Alcatel-Lucent is the fastest growing Data Centre Switching vendor
Alcatel-Lucent was the fastest growing Data Centre Switching vendor in Q3'2012
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* Alcatel-Lucent saw 31 percent quarter-to-quarter growth in Data Centre Ethernet switch revenue while market saw only 0.7% growth
* Award Winning Data Centre Switching solution continues to win significant new customers
* Industry leading products, such as the OmniSwitch 10K contributed to this growth
Maidenhead -- In the Infonetics Research report "Data Centre Network Equipment, Quarterly Worldwide and Regional Market Share Size and Forecast, 3Q12", issued Dec. 10, 2012, Alcatel-Lucent, with its award winning Data Centre Switching solution outperformed all other vendors, with revenue growing almost 31% from Q22012, compared to a market growth of just 0.7%.
According to Sam Barnett, Directing Analyst for Data Centre and Cloud, Infonetics Research, "Alcatel-Lucent has the top spot among its competitors in terms of percentage revenue growth quarter-over-quarter worldwide in Q32012.
Only one other vendor saw double digit growth from Q2 to Q3, with the rest in the low single digits or even negative." "While the rest of industry grew at an average of less than one percent, we are at a double digit pace and we attribute that to the 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 weve been able to perform so well in this tough economy. As enterprises continue to expand their networks, they are seeking solutions that optimise performance, reduce complexity and most importantly provide a seamless user experience. The worldwide growth we have seen in Q3 in data centre and cloud categories indicates that our solutions are important for our customers as they continue to build and expand their networks." Alcatel-Lucents market-leading data centre and cloud solutions include the award-winning OmniSwitch 10K Modular LAN Chassis, the OmniSwitch 6900 Stackable LAN switch, the OmniSwitch 6850E Stackable LAN switch and the OmniVista management platform.