Ethernet Switch Market Research Report- Global Forecast 2027

Ethernet Switch Market, By Product Type (Modular Ethernet switches and Fixed Configuration Ethernet switches (Unmanaged Switches, Smart Switches and Managed L2 and L3 Switches), By Switching Ports (100ME and 1GbE, 10GbE, 40GbE and 100GbE), By End-users (Carrier Ethernet, Data center and Enterprise and Campus) - Forecast 2027

ID: MRFR/SEM/3157-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 100 pages

Ethernet Switch Market Overview:
The global Ethernet switch market is climbing the growth hill at a CAGR of 4.07% for the period between 2017 to 2023. Based on the latest market projections, it seems that the expansion of the ethernet industry will have a magnificent uprise in the coming years. There are several big global proprietors, domestic corporations, and regional companies that are upholding the present market stature of the business. On top of that, there are plenty of corporate mergers, acquisitions, and cross-vertical expansion in the market that secures the future of ethernet switches.

An ethernet switch is an internet connectivity tool that connects multiple networks and devices into a highspeed local area network (LAN). When the ethernet switch gets connected with the router, it creates a single network zone that can share the internet with other portable devices. The router uses a single IP address. The switch market has a healthy correlation with the expansion of the routers. An ethernet switch has multiple ports to connect various kinds of devices (i.e., PCs, printers, etc) into the LAN.


COVID-19 Analysis:

The impact of COVID-19 has been multidisciplinary in terms of business. On the outer surface of it, lies the unavailability of the human workforce in the manufacturing units, transportation systems, and distribution channels due to social distancing. There is also massive disruption in the end-user industries which massively affect the ethernet switch and router market. Also, the economies of the major countries had been falling apart after months of lockdowns in several countries.

Based on the three facts, it is safe to say that the market has surely faced impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. But there comes another crucial point that the pandemic has introduced. Due to lockdowns, the majority of the corporates have been forced to manage the official business from home. Which led to the massive installation of fast ethernet switches and routers to millions of new users. Up until now, many countries and corporates are allowing a significant percentage of the employees to continue from the home.


Ethernet Switch Market Dynamics:

Drivers:
The changing times demands change in the fundamentals too. In this case, even small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are utilizing the massive potential of collocation data hubs and the enormous power of the internet. The business reforms in the SMEs are widely benefitting the global ethernet switch market. There are ever-increasing numbers of SMEs and that number hugely trumps the business share that comes from the select few top corporates of a country. So, expansion in the SME market has been a steady drive for the ethernet switches.


Also, collocation data centers make use of the Ethernet switches and the routers both for seamless and high-speed connectivity all the time. This functionality invites many verticals such as the small and medium services, healthcare units, consumer goods providers, IT and telecom industry, online business (like eCommerce stores), educational institutes, etc. The growing number of end-users is a steady pusher for the ethernet switch market growth.


Opportunities:

A huge opportunity is at the doorsteps of the ethernet market right now. Innovations are going on all the time in technology. The sophisticated new ventures are the Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI), etc. especially the coming of IoT poses a whole new world of machine-to-machine (M2M) communication. This M2M communication technology presents a huge opportunity in front of the integrated ethernet switches market. The routers and ethernet switches can create high-speed LANs as an internal server for all the machines and devices of the organization. This will increase the demand for the facility a lot.

There has been a golden opportunity for the ethernet providers to set their firm foot in the big industries like oil & gas, aerospace, defense, etc. The innovations in technology will facilitate the global industrial ethernet market share.


Restraints:

One of the basic problems with the ethernet market right now is the complication of the installation and adjustment processes. At present, the ethernet switches in various countries vary from one another. The process of making adjustments, setting up, or troubleshoot a network connectivity error is quite complicated. Without a trained maintenance staff or service, it gets fairly difficult to manage the switches. This makes the ethernet switch market growth rate slower because this extra maintenance cost is unacceptable to a notable percentage of consumers.

In this section, the unmanaged switches create the major issue because they are hard to use for average clients. In developing countries, people can’t afford a humongous amount of maintenance cost regularly for unmanaged ethernet switches. To cope up with the situation, there is a need for expansion in the managed ethernet switches market.


Challenges:

A clear challenge in front of the market is the affordability factor of the products. The internet has been an integral part of almost every society in this period. But there is a lot of cheaper options like cellular networks and telecom internet are available to people. As of now, there is no standardized price range and production module in the global ethernet switch market share. This poses several problems to the end of consumers. Local vendors can easily jack up the price in return for enabling poor setup, and consumers will be betrayed out of that.

