Asia-Pacific Region Sees Highest Switching Growth
The Asia-Pacific region (exclusing Japan) saw the largest increase in the Ethernet switch market for the quarter of 13.2 percent year over year.
The North America switch market grew 3.6 percent year over year, with the U.S. being the primary growth driver with an increase of 4.2 percent.
The switch market in Latin America saw the biggest decline, at 10.5 percent year over year. Western Europe was down 6.3 percent; Central and Eastern Europe decreased 7.5 percent; and the Middle East and Africa fell 8.2 percent.
"Macroeconomic uncertainty hampered the EMEA region, while North America and Asia-Pacific continued with infrastructure refresh cycles," said Mehra.