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Forecast Analysis: Enterprise Network Equipment, Worldwide, 3Q15 Update

Published: 20 October 2015

ID: G00278461

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

Summary

Despite the impact of currency exchange rates in relation to the U.S. dollar's strength, global spending on enterprise network equipment will increase by 4.5% in 2015. Spending will grow 5.0% in 2016 and 2.3% in 2017. Switching will represent 48% of the overall total in 2019, down from 54% in 2015.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact

  • Stronger Outlook for Enterprise Network Equipment Spending From 2015
  • Weaker Outlook for the WLAN Market in 2015 and Onward
  • Stronger Outlook for Intrusion Prevention Systems for 2015 and Beyond

Assumptions

  • Cost Structure
  • Life Cycles
  • IT Budgets
  • Addressable Market
  • Technology Transitions
  • Competitive Environment

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