Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise continues to gain share


For the third quarter in a row:

  • Data Center switching revenue was the fastest growing in the industry
  • Managed Ethernet LAN switching revenue outperformed the market
  • Enterprise WLAN revenues outperformed the market

Momentum continues in LAN, WLAN and Data Center switching markets 

Based on year-over-year information from three leading industry analyst firms, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, for three consecutive quarters, has outperformed the competition in the LAN, WLAN and Data Center switching markets and has continued to gain market share.

In the Crehan Research report, “3Q13 CREHAN Quarterly Market Share – Datacenter Switch,” dated December 2, 2013, Alcatel-Lucent with its award winning Data Center Switching solution outperformed all other vendors with revenue growing 49% year over year in Q3’2013, compared to a market growth of 11%. This is the third quarter in a row that Alcatel-Lucent was the fastest growing data center switch vendor.

In the Infonetics Research report, “Infonetics - Quarterly Worldwide, Regional, China, and Japan Market Size, Share, and Forecasts: 3Q13, Dec. 3, 2013,” Alcatel-Lucent managed Ethernet LAN switching revenue outperformed the market for three consecutive quarters with revenue growth of 10.4% compared to 7.0% for the market overall.

As noted in the recently released Dell’Oro “WLAN Enterprise Vendor Report Q313,” dated November 26, 2013, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise’s WLAN revenue outperformed the market for the third quarter in a row with an 18.5% year over year increase in Q3’13 compared to only 14.2% for the overall market.

According to Matthias Machowinski, Directing Analyst, Enterprise Networks and Video, Infonetics Research, “Alcatel-Lucent continues to outperform the market. It has gained market share over its competitors on a year over year basis for the past three quarters of 2013.”

“Alcatel-Lucent continues to grow at a double-digit pace as a result of customers recognizing the innovation, quality and breadth of offerings we are able to deliver,” said Stephane Robineau, General Manager, Networks Business at Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise. “We’re pleased to continue to perform so well in this very competitive environment. As enterprises expand and evolve network services, they are seeking solutions that improve user experience, reduce complexity and improve business agility."

Alcatel-Lucent’s market-leading converged campus network, data center and cloud solutions include the award-winning OmniSwitch 10K Modular LAN Chassis, the OmniSwitch 6900, 6855, 6850E, 6450 and 6250 Stackable LAN Switches, the OmniAccess Wireless LAN Controllers and Access Points, the OmniAccess Enterprise Service Routers and  the OmniVista Network Management platform and software.

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise provides networking and communication solutions and services to businesses of all sizes. Currently serving more than 250,000 customers across its enterprise portfolio, Alcatel-Lucent enables enterprises to transform their operations while answering the IT consumerization demand.