TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Storage Area Network (SAN) Switch market to grow at a CAGR of 5.62 percent CAGR percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is need to reduce storage administration costs. The Global SAN Switch market has also been witnessing an increasing adoption of fiber channel over Ethernet (FCoE) technology. However, high fiber channel SAN implementation costs could pose a challenge to the growth of this market.
TechNavio's report, the Global SAN Switch Market 2012-2016, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Global SAN Switch market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
The key vendors dominating this space include Brocade Communications Systems Inc., Cisco Systems Inc., and QLogic Corp.
The other vendors mentioned in this report are Arista Networks Inc., ATTO Technology Inc., Chelsio Communications Inc., Emulex Corp., IBM Corp., Intel Corp., LSI Corp., and Mellanox Technologies Ltd.
Key questions answered in this report:
What will the market size be in 2016 and what will be the growth rate?
What are key market trends?
What is driving this market?
What are the challenges to market growth?
Who are the key vendors in this market space?
What are the market opportunities and threats faced by key vendors?
What are the strengths and weaknesses of each of these key vendors?
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01. Executive Summary
02. List of Abbreviations
04. Market Research Methodology
Market Research Process
05. Scope of the Report
06. Market Landscape
06.1 Global SAN Switch Market by Shipment
06.2 Global SAN Switch Market by Segments
06.3 Global FC SAN Switch Segment
06.4 Global FC SAN Switch Segment by Shipment
06.5 Global FCoE SAN Switch Segment
06.6 Global FCoE SAN Switch Segment by Shipment
06.7 Throughput of Different FC and FCoE SAN Switches
06.8 Five Forces Analysis
07. Geographical Segmentation
08. Key Leading Countries
09. Vendor Landscape
09.1 Global FC SAN Switch Segment by Vendor Segmentation 2012
09.2 Global FCoE SAN Switch Segment
10. Buying Criteria
11. Market Growth Drivers
12. Drivers and their Impact
13. Market Challenges
14. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
15. Market Trends
16. Key Vendor Analysis
16.1 Brocade Communications Systems Inc.
16.2 Cisco Systems Inc.
16.3 QLogic Corp.
17. Other Reports in this Series
List of Exhibits
Exhibit 1: Market Research Methodology
Exhibit 2: Global SAN Switch Market 2012-2016 (US$ million)
Exhibit 3: Global SAN Switch Market by Shipment 2012-2016 (million units)
Exhibit 4: Global SAN Switch Market by Segments
Exhibit 5: Development of SAN
Exhibit 6: Global FC SAN Switch Market 2012-2016 (US$ million)
Exhibit 7: Global FC SAN Switch Segment by Shipment 2012-2016 (million units)
Exhibit 8: Global FCoE SAN Switch Segment 2012-2016 (US$ million)
Exhibit 9: Global FCoE SAN Switch Segment by Shipment 2012-2016 (million units)
Exhibit 10: Throughput of Different FC SAN Switches
Exhibit 11: Throughput of Different FCoE SAN Switches
Exhibit 12: Global SAN Switch Market by Geographical Segmentation 2012
Exhibit 13: Global SAN Switch Market by Vendor Segmentation 2012
Exhibit 14: Global FC SAN Switch Segment by Vendor Segmentation 2012
Exhibit 15: Global FCoE Switch Segment by Vendor Segmentation 2012