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The SPSR forecast projects the global market for switches and routers by region for the years 2017–22. The overall SPSR forecast CAGR is projected at modest CAGR of 3.4% to 2022.


  • Revenues from SDN controlled routers will grow to reach $9.5bn by 2022, growing at a CAGR (2017–22) of 82.5%, and 50% of all product revenues will be directly SDN controlled by 2022.

Features and Benefits

  • Analyzes the growth areas by product type for service provider switch and routing market.
  • Analyzes the port trends by segment and region to help identify key product trends.
  • Analyzes the impact of SDN control on the service provider segment.
  • Analyzes the impact of virtualization on the routing segment.

Key questions answered

  • What are some of the key port trends for each product?
  • What is the growth rate for each routing segment by region?
  • How much of the network will be controlled by SDN over the forecast period?
  • How much of the service provider market will be affected by virtualization?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Service Provider Switching & Routing Forecast Spreadsheet: 2017–22

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