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Global Networking Hardware and Software (IT) Industry

NEW YORK, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Global Networking Hardware and Software (IT) Industry

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The global outlook series on the Networking Hardware and Software Industry provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. Illustrated with 43 fact-rich market data tables, the report offers a rudimentary overview of the industry, and highlights latest trends and demand drivers. Regional markets briefly abstracted and covered include United States, Europe (Spain, United Kingdom, France, Germany). Asia Pacific (China, Hong Kong, India, Korea, Taiwan) Middle East (UAE) and Latin America (Brazil, Venezuela) The report offers a compilation of recent mergers, acquisitions, and strategic corporate developments. Also included is an indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact details of 432 companies worldwide.

1. OVERVIEW 1

Network Hardware & Software Industry - A Prelude 1

Network and Data Communications Hardware 1

Networking Equipment & Products - Market Analysis 2

Table 1: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Information Technology & Communications (ICT) Networking

Equipment and Products by Geographic Segments - US, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (Including Japan) and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales Value (in US$

Billion) for Years 2010 through 2015 3

Table 2: World 5-Year Perspective for ICT Networking

Equipment and Products by Geographic Segment - Percentage

Breakdown of Annual Sales Value for United States, Europe,

Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets for the Years 2011

& 2015 4

Table 3: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Information Technology & Communications (ICT) Networking

Equipment and Products by Product Segments - Switchers &

Routers, WAN/LAN Connecting Devices and Other Markets

Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales Value (in US$

Billion) for Years 2010 through 2015 5

Table 4: World 5-Year Perspective for ICT Networking

Equipment and Products by Product Segments - Percentage

Breakdown of Annual Sales Value for Switchers & Routers,

WAN/LAN Connecting Devices and Other Markets for the Years

2011 & 2015 6

Network Spending on the Rise, Augurs Well for Networking

Equipment and Products Market 6

Table 5: Global Hardware Infrastructure Market (2011):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Spending by Investment Area 7

Table 6: Network Equipment Spending Scenario: Key

Statistical Results of Surveys to Identify Corporate

Willingness to Invest in Network Equipment 7

Table 7: Network Equipment Spending Scenario: Breakdown of

Percentage Number of Respondent Organizations Planning to

Increase their Network Hardware Spending by Investment Area 8

Ethernet Switch Market Recovers after a Temporary Slowdown 8

Table 8: World Carrier Ethernet Switch/Router Market (2010):

Percentage Market Share of Breakdown of Leading Players 9

Optical Switches & Cross Connects 9

Table 9: Global Market for Photonic Switches (2010):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Dollar Sales by Geographic

Region 9

Routers - A High-Tech Way to Reach the Skies 9

Market Dynamics 10

Table 10: World Service Provider Router Market (2010):

