Service Provider Edge Router and Switch Market Reaches Record Levels, According to Dell'Oro Group Mobile Backhaul Drives Revenue Growth of Edge Router and Switch Devices in Second Quarter 2013

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a newly published report by Dell'Oro Group, the trusted source for market information about the networking and telecommunications industries, the Service Provider Edge Router and Switch market grew by 8 percent in the second quarter of 2013 versus the year-ago period.  Service Providers continued to invest in mobile backhaul and fixed broadband, pushing sales of routers and switches to its highest ever level.  Market growth was especially strong in the United States and China.

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"Mobile backhaul investments in the United States have grown as Service Providers purchase routers and switches to meet an increased demand for data by LTE-enabled devices," said Alam Tamboli, Business Analyst at Dell'Oro Group.  "Government-mandated broadband upgrades in China have continued to increase the sales of routers and switches in the country.  Huawei was the principal beneficiary of these deployments with its high levels of exposure to its home market of China," added Tamboli.

Cisco Systems, Alcatel-Lucent, Huawei Technologies, and Juniper Networks were the market share leaders of the Service Provider Edge Router and Switch market, accounting for 88 percent of second quarter revenue.  Cisco retained its number one position for the quarter; Alcatel-Lucent, Huawei, and Juniper were the second, third, and fourth-ranked vendors, respectively.

Worldwide Service Provider Edge Router and Switch Market Leaders

(By Revenue)






Vendor


2Q13 Rank


Y/Y Growth

Cisco


1


0%

Alcatel-Lucent


2


11%

Huawei


3


38%

Juniper


4


14%

About the Reports
The Dell'Oro Group Routers and Carrier Ethernet Quarterly Reports offer complete, in-depth coverage of the Service Provider Core, Edge, Enterprise Router, and Carrier Ethernet Router and Switch markets for current and historical time periods.  The reports include qualitative analysis and detailed statistics for vendor market shares, revenue, average selling prices, and unit and port shipments.  To purchase these reports, please call Julie Learmond-Criqui at +1.650.622.9400 x244 or email Julie@DellOro.com.

About Dell'Oro Group
As the trusted source for market information about the networking and telecommunications industries, Dell'Oro Group provides in-depth, objective research and analysis that enables component manufacturers, equipment vendors, and investment firms to make fact-based, strategic decisions.  For more information, contact Dell'Oro Group at +1.650.622.9400 or visit www.delloro.com

SOURCE Dell'Oro Group



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