Campbell, CALIFORNIA (June 10, 2015)—Architectural changes based on virtualization and packet-optical technologies will hold the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of the worldwide service provider router and switch market to 2.1 percent over the 5 years from 2014 to 2019, according to the latest IHS Infonetics Service Provider Routers and Switches report from IHS (NYSE: IHS).
“Carriers’ plans to move more services off edge routers and onto NFV servers and to shift more metro and transport functions to packet-optical transport systems (P-OTS) does not mean that router and switch spending will take a sizable downturn over the next five years. Rather, revenue will grow slowly,” said Michael Howard, senior research director for carrier networks at IHS.
ROUTER AND SWITCH MARKET HIGHLIGHTS
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ROUTER AND SWITCH REPORT SYNOPSIS
The quarterly IHS Infonetics Service Provider Routers and Switches market research report tracks the foundational network equipment—IP edge and core routers, vRouters and carrier Ethernet switches (CESs)—that enables voice, video and data communications. The research service provides worldwide, regional, China and Japan market share, market size, forecasts through 2019, analysis and trends. Vendors tracked include Alaxala, Alcatel-Lucent, Brocade, Ciena, Cisco, Coriant, Ericsson, Fujitsu, Hitachi, Huawei, Juniper, NEC, UTStarcom, ZTE and others. To purchase the report, please visit: www.infonetics.com/contact.asp.
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