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Market Share: Data Center Ethernet Switches, Worldwide, 2012

Published: 18 July 2013

ID: G00248276

Analyst(s): Naresh Singh


The data center Ethernet switch market grew 15.9% to reach $7.4 billion. Shipments were up 21.2% to 37 million ports, with users actively migrating from 1 Gigabit to 10 Gigabit Ethernet connections for server access and inter-switch links, resulting in 80% growth for 10 Gigabit ports.

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