Software-Defined Networking Market will Reach $3.1B by 2017
Infonetics Research released market size and forecasts from its new report about software-defined networks (SDN). The few early deployments for SDN — including Google, NTT, AT&T, Verizon, DT, BT, and China Mobile — are in large data centers of cloud service providers and large enterprises. About 10% of Ethernet switches will be in-use for SDN by 2017.
Research over the last two years confirms that SDN controllers and Ethernet switches in-use for SDN will play a role in enterprise and data center networks, growing to a $3.1 billion market by 2017.