Ruckus Wireless was named a “Leader” in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Enterprise WLAN 2015-2016 Vendor Assessment, doc #US40653915, December 2015. Ruckus is the only pure-play wireless vendor in the leaders category.
The IDC MarketScape cited the company’s “meteoric rise” to become the third-largest vendor, noting that “Ruckus is now regarded as a widely applicable enterprise solution” with a footprint across verticals including hospitality, education, retail, Smart City and carrier.
“The enterprise WLAN market continues to see consistent growth and compelling innovation,” said Rohit Mehra, vice president, network infrastructure at IDC. “These overarching trends overlap with unprecedented developments in wireless speeds, RF innovation, policy, security and wired and wireless interoperability, as well as a greater level of choice and flexibility. Organizations of all sizes, across segments and verticals, are increasingly shifting wired network workloads onto wireless as well as leveraging mobility to improve customer engagement and bring new applications and services to market. Ruckus has emerged as a compelling option to deliver wired and wireless solutions through its partnerships with Brocade & Juniper.”
“We’re thrilled that the IDC MarketScape has recognized Ruckus as a leader in the enterprise Wi-Fi market,” said Kash Shaikh, vice president of marketing and business development at Ruckus. “Our mission is to deliver a simply better wireless experience with solutions that deliver flexibility and avoid vendor lock-in, and the IDC MarketScape’s recognition validates the hard work of our product, sales and customer service teams – and, of course, of our incredible network of 11,000-plus partners around the world.”