Global service provider router sales to grow 12% in 2005

Revenue in global market for service provider routers will rise 12% in 2005, to $3.5 bln, and keep growing healthily for the next four years.

Revenue in global market for service provider routers will rise 12% in 2005, to $3.5 bln, and keep growing healthily for the next four years. In 2004, Cisco Systems captured 57% of the market's revenue and 56% of its shipments, according to Gartner.