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The SPSR (service provider switching & routing) forecast represents the sum of multiple regional and product forecasts. The overall SPSR forecast CAGR is projected at a modest 2.9% to 2022, but 2017 is projected to only grow 2.5%.


  • SPSR network applications with SDN controller/orchestration will have a CAGR of 117% as carriers enable a network that allows customers to self-provision and optimize for different traffic conditions, and provides assurance of services on a real-time or scheduled event.

Features and Benefits

  • Projects the global market for routers and switches by region.
  • Analyzes the impact of virtualization on the service provider core network and edge routing applications.
  • Analyzes the adoption of SDN controller/orchestration as it relates to the core network switching & routing market.

Key questions answered

  • What are the drivers for SDN controller/orchestration?
  • What is driving Asia-Pacific's 6.6% CAGR?
  • What is driving the vRouter market to grow 92% and what is the impact on the market?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Service Provider Switching & Routing Forecast Spreadsheet: 2016–22

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