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Market Share: Data Center Ethernet Switches, Worldwide, 2013

Published: 01 August 2014

ID: G00267513

Analyst(s): Christian Canales , Naresh Singh


Shipments increased 18.7% from 2012. However, migration from 1 Gigabit to 10/40 Gigabit, as well as significant price erosions, led to only 7.2% growth in vendor revenue. The software-hardware decoupling trend also made a mark, with self-build/ODM switches constituting 3.8% of overall shipments.

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