Wireless local area network gear revenue totaled close to $5 billion in 2014, an anemic 6 percent year-over-year growth, according to the latest stats from Infonetics Research.
Close to one quarter of all enterprise access points use the latest 802.11ac standard, according to the latest data from Infonetics Research.
The Wi-Fi customer premise equipment market is forecast by ABI Research to increase 11 percent this year, with 802.11ac equipment expected to capture 18 percent of total shipments this year.
The most recent Magic Quadrant to come out of Gartner looks at the market for wired and wireless local area network access infrastructure, an issue of concern to enterprises, especially those dealing with the demands BYOD is placing on that infrastructure.
Enterprises are increasingly deploying faster 802.11ac-based Wi-Fi equipment, according to the latest stats from Dell'Oro.
Upgrades to the faster 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard and convergence between Wi-Fi and switching are prompting vendors of enterprise Wi-Fi and campus Ethernet to readjust product lines and pricing strategies, according to research firm Dell'Oro Group.
Wi-Fi market revenues are forecast to approach $12 billion in 2017, a 57 percent increase over 2012 revenues, according to the latest research from the Dell'Oro Group.
Cisco unveiled this Tuesday new enterprise Wi-Fi products based on the next-generation 802.11ac standard that offers data speeds up to 1.3 Gbps for Wave 1, with an upgrade to 6 Gbps when Wave 2 becomes available within 12 to 18 months.