This IDC study presents our analysis of the top 10 predictions shaping the enterprise networking market in 2013.
"The year ahead will be eventful for enterprise networking vendors and their customers. Indeed, these are interesting times for the networking industry, from the mobile network edge to the datacenter. The worldwide enterprise networking market will see healthy growth of 6.5% in 2013, reaching an aggregate market size of $44.3 billion. Ethernet switching will increase 6.0%, accounting for 45.8% of total enterprise networking expenditures. Meanwhile, revenue from datacenter network infrastructure will top $10 billion this year for the first time, indicating its emergence as a mainstream networking market segment of its own." — Rohit Mehra, vice president, Network Infrastructure
Application delivery, Big data, Cloud computing, Enterprise IP telephony, Enterprise network infrastructure, Ethernet switch, IT maintenance and support, InfiniBand switching, Mobility, Networking services, Networking virtualization, Routers, Server virtualization, Social business, Telecommunications infrastructure, Unified communications and collaboration, Videoconferencing equipment, VoIP, WiFi, WAPI, Wireless LAN infrastructure