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This report discusses global service provider switching & routing equipment (SPSR) market results for 4Q15 and 2015.


  • Sales in the 2015 global SPSR market were down 0.8% from the 2014 level.
  • With continued downward pressure on capex, Ovum expects the SPSR market to remain flat in 2016.

Features and Benefits

  • Provides analysis of market share and competitive trends in the $15.3bn SP switching & routing market for 4Q15 and 2015.
  • 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 4Q15 and 2015? 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

4Q15 and 2015 results

  • Global revenues down almost 1% in 2015

Market share

  • Fujitsu and Hitachi Metals fall out of the top 10

Market share changes

  • Huawei, Juniper, and ZTE gained the most share in 2015; Fujitsu and Hitachi Metals lost the most

Vendor highlights

  • Product and market highlights in 4Q15

Market growth and outlook

  • 2013 may be the peak year for SPSR revenues

Regional analysis

  • SCA and EMEA regions continue to lead the market; North America and Asia-Pacific down

Product-level analysis

  • Core router segment see largest annual growth since 2010


  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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