Top 10 Switching Vendors
Cisco remains the dominant force in networking switches sold through the channel during the second quarter of 2017, according to new data from The NPD Group, Port Washington, N.Y. The NPD Group tracks monthly technology sales-out information from the largest IT distributors and commercial resellers (including CDW, Insight, PCM, Zones and others) in North America, down to the item level and with overlap removed.
The total number of units sold during second-quarter 2017 was 529,401, down 7 percent year-over-year from 566,911, with every major vendor in the space showing declines including Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Netgear, Juniper Networks, Brocade Communications and TP-Link.
CRN breaks down the top 10 leaders by brand that sold the most switching units from April to June in 2017.