silicon photonics market profiled in this report are Cisco Systems, Inc. (U.S.), Intel Corporation (U.S.), IBM Corporation (U.S.), Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (U.S., Israel), Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (Japan), STMicroelectronics N.V. (Switzerland), Infinera Corporation (U.S.), Finisar Corporation (U.S.), Luxtera Inc. (U.S.), DAS Photonics (Spain), and Aurrion, Inc. (U.S.).
Players have implemented different strategies to maintain their position in this market and ensure their long-term growth and profitability. The new product development strategy was adopted by many players to increase their product portfolio and cater to diverse application areas. Strategies such as acquisitions, mergers, agreements, and others (expansions and awards) help companies to increase their market share, expand their geographic presence across the globe, and gain recognition in the silicon photonics market.
Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (U.S.) operates all over the world and works from the designing and manufacturing to the selling interconnected products and solutions. The interconnect solutions increase data center efficiency by providing the highest throughput and lowest latency, which delivers the data at a faster rate. It offers adapters, switches, software, cables, and silicon that accelerate applications at runtime. The company mainly focused on acquiring other silicon photonics players to grow its business and lead the market. For instance, in August 2013, the company acquired Kotura Inc. (U.S.), a leading developer of silicon photonics circuits, to provide high speed Ethernet LANs and high-performance computing applications.
Intel Corporation (U.S.) provides integrated digital technology platforms and designs, manufactures, and sells these platforms all over the world. It operates within various segments including the PC Client Group (PCCG), Data Center Group (DCG), Other Intel Architecture, Software & Services (SS), and all other segments. The company uses the silicon photonics architecture in various computing applications comprising notebooks, desktops, servers, tablets, smartphones, automobile infotainment systems, automated factory systems, and medical devices. Recently, in September 2013, the company made available the new MXC optical connector technology. Intel and Corning together announced the introduction of the new optical connector technology, which was called MXC. The technology features the unprecedented performance and energy efficiency within the data center.
Silicon Photonics Market by Component (Optical Waveguides, Optical Modulators, Photo Detectors, WDM, Lasers), Product (Transceivers, Active Optical Cables, Multiplexers, and Attenuators), Application, and Geography - Global Forecast to 2022
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