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Infonetics: Wireless LAN Gear, Star of the Networking Industry, Tops $1 Billion Per Quarter
By: Business Wire
Dec. 13, 2012 06:30 PM
Market research firm Infonetics Research released excerpts from its 3rd quarter 2012 (3Q12) Wireless LAN Equipment and WiFi Phones market size, market share, and forecast report, which tracks access points, wireless LAN (WLAN) controllers, and WiFi phones for the enterprise.
“Coming on the heels of a 16% jump the previous quarter, WLAN equipment revenue grew another 6% quarter-over-quarter, passing the $1-billion mark for the first time,” notes Matthias Machowinski, directing analyst for enterprise networks and video at Infonetics Research. “The usual demand drivers—wireless devices, BYOD, mobility—were in play, but there was also an acceleration of carrier WiFi deployments, with sales of outdoor access points doubling over the past year.”
Machowinski adds: “Wireless LAN is a real bright spot in the networking industry, achieving record sales despite ongoing economic uncertainty.”
3Q12 WIRELESS LAN MARKET HIGHLIGHTS
Infonetics’ quarterly WLAN equipment and WiFi phones report provides worldwide and regional market size, vendor market share, forecasts, analysis, and trends for WLAN infrastructure including access points (interactive, independent, outdoor, 802.11a/b/g, 802.11n, and 802.11ac), WLAN controllers, and enterprise single-mode WiFi phones. Companies tracked include Alcatel-Lucent, Aruba, Brocade, Cisco, D-Link, Enterasys, Extreme, Juniper, Meru, Motorola, NETGEAR, Polycom, HP, Ruckus, Vocera, Xirrus, and others. To buy the report, contact Infonetics Sales: http://www.infonetics.com/contact.asp.
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