REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – September 4, 2014 –According to a newly published report by Dell’Oro Group, the trusted source for market information about the networking and telecommunications industries, the Service Provider Edge Router market grew to its highest level ever, gaining four percent in the second quarter of 2014 versus the year-ago period, contributing to a record quarter for the Service Provider Router market overall.

“Demand drivers varied by country as all regions grew versus last year,” said Alam Tamboli, Senior Analyst at Dell’Oro Group.  “In the United States, demand for routers in the backhaul for LTE networks has been one of the primary motives for investment in recent years, however this quarter service providers in the region also invested heavily into fixed networks.  In much of the world, routers used for LTE mobile backhaul networks continued to drive investment in the edge,” Tamboli added.

Routers Quarterly Report, 2Q14: Service Provider Edge Router Market Highlights

Top Four Vendors Combined Accounted for Over 93% of the Market

  • #1 Cisco Systems:  Remained the first-ranked vendor with increased revenue into EMEA and Asia.
  • #2 Alcatel-Lucent:  Achieved record Service Provider Edge Router sales, increasing revenue in every major region.
  • #3 Juniper Networks:  Delivered a record quarter in Edge Router revenues driven primarily by sales into North America.
  • #4 Huawei Technologies:  Saw a shift in demand as Service Providers in its domestic market, China, focused on mobile backhaul and cut back on routers for fiber deployments.
ABOUT THE REPORTS

The Dell’Oro Group Routers Quarterly Report offers complete, in-depth coverage of the Service Provider Core, Edge, and Enterprise Router markets for current and historical time periods.  The report includes qualitative analysis and detailed statistics for vendor market shares, revenue, average selling prices, and unit and port shipments.  To purchase this report, please call Julie Learmond-Criqui at +1.650.622.9400 x244 or email Julie@DellOro.com

ABOUT DELL’ORO GROUP

As the trusted source for market information about the networking and telecommunications industries, Dell’Oro Group provides in-depth, objective research and analysis that enables component manufacturers, equipment vendors, and investment firms to make fact-based, strategic decisions.  For more information, contact Dell’Oro Group at +1.650.622.9400 or visit www.delloro.com.