Global Data Center Ethernet Switch Market 2012-2016
- ID: 2408071
- January 2013
- Region: Global
- 39 pages
TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Data Center Ethernet Switch market to grow at a CAGR of 14.34 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing virtualization in network environments. The Global Data Center Ethernet Switch market has also been witnessing the evolution of data traffic profiles. However, the declining equipment prices could pose a challenge to the growth of this market.
TechNavio's report, the Global Data Center Ethernet Switch Market 2012-2016, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas, and the EMEA and APAC regions; it also covers the Global Data Center Ethernet Switch market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
The key vendors dominating this market space are Cisco Systems Inc., Hewlett-Packard Co., IBM Corp., and Juniper Networks Inc.
The other vendors mentioned in the report are Alcatel-Lucent SA, Avaya Inc., Brocade Communications Systems Inc., Dell Inc. (Force 10), Enterasys Networks Inc., Extreme Networks Inc., Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., and Oracle Corp. (Xsigo Systems).
Key questions answered in this report:
What will the market size be in 2016 and what will the growth rate be?
What are the key market trends?
What is driving this market?
What are the challenges to market growth?
Who are the key vendors in this market space?
What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?
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01. Executive Summary
03. Market Coverage
04. Market Landscape
04.1 Market Size and Forecast
04.2 Global Switching Port Attach Rate on Servers
04.3 Global Data Center Ethernet 10 Gb Port Shipment
04.4 Global Data Center Ethernet 10 Gb Port Shipment by Type
04.5 Five Forces Analysis
05. Geographical Segmentation
06. Vendor Landscape
06.1 Global Data Center Ethernet Switch Market by Vendor Segmentation (Revenue) 2012
06.2 Global Data Center Ethernet Switch Market by Vendor Segmentation (Shipments) 2012
07. Buying Criteria
08. Market Growth Drivers
09. Drivers and their Impact
10. Market Challenges
11. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
12. Market Trends
13. Key Vendor Analysis
13.1 Cisco Systems Inc.
13.2 Hewlett-Packard Co.
13.3 IBM Corp.
13.4 Juniper Networks Inc.
14. Other Reports in this Series
List of Exhibits:
Exhibit 1: Global Data Center Ethernet Switch Market 2012-2016 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 2: Global Switching Port Attach Rate on Servers 2012-2016 (percentage)
Exhibit 3: Global Data Center Ethernet 10 Gb Port Shipment 2012-2016 (million)
Exhibit 4: Global Data Center Ethernet 10 Gb Port Shipment 2012-2016 (percentage)
Exhibit 5: Global Data Center Ethernet Switch Market by Geographical Segmentation 2012
Exhibit 6: Global Data Center Ethernet Switch Market by Vendor Segmentation (Revenue) 2012
Exhibit 7: Global Data Center Ethernet Switch Shipments by Vendor Segmentation (Shipment) 2012
TechNavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report - Global Data Center Ethernet Switch Market 2012-2016
TechNavio today launched its report, Global Data Center Ethernet Switch Market 2012-2016, based on an in-depth analysis covering the Americas, and the EMEA and APAC regions. The report aims to aid decision makers' understanding of the present and future landscape of the market.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from TechNavio's Data Centers team said: ''Data traffic profiles have transitioned from asymmetric e-mail messages and low bandwidth client-server computing applications to large data traffic, latency sensitive and high bandwidth intensive computing applications. Currently, network latency has gained precedence over data accuracy and even 10 millisecond differences can win or lose customers. In the data centers, highly complex data traffic moves in a random order between storage, internet, servers, and intranet. Moreover, there are varieties of traditional and advanced data intensive applications including Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), storage access, emerging converged I/O, etc. This data traffic is increasing rapidly and increases exponentially if any unexpected event occurs across the globe. For instance, the data centers in financial institutions are flooded with data traffic in any major up- or downturn in the capital markets.''
According to the report, one of the main growth drivers is the increasing virtualization in network environments. Virtualization has increased deployment of multi-core and blade server platforms resulting in consolidation of storage environments. Virtual networks can be programmed, bonded to workloads, and are scalable to demand.
Further, the report reveals that one of the main challenges in this market is declining equipment prices.
The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.