Meru Networks Named a 'Major Player' in IDC MarketScape - Worldwide Enterprise WLAN Vendor Analysis 2013-2014

Posted on October 24, 2013

by Meru Networks

(SUNNYVALE, Calif., 23 Oct 2013) Meru Networks® (NASDAQ: MERU), a leader in Wi-Fi networking, today announced that it had been named a “Major Player” in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Enterprise WLAN Vendor Analysis 2013-2014, doc #243354, published September 2013. 

“We are very pleased to have been named a ‘Major Player’ in this year’s IDC MarketScape,” said Manish Rai, vice president of marketing at Meru. “We are especially grateful to our customers and partners, who worked closely with IDC to highlight the benefits of working with Meru and the ways that Meru’s Wi-Fi solutions help them achieve the maximum benefits put forth in their innovative and progressive wireless strategies.”   

IDC makes the following observations about Meru in this year’s MarketScape:

  • Meru has jumped into the 802.11ac game early, having announced and started shipping its solution to customers in July 2013.
  • Meru Networks, one of the first vendors to fully implement the 802.11n standard, continues to be a first mover, especially with its RF capabilities.

About IDC MarketScape
IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of IT, telecommunications, or industry-specific suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT, telecommunications, or industry-specific vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a transparent foundation to allow companies to independently compare the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.

About Meru Networks
Meru Networks (NASDAQ: MERU) is a market leader in the development of mobile access and virtualized Wi-Fi solutions. Meru’s MobileFLEX wireless architecture addresses the ever-growing need for higher bandwidth and higher client densities. The Meru Identity Manager solution greatly simplifies secure device on-boarding and the company’s unique Context-aware Application Layers enable dedicated channel assignments for specific applications, devices and usage scenarios. Meru customers include Fortune 500 businesses as well as leaders in education, healthcare and hospitality. Founded in 2002, Meru is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., with operations in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Japan. Visit or call (408) 215-5300 for more information.