Gartner Research

Magic Quadrant for the Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure

Published: 13 June 2012

ID: G00234282

Analyst(s): Tim Zimmerman , Mark Fabbi

Summary

Connectivity at the edge of an enterprise network is more than just a wired or wireless LAN infrastructure. Enterprises must chose infrastructure vendors that support network services, including security and management, and can integrate wired and wireless networking products.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Adtran
    • Aerohive
    • Alcatel-Lucent
    • Aruba Networks
    • Avaya
    • Brocade
    • Cisco
    • D-Link
    • Enterasys Networks
    • Extreme Networks
    • Fortinet
    • HP Networking
    • Huawei
    • Juniper Networks
    • Meraki
    • Meru Networks
    • Motorola Solutions
    • Netgear
    • Ruckus Wireless
    • Xirrus
  • Vendors Added or Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players

Context

Market Overview

Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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