Orange Business jumps to #1 rank in Vertical Systems Group YEAR-END 2021 Global Provider Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARD
Date: 20 June 2022
Vertical Systems Group announced that seven companies achieved a rank on the 2021 Global Provider Ethernet LEADERBOARD (in order based on retail port share as of year-end 2021):and Orange Business jumped to number 1 ranking.
- Orange Business jumps from third position to rank #1, displacing AT&T which had held the top position since 2018
- The Global Provider Ethernet segment port base for share calculations increased marginally in 2021 after pandemic-related declines in the previous two years
- Five of the seven Global Provider Ethernet LEADERBOARD companies have attained MEF 3.0 Carrier Ethernet certification, including Orange Business
- Enterprise demand for Ethernet DIA connections is spiking due to new global SD-WAN rollouts. Conversely, Ethernet access to VPN connectivity is declining due to customer migration away from MPLS