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Worldwide Datacenter Software-Defined Networking Forecast, 2018–2022

Worldwide Datacenter Software-Defined Networking Forecast, 2018–2022

This IDC study provides a forecast for and analyzes key trends affecting the worldwide market for datacenter SDN."Datacenter SDN no longer attracts breathless hype and fevered expectations, but the market is growing healthily, and its prospects remain robust. Datacenter modernization, driven by the relentless pursuit of digital transformation and characterized by the adoption of cloudlike infrastructure, will help to maintain growth, as will opportunities to extend datacenter SDN overlays and fabrics to multicloud application environments." — Brad Casemore, IDC research vice president, Datacenter Networks

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IDC Market Forecast Figure
Executive Summary
Advice for Technology Suppliers
Market Forecast
Market Context
Drivers and Inhibitors
Drivers
Cloud
Datacenter Modernization
Inhibitors
Economic Crisis Duration/Potential Relapse
Ongoing Enterprise IT Skills Shortage
Significant Market Developments
Changes from Prior Forecast
Market Definition
How IDC Segments the Market
Network Infrastructure
Network Virtualization Overlay and SDN Controller Software
SDN Applications and Network and Security Services
Professional Services
What's Not Included in Market Sizing
Methodology
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