Percentage Market Share of Dollar Sales by Leading

Company/Vendor for Cisco, Juniper, Alcatel-Lucent, Huawei,

Tellabs, and Others 11

Networking: "The Boon of Computer Industry" 11

Enterprises - Going Tech-Savvy with Advanced Routers 11

Enterprise Router Market - Competitive Landscape 12

Table 11: World Enterprise Router Market (2010): Percentage

Market Share of Dollar Sales by Leading Company/Vendor for

Cisco, Juniper, H3C, Huawei, and Others 12

VPN Router Market 12

Growing Demand for Wireless LAN Equipment 12

Optical Networking 13

Table 12: Worldwide Optical Networking Equipment Market

(2010 & 2013P): Breakdown of Revenue (In US$ Million) by

Segment 13

Table 13: Worldwide Optical Networking Equipment Market

(2010): Percentage Market share Breakdown by Leading

Manufacturers 13

Network Security Hardware & Software 14

Network Security Threats Continue to Grow Across the Globe 14

Growing Demand for Network Security Appliances and Software 14

Enterprise Network Security Market 14

Table 14: Global Enterprise Network Security Market

(Q1-2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by

Leading Players 15

Enterprise Firewall Market 15

Growing Sophistication of Online Attacks 16

Internet Security Software - Market Analysis 16

Top 10 Anti-Virus Software for 2011 17

Mobile Security Solutions: A Review 17

Security Threats Ripen in Sync with Massive Increases in

Bandwidth in Data Services 17

DOS Attacks Threaten Mobile Network Security 18

Migration of Mobile Networks from Walled Garden to Open

Networks: A Key Driver for Mobile Security Solutions 18

Network Hardware 19

Personal Computers 19

Overview 19

Market Analysis 19

Table 15: PC Penetration in Global Market: Breakdown of

Number of PCs in Use Per 1000 People Years 2008, 2010 &

2014 19

Table 16: World Market for Personal Computers by Geographic

Region - US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Including

Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed by Annual Shipments in '000 Units

for the Years 2010 through 2015 20

Table 17: World 5-Year Perspective for Personal Computers

by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Annual

Shipments for US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Including

Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for the

Years 2011 & 2015 21

Table 18: World Market for Personal Computers by Product

Segments - Desktop PCs, Notebook PCs and PC Server Markets

Independently Analyzed by Annual Shipments in '000 Units

for the Years 2010 through 2015 22

Table 19: World 5-Year Perspective for Personal Computers

by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Annual

Shipments for Desktop PCs, Notebook PCs and PC Server

Markets for the Years 2011 & 2015 23

Market Snippets 23

Competitive Scenario 24

Table 20: Leading PC Vendors Worldwide (2010) - Percentage

Breakdown by Unit Shipments for Hewlett-Packard, Dell,

Lenovo, Acer, Toshiba, and Others 24

Table 21: EMEA PC Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown

of PC Shipments by Leading Vendors 24

Servers 24

Table 22: World Server Market (2012E): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Server Spend by Scale of Data Center 25

Table 23: Worldwide Server Market (2011): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Revenue by Server Class 25

Table 24: Global Server Systems Market (2010): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Factory Revenue by Leading Vendors 25

Table 25: EMEA Server Systems Market (2010): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Factory Revenue by Leading Vendors 26

Communications Servers Market: A Review 26

Demand for Low Cost & Low Power Servers Accelerates 26

Table 26: World Market for x86 Servers (2010): Percentage

Market Share Breakdown of Leading Manufacturers 27

Table 27: World Market for Blade Servers (2011): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Sales by End-Use Segment 27

2. MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS 28

Dell Inks Agreement to Take Over Force10 Networks 28

Pronto Systems to Take Over Pica8 Systems 28

AuthenTec Announces Merger with UPEK 28

Commtouch Acquires Authentium Antivirus Business 29

MegaPath, Speakeasy and Covad Announce Merger 29

Intel to Takeover McAfee 30

Tejas Networks Closes Ethos Acquisition 31

PLX Technology Agrees to Takeover Teranetics 31

HP Acquires Fortify Software 32

IBM Plans Netezza Acquisition 32

Neutral Tandem to Takeover Tinet 33

Emtec Acquires SARK Infotech 34

HP Acquires 3Com Corporation 34

Ciena Acquires Nortel MEN Carrier Assets 35

IBM Takes Over Intelliden 35

Aonix Merges with Artisan to Form Atego 36

Cisco Systems to Acquire LineSider Technologies 36

IBM Signs Definitive Agreement with BLADE Network Technologies 37

Cavium Acquires MontaVista Software 37

Arkeia Software Takes Over Kadena Systems 38

Cisco Acquires Starent Networks 38

JDSU Acquires Network Tools Division of Finisar 39

Wallingford Software Closes InfoStream Acquisition 39

Oracle Acquires SUN 39

Check Point Acquires Nokia Security Appliance 40

Force 10 Merges Operations with Turin 41

Sun Microsystems Takes Over MySQL 41

3. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS 42

Microsemi Enters into Patent Transfer and Licensing Agreement

with Cisco 42

Jordan University Inks Agreement with IBM 42

Fox Technologies Launch Global Channel Partner Program 42

NetApp to Support SFP+10-Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) Server

