Australian networking market has a banner Q1


By Dylan Bushell-Embling
Friday, 06 July, 2018


Australian networking market has a banner Q1

The Australian networking market had a strong first quarter due to demand for high-speed networking products, according to IDC.

The total enterprise and service provider Ethernet switch market grew 12.4% year on year to US$122.4 million ($165.9 million) during the quarter, driven by shipments of 25 Gbps and 100 Gbps high-speed ports.

Cisco continued to dominate the market with a 66% share, followed by HPE (7.5%), Juniper Networks (3.7%), Arista (3.6%) and Dell (2.5%).

Total enterprise and service provider router sales also grew by 25.5% during the quarter to reach US$78.67 million, driven by shipments of high-end routers. Cisco again captured the largest share of the market at 70.8%, followed by Juniper Networks (14.2%), Nokia (7.8%), Huawei (4.7%) and Ericsson (1.5%).

Finally, the Australian WLAN market grew by 19.1% year-on-year to US$33.2 million, with the market mostly captured by Cisco (58.3%), HPE (15.4%), Riverbed (6.8%), ARRIS Networks (5.14%) and D-Link (2.5%).

“Good YoY growth experienced by the Networking Infrastructure Market in Australia is indicative of the fact that this year may prove to be a promising year for the networking vendors,” IDC Australia ANZ Networking Infrastructure Market Analyst Ahmar Karimullah said.

“Australians continue to adopt technology at a good pace thus generating increased data traffic. The development of both, on- and off-premises data centres, adoption of hybrid cloud environments, service providers’ preparation for 5G Mobile Technology adoption, cloud-controlled Wi-Fi solutions are factors driving growth in the computer networking market in Australia.”

Image credit: ©iStockphoto.com/violetkaipa

Please follow us and share on Twitter and Facebook. You can also subscribe for FREE to our weekly newsletter and quarterly magazine.

Related News

Australian networking market has a banner Q1

The Australian networking market was off to a promising start during the first quarter, according...

nbn nearly complete in rural areas

The nbn rollout is nearing full completion outside of major urban areas, while 4m premises...

Industrial IoT on the agenda at China summit

Six thousand participants will meet at the IoT Co-Creation Summit in November to discuss the...


  • All content Copyright © 2018 Westwick-Farrow Pty Ltd