Wireless LAN Enterprise Shipments in Asia Pacific Region Expand 35 Percent in the Third Quarter, According to Dell'Oro Group

Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco and HP Enterprise Revenues Leap More Than 20 Percent

Dec 09, 2010, 09:20 ET from Dell'Oro Group

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A recently published report by Dell'Oro Group, the trusted source for market information about the networking and telecommunications industries, indicates that worldwide enterprise Wireless LAN (WLAN) shipments grew 35 percent in Asia Pacific during the third quarter of this year.  The report also indicates that the strong enterprise WLAN results in Asia Pacific helped overall WLAN market revenues to grow 9 percent sequentially during the third quarter of 2010, establishing record high levels for the Enterprise and small office, home office (SOHO) segments.

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"The Enterprise market continued to swell in the third quarter, driven by double-digit sequential growth of Access Points," stated Loren Shalinsky, Senior Analyst of Wireless LAN research at Dell'Oro Group. "Cisco had the largest Enterprise unit shipment increase, expanding its market share to two key regions of the world:  North America and Europe, Middle East, and Africa regions.  HP unit shipments sharply increased, powering the Asia Pacific region to grow 35 percent on a sequential basis during the third quarter.  Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco, and HP all grew their enterprise revenues by over 20 percent. The SOHO market grew 18 percent as compared to the same quarter last year.  The number of WiFi-enabled client devices continues to increase, helping to drive SOHO customers to install or upgrade their WLAN," added Shalinsky.  

According to the report, each of the following WLAN vendors posted record revenues during the third quarter of this year:  Alcatel-Lucent, Aruba, Buffalo, Cisco, HP, Meru, NETGEAR, and Xirrus.

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