EMEA Datacenter Network Infrastructure Forecast, 2018-2022

EMEA Datacenter Network Infrastructure Forecast, 2018-2022

This IDC Market Forecast projects the EMEA datacenter networking market for 2017 through 2021. It covers manufacturer revenue for Ethernet switches (Layer 2–3), application delivery controllers (ADCs, that is Layer 4–7 switches), ADCaaS, WAN optimization, Fibre Control (FC) switches, InfiniBand switches, and network virtualization overlay (NVO)/SDN controller software. It segments the market by customer type and geographic subregion (Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe, and the Middle East and Africa)."The increasing adoption of hybrid and multicloud environments is transforming the datacenter network infrastructure market in terms of technology, customers, and competition. Vendors in EMEA must position themselves as digital transformation catalysts — promising simplification — and focus their sales and marketing efforts on specific countries," said Roz Parkinson, research manager, EMEA Enterprise Networks and Life-Cycle Services.

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IDC Market Forecast Figure
Executive Summary
Advice for Technology Suppliers
Market Forecast
Market Context
Geographical Overview
Deployment Overview
Technology Overview
Drivers and Inhibitors
Increasing Workloads in Public and Private Cloud
SDN: An Underpinning of Practical Cloud Deployments
Digital Transformation of Enterprises and Industry Verticals
Technology-Driven Disruption
Economic Uncertainties
Significant Market Developments
The Importance of Ecosystems
Edge Computing is an Opportunity, Not a Threat
Changes from Prior Forecast
Market Definition
Ethernet Switch
Application Delivery
Application Delivery Controllers
WAN Optimization
Fibre Channel
Network Virtualization Overlay and SDN Controller Software
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