Adapters of Intel Ethernet X520 Family 42

Nokia and Intel to Merge Software Platforms 43

Ceragon Networks Signs Global Supply Agreement with Hutchison 3 43

HCL Infosystems Bags BSNL Order 43

4. PRODUCT/SERVICE LAUNCHES 44

NetScout Introduces nGenius Integrated Agent 44

eApps Hosting Introduces IPsec-compliant VPN Service 44

G Data Software Introduces Product Generation Suite in India 44

Astaro Unveils Advanced Security Gateway Version 8.2 45

LogMeIn Introduces vpn.net to Simplify VPN Creation 45

InterSystems Launch CACHE Release 2010 45

XaaS Introduces ClearControl 46

IBM Introduces Enhanced CloudBurst Solutions 46

TRENDnet Launches 4-Port 5Gbps USB 3.0 Hub 46

Force10 Launches New 1/10 GbE ToR Access Switch S55 47

Trendnet Launches GreenNet Switches 47

NI Launches Ethernet-Based CompactDAQ 48

ATTO Introduces Latest 10GbE Network Adapters 48

TrendNet Launches 450Mbps Wireless N Gigabit Router 49

SGI Launches Cyclone Service for Cloud Computing 49

HP Unveils a Range of Networking, Software, Storage and Server

Products 50

3Tera Launches a Cloud Computing Platform 50

Mellanox Presents Ethernet Adapter Cards through IBM 50

Grid Net Unveils a Software Suite 51

Novell Rolls Out a New Service Pack 51

Gigamon Launches Trunking Technology Supporting Software 51

Citrix Unveils a NetScaler VPX Appliance 52

Xignite Presents a Pair of Equity Options Web Services 52

Juniper to Unveil New Networking Hardware Software 52

Emulex Launches Novel Storage Networking Solution 53

GarrettCom Launches New Ethernet Switch 53

StarNet Communications Releases Solaris x86 and IBM AIX

Installation Packages 53

Cisco Launches New ASA 5580 Series 53

VIA Technologies Launches VIA NAB 7500 54

Ciena Introduces New Ethernet Service Modules 54

EMC Rolls Out Clarion AX4 54

A REGIONAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 55

1. THE UNITED STATES 55

Rise in IT Expenditure Augurs Well for Market 55

ICT Networking Equipment and Products Market - Outlook 55

Table 28: ICT Networking Equipment and Products (2011) -

Percentage Share Breakdown of Annual Sales Value for

Switchers & Routers, WAN/LAN Connecting Devices and Others 55

Enterprise Data Networking Market 55

Table 29: Enterprise Data Networking Market (2011):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenue by Segment 56

WLAN Industry Recovers After Recession Induced Slowdown 56

Core Switches and Routers 56

LAN Switches 57

Ethernet Port 57

10-Gigabit & 40-Gigabit Ethernet 57

Growth in 40/100 gigabit ethernet (gbe) gathers steam 57

Network/Server Operating System 58

Computer Network Multimedia Hardware, Software and Services 58

Table 30: US Sales of Computer Network Multimedia Hardware,

Software and Services: Percentage Market Share for 2011 for

Multimedia Hardware and Software, Distribution Services, and

Deployed Services 59

PC Market 59

Table 31: US Market for Personal Computers (2011) -

Percentage Share Breakdown of Annual Shipments by Category -

Desktop PCs and Portable PCs 59

Network Security Market 59

Virtual Private Network Technology 59

Table 32: US Small Business Expenditure on Virtual Private

Network Technology by Business Segment: Percentage Market

Share for 2011 for Hardware, Software, Network,

Telecommunications, and Others 60

Other Key Network Security Statistics 60

Table 33: US Network Security Market (2011): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Revenue by Segment 60

