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Ethernet Switch Market Research Report Information By Product Type (Modular Ethernet switches and Fixed Configuration Ethernet switches (Unmanaged Switches, Smart Switches and Managed L2 and L3 Switches) Switching Ports (100ME and 1GbE, 10GbE, 40GbE, and 100GbE), And By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, And Rest Of The World) – Industry Size, Share and Trends Till 2032


ID: MRFR/SEM/3157-HCR | 100 Pages | Author: Ankit Gupta| July 2024

Global Ethernet Switch Market Overview:


Ethernet Switch Market Size was valued at USD 6.4 Billion in 2023. The Ethernet Switch industry is projected to grow from USD 7.11 Billion in 2024 to USD 11.2 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.50% during the forecast period (2024 - 2032). The growing number of end-users is a steady pusher for the ethernet switch are the key market drivers enhancing market growth. 


Global Ethernet Switch Market Overview


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database, and Analyst Review


Ethernet Switch Market Trends




  • Growing numbers of SMEs to boost the market growth




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


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 internal servers 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 ethernet providers to set their firm foot in big industries like oil & gas, aerospace, defense, etc. The innovations in technology will facilitate the industrial ethernet market share. Therefore, such factors related to Ethernet Switch have enhanced the Ethernet Switch market CAGR across the globe in recent years.


Ethernet Switch Market Segment Insights:


Ethernet Switch Type Insights


The Ethernet Switch market segmentation, based on type, includes Modular Ethernet switches and Fixed Configuration Ethernet switches (Unmanaged Switches, Smart Switches and Managed L2 and L3 Switches). The Fixed Configuration Ethernet switches segment held the majority share in 2021 of the Ethernet Switch market revenue. This segment has high demand due to strong competition vendors are more focused to target the market with cost-efficient and advanced technology and it has a higher transmission speed of 10 Gbps at a low cost. Increasing government funding and increasing R&D department in a developed country that advanced development helps increase the Ethernet Switch Market growth.


Ethernet Switch Switching Port Insights


Based on switching ports, the Ethernet Switch market segmentation includes 100ME and 1GbE, 10GbE, 40GbE and 100GbE. The 1GbE segment dominated the market in 2021 and is projected to be the faster-growing segment during the forecast period, 2024-2032. This is due to its widespread use and compatibility with a variety of devices and applications. These all factors for Ethernet Switch positively impact the market growth.


Figure 2: Ethernet Switch Market, by Switching Ports, 2021 & 2030 (USD Billion)Ethernet Switch Market, by Switching Ports, 2021 & 2030Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database, and Analyst Review


Ethernet Switch Regional Insights


By region, the study provides market insights into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World. The Asia Pacific region is showing significant growth in the Ethernet Switch market. The region has a rapidly growing economy and a large population, which has led to an increase in demand for Ethernet switches to support the growth of various industries such as telecommunications, data centers, and cloud computing. Additionally, the government's investment in digital infrastructure and the increasing adoption of technology by businesses and consumers are contributing to the growth of the Ethernet Switch market in the Asia Pacific region.


Further, the major countries studied in the market report are The U.S., Canada, Germany, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil


Figure 3: ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2021 (%)ETHERNET SWITCH MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2021Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database, and Analyst Review


Europe’s Ethernet Switch market accounts for the third-largest market share. The region has a mature market for technology and a high demand for Ethernet switches due to the widespread adoption of technology and the need for high-speed network connectivity in various industries such as telecommunications, data centers, and cloud computing. Additionally, the presence of key players in the industry and favorable government policies are contributing to the growth of the Ethernet Switch market in Europe. Further, the Germany Ethernet Switch market held the largest market share, and the UK Ethernet Switch market was the fastest-growing market in the European region.


North America, Ethernet Switch market, is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR from 2024 to 2032. North America is a major player in the Ethernet Switch market and is considered a leader in terms of market share. The region has a strong presence of key players in the industry and a high demand for Ethernet switches due to the widespread adoption of technology and the need for high-speed network connectivity. Moreover, the U.S. Ethernet Switch market held the largest market share, and the Canada Ethernet Switch market was the fastest-growing market in the north american region.


Ethernet Switch Key Market Players & Competitive Insights


Major market players are spending a lot of money on R&D to increase their product lines, which will help the Ethernet Switch market grow even more. Market participants are also taking a range of strategic initiatives to grow their worldwide footprint, with key market developments such as new product launches, contractual agreements, mergers and acquisitions, increased investments, and collaboration with other organizations. Competitors in the Ethernet Switch industry must offer cost-effective items to expand and survive in an increasingly competitive and rising market environment.


The major market players are investing a lot of money in R&D to expand their product lines, which will spur further market growth for Ethernet switches. With significant market development like new product releases, contractual agreements, mergers and acquisitions, increased investments, and collaboration with other organizations, market participants are also undertaking various strategic activities to expand their presence. To grow and thrive in a market climate that is becoming more competitive and growing, competitors in the Ethernet Switch industry must offer affordable products.


