Switching and router market share of Cisco revealed 

switching and router market in 2015
Synergy Research Group has revealed the switching and router market share of Cisco for the fourth quarter of 2015.

Cisco’s share of the total switching and router market was 56 percent in both Q4 2015 and 2015. Cisco’s share did not grow from 2014.

Cisco had 69 percent share in enterprise routers and 42 percent share in service provider routers, according to the report.

Cisco is followed by Juniper, HPE, Huawei and ALU. Each had an overall switching and router market share of 6-8 percent in Q4 2015.

The size of the global switching and router revenues market was $11 billion in Q4 2015 and $41 billion (+3 percent) in 2015. Main growth driver was enterprise Ethernet switching. Enterprise Ethernet switching is accounting for almost 60 percent of the total, followed by service provider routers and enterprise routers.

North America is accounting for over 40 percent of worldwide revenues, followed by EMEA, Asia Pacific and Latin America. Service provider routers in Latin America and enterprise routers in EMEA achieved impressive gains.

The research report said Cisco’s switching and router technology revenues are about seven times the size of its nearest rival.

Jeremy Duke, Synergy Research Group’s founder, said: “This Cisco dominance is more pronounced on the enterprise side where HPE is the only other vendor with a double-digit market share, while on the service provider side ALU, Juniper and Huawei are all pushing hard and all have double-digit market shares.”