The global enterprise WLAN market was worth approximately $650 million in 2002
Research and Markets have announced the addition of the ÂEnterprise wireless LANs: WiFi revenue opportunities by vertical market and geography to 2006Â report to their offering.
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This report analyzes the opportunities for network equipment vendors and their channel partners in targeting the global market for wireless local area networks (WLANs) deployed within enterprise locations. The report provides market forecasts and effective go-to-market strategies, as well as The perspectives on the pertinent industry issues.
Forecasts the opportunities for the deployment of WLAN infrastructure by region, vertical market and by enterprise size band
Identifies strategic and tactical initiatives for both network equipment vendors and their channel partners
Analyzes the drivers and inhibitors for the adoption of wireless LANs within the enterprise and highlights the marketÂs competitor dynamics
Places developments and trends in the market for enterprise WLANs in context, outlining the evolving wireless LAN solution
The global enterprise WLAN market was worth approximately $650 million in 2002. It is estimated that a CAGR of 19% through to 2006, when the market is estimated to be worth over $1.3 billion.
There are a number of potential vertical markets that vendors can target with wireless LAN solutions. The early adopters, retail and manufacturing, have been joined in recent years by vertical markets such as education and healthcare. Increasingly, enterprises are now deploying WLAN in a horizontal capacity.
A number of factors are driving the adoption of wireless LANs within the enterprise. These include improvements in employee productivity, networking needs at greenfield sites, the reduction in voice costs through voice over WLAN, increasing familiarity with WLAN technology outside the enterprise and the decreasing price of laptops.
This report is useful as:
Quantification of the revenue opportunities for WLAN equipment vendors to 2006 and analysis of the technology's penetration by enterprise size band.
Strategic and tactical success factors will ensure that vendors and their channel partners gain a competitive advantage.
Assessment of pertinent market issues, such as the impact of the emerging 802.11 standards, will enable vendors to improve their solution positioning.
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