Worldwide Ethernet Switch Forecast, 2018–2022

Worldwide Ethernet Switch Forecast, 2018–2022

IDC, Date of Publication: Aug 10, 2018, 21 Pages
US$4,500.00
IDC-US43895019

This study provides a forecast for worldwide Ethernet switch market for 2018–2022. The report explores a number of emerging trends materially impacting the Ethernet switch market. Among those trends are the incorporation of machine learning and artificial intelligence platforms for managing networks, software-defined networking becoming multicloud, and the importance of visibility and monitoring tools for analyzing network operations. These trends will have varying effects on this forecast, with cloud and DX-related infrastructure buildouts accelerating both shipments and revenue, while SDN-related standardization and convergence may dampen market growth.

A handful of transformative trends are still in their early stages, making it an exciting time to be in the Ethernet switch market. The upper end of the market is being driven by ever-increasing desires for faster speeds of network infrastructure and a large-scale buildout of capacity by cloud providers. Meanwhile, enterprises are looking to Ethernet switching to power a range of new technologies, and they have a broad set of advanced software automation platforms available to them. While there is a growing dynamism between these two segments of the market, each market is set for positive growth into the foreseeable future.

Worldwide Ethernet Switch Forecast, 2018–2022
TABLE OF CONTENTS

List of Attachments
Market Forecast Figure
Figure: Worldwide Ethernet Switch Revenue Snapshot
Executive Summary
Advice for Technology Suppliers
Market Forecast
Table: Worldwide Ethernet Switch Revenue and Ports Shipments, 2013–2022
Table: Worldwide Ethernet Switch Revenue and Port Shipments (Excluding Unmanaged Segment), 2013–2022
Table: Worldwide Ethernet Switch Revenue, Port Shipments, and ASP by Speed Segment, 2013–2022
Table: Worldwide Ethernet Switch Revenue, Port Shipments, and ASP by Product Segment, 2013–2022
Table: Worldwide Ethernet Switch Revenue and Port Shipments by Region, 2013–2022
Table: Worldwide Ethernet Switch Revenue and Port Shipments by Place in Network, 2013–2022
Figure: Worldwide Ethernet Switch Revenue Share by Region, 2017
Market Context
Drivers and Inhibitors
Drivers
Cloud Infrastructure
Internet of Things
Inhibitors
Economic Crisis Duration/Potential Relapse
Significant Market Developments
Changes from Prior Forecast
Table: Worldwide Ethernet Switch Revenue, 2011–2022: Comparison of November 2016 and August 2018 Forecasts ($M)
Figure: Worldwide Ethernet Switch Revenue, 2011–2022: Comparison of November 2016 and August 2018 Forecasts
Market Definition
Ethernet Switch
Speed
Form Factor
Layer
Methodology
Related Research

Date of Publication:
Aug 10, 2018
File Format:
PDF via E-mail
Number of Pages:
21 Pages