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Market Share Analysis: Data Center, Ethernet, Fibre Channel and InfiniBand Cards, Worldwide, 2014

Published: 15 May 2015

ID: G00277570

Analyst(s): Sergis Mushell


Integration of devices is driving down the per-gigabit price within networking cards, while demand is driven by factors as disparate as video streaming, cloud computing, big data, high-performance computing and virtualization. These trends will generate fresh demand for connectivity components.

Table Of Contents

Market Share Data

Overall Market Segment Performance Analysis

  • NIC LAN and LOM Markets
  • Ethernet Card Market
  • InfiniBand Host Channel Adapter (HCA) Market
  • Fibre Channel (FC) HBA Card Market

Top Vendors Analyzed

  • Top Vendors in the Ethernet Card Market
    • Intel
    • Broadcom
    • QLogic
    • Emulex
    • Mellanox Technologies
  • Top Vendors in the InfiniBand HCA Market
    • Mellanox Technologies
    • Intel
  • Top Vendors in the FC HBA Market
    • QLogic
    • Emulex

Mergers and Acquisitions

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