This IDC study analyzes the key trends affecting the WAN optimization market. This document also provides the worldwide revenue forecast for the WAN optimization market. It segments the forecast into the following geographic segments: North America, EMEA, Asia/Pacific, and Latin America. Additionally, it provides a forecast by platform, including the rapidly growing segment for virtualized appliances. This study also presents the key underlying trend assumptions used in the forecast.
"While the WAN optimization market hasn't reached a point of saturation, it is entering a sustained period of slower growth. Where we once witnessed double-digit growth on a year-to-year basis, we'll now see growth leveling off in the mid-single digits."— Brad Casemore, IDC research director, Datacenter Networks