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Revenues in the global service provider switching & routing (SPSR) market in 2Q15 were down 0.5% from the year-ago quarter. Annualized spending fell $22m from the previous quarter to $15.34bn.


  • The 2Q15 global SPSR market was down 0.5% from the year-ago quarter.
  • With continued downward pressure on capex, Ovum expects the SPSR market to grow just 0.5% in 2015.

Features and Benefits

  • Provides analysis of market share and competitive trends in the $15.3bn SP switching & routing market for 2Q15.
  • 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 2Q15? 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?
  • How are actual results tracking to Ovum's most recent forecast?

Table of contents


  • In brief
  • Ovum view

2Q15 results

  • Global revenues continue to trend down

Market share

  • No change to market rankings among top nine vendors in 2Q15

Market share changes

  • Cisco, Huawei, and Brocade gained the most share; Alcatel-Lucent, Fujitsu and Hitachi Metals lost the most

Vendor highlights

  • Product and market highlights in 2Q15

Market growth and outlook

  • Ovum expects 0.5% gain in SPSR revenues in 2015

Regional analysis

  • SCA and EMEA regions lead the market; AP down

Product-level analysis

  • Two consecutive quarters of revenue decline in edge router segment


  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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