Network Switches Market

Global Network Switches Market Research Report: By Type (Fixed Configuration Switches, Managed Switches, Unmanaged Switches, PoE Switches, and Modular Switches), By End-User (Data Center, Cloud Service Providers, Telecom Service Providers, Large Enterprise or Private Cloud, and Non-Data Center), By Switching Port (100 MBE & 1 GBE, 2.5 GBE & 5 GBE, 10 GBE, 25 GBE & 50 GBE, 100 GBE, and 200 GBE & 400 GBE), and Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World) Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Regional Analysis, Competitor Analysis and Forecast 2023-2031.

Electronics & Semiconductor | September 2023 | Report ID: EMR00119 | Pages: 217

The Global Network Switches Market was valued at USD 53.70 billion in 2022, and is estimated to reach approximately USD 88.44 billion by 2031, at a CAGR of 5.7% from 2023 to 2031. Network switches are essential components of computer networks that connect several devices to one another inside a local area network (LAN). They function at the data connection layer of the OSI model, enabling effective data flow between connected devices. Switches take in incoming data packets and examine the MAC addresses of the destinations to decide which path should be used to forward the packets. By doing so, they may establish specialized communication channels and avoid network sluggishness. Depending on the switch, several network speeds, such as Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, or 10 Gigabit Ethernet, may be supported. They provide superior performance, security, and scalability compared to hubs or repeaters.




Report Attribute


Estimated Market Value (2022)

53.70 Bn

Projected Market Value (2031)

88.44 Bn

Base Year


Forecast Years

2023 - 2031

Scope of the Report

Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Drivers and Constraints, Historical and Forecast Market Analysis by Segment- By Type, By Switching Port, By End-User, & Region

Segments Covered

By Type, By Switching Port, By End-User, & Region

Forecast Units

Value (USD Billion or Million), and Volume (Units)

Quantitative Units

Revenue in USD million/billion and CAGR from 2023 to 2031

Regions Covered

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa, and Rest of World

Countries Covered

U.S., Canada, Mexico, U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, Argentina, GCC Countries, and South Africa, among others

Report Coverage

Market growth drivers, restraints, opportunities, Porter’s five forces analysis, PEST analysis, value chain analysis, regulatory landscape, market attractiveness analysis by segments and region, company market share analysis, and COVID-19 impact analysis.

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Global Network Switches Market Dynamics

The use of network switches is being driven by the rising need for fast and dependable data transfer within organizations. The demand for effective networking solutions grows as organizations continue to develop their digital infrastructure and rely on data-intensive applications. The development of IoT devices, cloud computing, and big data analytics further increases the need for reliable network switches that can handle the rising volume of data traffic. In addition, the development of virtualization and software-defined networking (SDN) technologies calls for sophisticated switches that can accommodate these changing topologies.


Global Network Switches Market Drivers

  • Increasing Demand for Data Center Consolidation

With the rapid growth of data-intensive applications and cloud computing, there is a rising need for data center consolidation. Network switches play a crucial role in connecting and managing multiple servers and devices within data centers, driving the demand for high-performance switches.

  • Growth of Internet of Things (IoT)



  • Network Security Concerns

As network switches play a critical role in connecting various devices, they become potential targets for cyberattacks. Security vulnerabilities in switches can lead to unauthorized access, data breaches, and service disruptions. The perceived risks associated with network security can hinder the adoption of network switches.

  • High Initial Investment



  • Growing Demand for High-speed Connectivity

The proliferation of bandwidth-intensive applications, such as video streaming, online gaming, and virtual reality, drives the demand for high-speed network switches. As more users require faster and more reliable connectivity, network switches supporting high-speed Ethernet standards, such as 25GbE, 40GbE, and 100GbE, have significant growth opportunities.

  • Network Virtualization and SDN Expansion


Segment Overview

By Switching Port

Based on the switching port, the global network switches market is divided into 100 MBE & 1 GBE, 2.5 GBE & 5 GBE, 10 GBE, 25 GBE & 50 GBE, 100 GBE, and 200 GBE & 400 GBE. The 100 GBE category dominates the market with the largest revenue share of around 45.3% in 2022. The demand for high-speed data transmission and the exponential rise in data traffic necessitate network architecture that can handle enormous data quantities. Significant bandwidth capacity is provided by the 100 GBE technology, enabling quicker and more effective data transport. The need for faster network speeds is being driven by the growth of bandwidth-hungry applications like cloud computing, virtualization, and video streaming. Additionally, 100 GBE's cost per gigabit of bandwidth has decreased over time, making it a competitive option for businesses.


By Type

Based on the type, the global network switches market is divided into fixed-configuration switches, managed switches, unmanaged switches, PoE switches, and modular switches. The managed switches category dominates the market with the largest revenue share of around 32.3% in 2022. This dominance may be ascribed to a number of things, including managed switches that offer cutting-edge features and functions to meet the sophisticated networking needs of businesses. In order to facilitate effective network administration and improved performance. The more management and configuration options the managed switches offer, the easier it is for network managers to solve problems, monitor and manage network traffic, and enhance network performance. This degree of control is especially important for companies with extensive and varied network infrastructures.


