400 Gbps to Comprise Nearly 20 Percent of Data Center Switch Revenue by 2020, According to Dell’Oro GroupHigher Speeds – ≥100 Gbps – Forecast to Drive Significant Growth over Next Five Years
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — According to a recently published report by Dell’Oro Group, the trusted source for information about the telecommunications, networks, and data center IT industries, 400 Gbps is forecast to comprise 20 percent of data center switching revenue by 2020. Higher speeds – 100 Gbps, 200 Gbps, 400 Gbps, and 800 Gbps – are forecast to drive signification growth over the next five years. “In December 2017, Broadcom announced its Tomahawk 3 chip based on 56G SerDes, joining both Innovium and Nephos,” said Sameh Boujelbene, Senior Director at Dell’Oro Group. “We expect merchant silicon based on 56G SerDes to drive growth in 200 Gbps and 400 Gbps shipments, with 400 Gbps comprising majority of the volume. By 2020 to 2021, we expect another speed upgrade cycle driven by 112G SerDes, which will drive 800 Gbps port shipments – plus another wave of 200 Gbps and 400 Gbps shipments.” The Ethernet Switch – Data Center 5-Year Forecast Report answers questions like: How is the Ethernet speed upgrade cycle different in the Cloud vs. Enterprise segments? How is the network topology different in the Cloud vs. Enterprise segments? What are the use case deployments for 100 Gbps, 200 Gbps, 400 Gbps, and 800 Gbps and how does deployment vary depending on the SerDes lane driving the speed?