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Global Data Center Fabric Market 2017-2021

Global Data Center Fabric Market 2017-2021

About Data Center Fabric

Data center fabric is a network infrastructure where interconnections between switches and servers are weaved in the form of a fabric. These interconnections are used to create multiple active links. Data center fabric helps meet networking demands such as bandwidth and topology extension and improves failover time in data centers for cloud and virtualization environments. The technology reduces the IT budget of organizations and improves flexibility, agility, and efficiency of IT-related operations. We expect such technology to meet the present and future computing requirements of enterprises and gain popularity among cloud-based organizations.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global data center fabric market to grow at a CAGR of 8.49% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global data center fabric market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the following:

  • Revenue generated from the sales of fabric switches, routers, and SAN fabric.
  • Revenue generated from the network management software used in data centers to manage complete network operations.
  • The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:
    • Americas
    • APAC
    • EMEA
    Technavio's report, Global Data Center Fabric Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

    Key vendors
    • Brocade Communications Systems
    • Cisco Systems
    • Dell
    • HPE
    • Juniper Networks
    Other prominent vendors
    • Arista Networks
    • Avaya Networks
    • Big Switch Networks
    • Extreme Networks
    • Gigamon
    • Huawei Technologies
    • IBM
    • Lenovo
    • Mellanox Technologies
    • Nokia (Alcatel-Lucent)
    • Oracle
    • Pluribus Networks
    Market driver
    • Increase in virtualization of network infrastructure
    • For a full, detailed list, view our report
    Market challenge
    • Network security issues
    • For a full, detailed list, view our report
    Market trend
    • Transition to high-speed data center switching ports
    • For a full, detailed list, view our report
    Key questions answered in this report
    • What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?
    • What are the key market trends?
    • What is driving this market?
    • What are the challenges to market growth?
    • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
    • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
    • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


    Press Release

    Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Data Center Fabric Market 2017-2021

    Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global data center fabric market: Brocade Communications Systems, Cisco Systems, Dell, HPE, and Juniper Networks

    Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Arista Networks, Avaya Networks, Big Switch Networks, Extreme Networks, Gigamon, Huawei Technologies, IBM, Lenovo, Mellanox Technologies, Nokia (Alcatel-Lucent), Oracle, and Pluribus Networks

    Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The use of data center fabric switches and routers has grown because of their benefits such as low latency and improved performance. These switches enable communications between the server, storage, and software as a converged network. SDN allows software abstraction of the physical network infrastructure, which can be programmed based on the application needs. SDN offers benefits in terms of the support of multi-tenancy, virtual machines (VM) provisioning, and improved application performance.”

    According to the report, network virtualization is widely adopted by enterprises to enhance agility, improve efficiency, and reduce cost. In network virtualization, network resources such as switches, routers, and other network resources such as wide area network (WAN) optimization can be managed as logical resources than physical resources. Virtualization also offers scalability, improved security, availability, and aids in better management. In recent years, the markets have seen an increase in virtualized networking environments. Virtual networks can be programmed, bonded to workloads, and are scalable to demand. Moreover, they do not require physical network reconfiguration.

    Further, the report states that fabric architecture offers many benefits such as scalability and reliability regarding the modern data center environment. As per the growing business operational requirement, many servers and storage infrastructures are added to data centers. Several data center operators are likely to prefer modern infrastructure because of the increased reliability offered by the infrastructure over a period. The support of Ethernet switch fabric and routers at the edge, and core layers are critical for efficient network operation. This becomes more significant with the change in access layer switches that work in close collaboration with the installed servers or storage units. Modern fabric switches and routers might not be compatible with the existing ones, resulting in vendor lock-in issues. This also includes protocol support and software that enable the management of physical network fabrics.



    Companies Mentioned

    Brocade Communications Systems, Cisco Systems, Dell, HPE, Juniper Networks, Arista Networks, Avaya Networks, Big Switch Networks, Extreme Networks, Gigamon, Huawei Technologies, IBM, Lenovo, Mellanox Technologies, Nokia (Alcatel-Lucent), Oracle, Pluribus Networks.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Tier system for data centers
      • Table Data center average rack power density 2016 and 2021 (kW per rack)
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global data center rack PDU market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Rack PDU shipment 2016-2021 (units in millions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by product
    • Table Global data center rack PDU market by product 2016
    • Table Global data center rack PDU market by product 2021
    • Intelligent rack PDU
      • Table Global data center rack intelligent PDU market 2015-2020 ($ millions)
      • Table Intelligent rack PDU shipment 2016-2021 (units in millions)
    • Non-intelligent rack PDU market
      • Table Global data center non-intelligent rack PDU market 2016-2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Non-intelligent Rack PDU shipment 2016-2021 (units in millions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Table Geographical segmentation 2016
    • Table Geographical segmentation 2021
    • Americas
      • Table Data center rack PDU market in Americas 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • EMEA
      • Table Data center rack PDU market in EMEA 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • APAC
      • Table Data center rack PDU market in APAC 2016-2021 ($ millions)
  • Market drivers
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Table Benefits of data center consolidation
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
  • Vendor landscape
    • CyberPower Systems
    • Eaton
      • Table Eaton: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
    • Vertiv
      • Table Vertiv: Revenue 2015 versus 2014 ($ billions)
    • Legrand (Raritan)
    • Schneider Electric
      • Table Business revenue 2015 versus 2014 ($ billions)
      • Table IT business segment revenue 2015 versus 2014 ($ billions)
    • Server Technology
    • Tripp Lite
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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