Switch-chip market posts record growth in 2011

Staff writer
Carrier Ethernet Asia
The Ethernet switch-chip market grew to a record $1.6 billion in 2011 according to The Linley Group.
 
A new report shows that carrier Ethernet is the biggest growth driver for GbE switch-chip shipments, while the lengthy transition of enterprises from FE to GbE also contributes to growth.
 
Shipments of 10GBase-T copper PHYs will reach millions of ports in2012 and then grow rapidly through 2015.

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