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Forecast Analysis: Enterprise Network Equipment, Worldwide, 4Q17 Update

Published: 22 January 2018

ID: G00345909

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


Annual 2017 growth rose to 9.7%, 5.7% greater than the 4% projected growth last quarter. This is due to much greater demand for higher-speed Ethernet switches in data centers. Technology strategic planners must align their products and go to market accordingly to maximize their growth opportunities.

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  • Overview
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Forecast Data

Market Impact


  • Addressable Device
  • Market Transition
  • Replacement Cycle

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