Bare metal switching gains a foothold as sales skyrocket

Sam Trendall
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Data from IHS Markit forecasts fourfold hike in revenue this year

Although hype may have "overshadowed reality" since the creation of the so-called bare metal switching market two years ago, global sales are heading for a fourfold increase this year. That is the conclusion of a report authored by Cliff Grossner, senior research director for datacentre, cloud, and SDN at analyst IHS Markit. The research also predicts that the next step for technology will be "priming the channel" to sell it to enterprise customers. Global revenue in the branded bare metal...

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