Worldwide Enterprise Networking Infrastructure 2017 Top 10 Predictions

Worldwide Enterprise Networking Infrastructure 2017 Top 10 Predictions

This IDC study provides predictions for the top 10 trends impacting enterprise and datacenter networking in 2017."IDC believes that in 2017, both enterprise networking and datacenter networking will continue to respond to rapidly emerging digital transformation trends (cloud, mobility, big data, and social business) including emerging accelerators such as IoT, cognitive computing, and robotics. These drivers will have a profound effect on business and technology requirements across the entire enterprise network. IDC expects that these factors will place unprecedented demands on the scalability, programmability, agility, analytics, and management capabilities of enterprise networks. IDC predicts that in 2017, overall enterprise network revenue will grow 3.5% to reach $43 billion," according to Rohit Mehra, vice president, Network Infrastructure.

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Situation Overview
Future Outlook
1. The Worldwide Enterprise Network Equipment Market Will Reach $43 Billion in 2017
2. The Software Segment of the Worldwide Enterprise Network Market Will Reach Just Under $6 Billion in 2017
3. The SD-WAN Market Will Ramp Sharply With Significant Implications
4. Service Providers Will Increasingly Look to Partner and Resell Services to Compete in the Exploding SD-WAN Market
5. Public Cloud Datacenter Network Spending Will Reach $4.6 Billion in 2017
6. ODM-Direct (White Box) Switching Will Grow, But It Will See Scant Enterprise Adoption
7. Video Endpoint Shipments Will Grow Over 7% Y/Y Despite Declining Video Infrastructure Revenue
8. WiFi and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Will Account for More Than 50% of LP-WAN Connectivity for IoT
9. The Worldwide Cloud-Managed Enterprise Network Infrastructure Market Will Exceed $2 Billion in 2017
10. The 802.3bz Ethernet Switching Ecosystem Will Proliferate, Growing to Eight Vendors by the End of 2017
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