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REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – June 10, 2015 –A recently published report from Dell’Oro Group, the trusted source for market information about the telecommunications, networks, and data center information technology (IT) industries, revealed the Ethernet Switch – Data Center market grew strongly in the first quarter 2015 to slightly more than $2.0 billion.

“Strong adoption of 40 GE amongst large US Cloud customers drove strong year-over-year growth in the Ethernet Switch – Data Center market,” said Alan Weckel, Vice President of Ethernet Switch – Data Center market research at Dell’Oro Group.  “When Dell’Oro Group looks at the overall data center market, many trends are similar between Servers, Storage, and Networking, such as the movement by Cloud customers to white box / bare metal solutions.  We are often able to leverage our holistic coverage to forecast trends early and accurately before they become widespread, such as the upcoming market migration to 25 GE server access, or the recent movement in large US Cloud customers to 40 GE,” stated Weckel.

The Quarterly Ethernet Switch – Data Center Report also indicates that Cloud Customers (such as Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft) will begin migrating to 25 and 100 GE at the end of 2015.


The Dell’Oro Group Ethernet Switch – Data Center Quarterly Report offers a detailed view of the market, including Ethernet switches for: server access; server aggregation; data center core; and campus core. Software is also addressed separately. The report contains in-depth market-level and vendor-level information on manufacturers’ revenue, ports shipped and average selling prices for both Modular and Fixed, and Fixed Managed and Unmanaged Ethernet Switches (1000, 10, 25, 40, 50, and 100 Gbps), plus regional breakouts and Fibre Channel over Ethernet. To purchase this report, please contact Matt Dear at +1.650.622.9400 x233 or email


Dell’Oro Group is a market research firm that specializes in strategic competitive analysis in the telecommunications, networks, and data center IT markets.  Our firm provides in-depth quantitative data and qualitative analysis that enables business executives at equipment vendors, component manufacturers, service providers, investment firms and other leading organizations around the world, to make critical, fact-based business decisions.  For more information, contact Dell’Oro Group at +1.650.622.9400 or visit