Magic Quadrant for the Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure

Archived Published: 17 October 2017 ID: G00316060

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Enterprise LAN vendors providing access layer connectivity must respond to changing demands. Infrastructure and operations leaders should evaluate vendors based on their ability to provide an intelligent access layer capable of network automation that addresses all of the business requirements.

Table of Contents

  • Market Definition/Description
  • Magic Quadrant
    • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
      • Aerohive
      • ALE
      • Allied Telesis
      • Brocade (Ruckus)
      • Cisco
      • Dell EMC
      • D-Link
      • Extreme Networks
      • Fortinet
      • HPE (Aruba)
      • Huawei
      • Juniper Networks
      • Mist Systems
      • Mojo Networks
      • New H3C
      • Riverbed (Xirrus)
    • Vendors Added and Dropped
      • Added
      • Dropped
      • Other Vendors
  • Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
    • Quadrant Descriptions
      • Leaders
      • Challengers
      • Visionaries
      • Niche Players
  • Context
  • Market Overview
    • Clients Seek Stability, Flexibility
    • What's Changed in the Market
      • Enterprise Requirements Focus on Network Application Services
      • IoT Requirements Drive Software Innovation
      • Consolidation Continues, New Providers Emerge
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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