Infonetics: Wireless LAN Gear, Star of the Networking Industry, Tops $1 Billion Per Quarter


Infonetics: Wireless LAN Gear, Star of the Networking Industry, Tops $1 Billion Per Quarter

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Market research firm released excerpts from its 3rd quarter 2012 (3Q12) market size, market share, and forecast report, which tracks access points, wireless LAN () controllers, and phones for the enterprise.

“Coming on the heels of a 16% jump the previous quarter, WLAN equipment revenue grew another 6% quarter-over-quarter, passing the $1-billion mark for the first time,” notes , directing analyst for enterprise networks and video at . “The usual demand drivers—wireless devices, , mobility—were in play, but there was also an acceleration of carrier WiFi deployments, with sales of outdoor access points doubling over the past year.”

adds: “Wireless LAN is a real bright spot in the networking industry, achieving record sales despite ongoing economic uncertainty.”

Infonetics’ quarterly report provides worldwide and regional market size, vendor market share, forecasts, analysis, and trends for WLAN infrastructure including access points (interactive, independent, outdoor, a/b/g, 802.11n, and 802.11ac), WLAN controllers, and enterprise single-mode WiFi phones. Companies tracked include andothers. To , contact Infonetics Sales: .

Download Infonetics ENTERPRISE NETWORKING report highlights, tables of contents, prospectuses, , and at .

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Infonetics Research () is an international market research and consulting firm serving the communications industry since 1990. A leader in defining and tracking emerging and established technologies in all world regions, Infonetics helps clients plan, strategize, and compete effectively. View Infonetics’ at .