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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Wireless LAN Infrastructure, 2006

Summary

Wireless LAN technologies have matured. Most products now offer similar capabilities, but this is making it difficult to differentiate. Leaders and Challengers offer the least risk, but they lack leading-edge technology.

Published: 06 October 2006

ID: G00143589

Analyst(s): Rachna Ahlawat, Ken Dulaney

Table Of Contents
  • Market Overview
    • Market Definition/Description
  • Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
    • Added
    • Dropped
  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
  • Leaders
  • Challengers
  • Visionaries
  • Niche Players
  • Vendor Comments
    • 3Com
    • Alcatel
    • Aruba Networks
    • Bluesocket
    • Cisco Systems
    • Colubris
    • Enterasys Networks
    • Extreme Networks
    • Extricom
    • Foundry Networks
    • Meru Networks
    • Nortel Networks
    • HP Procurve
    • Siemens
    • Symbol Technologies
    • Trapeze Networks
    • Xirrus
  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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