Industrial Ethernet Switches Base Year 2022

The Industrial Ethernet Switches Market Research delivers current market analysis plus a five year market and technology forecast. It is available in multiple editions including worldwide, all regions, and most major countries.

Industrial Ethernet Switches Marketplace Characterized by Portfolio Refreshes and Rising Software Importance

​ARC Advisory Group’s research on the Industrial Ethernet Switches (IES) market reveals that there is significant transition as growth slows in the near term, while both the hardware and software aspects continue to evolve. Sustainability and electrification initiatives, government investment, and the ongoing digital transformation of industries are primary drivers behind the ongoing escalation in the need for secure, reliable connectivity. Centralized management, security, reduced operational complexity, ability to meet industry and use case requirements, and the impact of pending technologies such as TSN, SPE, and APL are top of mind in the industry today. 

Industrial Ethernet Switches Strategic Issues and Market Trends

Industrial Ethernet Switches by Architectural TierIn addition to providing a five-year market forecast, the Industrial Ethernet Switches Market Research provides detailed quantitative current market data and addresses key strategic issues as follows.

Focus Educational and Knowledge Engineering Efforts on Easing System Management Complexity

Industrial networking technology and associated security mechanisms are increasing in complexity. The IT organization is increasingly involved in purchase decisions, particularly to ensure adherence to organizational security postures. A further broad spectrum of personnel may be involved with network engineering, ranging from operations to maintenance and beyond. These personnel must know how to interact with the entire architecture, particularly if issues arise on third shifts or in remote installations where a more IT-oriented skill set is not readily available. Emphasizing ease of use, interoperability, and stakeholder education are paths to overcoming this complexity while still taking advantage of its associated benefits.

Include Multiple Security Certifications

Customer approaches to cybersecurity typically rely on a combination of standard and proprietary mechanisms. Many IES suppliers are already IEC 62443 certified for both development and products, with others on the path to certification. Some customers combine procedural and control approaches, such as NIST CSF with IEC 62443.

Leverage the Trend toward IT-OT Convergence at the Switch Level

Take advantage of the trend toward IT/OT convergence by leveraging the descent of IT-oriented centralized management and security approaches to effectively visualize, monitor, control, manage, and safeguard installations. While ARC does not anticipate the near-term descent of full SDN capabilities to the IES level, centralized management gives both IT and OT greater visibility into networking operations.

Market Data Research Available Datasets

This in-depth market data research is split into two key modules: Market Growth Outlook and Competitive Analysis.  Each of these modules is further configured into several sub-modules to meet the needs of executives as well as marketing, sales, and product development managers.  All of these modules and sub-modules may be purchased as a bundle or separately.  A brief description of these modules, sub-modules, and their use cases is included below.

Market Growth Outlook

ARC’s market growth outlook service delivers an in-depth market opportunity analysis including five-year market and technology forecasts and 3-year history trend lines where available. Besides providing an in-depth analysis of the market opportunity provided by each technology, this service allows technology suppliers to analyze their own customized markets consisting of multiple technologies. For example, customers can view different market scenarios by adding or removing technology markets from the analysis, providing them a Total Available Market (TAM) view of their own served market. A list of the available market growth outlook services can be seen in the list below.  

This service is designed to help accelerate your organization's ability to understand an up-to-date view of the market opportunity provided by your current product portfolio and analyze how your company’s market opportunity would change if you were to acquire or divest a particular product line. The service will also help you identify and capitalize on emerging markets, whether these markets are based on an emerging technology, region, vertical industry, or application. Built upon a proprietary market model and ARC’s field proven primary research, this service helps product and marketing managers optimize their business plans by identifying the opportunities provided by emerging trends. ARC’s reputation as the preeminent independent provider of market growth opportunity analyses for nearly four decades also provides greater weight to your business plans. ARC’s market growth outlook services are available in a variety of formats depending on whether you view your market opportunities via different technologies, industries, or world regions.  

In addition, ARC has a strong history of providing customized market opportunity reports and services to meet your specific needs.  For example, you may sell your products only to specific industries and/or in only one or two regions. You tell us your served markets and ARC can quickly configure a report or service designed to best serve your served market.

ARC provides several versions of these reports and services depending on your role in the organization. Executive Views are high level market opportunities designed to help executives quickly identify key trends and market opportunities around the world.  In-depth market opportunity analyses provide marketing and product managers more detailed technology specific market information to plan marketing and product development strategies.  The following table shows more specific information included in each version.

Market Growth Outlook AnalysisUse CasesTarget Role
Worldwide Market Growth Outlook by Industry & Region with 3-year history where availableIn-depth technology-specific strategic growth planning across multiple technologies, applications, regions, and industriesProduct & Marketing Managers
Worldwide Industry Growth Outlook by Region with 3-year history where availableStrategic technology growth planning for markets defined by a single or multiple vertical industriesIndustry Managers
Regional/Country Market Growth Outlook by Technology & Industry with 3-year history where available (includes country data)Strategic technology growth planning for markets defined by a single or multiple world regionsRegional & Country Sales Managers
Market Growth Outlook Executive ViewStrategic Total Available Market (TAM) growth planning dashboard covering multiple vertical industries, technologies, and world regionsExecutives
Market Competitive Analysis

ARC’s Competitive Analysis services deliver in depth competitive analyses across multiple technologies, applications, regions, and industries.  Besides providing an in-depth analysis of the market opportunity provided by each technology, this service allows technology suppliers to analyze their own customized markets consisting of multiple technologies. For example, customers can view different market scenarios by adding or removing technology markets from the analysis, providing them a Total Available Market (TAM) view of their own served market. A list of the available market growth outlook services can be seen in the list below.  

