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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure


Consolidation continues shaping enterprise choices for suitable campus and branch office access networking solutions. Infrastructure and operations leaders should use this research to identify vendors positioned to meet changing requirements for access network connectivity, services and management.

Published: 24 September 2019

ID: G00368944

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

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • ALE
    • Allied Telesis
    • Cambium Networks
    • Cisco
    • CommScope (Ruckus Networks)
    • Dell EMC
    • D-Link
    • Extreme Networks
    • Fortinet
    • H3C
    • HPE (Aruba)
    • Huawei
    • Juniper Networks (Mist Systems)
    • Mojo Networks (Arista Networks subsidiary)
    • Rohde & Schwarz (LANCOM Systems)
    • Ruijie Networks
    • TP-Link
    • Ubiquiti Networks
  • 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


Market Overview

  • Extended Market Definition
    • Typical Business Outcomes
    • Market
    • Typical Buyers
    • How Buyers Shape Their Buying Decisions
    • How Providers Package, Market and Deliver
  • Elements of Wired and Wireless Access Networking Solutions

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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