This paid research gives a detailed rundown of the network infrastructure arena. It sets forth a detailed forecast through the next five years.
“This IDC study provides a five-year forecast for the worldwide enterprise network market. Figures for 2010–2014 are forecast. 2009 is based on 1Q09–3Q09 actual data, with 4Q09 forecast. This study includes Ethernet switch, router, WLAN, IP phones, IP PBX, and WAN application delivery forecasts.
“The recovery of the global economy will drive growth in the worldwide enterprise network infrastructure spending. The growth in storage and devices on the network coupled with the mission criticality of the network will spur customer investments.” — Lucinda Borovick, IDC research vice president, Datacenter Networks