HP accelerates market share gains in networking worldwide and in every region

According to a recently issued report by analyst firm Dell’Oro Group, HP Networking continues to grow faster than the market while increasing its revenue market share at the expense of the competition.

Specifically, the report reveals that HP gained 2.5 percentage points worldwide for layer 2/layer 3 Ethernet switching revenue market share in the first quarter of 2011. Cisco’s share fell 5.8 points in the same period.

HP also gained 2.5 percentage points in router and 2.2 points in wireless local area network (WLAN) revenue market share over the same period, while Cisco’s share declined by 3.1 points in router and 0.4 points in WLAN.

With HP, clients are transitioning to simpler, more flexible and open networks that drive new levels of agility into their enterprise environments. The result is market growth illustrating customer confidence in HP Networking is continuing to accelerate on a global basis.

To further spur HP’s growth in networking, the company has recently introduced the HP FlexNetwork architecture, the industry’s only unified architecture for the data center, campus and branch. A core component of the HP Converged Infrastructure, the HP FlexNetwork architecture unifies network silos by ensuring protocols are implemented consistently across all networked devices throughout an enterprise.