The combined consumer and enterprise worldwide WLAN market segments experienced year-over-year growth of 12.5% in the first quarter of 2013 (1Q13). According to the results published in the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly WLAN Tracker, the enterprise segment continued to grow at a healthy rate of 19.3% over the same period last year. The first quarter of 2013 was the thirteenth consecutive quarter with annual growth greater than 15%. The consumer WLAN market also started the year 2013 on a relative high note, growing 6.2% year over year.
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This morning, Bandspeed announced that they have entered into a partnership with the Broadcom Corporation. Through this partnership, Bandspeed will add their AirMaestro RF Spectrum Analysis technology to two of Broadcom’s software offerings.
More news from the IDC as yesterday the analyst firm released the results of their Worldwide Quarterly WLAN Tracker for Q42012. This report, which tracks the total WLAN market size and vendor share, showed growth in both the consumer and enterprise sectors.
ADTRAN, Inc. this morning announced a series of enhancements to their Bluesocket WLAN software offering. The new Bluesocket WLAN edition is designed with flexibility in mind, and allows MSPs to offer three deployment options to their SMB customers who are looking to meet the growing demand for BYOD.
This morning, ScanSource POS & Barcode, a division of ScanSource, Inc., announced that they will be offering Motorola Solutions WLAN Cloud Services as part of their portfolio. This announcement makes ScanSource the first Motorola Value-Added Distributor to offer the WLAN Cloud solution suite.