The enterprise and service provider router market grew 8.2 percent. Service provider segment accounts for 75.3 percent of router market revenues. Service provider router market rose 7.1 percent. Enterprise router market grew 11.9 percent.
Router market regional performance
Asia Pacific excluding Japan +12 percent
Japan +27.1 percent
Central and Eastern Europe +19.7 percent
Western Europe +3.7 percent
Middle East & Africa +12.6 percent
United States –0.5 percent
Canada +28.5 percent
Latin America +9 percent
Cisco’s service provider and enterprise router revenue rose 15.3 percent. Cisco’s enterprise router revenue rose 16.1 percent and service provider revenues grew 14.8 percent. Cisco’s SP and enterprise router market share increased to 42.4 percent from 37.4 percent.
Huawei’s service provider and enterprise router revenue rose 5.7 percent with a market share of 24.5 percent.
Juniper Technologies revenue dipped 8.2 percent in enterprise and service provider router sales. Juniper Technologies has a market share of 10.4 percent in the global router market during the first quarter of 2019.
Meanwhile, research firm Dell’Oro Group said the service provider core router market grew 7 percent Q1 2019 — fueled by telecommunications and cloud operators upgrading networks with 100 Gigabit Ethernet technologies.
“Network operators are benefitting from lower prices of 100 GE products to add capacity to their backbone and metro networks—the volume of 100 GE port shipments almost doubled year-over-year,” said Shin Umeda, vice president at Dell’Oro Group.
Cisco was the top-ranked Service Provider Core Router vendor, followed by Huawei, and Juniper.
The Service Provider Edge Router market increased 2 percent, showing modest effects 5G backhaul upgrade projects.