The India enterprise network LAN equipment market is anticipated to cross $ 2.5 billion by the end of 2021, Research and Markets said.
During 2011-2015, switches dominated the country’s enterprise network LAN equipment market. The segment is anticipated to maintain its dominance over the next five years as well.
According to the research firm, surging bandwidth requirements, growing data security concerns and escalating adoption and integration of LAN network equipment in large business setups and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are some of the major factors expected to aid the growth of India enterprise network LAN equipment market during 2016-2021.
Moreover, increase in the number of data centre build-outs, booming Machine-to-Machine communication (M2M) market and expansion of Cloud networking are anticipated to further aid the enterprise network LAN equipment market.
Furthermore, favourable government initiatives such as Digital India Programme, National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN), Bharat Net, Network of Spectrum (NFS), etc., are expected to positively influence the India enterprise network LAN equipment market.
According to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), the number of broadband subscribers reached 136.53 million by the end of 2015.
As per the National Telecom Policy-2012 (NTP-2012), the Indian government has decided on some targets pertaining to broadband subscriptions.
Moreover, as this policy, broadband subscribers base is expected to reach 175 million by 2017 and 600 million by 2020.
A TechSci Research report says that the rise in the need for increased speed of data transmission and broadband penetration is boosting the demand for the deployment of different LAN equipment in a network enterprise.
Networking companies such as Cisco, D-Link, Dell, HPE, IBM, Juniper Networks have strong presence in India’s LAN equipment market.
According to IDC’s APeJ WLAN quarterly report, D-Link have 28.68 percent market share in India’s WLAN market in Q2, followed by Cisco with 17.8 percent. TP-Link is in the third position with 15.34 percent share.