By End-User

Based on end-user, the global network switches market is divided into data center, cloud service providers, telecom service providers, large enterprise or private cloud, and non-data center. The cloud service provider category is anticipated to grow at a higher CAGR of 6.2% during the forecast period. Because of the upcoming growth, businesses in a variety of sectors are progressively implementing cloud computing solutions to streamline operations, improve scalability, and lower infrastructure costs.


Global Network Switches Market Overview by Region

By Region, the global network switches market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World. North America held 37.4%, of revenue share in the global market in 2022, because of technology centers and a booming IT sector, which encourage the adoption of modern networking solutions, a number of reasons contribute to this supremacy. Network switches are more in demand because large businesses and organizations in industries like manufacturing, healthcare, and finance need reliable network infrastructure. The use of cloud computing, the Internet of Things, and other technological innovations have all been pioneered in North America. High-performance network switches are now even more necessary to accommodate the growing data traffic as a result of this.  



Global Network Switches Market Competitive Landscape

In the global network switches market, several prominent players hold significant market dominance and possess a strong regional presence. These major players are dedicated to ongoing research and development efforts. Additionally, they actively engage in strategic growth initiatives such as product innovation, product launches, joint ventures, and partnerships. The objective of these organizations is to enhance their market position and expand their customer base, aiming to capture a substantial market share. Some of the leading companies in the global network switches market include Huawei Technologies, HPE Aruba, Alcatel Lucent Enterprise, Juniper Networks, Arista Networks, Netgear, D-Link Corporation, Cisco Systems, Extreme Networks, NVIDIA Corporation, TRENDnet, Lantronix, and various other key players.


Global Network Switches Market Recent Developments

In June 2022, High-performance 400GbE switches from HPE Aruba (US) have been launched and are designed for demanding situations. A state-of-the-art 1U fixed configuration switch, the Aruba CX 9300-32D can offer a staggering 12.8Tbps throughput. It has 32 400GbE ports, giving it the versatility to handle port breakouts for different speeds including 200G, 100G, and 25G. The switch provides dense and dependable 100/200/400GbE connections for servers, storage, and intra-fabric communication with a design that prioritizes scalability and cost-effectiveness.


Scope of the Global Network Switches Market Report

Network Switches Market Report Segmentation



By Switching Port

  • 100 MBE & 1 GBE
  • 2.5 GBE & 5 GBE
  • 10 GBE
  • 25 GBE & 50 GBE
  • 100 GBE
  • 200 GBE & 400 GBE

By Type

  • Fixed Configuration Switches
  • Managed Switches
  • Unmanaged Switches
  • PoE Switches
  • Modular Switches


By End-User

  • Data Center
  • Cloud Service Providers
  • Telecom Service Providers
  • Large Enterprise or Private Cloud
  • Non-Data Center


By Geography

  • North America (USA, and Canada)
  • Europe (UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe)
  • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Australia, Southeast Asia and Rest of Asia Pacific)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America)
  • Middle East & Africa (South Africa, GCC, and Rest of Middle East & Africa)

Customization Scope

  • Available upon request


  • Available upon request


Objectives of the Study

The objectives of the study are summarized in 5 stages. They are as mentioned below:


  • Global Network Switches Market Size and Forecast:

To identify and estimate the market size for the global network switches market segmented by type, by switching port, by end-user, region and by value (in U.S. dollars). Also, to understand the consumption/ demand created by consumers of network switches between 2019 and 2031.


  • Market Landscape and Trends:

To identify and infer the drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges for the global network switches market


  • Market Influencing Factors:

To find out the factors which are affecting the sales of network switches among consumers


  • Impact of COVID-19:

To identify and understand the various factors involved in the global network switches market affected by the pandemic


  • Company Profiling:

To provide a detailed insight into the major companies operating in the market. The profiling will include the financial health of the company's past 2-3 years with segmental and regional revenue breakup, product offering, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and key strategies.


Intended Audience

  • Network Switches Manufacturers
  • Raw Material Suppliers
  • Retailers, Wholesalers, and Distributors
  • Governments, Associations, and Industrial Bodies
  • Investors and Trade Experts

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Frequently Asked Questions

The global network switches market forecast period is 2023 - 2031
According to network switches market research, the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of ~5.7% over the coming years.
Asia-Pacific is expected to register the highest CAGR during 2023 - 2031
North America held the largest share in 2022
The major companies operating in the global network switches market include Huawei Technologies, HPE Aruba, Juniper Networks, Alcatel Lucent Enterprise, Arista Networks, Netgear, D-Link Corporation, Cisco Systems, Extreme Networks, NVIDIA Corporation, TRENDnet, Lantronix, and others.

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