MSPPs to generate $1.2 bln in 2006 in Asia-Pacific

MultiService Provisioning Platforms (MSPP) are the largest optical equipment segment tracked by IDC in Asia-Pacific and it continues to steal share from legacy SONET/SDH multiplexers. MSPPs post a staggering 36% growth with a market value worth $1.2 bln in 2006, accounting for more than 50% of total optical networking equipment deployment. The revenue of MSPPs will increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.2% from 2006 to 2011 to reach $1.8 bln, according to IDC.