This report offers a detailed analysis of the world market for the main components used in the design and construction of industrial Ethernet networks. The products included in the analysis are protocol converters, IIoT gateways, unmanaged switches, layer-2 managed switches, layer-3 managed switches, routers, wireless access points and industrialized connectors/cables sets.
The world market is presented in four chapters including an introduction, world statistics and market trends, one chapter on the market for each of the product groups and one on the structure of the market and estimated market shares, by region and product group. Six appendices are provided including a technical summary that explains some of the terms and specific issues concerned with industrial Ethernet networking. This is a particular value to readers who may be new to this subject.
The world market is broken down by a number of factors including industry, Ethernet variant technology and sales channel. Regional statistics and differences are discussed for EMEA, the Americas and Asia Pacific. The market in each region is also broken down by major country and sub-region.
The report is constructed in a PowerPoint style with selected figures and concise text for ease of presentation to colleagues. It is accompanied by a comprehensive set of tables and figures in an Excel file.
Analyst, Industrial Automation
Syed Mohsin Ali is a Research Analyst in the Manufacturing & Technology group at IHS Markit and is the Lead Analyst for the Linear Motion Products Intelligence Service.