So, it is important to have a uniform global standardization for the ethernet switch products. In the present scenario, the increasing numbers of consumers demand a fair market for the product. To cope up with the challenge of losing to alternative competitors, it is essential to follow the latest ethernet switch market trends.


Cumulative Growth Analysis:

The market growth has been fairly sturdy for the last couple of years. Based on the latest projections, the global market will reach a phenomenal height in the coming years. Presently, the ethernet market is growing at a CAGR of 4.07% for the forecast period of 2017 to 2023. According to the ethernet switch market forecast, the global market with reach a net valuation of USD 6.84 billion by the end of the forecast period. Despite the pricing issue, the smaller and developing nations are recording phenomenal year-over-year growth for the industry.

The latest Ethernet switch market analysis also claims that the growth in industrial ethernet connections has been satisfactory. The developed countries are the ones who receive technological advancements faster and better than the rest of the world. So, it is expected that in the coming years, these countries will direct the new applications and vertical for the industrial ethernet switches market.


Value Chain Analysis:

The distribution channels of the product are an important aspect of it. In the case of the Ethernet switches and routers, the need for high-speed variants is growing increasingly. Ethernets are popular amongst multiple verticals like IT and communication, healthcare, media and entertainment, consumer service, etc. But the distribution is not centralized. Most regional vendors provide ethernet services in various parts of the world. The global Ethernet switch market size enjoys a limited fraction of the online and off-the-shelf purchase of Ethernet switches.

Ethernet Switch Market Segment Overview:

There are multi-faceted use ethernet switches and routers in the market. Considering the diverse nature of requirements, type, and capabilities of the product, the market is divided into various segments. The global industrial ethernet market is fragmented into segments based on product types, switch port patterns, end-user verticals, regions, etc.

Segments based on product type:



  • Modular Ethernet Switches

  • Fixed Configuration Ethernet Switches: Unmanaged switches, Smart switches, Managed L2 & L3 switches


Segments based on the switching ports:


  • 100 ME and 1 GbE

  • 10 GbE

  • 40 GbE

  • 100 GbE


Segments based on end-user industries:


  • Data Center

  • Carrier Ethernet

  • Campus and Enterprise


Segments based on regions:


  • North America (US, Canada, Mexico)

  • Europe (UK, France, Germany, etc)

  • Asia Pacific (China, India, Japan, etc)

  • Rest of the world


Ethernet Switch Market Regional Analysis:
According to the ethernet switch market reports North America is the world leader in the global market share. Recent estimates suggest this region contributes more than 42% annual revenue of the ethernet industry. The APAC regions are showing tremendous results also. In the last few years, China has recorded the fastest growth in the region, and that indicates that the APAC region will be the fastest-growing market in the coming years.

Ethernet Switch Market Competitive Landscape:
Major key players in the market are:


  • Cisco Systems Inc.

  • Arista

  • Hewlett Packard

  • Huawei

  • Juniper Networks

  • H3C

  • Brocade Communications Systems

  • D-link Corporation

  • Allied Telesis Inc.


Ethernet Switch Market Recent Developments:


  • Huawei recorded an 18.6% rise in annual revenue in 2020. This growth brought them 10.4% of the market share globally for their switch ethernet adapters and routers.

  • Cisco’s ESS 2020 ethernet switches are accepted for IoT applications in the oil and gas industry.


Ethernet Switch Market Report Overview:


  • This report focuses on the rise and growth aspects of ethernet port switches, routers, etc in the global market.


Ethernet Switch Market Report Time:


  • Historic Time: 2017

  • Base Time: 2021

  • Forecast time: 2023


Ethernet Switch Market Report Demography:


  • North America

  • Europe

  • Asia Pacific



Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   6.84 Billion
  CAGR   4.07%
  Base Year   2019
  Forecast Period   2020-2027
  Historical Data   2018
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Billion)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Product Type, Switching Ports, End-users
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Cisco Systms Inc., Arista, Hewlett Packard, Huawei, Juniper Networks, H3C, Brocade Communications Systems, D-link Corporation, Allied Telesis Inc.
  Key Market Opportunities   M2M communication technology presents a huge opportunity in front of the integrated ethernet switches market.
  Key Market Drivers

  • Increasing penetration of internet.
  • presence of high technology adoption, number of data centers and adoption of cloud technology.


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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :


    The global Ethernet switch market value can rise to USD 6.84 billion by 2023.

    The global Ethernet switch market is expected to exhibit 4.07% from 2017 to 2023.

    Asia Pacific can lead the global Ethernet switch market owing to rise of data centers and consumption and transfer of data between enterprises.

    Fixed configuration Ethernet switches can generate swift returns for the global market.

