BOSTON -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Market research firm Infonetics Research released excerpts from its 2nd quarter (2Q13) Wireless LAN Equipment and WiFi Phones report, which tracks access points, WLAN controllers, and WiFi phones for the enterprise.
“The major event in the wireless LAN space this quarter was initial shipments of enterprise class 802.11ac access points, marking the beginning of another technology transition,” notes Matthias Machowinski, directing analyst for enterprise networks and video at Infonetics Research.
“But the impact of 802.11ac will be minor in 2013, and with the transition to 802.11n almost complete, growth rates have been cut in half in 2013,” Machowinski adds. “Global wireless LAN equipment revenue grew 14% year-over-year in the 2nd quarter of 2013, versus growing almost 30% year-over-year in the 2nd quarter of 2012. Still, WLAN remains the fastest growing network equipment segment.”
2Q13 WLAN MARKET HIGHLIGHTS
CLIENT CONFERENCE CALL
Clients, join Matthias Machowinski September 6 at 11:00 AM ET for a live WLAN market recap and outlook, or view on demand. Log in for password: www.infonetics.com/cgp/login.asp?id=754.
WLAN BYOD WEBINAR
Join Matthias Machowinski September 25 for Architecting Wireless LANs for BYOD, a live event: http://w.on24.com/r.htm?e=668715&s=1&k=D5AFD17C2F2C3E8EEC3BDF97B2C77E32
WLAN REPORT SYNOPSIS
Infonetics’ quarterly WLAN equipment and WiFi phones report provides worldwide and regional market size, vendor market share, forecasts through 2017 and analysis for WLAN infrastructure, including access points by type and technology, WLAN controllers, and enterprise single-mode WiFi phones. Vendors tracked: Alcatel-Lucent, Aruba, Brocade, Buffalo, Cisco, D-Link, Enterasys, Extreme, Juniper, Meru, Motorola, Netgear, HP, Ruckus, TP-Link, Ubiquiti, Xirrus, others. To buy the report, contact Infonetics: http://www.infonetics.com/contact.asp.
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