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Magic Quadrant for the Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure

Published: 11 July 2018

ID: G00345275

Analyst(s): Tim Zimmerman , Bill Menezes , Christian Canales , Mike Toussaint

Summary

Evolving enterprise requirements for greater access layer intelligence and automation continue challenging networking vendors. Infrastructure and operations leaders should evaluate wired and wireless LAN infrastructure based on increasingly complex needs for access network services and management.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Aerohive
    • ALE
    • Allied Telesis
    • ARRIS (Ruckus)
    • Cisco
    • Dell EMC
    • D-Link
    • Extreme Networks
    • Fortinet
    • HPE (Aruba)
    • Huawei
    • Juniper Networks
    • LANCOM Systems
    • Mist Systems
    • Mojo Networks
    • New H3C
    • Riverbed
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  • Additional Vendors

Evaluation Criteria

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

Context

Market Overview

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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