Ethernet Switch market share for 2015 revealed

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Analyst firm Dell’Oro Group has revealed the Ethernet Switch market share of top IT vendors in 2015.

The Ethernet Switch market share of Cisco was 60 percent, HPE 10 percent, Huawei 4 percent, Juniper Networks 3 percent and Arista 3 percent last year.

The Layer 2&3 Ethernet Switch market surpassed $24 billion in 2015 – driven by campus, and data center switching. Sales for Arista, Brocade, Cisco, Huawei and Juniper Networks topped the market with the fastest growing five-times faster than the market.

Huawei exceeded $1 billion in revenue from Ethernet Switch market for the first time.

Alan Weckel, vice president at Dell’Oro Group, said: “We expect to see Cloud spending being robust as data center switching begins an upgrade cycle to 25/50 Gbps. Growth amongst Cloud customers will not be enough for the overall switch market to grow as robustly as it has since 2011.”