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Enterprise WLAN Market Size, By Component (Hardware [Wireless Access Points, Access Point Antenna, Wireless LAN Controller, Multigigabit Switches, Wireless Location Appliance], Software [WLAN Security, WLAN Analytics, WLAN Management], Service [Professional Service, Managed Service]), By Organization (SMEs, Large Enterprises), By Application (BFSI, IT & Telecom, Healthcare, Retail, Government, Hospitality, Education), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Growth Potential, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2021 – 2027

  • Report ID: GMI2976
  • Published Date: Feb 2021
  • Report Format: PDF

Enterprise WLAN Market Size

Enterprise WLAN Market size exceeded USD 10 billion in 2020 and is estimated to grow at a CAGR of over 20% CAGR between 2021 and 2027.

Enterprise WLAN Market

The market growth can primarily be attributed to the continued growth of enterprise network infrastructure and industry-wide demand for reliable internet access. The increasing volume of data utilized by enterprise applications has fueled the use of enterprise WLAN solutions, bolstering network throughput and improving data transmission rates. The growing emphasis of organizations toward creating a digital workplace to improve premise mobility has become a major driving factor for the market expansion.

The enterprise WLAN market is witnessing a significant disruption in the supply chain and production due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. A downward spike in the market was prominent across the globe owing to the pandemic continuing to cause economic stress in many geographies, resulting in declines in certain regions of the world. This is expected to project a negative impact on the market revenue.

Enterprise WLAN Market Trends

The enterprise WLAN market is showcasing a rapid growth in the adoption of sophisticated enterprise WLAN systems as businesses are continuously expanding their wireless infrastructure to support enterprise mobility. To support the continuously changing and unpredictable business requirements including high-bandwidth & low latency and to support business-critical applications, enterprises are relying heavily on enterprise WLAN infrastructure. As per the Ericsson Mobility Report November 2020, over 200 service providers have launch Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) services, promising new market possibilities in enterprise WLAN solutions.

Enterprise WLAN Market Analysis

In South Korea, the hardware segment dominated more than 55% of revenue share in 2020. Multigigabit switches are gaining traction across the enterprise WLAN hardware space as they allow the reuse of current cabling infrastructure, which offers substantial cost-savings. Multigigabit switches take on the vital role of a gateway for many wireless access points that support the network backbone of enterprise connectivity. The multigigabit ethernet technology also provides a platform for IoT gadgets for fast performance. Regional manufacturers operating in the industry are offering switches that support 5 Gbps speeds for gigabit enterprise WLAN.

In the services segment, managed services accounted for 35% of the enterprise WLAN market share in 2020. Growing demand among the South Korean enterprises to outsource enterprise WLAN services and concentrate on their core business operations is propelling the market growth for third-party enterprise WLAN service providers. The intense competition among market players and growing need to provide enhanced customer experience are also encouraging vendors to offer a wide range of services to gain customer loyalty.

Enterprise WLAN Market Size

In Spain, large enterprises segment in the enterprise WLAN market is set to observe 18% growth rate till 2027. Large enterprises have an incomparable challenge of protecting operational information for business continuity. Robust network connectivity is essential for mission-critical environments and large enterprises cannot afford to have downtime in networks. Through enterprise WLAN analytics and management, enterprises can keep track of - hyper-scale network issues before a problem arises.

Dashboards available in enterprise WLAN solutions, such as traffic analyzer, configuration management, and performance monitoring, can be used as automated network tools for solving such problem. This had led to the rising shipments of enterprise WLAN units, which are poised to drive the market revenue.

In Mexico, enterprise WLAN market for the education segment is projected to attain a CAGR of around 25% through 2027. Schools have a growing need for network-based resources and technology that are accessible from anywhere within the school at any time. Enterprises WLAN addresses this need easily, cost-effectively, and securely with minimal IT overhead than wired networks.

For instance, in October 2019, Viasat and Ubix collaborated to provide high-speed WLAN connectivity in remote education institutes across Mexico. The companies aimed at targeting rural schools and education institutes as a part of their market expansion strategy. As wireless connectivity becomes a key component in the Mexican education industry, new market opportunities for the segment are anticipated to rise.

Enterprise WLAN Market Size

Asia Pacific enterprise WLAN market accounted for 35% of revenue share in 2020. The APAC industry is characterized by a steep rise in the usage of smart devices by business customers. The growing trend of BYOD and huge demand for bandwidth-intensive applications to meet business needs have resulted in an increase in the deployment of WLAN solutions. To manage multiple access points across a network in a cost-effective way, enterprises are deploying cloud-managed wireless LANs, accentuating the market size.

Enterprise WLAN Market Share

The global enterprise WLAN market is characterized by several initiatives undertaken by global technology companies to deliver innovative, cloud-supported products, and services to cater to their customers’ requirements. For instance, Cisco plans to phase out its AireOS WLAN controllers by 2021 to make way for the new line of Catalyst Controllers. The new controllers are much secure than the earlier products and offer high-performance through a unified cloud-based platform.

The market has also witnessed several strategic alliances between key players for launching new products with added functionalities to maintain the revenue share and profitability.

Some of the key players operating in the enterprise WLAN market are

  • ADTRAN, Inc.
  • Alcatel Lucent Enterprise
  • Allied Telesis, Inc.
  • Arista Networks, Inc.
  • Aruba Networks (HPE)
  • Boingo Wireless, Inc.
  • Cambium Networks, Ltd.
  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • Commscope, Inc.
  • D-Link Corporation
  • Dell Technologies, Inc.
  • Extreme Networks, Inc.
  • Fortinet, Inc.
  • New H3C Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • Juniper Networks, Inc.
  • LANCOM Systems GmbH
  • Netgear, Inc.
  • Ruijie Networks Co., Ltd.
  • TP-Link Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • Ubiquiti, Inc.

The enterprise WLAN market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD from 2016 to 2027 for the following segments:

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Market, By Component

  • Hardware
    • Wireless Access Points
    • Access Point Antennae
    • Wireless LAN Controller
    • Multigigabit Switches
    • Wireless Location Appliance
  • Software
    • WLAN Security
    • WLAN Analytics
    • WLAN Management
  • Service
    • Professional Service
    • Managed Service

Market, By Organization

  • Large Enterprises
  • SMEs

Market, By Application

  • BFSI
  • IT & Telecom
  • Healthcare
  • Retail
  • Government
  • Hospitality
  • Education
  • Others

The above information has been provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Spain
    • Italy
    • Netherlands
    • Nordics
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • India
    • Australia & New Zealand (ANZ)
    • Singapore
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
  • Middle East & Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • South Africa
Authors: Suraj Gujar

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The global enterprise WLAN industry size was valued at USD 10 billion in 2020 and will exhibit a 20% CAGR through 2027.

Managed services accounted for around 35% revenue share of enterprise WLAN market in 2020 and will witness adoption as businesses focus on providing an enhanced experience and focus on core operations.

The hardware segment had dominated South Korea enterprise WLAN market with a 55% revenue share during 2020 and will show similar trends in the future to achieve substantial cost savings.

Asia Pacific enterprise WLAN industry captured around 35% market share in 2020 and will witness notable growth led by the rising adoption of smart devices among business customers.

Mexico market share for enterprise WLAN from the education segment is anticipated to record 25% CAGR between 2021-2027 with increased need for network-based resources in schools.

Enterprise WLAN Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2020
  • Companies covered: 21
  • Tables & Figures: 451
  • Countries covered: 21
  • Pages: 320
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