Cisco, Juniper Helped Boost Router Revenues, Dell'Oro Says
Cisco, Juniper Networks and other top vendors saw double-digit revenue growth in their router businesses in the fourth quarter of 2009, according to Dell'Oro Group. Overall, revenue in the worldwide service provider space jumped 15 percent sequentially in the quarter, and Dell'Oro says it expects the trend to continue into 2010.Like other sectors of the tech industry, the global service provider router market showed continuing recovery in the fourth quarter of 2009, according to research company Dell'Oro Group. In a report issued Feb. 22, Dell'Oro said the sales of routers for service providers jumped 15 percent over the third quarter, to $2 billion. It was the largest sequential revenue increase in the space in more than two years. Dell'Oro said sales had declined in four of the previous five quarters.
The upward trend should continue into 2010, according to Dell'Oro analyst Shin Umeda.