target audience: TECH SUPPLIER Publication date: Mar 2023 - Document type: Market Forecast - Doc Document number: # EUR150423623
European Datacenter Networking Market Forecast, 2022–2026
This IDC Market Forecast analyzes the European datacenter networking market from 2021 through to 2026. It covers manufacturer revenue for Ethernet switches (Layer 2–3), application delivery controllers (Layer 4–7), ADC as a service (ADCaaS), WAN optimization, Fiber Channel (FC) switches, InfiniBand switches, and network virtualization overlay/software-defined network (NVO/SDN) controller software. It segments the market by technology, deployment, port speed, and region.
"As enterprises continue to pursue strategic initiatives for digital transformation, modernizing the enterprise datacenter infrastructure becomes more critical to business success. Market growth is primarily driven by large enterprises and hyperscalers that heavily invest in high-performing datacenter equipment to handle increasing bandwidth requirements, fueled by the adoption of bandwidth-hungry technologies such as AI, SDx, and 5G," said Sylvia Wünsche, senior research analyst, European Networking and Life-Cycle Services team.