Table 34: US Network Security Market (2010): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Revenue by Leading Players 60

Spam 61

Table 35: Reasons why Spam is Considered Problematic in the US: 61

Intrusion Detection System 62

Limitations of IDS 62

Growth Strategy 62

2. EUROPE 63

Outlook 63

Table 36: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis

for Information Technology & Communications (ICT) Networking

Equipment and Products by Geographic Segments - France,

Germany, Italy, UK, Spain and Rest of Europe Markets

Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales Value (in US$

Billion) for Years 2010 through 2015 63

Table 37: European 5-Year Perspective for ICT Networking

Equipment and Products by Geographic Segment - Percentage

Breakdown of Annual Sales Value for France, Germany, Italy,

UK, Spain and Rest of Europe Markets for the Years 2011 &

2015 64

Wireless Local Area Network 64

Market Trends 64

IEEE 802.11b-A Major Aspect 64

Hardware Market in Europe - An Overview 65

Facts and Trends 65

European PC Market 66

Table 38: European Market for Personal Computers by

Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,

Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed by

Annual Shipments in '000 Units for the Years 2010 through

2015 66

Table 39: European 5-Year Perspective for Personal Computers

by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Annual

Shipments for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and

Rest of Europe Markets for the Years 2011 & 2015 67

2a. FRANCE 68

Overview 68

PC Shipments 68

Table 40: French Market for Personal Computers (2011):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Shipments by Product

Category 68

2b. SPAIN 69

Networking Market - An Overview 69

PC Market 69

2c. UNITED KINGDOM 69

Outlook 69

Snapshot of the Personal Computers Market 69

2d. GERMANY 70

Outlook 70

Personal Computers Market - A Review 70

Table 12: Personal Computers Market in Germany (2010):

Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Retail Channel -

Specialist Multiples, Independent Specialists, Hypermarkets,

Discount Stores, and Others 70

3. ASIA-PACIFIC 71

IT Industry 71

Networking Hardware Market 71

Optical Network Market 71

Corporate Initiatives 71

PCs Market 71

Personal Computers Market 72

Table 41: Asia-Pacific Market for Personal Computers by

Geographic Region - Japan, China, India and Rest of

Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual

Shipments in '000 Units for the Years 2010 through 2015 72

Table 42: Asia-Pacific 5-Year Perspective for Personal

Computers by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Unit Shipments for Japan, China, India and Rest of

Asia-Pacific Markets for the Years 2011 & 2015 73

Table 43: Mobile PC Market in Asia-Pacific (Excluding

Japan) (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume

Shipments by Product Type 73

Network Security Market 73

Robust Growth Slated for Web Application Firewall Market 73

Outlook 74

3a. JAPAN 75

Network Security Products and Services Booming in Japan 75

Security Software 75

Transition from Mainframe to Open-System 75

Outlook 75

3b. CHINA 76

Security-Related Software Market 76

Storage Market 76

PC Market 76

Reforms in Distribution Channels 76

3c. HONG KONG 77

Internet Security Products and Services Market 77

Networked Storage Systems 77

Hardware for Networked Storage Systems 77

3d. INDIA 78

Networking Market - An Overview 78

3e. KOREA 79

South Korean Wireless Networking Solutions 79

Home Network Equipment Market 79

3f. TAIWAN 80

Information Infrastructure in Taiwan 80

Personal Computers Market - An Overview 80

High Shipment Volumes Do Not Necessarily Imply Higher Profits 80

4. MIDDLE EAST 81

4a. UAE 81

UAE Security Products Market 81

5. LATIN AMERICA 81

5a. BRAZIL 81

Personal Computers Market - An Overview 81

Linux Market Experiencing Considerable Growth 81

5b. VENEZUELA 82

Industry Overview 82

e-Business Solutions Enjoying Greater Acceptance 82

GLOBAL DIRECTORY

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