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The Forrester Wave™: Wireless Local Area Network Solutions, Q3 2014

The 10 WLAN Solutions That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

August 29, 2014

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Why Read This Report

In Forrester's 58-criteria evaluation of vendors that offered wireless networking solutions, Forrester identified 10 significant solutions in this category — Aerohive Solution, Aruba Mobility-Defined Networks, Cisco Aironet, Cisco Meraki, Fortinet Secure Wireless LAN, HP FlexNetwork WLAN, Meru Networks WLAN, Motorola Solutions WLAN, Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi products, and Xirrus Wireless — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report details our findings about how each vendor measures up against our defined categories and plots where the wireless solutions stand in relation to each other to help infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals select the right partner for their enterprise edge.


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  • Forrester Wave™: Wireless Local Area Network, Q3 '14

Table of Contents

  • New WLAN Requirements Are Coming From The Top
  • Use The 'Five S's' To Select Your Next Wireless Solution
  • Wireless LAN Evaluation Overview
  • Vendors Are Driving Toward Vertical Focus And Business Value
  • Vendor Profiles
  • Supplemental Material
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