In a report detailing the global market for structured cabling products, BSRIA forecasts modest growth over the next several years, and projects that in 2024, global sales of Category 6A cabling will surpass sales of Category 6.
The Ethernet Alliance’s recent Power over Ethernet (PoE) product certification survey reveals some 78 percent of respondents experienced difficulties with PoE deployments — but that 72 percent expect noticeable improvement with products certified through the Ethernet Alliance’s PoE Certification Program. Further findings from the survey are available in a newly released infographic, available at: https://bit.ly/EA-PoEInfographic2020.
Networking trends including SD-WAN, edge and 5G technology dominate the plans of IT executives and management as they look to develop efficient, bulletproof enterprise communications strategies for the future. Those trends and others such as network security, server consolidation and WAN optimization were cited as primary IT drivers of future investment, according to Network World’s 2020 State of the Network report.
COVID-19 pandemic disruptions will cause 2020 5G network infrastructure revenues to fall by as much as 10% of a forecasted US $2.1 billion, according to global technology market advisory firm ABI Research. As stated by the analyst, “The outbreak of COVID-19 has created a crippling effect, not only on service industries, but also on manufacturing enterprises, including 5G infrastructure vendors.”
During this unprecedented time, there is a lot of uncertainty. That’s why Mission Critical magazine is working closely with Clear Seas Research, a BNP Media company, to keep you up-to-date on coronavirus coverage and how it is affecting the industry.
In a IoT Commercial Adoption Survey, the Eclipse Foundation found that the internet of things (IoT) adoption is growing, though “slower than the hype would indicate.” The nonprofit that facilities open source software collaboration and innovation conducted the survey in 2019. Just under 40% of the organizations are currently deploying IoT solutions, and another 22% said they plan to begin deploying IoT within the next 2 years.
The coronavirus pandemic has caused more than one out of four contractors to halt or delay work on current projects, according to a survey recently released by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). The survey results show how quickly market conditions have changed compared to data showing a majority of metro areas added construction jobs through January.
Structured Cabling Market Forecast, Trend Analysis & Competition Tracking – Global Market Insights 2018 – 2028
Value of the structured cabling market was estimated at nearly US$ 16 billion in 2018, and is forecast to record a CAGR of approximately 8% through 2028. North America remains the leading market for structured cabling, driven by the proliferation of data center project. 5G technology is expected to pave lucrative growth opportunities for the structured cabling market, upheld by increasing palpability of the technology’s trials and deployments worldwide.
5G has arrived – but 4G is still king: 4G was the world’s dominant mobile technology last year, supporting more than half (52 per cent) of global connections. Despite the emergence of 5G, 4G will continue to grow over the coming years, increasing to account for 56 per cent of connections by 2025.
Research and analysis by Memoori identifies an increasing focus on occupant-centric workplaces, as businesses look for new ways to attract and motivate workers: the market grew by 30% in two years, 2017-19, and continues to present the kind of growth trajectory that underlines the occupant-centric trend reshaping the sector.