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This report discusses global service provider switching & routing (SPSR) equipment market results for 1Q16.


  • The global market fell versus 4Q15 but annualized spending grew 0.6%, nearly reaching $15.5bn.
  • Revenues versus 4Q15 declined in all regions; Asia-Pacific was the only region to grow versus 1Q15.
  • Huawei, ZTE, and Adva were the only vendors in the top 10 to gain share in the quarter.

Features and Benefits

  • Provides analysis of market share and competitive trends in the SPSR market for 1Q16. .
  • Details revenues of top-performing vendors in the global SPSR market, including share position by segment and region.
  • Offers analysis of which vendors improved their market position during the quarter and which vendors lost market share.

Key questions answered

  • How did the SPSR market perform in 1Q16? What are the trends by product segment and region?
  • How did the market share positions of the top vendors change during the quarter, and what caused the change?
  • Which product segments and geographic regions are outperforming or underperforming expectations and why?

Table of contents


  • In brief
  • Ovum view

1Q16 results

  • SPSR market off to slow start in 1Q16

Market share changes

  • Huawei, ZTE, and Adva gained the most share; Juniper, Nokia, and Cisco lost the most

Vendor highlights

  • Product and market highlights in 1Q16

Regional analysis

  • Market off to a sluggish start in 2016; AP is the lone bright spot

Product-level analysis

  • Segment overview: technology-level analysis


  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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