TP-Link in 2016: World’s No.2 in the Ethernet Switch Market

    SHENZHEN, China — Oct. 30, 2017 TP-Link®, a leading global provider of consumer and business networking products, was ranked No.2 (by number of Ethernet ports shipped)in the global Ethernet switch market over the course of 2016, according to the Worldwide Quarterly Ethernet Switch Tracker 2016 report produced by analyst firm IDC.

    The report reveals that, over the course of 2016, TP-Link sold 68.1million Ethernet switch ports, and held an 11.50% market share. A glance at past IDC data shows that ports of TP-Link Ethernet switches have remained above 66 million ports since 2013, when TP-Link ranked as the world No.3. In the two years that followed, 2014 and 2015, TP-Link did better still, particularly in 2014 when over 75 million ports were shipped.

    “Over the past four years, our company has made big progress in the Ethernet switch market. Our products can be found powering ever greater numbers of enterprise, campus and ISP networks, and our company plays a significant role in the Ethernet switch industry. We will continue to invest and seek progress in the Ethernet switch field” —Jeffery Chao, Chairman and President of TP-Link.

    TP-Link provides a variety of switches for business network solutions. Product ranges are comprised of Unmanaged Switches, Easy Smart Switches, Smart Switches, JetStream L2 Managed Switches and JetStream L2+/L3 Managed Switches. “We aim to provide premium network performance while maintaining a competitive cost. Our switches offer reliable and professional options to business of all sizes” —Jeff Li, Director of International Business.

    *According to latest IDC Worldwide Quarterly Ethernet Switch Tracker Report, Q1 2017 Final Release.

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