REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recently published report by Dell'Oro Group, the trusted source for information about the telecommunications, networks, and data center IT industries, Cloud Data Centers are forecast to drive the transition toward 400 Gbps by 2019. The overall Ethernet Switch – Data Center market is expected to reach over $14 B by 2021.
"Cloud Service Providers (SP) are entering an expansion and mega-upgrade cycle driven by increased capacity demand and aging infrastructure," said Sameh Boujelbene, Senior Director at Dell'Oro Group. "We anticipate at least two major product cycles by 2021. The first cycle will ramp this year and will be driven by 25 GE SERDES technology, mainly using Broadcom's Tomahawk-based silicon. The second cycle will start in 2018 – 2019, driven mainly by 50 GE SERDES technology," Boujelbene explained.