This service is designed to help product and marketing managers identify their company’s market positioning across multiple views within their Serviceable Available Market (SAM). Built upon a proprietary market model and ARC’s field proven primary research, this service helps product and marketing managers optimize their business plans by identifying how their company’s market position would change if the company were to acquire or divest a particular product line or technology. ARC’s reputation as the preeminent independent provider of competitive market benchmarking for nearly four decades lends greater weight to your business plans. ARC’s market competitive services are available in a variety of formats depending on whether you view your market opportunities via different technologies, industries, or world regions.  

In addition, ARC has a strong history of providing customized market opportunity reports and services to meet the specific needs of our clients.  For example, you may sell your products only to specific industries and/or in only one or two regions. You tell us your served markets and ARC can quickly configure a report or service designed to best serve your served market.

ARC provides several versions of these reports and services depending on your role in the organization. Executive Views are high level market competitive analyses designed to help executives quickly assess their SAM by world region, technology, or vertical industry. In-depth competitive market analyses provide marketing and product managers more detailed technology specific benchmarking information to plan marketing and product development strategies.  The following table shows more specific information included in each version. 

Competitive AnalysisUse CasesTarget Role
Worldwide Competitive Analysis by TechnologyIn-depth competitive market analysis that quantifies how your company’s market position has changed over time across multiple technologies, applications, regions, and industriesProduct & Marketing Managers
Worldwide Competitive Analysis by IndustryStrategic technology-based competitive analyses for markets defined by a single or multiple vertical industriesIndustry Managers
Regional/Country Competitive Analysis by IndustryStrategic technology-based competitive analyses for markets defined by a single or multiple world regionsRegional Sales Managers
Competitive Analysis Executive ViewStrategic Serviceable Available Market (SAM) analysis dashboard covering multiple vertical industries, technologies, and world regionsExecutives

Worldwide Research Focus Areas

Strategic Analysis

  • Executive Overview
  • Major Trends
  • Buyer Strategies
  • Supplier Strategies
  • Growth Contributors and Inhibitors

Competitive Analysis

  • Market Shares of the Leading Suppliers
  • Market Shares by Region
    • North America
    • Europe, Middle East, Africa
    • Asia
    • Latin America
  • Market Shares by Hardware, Software, Services
  • Market Shares by Industry
    • Aerospace & Defense
    • Automotive
    • Building Automation
    • Chemical
    • Electric Power Generation - Fossil
    • Electric Power Generation - Renewable
    • Electric Power T&D
    • Electronics & Electrical
    • Food & Beverage
    • Machinery Manufacturing
    • Metals
    • Mining 
    • Oil & Gas
    • Pharmaceutical & Biotech
    • Pulp & Paper
    • Security/Surveillance
    • Semiconductors
    • Transportation & Logistics
    • Water & Wastewater
  • Market Shares by Switch Type
    • Managed
    • Lightly Managed
    • Unmanaged
  • Market Shares by Architectural Tier
    • Aggregation
    • Backhaul
    • Cell/Field Layer
  • Market Shares of Managed Switches by Layer 3 Support
  • Market Shares of Managed Switches by IEEE 802 TSN Capable
  • Market Shares of Managed and Lightly Managed Switches by IEEE 802.1x Support
  • Market Shares of Managed and Lightly Managed Switches by Edge Integration
  • Market Shares of Managed and Lightly Managed Switches by Edge Computing Use
  • Market Shares by Number of Ports per Device
  • Market Shares by Form Factor
  • Market Shares by Environmental Rating
  • Market Shares by Customer Type
  • Market Shares by Sales Channel

Market Forecasts and History

  • Total Industrial Ethernet Switch Business
  • Shipments by Region
    • North America
    • Europe, Middle East, Africa
    • Asia
    • Latin America
  • Shipments by Hardware, Software, Services
  • Shipments by Industry
    • Aerospace & Defense
    • Automotive
    • Building Automation
    • Chemical
    • Electric Power Generation - Fossil
    • Electric Power Generation - Renewable
    • Electric Power T&D
    • Electronics & Electrical
    • Food & Beverage
    • Machinery Manufacturing
    • Metals
    • Mining 
    • Oil & Gas
    • Pharmaceutical & Biotech
    • Pulp & Paper
    • Security/Surveillance
    • Semiconductors
    • Transportation
    • Water & Wastewater
  • Shipments by Switch Type
    • Managed
    • Lightly Managed
    • Unmanaged
  • Shipments by Architectural Tier
    • Aggregation
    • Backhaul
    • Cell/Field Layer
  • Shipments of Managed Switches by Layer 3 Support
  • Shipments of Managed Switches by IEEE 802 TSN Capable 
  • Shipments of Managed/Lightly Managed Switches by IEEE 802.1x Support
  • Shipments of Managed and Lightly Managed Switches by Edge Integration
  • Shipments of Managed and Lightly Managed Switches by Edge Computing Use
  • Shipments by Form Factor
  • Shipments by Number of Ports per Device
  • Shipments by Environmental Rating
  • Shipments of Ports by Media Type
  • Shipments of Ethernet Ports by Speed
  • Shipments of Ethernet Ports by PoE Standard
  • Shipments by Distribution Channel
  • Shipments by Customer Type

Industry Participants

The research identifies all relevant suppliers serving this market.

Regional Research Focus Areas

Strategic Analysis

Competitive Analysis

  • Leading Suppliers in Region
  • Industry Shares in Region
  • Country Shares in Region
  • Leading Suppliers by Industry

Market Forecasts and History

  • Market Forecast and History by Country
  • Market Forecast and History by Industry

Industry Participants

List of countries included in each region: MIRA-Country

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