REDWOOD CITY, USA: In a freshly released market forecast report courtesy, Dell’Oro Group, which is a trustworthy cradle for market information about the networking and telecommunications industries, inclusive Wireless LAN market revenues are estimated to surpass $12.3 billion in 2018, which stands as being over 45 percent greater than 2013 revenues, that is. Strategic trends in this regard takes account of the 802.11ac upgrade cycle, followed by, Small and Medium-sized Business (SMB) purchasing of enterprise-class infrastructure, cloud-managed Wireless LAN and Service Provider Wi-Fi.
Chris DePuy, vice president at Dell’Oro Group articulated thus: “While it is risky to say so, this upgrade cycle looks like it will be different. New, higher-speed 802.11ac wireless systems are being offered at lower prices versus the now older 802.11n systems, and at a lower price premium than that of the prior upgrade cycle. We expect this to lead to robust adoption of 802.11ac devices by enterprises.”
The report encompasses a scrutiny concerning the dissimilarity sandwiched between customer deployment locations and equipment types, to be able to address the varying buying behavior of SMBs. In this breakdown, the report covers expectations for consumer, SMB, enterprise and service provider customer purchasing trends, and also trails the multiplication of cloud-managed equipment. Correspondingly included in the report are estimates on total SP Wi-Fi units and revenue forecasts, and analysis.