Topic: Ethernet switch market
Driven in part by Cisco's Catalyst 9000 switches, the worldwide campus switch market grew 3% last year, but dipped significantly in the second half.
The worldwide data center switch market grew by a measly 1% year over year in Q4, which marked the slowest growth rate in six years.
A recent trend for declining capex in the cloud IT infrastructure sector continued in the second quarter, according to a report by IDC.
The campus switch market was propelled in the second quarter of this year by growth from Cisco and H3C while Huawei and HPE turned in soft results.
A slowdown in spending in China suppressed the overall growth of the data center switch market in Q2, according to research by Dell'Oro Group.
A report by Dell'Oro Group predicts that nearly 290 million multi-gigabit Ethernet switch ports will be shipped over the next five years.
While Cisco continued to flourish with its first-quarter Ethernet switch revenues, Juniper Networks ran into a speed bump.
White box and traditional switch vendors are driving the use of merchant silicon in data switches to new heights, according to a report.
White box vendors have taken a hit this year in the 100 Gigabit Ethernet data center switching market, according to Dell'Oro Group.
Ever since it came out of stealth mode two years ago, Santa Clara, California-based Barefoot Networks has taken aim at shaking up the networking sector.