Connector Industry Reports


High-Speed Board-to-Board Connectors

Published: August 2016

High-Speed Board-to-Board Connectors

Bishop & Associates research report, High-Speed Board-to-Board Connectors, analyzes high-speed connectors used to connect boards, memory modules, hard drives and solid-state drives in electronic systems and how these connectors are changing as a result of new data center and communications architectures.

  • What are the market drivers that influence the growth of high-speed board-to-board connectors? How important is signal integrity? What standards are impacting the design of board-to-board connectors? What industry trends are driving growth in board-to-board connectors?
  • What refinements in high-speed board-to-board connectors have allowed mezzanine connectors to approach the 25Gb/s system speed?
  • Which board-to-board connector types are anticipated to show the most growth over the next five years? Which types will see a decline?
  • Who are the major suppliers of board-to-board connectors and what segment of the market are they focusing on? How important is cross-licensing of electrically identical products and for which product types has this occurred?
Evolving High-Speed Backplane Connectors 6 to 40 Gb/s

Published: June 2013

Traditional, Midplane, Orthogonal, Ruggedized, Cable and Fiber Optic - 6 to 40+ Gb/s

This 10-chapter, 217 page research report provides a detailed analysis of the market for high-speed backplane connectors designed specifically to perform in 6 to 40 Gb/s circuits.

In addition to traditional backplane architecture, this report provides insight on emerging packaging options that are spurring interest in midplane, orthogonal, ruggedized, cable, and fiber optic backplane connectors.