    Brocade Communications Systems, Inc., TRENDnet, Inc., Dell, Cisco Systems, Inc., Hewlett-Packard, Arista, H3C, Huawei, Juniper Networks, Allied Telesis, Inc., D-Link Corporation, and Alcatel-Lucent are prominent names in the global Ethernet switch market.

    TABLE OF CONTENTS

    1 MARKET INTRODUCTION

    1.1 INTRODUCTION

    1.2 SCOPE OF STUDY

    1.2.1 RESEARCH OBJECTIVE

    1.2.2 ASSUMPTIONS

    1.2.3 LIMITATIONS

    1.3 MARKET STRUCTURE
    2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

    2.1 RESEARCH NETWORK TECHNOLOGY SOFTWARE

    2.2 PRIMARY RESEARCH

    2.3 SECONDARY RESEARCH

    2.4 FORECAST MODEL

    2.4.1 MARKET DATA COLLECTION, ANALYSIS & FORECAST

    2.4.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION
    3 MARKET DYNAMICS

    3.1 INTRODUCTION

    3.2 MARKET DRIVERS

    3.3 MARKET CHALLENGES

    3.4 MARKET OPPORTUNITIES

    3.5 MARKET RESTRAINTS
    4 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

    5. MARKET FACTOR ANALYSIS

    5.1 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS

    5.2 SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYSIS

    6 ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY SEGMENTS

    6.1 INTRODUCTION

    6.2 MARKET STATISTICS

    6.2.1 BY PRODUCT TYPE

    6.2.1.1 MODULAR ETHERNET SWITCHES

    6.2.1.2 FIXED CONFIGURATION ETHERNET SWITCHES

    6.2.1.2.1 UNMANAGED SWITCHES

    6.2.1.2.2 SMART SWITCHES

    6.2.1.2.3 MANAGED L2 AND L3 SWITCHES

    6.2.2 BY SWITCHING PORTS

    6.2.2.1 100ME and 1GbE

    6.2.2.2 10GbE

    6.2.2.3 40GbE

    6.2.2.4 100GbE

    6.2.3 BY END-USER

    6.2.3.1 CARRIER ETHERNET

    6.2.3.2 DATA CENTER

    6.2.3.2 ENTERPRISE AND CAMPUS

    6.2.4 BY GEOGRAPHY

    6.2.6.1 NORTH AMERICA

    6.2.6.1.1 U.S.

    6.2.6.1.2 CANADA

    6.2.6.1.3 MEXICO

    6.2.6.2 EUROPE

    6.2.6.2.1 UK

    6.2.6.2.2 FRANCE

    6.2.6.2.3 GERMANY

    6.2.6.2.4 REST OF EUROPE

    6.2.6.3 ASIA-PACIFIC

    6.2.6.3.1 CHINA

    6.2.6.3.2 JAPAN

    6.2.6.3.3 INDIA

    6.2.6.3.4 REST OF ASIA PACIFIC

    6.2.6.3.5 REST OF THE WORLD

    7 COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS

    7.1 MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS

    7.2 COMPANY PROFILES

    7.2.1 CISCO SYSTEMS, INC. (U.S.)

    7.2.2 HUAWEI

    7.2.3 HEWLETT-PACKARD (U.S.)

    7.2.4 ARISTA (U.S.)

    7.2.5 JUNIPER NETWORKS

    7.2.6 H3C

    7.2.7 BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INC.

    7.2.8 D-LINK CORPORATION

    7.2.9 ALLIED TELESIS, INC.

    7.2.10 ALCATEL-LUCENT

    7.2.11 TRENDNET, INC.

    7.2.12 DELL

    LIST OF TABLES

    TABLE 1 ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE

    TABLE 2 ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY SWITCHING PORTS

    TABLE 3 ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY END-USER

    TABLE 4 ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY

    TABLE 5 NORTH AMERICA ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE

    TABLE 6 NORTH AMERICA ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY SWITCHING PORTS

    TABLE 7 NORTH AMERICA ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY END-USER

    TABLE 8 U.S. ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE

    TABLE 9 U.S. ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY SWITCHING PORTS

    TABLE 10 U.S. ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY END-USER

    TABLE 11 CANADA ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE

    TABLE 12 CANADA ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY SWITCHING PORTS

    TABLE 13 CANADA ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY END-USER

    TABLE 14 MEXICO ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE

    TABLE 15 MEXICO ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY SWITCHING PORTS

    TABLE 16 MEXICO ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY END-USER

    TABLE 17 EUROPE ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE

    TABLE 18 EUROPE ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY APPLICATION

    TABLE 19 EUROPE ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY END-USER

    TABLE 20 UK ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE

    TABLE 21 UK ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY SWITCHING PORTS

