A recent report by market research firm Dell’Oro Group has revealed that ProCurve Networking by HP is now the world’s second largest global enterprise networking vendor in revenue, ports and Power over Ethernet (PoE).
For the third calendar quarter of 2006, ProCurve grew its revenue share by 15.5 per cent QoQ and increased its overall port shipments by 20.4 per cent sequentially. Both figures are higher than industry growth rates for the respective areas.
Dell’Oro Group also identified ProCurve as the fastest growing networking vendor in Layer 2 through Layer 7 total ports, and PoE.
“ProCurve sets itself apart from the industry by focusing on five key areas: advanced and differentiated solutions, ease of use, reliability, security and open standards with interoperability,” said John McHugh, vice president and general manager, ProCurve Networking by HP.
The Dell’Oro Group report, which examined the overall Ethernet switch market for the third calendar quarter of 2006, showed that ProCurve increased its overall port share to 8.4 per cent of the market and increased PoE shipments 82.5 per cent compared to the industry growth rate of 24.5 per cent.
For the period, ProCurve’s port market share in Europe, Middle East and Africa grew 35 per cent sequentially, giving ProCurve nearly 16.4 per cent port share in the region.