In the Infonetics Research report, “Data Center Network Equipment, Quarterly Worldwide and Regional Market Share Size and Forecast, 4Q12,” updated March 12, 2013, Alcatel-Lucent with its award winning Data Center Switching solution outperformed all other vendors with revenue growing 20% from Q3’2012, compared to a market growth of 8%. This is the second quarter in a row that Alcatel-Lucent was the fastest growing data center switch vendor.
According to Matthias Machowinski, Directing Analyst, Enterprise Networks and Video, Infonetics Research, “Alcatel-Lucent has the top spot among its competitors in terms of revenue growth worldwide in Q4’2012 for the second quarter in a row. Only one other vendor saw double digit growth from Q3 to Q4, with the rest in the single digits or even negative.”
“While the rest of industry grew at an average of under eight percent, Alcatel-Lucent continues to grow at a double-digit pace due to the innovation, quality and breath of offerings we are able to deliver to our customers,” said, Stephane Robineau, General Manager, Networks Business at Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise. “We’re pleased that we’ve been able to perform so well in this tough economy. As enterprises continue to expand their networks, they are seeking solutions that optimize performance, reduce complexity and most importantly provide a seamless user experience. The Q4 worldwide growth in data center and cloud categories indicates that our solutions are important for our customers as they continue to build and expand their networks.”
Alcatel-Lucent’s market-leading data center and cloud solutions include the award-winning OmniSwitch 10K Modular LAN Chassis, the OmniSwitch 6900 Stackable LAN Switch, the OmniSwitch 6850E Stackable LAN Switch, the OmniVista Network Management platform and a suite of MPLS and optical backbone equipment for data center interconnection.
Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise provides communication solutions and services to businesses of all sizes. Currently serving more than 250,000 customers across its enterprise portfolio, Alcatel-Lucent enables enterprises to change the conversation that is being driven by consumers and the consumerization of IT in business.