25/50 Gbps Shipments in 2018 Expected to
More Than Double
a newly published report by Dell’Oro Group,
Cloud Service Providers drove ports
shipments of the next generation 25 Gbps and
50 Gbps network adapters at a double-digit
rate in 4Q17. The market momentum will carry
into 2018, with 25/50 Gbps shipments
expected to more than double.
•10G Base-T port shipments reached 1 M in 4Q17, an all-time high. We anticipate 10G Base-T will becomes a higher portion of 10 Gbps shipments over the next five years.
•40 Gbps port shipments on Enterprise servers grew at a low double-digit growth rate quarter-over-quarter.
•100 Gbps server connectivity is starting to gain adoption, led by shipments from Intel to a Cloud service provider.