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December 1, 1997updated 03 Sep 2016 8:53pm

NETWORKING MARKET SEES SLUGGISH GROWTH IN SECOND QUARTER

By CBR Staff Writer

The networking market was sluggish in the second quarter, with the remote access market showing no growth at $600m in total revenues, and the router market with slow growth of 5%, taking revenues up to $1.3bn, according to a survey by industry analysts the Dell’Oro Group. The main growth was fueled by low end routers and Frame Relay Access devices which grew 15% over the period. Cisco Systems Inc continues to dominate the router market with a 64% market share, $838m revenues, which grew 6%. That puts it well ahead of second place Bay Networks Inc, with only 10% market share and revenues of $132m, a growth of 6%. 3Com Corp continues to dominate the remote access market with a 37% stake and $221m in sales, up 21%, while Ascend Communications Inc’s 23% of the market showed sales at $136m which fell 22%, reflecting its frantic price slashing, and industry rumors that Ascend is currently struggling to sell its switching equipment (CI No 3,285).

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