Global Software Defined Networking Market to Reach $36.2 Billion by 2026

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Editing: 9; Published: February 2022
Executive Pool: 4994
Companies: 88 – Players covered include Arista Networks Inc.; Ciena Corporation; Cisco Systems Inc.; Citrix Systems Inc.; CloudGenix Inc.; DataCore software; Dell Technologies Inc.; Extreme Networks Inc.; Fortinet Inc.; Fujitsu Limited; HiveIO Inc.; Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Company; Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. ; Infovista; Juniper Networks Inc.; Lenovo Group Limited; NEC Corporation; Nokia Corporation; Nvidia network; Oracle Corporation; Pica8 Inc.; Pluribus Networks Inc.; VMware Inc. and others.
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Global Software Defined Networking Market to Reach $36.2 billion by 2026
Software-defined networking (SDN) refers to a network architecture approach that physically decouples the network control plane from the forwarding plane and allows network administrators to dynamically and programmatically change configuration settings and manage network resources from a centralized control console. SDN was introduced more than ten years ago. When it was introduced, many experts believed that software-defined networking would eventually replace vertically integrated, tightly coupled networking products. Large data centers of tech giants including Google, Amazon, and Facebook have all moved to SDN in an effort to improve their network agility and flexibility. SDN concepts are still partly used in cloud computing. Most of the existing large cloud service providers use SDN. With more and more workloads being moved to cloud environments, many more organizations are expected to use SDN in the coming years.

Amid COVID-19 Crisis, Global Software-Defined Networking Market Estimated at US$18.5 billion in 2022, is expected to reach a revised size of US$36.2 billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 19% over the analysis period. Services, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is expected to register a CAGR of 18.5% and reach US$17.9 billion at the end of the analysis period. After an in-depth analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and induced economic crisis, Software segment growth is readjusted to a revised CAGR of 19% for the next 7-year period.

The US market is estimated at $5.8 billion in 2022, when China is expected to reach $6.1 billion by 2026
The Software-Defined Networking market in the United States is estimated at US$5.8 billion in the year 2022. Chinathe second largest economy in the world, is expected to reach a projected market size of US$6.1 billion by 2026 with a CAGR of 26.2% over the analysis period. Other notable geographic markets include Japan and Canada, each predicting growth of 14.7% and 18.1% respectively over the analysis period. In Europe, Germany is expected to grow at approximately 17.2% CAGR. North America holds the largest share and is expected to maintain its leading position over the next few years, owing to the rapid pace at which technological developments are taking place in the region. Additionally, growing internet penetration, business applications, and continuous technological advancements are accelerating the growth of the regional market. Asia Pacific (including China) is expected to be the fastest growing regional market for SDN solutions, owing to its increasing adoption in countries such as Japan and China, and the presence of a large number of cloud-ready industries in regional markets. Additionally, increasing broadband connectivity, booming 4G network, and presence of multiple data centers are other major factors fueling the growth of the regional market.

Infrastructure segment to reach $9.1 billion by 2026
In the global infrastructure segment, United States, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will drive the CAGR of 19.5% estimated for this segment. These regional markets representing a combined market size of US$2.4 billion will reach a projected size of US$8.5 billion at the end of the analysis period. China will remain among the most dynamic in this group of regional markets. Led by countries such as Australia, Indiaand South Koreathe market of Asia Pacific should reach US$1.2 billion by 2026, while Latin America will grow at a CAGR of 21.1% over the analysis period.

The market will be mainly driven by the increasing adoption of cloud-based solutions. Enterprises show greater preference for private cloud, public cloud, hybrid cloud, and multi-cloud solutions over conventional on-premises data centers, due to their low operating costs, computing power high and their ability to scale up or down. workload facilities. The growing demand for cloud-based solutions would reinforce the need for a better infrastructure that can handle the growing demands for high bandwidth and network traffic. SDN solutions hold enormous potential to improve network infrastructure utilization, which is likely to help increase enterprise adoption of these solutions. Furthermore, the growing demand for intent-based networks is expected to positively impact the market and contribute to its robust growth over the coming years. Over the past few years, vendors in the market have developed intent-based networking solutions to complement their SDN offerings. Intent-based networking leverages artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies to fully automate administrative tasks within the network. Additionally, intent-based networking makes it easier to translate business intent into security and compliance policies.

Additionally, Intent-Based Networking helps overcome some of the key challenges of SDN and boost enterprise adoption, through the addition of features such as security, assurance, and automation. Additionally, growing demand for server virtualization, cloud services, and data center consolidation are other key factors that would play a vital role in increasing the growth of the global SDN market. Technological advancements and increasing adoption of bring your own device (BYOD) policy in organizations is expected to provide an opportunity for the future growth of the market. However, security concerns due to the presence of a centralized controller that can be targeted in case of failure or attack of SDN networks may hinder the growth of the market. Continued

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