December 2015, IDC #US40653915e
IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Enterprise WLAN 2015–2016
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IDC MARKETSCAPE FIGURE
IDC MarketScape Worldwide Enterprise WLAN Vendor Assessment
Source: IDC, 2015
Please see the Appendix for detailed methodology, market definition, and scoring criteria.
IN THIS EXCERPT
The content for this excerpt was taken directly from IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Enterprise WLAN
2015–2016 Vendor Assessment (Doc #US40653915). All or parts of the following sections are
included in this excerpt: IDC Opinion, IDC MarketScape Vendor Inclusion Criteria, Essential Guidance,
Vendor Summary Profile, Appendix and Learn More. Also included is Figure 1.
This IDC study represents the vendor assessment model called the IDC MarketScape. This research
is a quantitative and qualitative assessment of the characteristics that explain a vendor's success in
the marketplace and help anticipate the vendor's ascendancy. The study assesses the capability and
business strategy of 12 of the top enterprise wireless LAN (WLAN) vendors. This evaluation is based
on a comprehensive framework and a set of parameters expected to be most conducive to success in
providing enterprise WLAN solutions, during both the short term and the long term. As the enterprise
WLAN market is highly competitive and relatively mature, all vendors performed relatively well in the
study. Key findings include:
The enterprise WLAN market continues to see consistent growth and compelling innovation.
These overarching trends overlap with unprecedented developments in wireless speeds, RF
innovation, and wired and wireless interoperability, as well as a greater level of choice for end
users in terms of delivery model.
Organizations of all sizes, across segments and verticals, are increasingly shifting wired
network workloads onto wireless as well as leveraging wirel