    TABLE 22 UK ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY END-USER

    TABLE 23 FRANCE ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE

    TABLE 24 FRANCE ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY SWITCHING PORTS

    TABLE 25 FRANCE ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY END-USER

    TABLE 26 GERMANY ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE

    TABLE 27 GERMANY ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY SWITCHING PORTS

    TABLE 28 GERMANY ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY END-USER

    TABLE 29 REST OF EUROPE ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE

    TABLE 30 REST OF EUROPE ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY SWITCHING PORTS

    TABLE 31 REST OF EUROPE ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY END-USER

    TABLE 32 ASIA PACIFIC ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE

    TABLE 33 ASIA PACIFIC ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY SWITCHING PORTS

    TABLE 34 ASIA PACIFIC ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY END-USER

    TABLE 35 CHINA ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE

    TABLE 36 CHINA ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY SWITCHING PORTS

    TABLE 38 CHINA ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY END-USER

    TABLE 39 JAPAN ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE

    TABLE 40 JAPAN ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY SWITCHING PORTS

    TABLE 41 JAPAN ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY END-USER

    TABLE 42 INDIA ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE

    TABLE 43 INDIA ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY SWITCHING PORTS

    TABLE 44 INDIA ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY END-USER

    TABLE 45 REST OF ASIA PACIFIC ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE

    TABLE 46 REST OF ASIA PACIFIC ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY SWITCHING PORTS

    TABLE 47 REST OF ASIA PACIFIC ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY END-USER

    LIST OF FIGURES

    FIGURE 1 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

    FIGURE 2 ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE (%)

    FIGURE 3 ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY SWITCHING PORTS (%)

    FIGURE 4 ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY END-USER (%)

    FIGURE 5 ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY REGIONS (%)

    FIGURE 6 NORTH AMERICA ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE (%)

    FIGURE 7 NORTH AMERICA ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY SWITCHING PORTS (%)

    FIGURE 8 NORTH AMERICA ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY END-USERS (%)

    FIGURE 9 U.S. ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE (%)

    FIGURE 10 U.S. ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY SWITCHING PORTS (%)

    FIGURE 11 U.S. ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY END-USERS (%)

    FIGURE 12 CANADA ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE (%)

    FIGURE 13 CANADA ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY SWITCHING PORTS (%)

    FIGURE 14 CANADA ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY END-USERS (%)

    FIGURE 15 MEXICO ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE (%)

    FIGURE 16 MEXICO ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY SWITCHING PORTS (%)

    FIGURE 17 MEXICO ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY END-USERS (%)

    FIGURE 18 EUROPE ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE (%)

    FIGURE 19 EUROPE ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY SWITCHING PORTS (%)

    FIGURE 20 EUROPE ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY END-USERS (%)

    FIGURE 21 UK ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE (%)

    FIGURE 22 UK ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY SWITCHING PORTS (%)

    FIGURE 23 UK ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY END-USERS (%)

    FIGURE 24 FRANCE ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE (%)

    FIGURE 25 FRANCE ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY SWITCHING PORTS (%)

    FIGURE 26 FRANCE ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY END-USERS (%)

    FIGURE 27 GERMANY ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE (%)

    FIGURE 28 GERMANY ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY SWITCHING PORTS (%)

    FIGURE 29 GERMANY ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY END-USERS (%)

    FIGURE 30 REST OF EUROPE ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE (%)

    FIGURE 31 REST OF EUROPE ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY SWITCHING PORTS (%)

    FIGURE 32 REST OF EUROPE ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY END-USERS (%)

    FIGURE 33 ASIA PACIFIC ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE (%)

    FIGURE 34 ASIA PACIFIC ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY SWITCHING PORTS (%)

    FIGURE 35 ASIA PACIFIC ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY END-USERS (%)

    FIGURE 36 CHINA ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE (%)

    FIGURE 37 CHINA ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY SWITCHING PORTS (%)

    FIGURE 38 CHINA ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY END-USERS (%)

    FIGURE 39 JAPAN ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE (%)

    FIGURE 40 JAPAN ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY SWITCHING PORTS (%)

    FIGURE 41 JAPAN ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY END-USERS (%)

    FIGURE 42 INDIA ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE (%)

    FIGURE 43 INDIA ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY SWITCHING PORTS (%)

    FIGURE 44 INDIA ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY END-USERS (%)

    FIGURE 45 REST OF ASIA PACIFIC ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE (%)

    FIGURE 46 REST OF ASIA PACIFIC ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY SWITCHING PORTS (%)

    FIGURE 47 REST OF ASIA PACIFIC ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET, BY END-USER (%)