Manufacturing locally to cut operating costs is one of the main business tactics manufacturers use in the Ethernet Switch industry to benefit customers and expand the market sector. The Ethernet Switch market has recently given medicine some of the most important advantages. Major Ethernet Switch market players, including Johnson and Cisco Systms Inc., Arista, Hewlett Packard, Huawei, Juniper Networks, H3C, Brocade Communications Systems, D-link Corporation, Allied Telesis Inc, and others, are attempting to increase market demand by funding R&D initiatives.


Cisco Systems, Inc. is a multinational technology company that specializes in networking and communication technology. The company offers a wide range of products and services, including routers, switches, security systems, collaboration tools, and data center solutions. Cisco is one of the largest providers of networking equipment in the world and has a strong presence in the enterprise and service provider markets. The company has a reputation for innovation and has made several strategic acquisitions over the years to expand its product portfolio and market reach.


Arista Networks is a multinational technology company that specializes in cloud networking solutions. The company offers a range of products, including switches, routers, network security systems, and software-defined networking (SDN) solutions. Arista is known for its high-performance, scalable, and reliable networking solutions, which are widely used in data centers, cloud computing, and high-performance computing environments. The company has a strong presence in the enterprise and service provider markets and has partnerships with leading technology companies such as Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.


Key Companies in the Ethernet Switch market include




  • Cisco Systms Inc.




  • Arista




  • Hewlett Packard




  • Huawei




  • Juniper Networks




  • H3C




  • Brocade Communications Systems




  • D-link Corporation




  • Allied Telesis Inc among others




Ethernet Switch Industry Developments


Huawei kept an 18.6% ascent in yearly income in 2020. This development brought them 10.4% of the piece of the pie universally for their switch ethernet connectors and switches. Cisco's ESS 2020 ethernet switches are acknowledged for IoT applications in the oil and gas industry.


July 2023- In order to meet the changing needs of industrial networks, Moxa has introduced the MDS-G4020-L3-4XGS series of Ethernet switches, a flexible line of the Layer 3 complete Gigabit modular managed switch supporting 4 10GbE & sixteen Gigabit ports, four embedded ports, four interface module expansion slots, and two power module slots to ensure adequate flexibility for a variety of applications. Its use of hot-swappable modules, which enable administrators to add or remove capabilities without tools or without the trouble to shut down the switch/stopping network operations, makes it easy to deploy and expand the network. A passive backplane reduces the requirement for maintenance and gets rid of a sole point of failure.


June 2023- The Brightlane Q622x family of central Automotive Ethernet switches from Marvell Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRVL), a pioneer in data infrastructure semiconductor solutions, is the highest capacity switch in an emerging, new category of devices to enable computing architectures to enhance safety and provide software-defined services for the next generation of vehicles. High-bandwidth, high-performance central automotive Ethernet switches are designed to coordinate data traffic amid zonal switches that collect traffic from equipment like processors, sensors, actuators, storage systems, and others that are physically positioned inside a zone of a car. Additionally, Ethernet-based zonal design requires less network cabling, which lessens weight & manufacturing complexity.


May 2023- For IDC, enterprise, and campus access networking, Edgecore Networks has come up with a new feature-rich and scalable entry-level Ethernet switches. The EPS120 Series, a new higher-performance Gigabit Ethernet corporate switch from Edgecore, offers a variety of 1G open switches that may be deployed in a variety of ways, making budgeting easier and maximizing network efficiency. These optimized 1Gbps open switches provide strong 1G switching performance having high data transmission capacity and a big packet buffer to absorb traffic peaks, making them perfect for large stores, campuses and company branches.


Ethernet Switch Market Segmentation


Ethernet Switch Type Outlook




  • Modular Ethernet switches




  • Fixed Configuration Ethernet switches (Unmanaged Switches, Smart Switches and Managed L2 and L3 Switches)




Ethernet Switch Switching Ports Outlook




  • 100ME




  • 1GbE




  • 10GbE




  • 40GbE and 100GbE




Ethernet Switch Regional Outlook




  • North America







    • US




    • Canada







  • Europe







    • Germany




    • France




    • UK




    • Italy




    • Spain




    • Rest of Europe







  • Asia-Pacific







    • China




    • Japan




    • India




    • Australia




    • South Korea




    • Australia




    • Rest of Asia-Pacific







  • Rest of the World







    • Middle East




    • Africa




    • Latin America




Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size 2023 USD 6.4 Billion
Market Size 2024 USD 7.11 Billion
Market Size 2032 USD 11.2 Billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 5.50% (2024-2032)
Base Year 2023
Market Forecast Period 2024-2032
Historical Data 2018 & 2022
Market Forecast Units Value (USD Million)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Market Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Type, Switching Ports, and Region
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World
Countries Covered The U.S, Canada, Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled 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 Dynamics Increasing penetration of the internet presence of high-technology adoption


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The Ethernet Switch market size was valued at USD 6.4 Billion in 2023.

The market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.50% during the forecast period, 2024-2032.

North America had the largest share in the Ethernet Switch market.

The key players in the market are Cisco Systms Inc., Arista, Hewlett Packard, Huawei, Juniper Networks, H3C, Brocade Communications Systems, D-link Corporation, Allied Telesis Inc.

The fixed configuration ethernet switches category dominated the market in 2023.

The 1GbE had the largest share in the market for Ethernet Switch.

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