Earlier this year, IDC forecast that the SDN market could be worth $2.0 Billion by 2016. For 2013, IDC’s May Forecast pegged the SDN market at $168 million.
Fast forward to December and IDC is now upping the forecast.
IDC is now stating that the SDN market will be worth $360 million in 2013, more than double the forecast from earlier this year. By 2016, IDC now expects the SDN market to grow to $3.7 Billion.
“For many of the SDN-related solution providers, some of them still in stealth-mode, 2013 is likely to be a year of reckoning,” said Brad Casemore, Research Director, Datacenter Networks in a statement