Custom Consulting

Our Analyst Team

Vladimir Kozlov: Founder and CEO

Dale Murray: Principal Analyst

John Lively: Principal Analyst

Roy Rubenstein: Consultant

George Stojsavljevic: Business Development and Account Management

 

Latest Reports

NEW!! Quarterly Market Update Report (September 2017)

 Abstract: LightCounting's Quarter Market Update reports are designed to provide an easy-to-digest snapshot of optical transceiver growth trends, backed up with detailed quarter-by-quarter sales data collected via LightCounting's proprietary vendor survey. ... More information »

Mega Datacenter Optics (June 2017)

 Abstract: This report analyzes the impact of Mega Datacenters on the market for Ethernet optical transceivers and DWDM optics.  It leverages extensive historical data on shipments of Ethernet and DWDM interface modules combined with market analyst research to make projections for sales of these products in 2017-2022 ... More information »

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State of the Industry Report: Sustainable Profitability is Within Reach (May 2017)

 Abstract: This report provides a holistic analysis of the global communications industry, and the factors affecting profitability at each level of the value chain. It examines the profitability and long-term strategies of traditional telecom service providers ...More information »

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Optical Communications Market Forecast: (April 2017)

 Abstract: This report provides a detailed market demand forecast through 2021 for optical components and modules used in Ethernet, Fibre Channel, SONET/SDH, CWDM/DWDM, wireless infrastructure, FTTx, and high - performance computing (HPC) applications. More information »

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Integrated Optical Devices (January 2017)

 Abstract: The potential impact of photonic integration on the optical communications market has captivated the imagination of the industry for the last two
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Active Optical Cables and Embedded Optical Modules (December 2016)

 Abstract: This two-part report examines the optical interconnect segments that have long served as data bridges between elements of large systems or cluster...More information »

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Next Generation Access Optics (November 2016)

Abstract: Mobile fronthaul has been a fast growing segment of the optical modules market, driven by the "deployment of high capacity 4G mobile networks. 'Fiber-to-the-X' is a key enabler of today's ... More information »

 

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High-Speed Data Center Optical Interconnects (September 2016)

 Abstract: This report analyzes the impact of growing data traffic and changing architecture of data centers on the market forecast for Ethernet and Fibre Channel optical transceivers with additional focus on the high-speed modules used in data centers. ... More information »

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Mobile Fronthaul Optics, $1 Billion Opportunity or Flash in the Pan (November 2015)

 Abstract: Mobile fronthaul has been a fast growing segment of the optical modules market, driven by the deployment of high capacity 4G mobile networks. This report describes the $500+ million mobile fronthaul market opportunity for optical components...... More information »

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The LightCounting team offers custom consulting services tailored to the specific needs of each client when additional analysis beyond the numbers is required. Maybe you are contemplating launching a new product, expanding into a new geographic market, business or market segment, or planning for a new product launch... we can help.

As data speed continue to increase past 40G and 100Gbps, physics dictate eventually all high-speed interconnects transitioning to optical technologies that interconnects chips or systems. We focus on the markets, products, and technologies at the boundary-line tension of the "Optical/Electronic border " specifically in the area of High-Speed Systems Interconnects (HSSI).

This includes transceivers and interconnects in: Sonet/SDH, GbE, FTTH, Infiniband, Fiber Channel, CWDM/DWDM, serial and parallel optics, active cables, silicon photonics, optical manufacturing and 10GBASE-T.

Our domain experience and expertise spans optical communications systems, optical components, communications semiconductors. Our team has several PhDs and senior executives collectively with over 45 years industry experience at start-ups to major companies in optical and semiconductor communications and over 35 years of experience in market research and consulting.

LightCounting's clients include nearly every company in these product spaces form start-up to major companies such as:

LightCounting offers four types of consulting research:

  • Custom forecasts and market sizing
  • Strategic and product consulting
  • Primary research and surveys
  • Client engagement days

Typical consulting engagement may include:

  • Market and segment analysis, sizing and forecasting
  • Custom cut or modification to a forecast or market size
  • New product analysis, messaging, pre-announcement, and new product launches
  • Strategic analysis & planning
  • Market, product, and competitive analysis
  • Manufacturing strategies
  • Strategic partnership strategies
  • Providing independent industry analyst perspectives for internal management or customer road shows and marketing material
  • Providing technical and market due diligence to investment firms evaluating investments
  • Merger and acquisition analysis, due diligence and strategy planning
  • Create custom "White papers" and "Position Papers" analyzing specific products, market segments or technologies
  • Customer or market survey
  • On-site analyst days to present to your executive team or sales force

To start a project, we jointly formulate a Statement-of-Work that outlines what you want and details of what LightCounting will provide. LightCounting then submits a proposal, time-line of deliverables and pricing. Upon receipt of 50% of the project value, the LightCounting team will start. Regular phone conversations and updates are encouraged throughout the project as the more interactive the project is the more likely of success.