Cloud-Managed Wi-Fi and Ethernet Switch Services Revenue Grew Over 60% Y/Y, According to 650 Group

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Portola Valley, California – September 6, 2017 – A newly released report by 650 Group indicates that revenues for Cloud-Managed Services of the combined market of WLAN Infrastructure and Campus Ethernet switches grew over 60% year-over-year.  Campus Ethernet Switch and Wireless LAN combined revenues accelerated to 10% Y/Y.  On a Y/Y basis, vendors that took revenue share in the of Unified Access, which consists of Campus Ethernet Switches and Enterprise-class Wireless LAN, were Extreme, Huawei and Ubiquiti Networks.

“Cloud-managed services revenue grew faster on a Y/Y basis than the prior quarter’s rate due to several factors.  First, revenue growth for Unified Access products, which consist of Campus Ethernet switches and Enterprise-class Wireless LAN, grew at its fastest rate in years,” said Chris DePuy, Founder and Technology Analyst at 650 Group.  “Second, the trend towards cloud-managed is as strong as ever as enterprise customers move away from hardware-based Wireless LAN Controller systems that were invented over 15 years ago.   Third, and much more recently, some vendors have incorporated cloud-managed services to manage their Campus Ethernet Switch products in addition to their Wireless LAN products.”

Vendors included in this report include Aerohive, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, Cisco, DELL, Extreme, H3C, HPE Aruba, Huawei, Juniper, Ruckus Wireless, Ubiquiti Networks and Riverbed Xirrus. Top revenue share vendors in the Unified Access market include Cisco, HPE Aruba and Huawei.  Top revenues in the cloud-managed Unified Access market include Cisco, Aerohive and HPE Aruba.

About the Unified Access and Cloud-Services Quarterly Report
The Unified Access and Cloud-Services Quarterly Report offers a market assessment of vendor performance and market share in the combined market of Campus Ethernet Switches and Enterprise-class WLAN infrastructure devices, as for cloud-managed Wi-Fi and switch services and related product revenues.  For more information about the report, contact the sales department at 650 Group at +1 650 600 7104 or or
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