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Worldwide L2-L3 Ethernet switch revenue totaled $3.3 bln in Q1 2005, down 7% from Q4 2004, and ports decreased 7% to 57 mln, according to Infonetics Research.
Cisco and Juniper Networks dominate the market for the highest-speed routers. Industry sales were about $260 mln during Q2 2004, with Cisco capturing 61% and Juniper 32%, according to market researcher Dell'Oro Group.
Cisco has announced the release of its new high-end carrier routing system CRS-1 today coinciding with the company's 20th birthday.According to Cisco, the unit is capable of being clustered through a switch fabric chassis to reach a routing capacity of 92 terabits per second.
In Q2 2002 Cisco had 68% of the market to Juniper's 24%. By Q1 2004, Cisco's lead had shrunk to 59% while Juniper's grew to 34%.
The worldwide service provider router (SPR) market totaled $541 million in revenue in Q3 2003, a 19% increase from Q2 2003, according to Gartner, Inc. This is the second consecutive quarter of positive growth since the beginning of 2002.
AOL Time Warner, Cisco Systems and Yahoo have partnered to create a Web portal designed to help 850,000 charitable groups accept donations via the Web, the companies said Monday. The new portal, called "Network for Good" is designed to expand the reach of nonprofit groups by helping them raise funds, recruit and advocate over the Internet.
In his keynote address at Comdex, Cisco CEO John Chambers says that businesses that explore wireless networking could asve money and pull in new sources of revenue.
Amid a industry downturn, Cisco reports a net loss of $268 million but still manages to hit Wall Street targets. Analysts don't agree on what's next for the network gear maker.