Here's Who Made Gartner's 2017 Magic Quadrant For Data Center Networking
State Of The Data Center Networking Market
Network offerings for data centers are evolving to support better agility and cloud architectures, with enterprises needing more integration and orchestration between the network and the rest of the infrastructure, according to Gartner's 2017 Magic Quadrant for Data Center Networking report.
The data center market this year is being driven by replacement of existing switches that are becoming obsolete, expansion of network infrastructure to support new applications and services, and the adoption of new solutions that increase ease of operations and cost-effectivities of the infrastructure.
Gartner said although businesses frequently mention the need to contain cost, price is not the main driver for most enterprise buyers, and the availability of lower-cost alternatives is often not enough to trigger a supplier change.