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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise LAN (Global)

Summary

Cisco still leads in global enterprise LAN, but all vendors continue to innovate and address competitive pricing. Enterprises that follow best practices for network architecture, design and procurement will be best able to take advantage of the differentiation, functionally and financially.

Published: 08 August 2011

ID: G00213980

Analyst(s): Mark Fabbi, Tim Zimmerman

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know

Magic Quadrant

  • Market Overview
    • Market Definition/Description
  • Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
    • Added
    • Dropped
  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
  • Leaders
  • Challengers
  • Visionaries
  • Niche Players
  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Alcatel-Lucent
    • Avaya (Nortel)
    • Brocade
    • Cisco
    • Enterasys
    • Extreme Networks
    • HP
    • IBM
    • Juniper Networks

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  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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