TECH SUPPLIER Jun 2021 - Taxonomy - Doc # US47855221
IDC's Worldwide Enterprise Network Infrastructure Taxonomy, 2021
By: Brandon ButlerResearch Manager, Enterprise Networks, Brad CasemoreResearch Vice President, Research Vice President, Datacenter and Multicloud Networks, Rich CostelloSenior Research Analyst, Enterprise Communications Infrastructure, Unified Communications & Collaboration (UC&C), Petr JirovskyResearch Director, Network Infrastructure, Mark LearyResearch Director, Research Director, Network Analytics & Automation, Rohit MehraGroup Vice President, Network and Telecom Infrastructure
This IDC study presents our taxonomy for the enterprise network infrastructure market as covered in the quarterly Worldwide Network Infrastructure Tracker and the Worldwide UC&C Tracker. It provides the definitions of Ethernet switch, router, WLAN, and VoIP infrastructure. It also provides datacenter networking-specific definitions for Fibre Channel, InfiniBand, and application delivery. It is the foundation for IDC's forecast and market share documents. The taxonomy is used by IDC analysts around the world to generate IDC market sizing, forecasts, and company models.
"IDC's worldwide network infrastructure taxonomy presents IDC's integrated view of the worldwide enterprise networking market — from the datacenter to the edge," said Brandon Butler, senior research analyst, Enterprise Networks at IDC. "This taxonomy pulls together the many elements of enterprise networks to provide a comprehensive understanding of our network infrastructure research."
Datacenter and Multicloud Networking , Enterprise Communications Infrastructure , Executive Information , Latin America Semiannual Unified Communications Tracker , Network Analytics and Visibility , Worldwide Application Delivery QView , Worldwide Ethernet Switch ODM Direct QView , Worldwide Network Infrastructure QView , Worldwide Quarterly Ethernet Switch Tracker , Worldwide Quarterly Router Tracker , Worldwide Quarterly Wireless LAN Tracker , Worldwide Unified Communications and Collaboration QView
Application delivery, Enterprise IP telephony, Ethernet switch, Fibre Channel, FCoE, iSCSI SANs, InfiniBand switching, Networking virtualization, Routers, Unified communications and collaboration, Videoconferencing equipment, Wireless LAN infrastructure