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.
Enterprise demand for M2M is fueling the market for mobile M2M modules – chips that enable data processing and communication between M2M devices. Infonetics Research estimates that the mobile M2M module market will increase nearly three-fold, from $1.6 billion this year to $4.5 billion in sales by 2018.
Close to one quarter of all enterprise access points use the latest 802.11ac standard, according to the latest data from Infonetics Research.
In light of the recent spate of high-profile data breaches, the security of wireless local access networks has become the number one concern of IT departments, according to a survey of IT purchase decision makers at 163 medium and large North American enterprises by Infonetics Research.
Mobile broadband is driving mobile service revenue and will be the main telecom growth engine worldwide.
Enterprises are fueling the growth of machine-to-machine (M2M) connections as they strive to gain an advantage over competitors, improve business agility and lower operational costs, judges Godfrey Chua with Infonetics Research.
Mobile deployments are fueling strong growth in the policy management market, which reached $1 billion last year and is expected to grow to $2.5 billion by 2018, according to Infonetics Research.
A majority of enterprises surveyed by Infonetics Research said that they are deploying mobile device security products in order to "effectively handle mobile application control and mixed personal and business use."
Mobile device traffic growth is fueling demand for Diameter signaling controllers, with revenues forecast by Infonetics Research to increase at a 54 percent compound annual growth rate through 2018.
Enterprise use of femtocells, which are small, low-power base stations that beef up indoor wireless coverage, is driving growth in the femtocell gear market, according to the latest stats from Infonetics Research.