Gartner Research

Enterasys RoamAbout Wireless LANs

Published: 02 July 2002

ID: G0090421

Analyst(s): Kimberly K. Hiller


Enterasys offers indoor and outdoor WLAN solutions for enterprises of all sizes. RoamAbout features network management, the ability to support WLAN clients from other vendors and a defined product roadmap.

Table Of Contents
  • Corporate Headquarters
  • Overview
  • Analysis
    • RoamAbout R2 Wireless Access Platform
    • RoamAbout Access Point 2000
    • Client Adapters
    • RoamAbout Future Enhancements
    • Management
  • Pricing
    • GSA Pricing
  • Competitors
  • Strengths
    • Commitment to Upgrade to 802.11i
    • Rapid Re-Keying
    • Support of SNMPv3
    • Network Management
    • Investment Protection
  • Limitations
    • Future of Enterasys
    • Point-to-Multipoint Functionality Defaults Wi-Fi Certification
    • Wi-Fi Certification
    • No Universal Serial Bus (USB) Adapter
  • Insight

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