By using this site, you agree to the IDC Privacy Policy

TECH SUPPLIER Dec 2018 - Market Perspective - Doc # US44524518

Ethernet Switch Silicon: Port Speeds and Programmability Driving the Market

By: Abhi Dugar


This IDC Market Perspective discusses significant developments in the switch silicon market. The scope of the discussion covers vendor offerings, technology trends, features, supply chain including system OEMs and ODMs, and end-user requirements including those for hyperscale cloud service providers, datacenter operators, enterprise IT, and telecommunications service providers.

"Ethernet connectivity speeds have been increasing from 10Gbps to 40Gbps, followed by the 25Gbps single-lane standard, and advancements in SerDes technology to 50Gbps are driving switch silicon road maps at the high end. While aggregate capacity and programmability are key for hyperscale cloud operators, built-in features and turnkey solutions are important for enterprise datacenters, SMB, and the telco market." — Abhi Dugar, research director, IDC's Advanced Technology for Intelligent Connected Systems


Subscriptions Covered

Advanced Technology for Intelligent Connected Systems

Regions Covered


Topics Covered

Ethernet switch


Get More

When you purchase this document, the purchase price can be applied to the cost of an annual subscription, giving you access to more research for your investment.

Related Links

Do you have questions about this document
or available subscriptions?

Contact Us