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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure


Campus and branch office access networking is evolving to support better user experiences and use cases such as edge networking. Infrastructure and operations leaders must identify vendors that are positioned to meet changing requirements for access network connectivity, automation and management.

Published: 04 November 2020

ID: G00463517

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
    • Arista Networks
    • Cambium Networks
    • Cisco
    • CommScope (Ruckus Networks)
    • Dell Technologies
    • D-Link
    • Extreme Networks
    • Fortinet
    • H3C
    • HPE (Aruba)
    • Huawei
    • Juniper Networks
    • Rohde & Schwarz (LANCOM Systems)
    • Ruijie Networks
    • TP-Link
    • Ubiquiti Networks
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

Evaluation Criteria

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


Market Overview

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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