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Forecast Analysis: Enterprise Network Equipment, Worldwide, 2Q14 Update

Published: 20 August 2014

ID: G00265254

Analyst(s): Naresh Singh , Evan Zeng , Christian Canales , Joe Skorupa


Overall enterprise network equipment spending growth will be 3.7% in 2014, and will decline to 2.7% in 2015, 2.3% in 2016, and 1.7% in 2017 and 2018. WLAN and security segments will remain healthy, offset by weaker trends for traditional routing, WAN optimization and some segments of switching.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact

  • Data Center Demand Will Help Switching Revenue Recover in the Second Half of 2014
  • WLAN Continues to Impact the Provisioning of End-User Connectivity
  • IPS Market Driving Down Network Security Equipment Growth Opportunities


  • Macroeconomic, Geopolitical, Demographic, Lifestyle and Cultural Factors
  • Enterprise LAN Equipment
    • Technology Adoption
  • Enterprise WAN Equipment
    • Technology Demand
    • Technology Transition

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