IEC 61850 Routers And Switches In Smart Grids: Opportunity Analysis To 2015

This power report gives a detailed account of the global market for IEC 61850 compliant routers and switches. The report covers the market elements related to IEC 61850 compliant routers and switches. The IEC 61850 routers and switches play a pivotal role in implementing smart grid norms through substation automation. The report does not include market coverage related to other smart grid technologies. The report covers global developments in the IEC 61850 compliant routers and switches by clubbing the nations into four distinct regions, North-America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest-of-the-World.

Scope

Market data for global IEC 61850 compliant routers and switches with special focus on US market.

Pricing Structure analysis of offerings from key vendors

Product analysis for offerings from key vendors

Market analysis with information on key parameters like drivers, restraints etc.

Major company details for Cisco, RuggedCom, GarrrettCom, Hirschman, Moxa and Sixnet

Reasons to buy

Identify the High-Growth Markets in the Global IEC 61850 compliant routers and switches market-

Facilitate Strategic Decision Making in substation automation industry

Design Market Penetration and Expansion Plans

Identify and Capitalize on Key Industry Trends

Gain Competitive Intelligence and plan deal strategies

Table of Contents

1 Table of contents 2

1.1 List of Tables 3

1.2 List of Figures 3

2 Introduction 4

2.1 Global Routers and Switches Industry 4

2.2 GlobalData Report Guidance 4

3 Smart Grid Routers and Switches Market Sizing 5

3.1 Overview 5

3.2 Global Market for IEC 61850 Compliant Switches 6

4 Smart Grid Routers and Switches Market Analysis 8

4.1 Key Drivers for Growth of Global IEC 61850 Compliant Routers and Switches Market 8

4.1.1 Decrease in Cost of Technology Integration 8

4.1.2 Popularity of Ethernet Technology with respect to Competing Technologies 8

4.1.3 Global Drive for Smart Grid Implementation 8

4.1.4 Rugged Nature of IEC 61850 Products 8

4.1.5 Expansion of Market Driven Solutions for Wide Area Networks (WAN) 9

4.1.6 Improvement in Communication between Substation and Control Center 9

4.2 Key Barriers to the Growth of Global IEC 61850 Compliant Routers and Switches Market 9

4.2.1 Threat from Cyber Attacks 9

4.2.2 Lack of Skilled Personnel 9

4.2.3 Interoperability is Yet to be Proven 9

4.3 Michael Porter’s Five Forces Analysis of Global Smart Grid Routers and Switches Market 10

4.3.1 Supplier Power 10

4.3.2 Buyer’s Power 10

4.3.3 Competitive Rivalry 10

4.3.4 Threat of Substitution 10

4.3.5 Threat of New Entry 11

4.4 Pricing Structure Analysis of Global Smart Grid Routers and Switches Market 11

4.4.1 Pricing Structure Analysis of IEC 61850 Compliant Routers 11

4.4.2 Pricing Structure Comparison Across Major Ethernet Switches Manufacturers 11

5 Smart Grid Substation Automation Technology Overview 14

5.1 Smart Grid 14

5.2 Substation Automation in Smart Grid 14

5.2.1 Communication Protocols in Substation Automation 14

6 Competitive Landscape Analysis 16

6.1 Market Share Analysis of Major Players in Global IEC 61850 Routers and Switches Market 16

6.2 Comparative Product Analysis of Smart Grid Switches Vendors 19

6.3 Comparative Product Analysis of Smart Grid Routers Vendors 22

6.4 Key Players Analysis 23

6.4.1 Cisco Systems 23

6.4.2 GarrettCom 26

6.4.3 Hirschmann 27

6.4.4 RuggedCom 30

6.4.5 Sixnet 32

6.4.6 The Moxa Inc. 35

7 Key Support Data 37

7.1 IEC 61850 Compliant Switches Available from Leading Global Manufacturers 37

7.2 IEC 61850 Compliant Routers Available from Leading Global Manufacturers 37

8 Appendix 38

8.1 Market Definitions 38

8.2 Abbreviations 39

8.3 About Power eTrack 39

8.4 GlobalData’s Methodology 39

8.4.1 Coverage 40

8.4.2 Secondary Research 41

8.4.3 Primary Research 41

8.4.4 Expert Panel Validation 41

8.5 Contact Us 41

8.6 Disclaimer 42

List of Tables

Table 1: Global, Segmentation of IEC 61850 Switches Market by Region ($m), 2008 6

Table 2: Global, IEC 61850 Switches Market ($m), 2009-2015 7

Table 3: Global, Porter’s Five Forces Analysis for Smart Grid Enabling routers and Switches Market 10

Table 4: Global Price Range Analysis of 8-Port IEC 61850 Switches ($), 2009 12

Table 5: Global Price Range Analysis of 28/32-Port IEC 61850 Switches ($), 2009 13

Table 6: Global, Market Share Range of Companies in IEC 61850 Routers and Switches Industry (%), 2009 17

Table 7: US, Revenue of Major Players in IEC 61850 Routers and Switches Industry ($m), 2009 18

Table 8: Global, IEC 61850 Ethernet Switch Product Category Count by Manufacturer, 2009 19

Table 9: Global, IEC 61850 Ethernet Switch Product Count by Number of Ports, 2009 20

Table 10: Global, IEC 61850 Ethernet Switch Product Count by Type of Mounting, 2009 21

Table 11: Global IEEE Standards for IEC 61850 Switches 21

Table 12: Global, IEC 61850 Ethernet Routers Product Count by Type of Mounting (%), 2009 22

Table 13: Global, IEC 61850 Routers Comparison by Type of Ports, 2009 23

Table 14: Cisco Systems, Inc., Key Facts 23

Table 15: Major Products and Services 25

Table 16: GarrettCom, Inc., Key Facts 26

Table 17: Major Products and Services 27

Table 18: Hirschmann Automation And Control, Inc., Key Facts 27

Table 19: Major Products and Services 29

Table 20: RuggedCom Inc., Key Facts 30

Table 21: Major Products and Services 31

Table 22: Sixnet, LLC, Key Facts 32

Table 23: Major Products and Services 34

Table 24: Moxa Inc., Key Facts 35

Table 25: Major Products and Services 36

Table 26: Global, Listing of IEC 61850 Compliant Switches by Vendor, 2009 37

Table 27: Global, Listing of IEC 61850 Compliant Routers by Vendor, 2009 37

Table 28: Table of Abbreviations 39

List of Figures

Figure 1: Global, IEC 61850 Routers and Switches Market Stages, 2008-2015 5

Figure 2: Global, Segmentation of IEC 61850 Switches Market by Region (%), 2008 6

Figure 3: Global, IEC 61850 Switches Market ($m), 2009-2015 7

Figure 4: Global, Price Range Analysis of 8-Port IEC 61850 Switches ($), 2009 12

Figure 5: Global Price Range Analysis of 28/32-Port IEC 61850 Switches ($), 2009 13

Figure 6: Global, Market Share Range of Companies in IEC 61850 Routers and Switches Industry (%), 2009 17

Figure 7: US, Revenue of Major Players in IEC 61850 Routers and Switches Industry ($m), 2009 18

Figure 8: Global, IEC 61850 Ethernet Switch Product Category Count by Manufacturer, 2009 19

Figure 9: Global, IEC 61850 Ethernet Switch Product Count by Number of Ports, 2009 20

Figure 10: Global, IEC 61850 Ethernet Switch Product Count by Type of Mounting (%), 2009 21

Figure 11: Global, IEC 61850 Ethernet Routers Product Count by Type of Mounting (%), 2009 22

Figure 12: GlobalData’s Methodology 40

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