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LANCOM Systems Recognized in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for the Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure for the First Time

Listing in MQ for Wired & Wireless LAN



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Aachen, July 18, 2018—LANCOM is the sole European manufacturer of network infrastructure solutions to be placed in the July 2018 Magic Quadrant for the Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure by Gartner, the world's leading research and advisory company. The German networking specialist and its LAN and WLAN solutions have been evaluated in the “Magic Quadrant 2018 for the Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure” for the very first time. The Gartner Magic Quadrant “is a culmination of research in a specific market, giving you a wide-angle view of the relative positions of the market's competitors.”*


“We feel our inclusion in the Gartner Magic Quadrant is a terrific acknowledgment of our portfolio strategy,” says Jan Buis, Vice President Wireless LAN & Switching at LANCOM. “In our opinion, we are the only European manufacturer to measure up to major global corporations in the extremely hard-fought market of WLAN and switching.”


The 2018 edition of the annual report evaluated manufacturers of which 17 were recognized by Gartner in the Magic Quadrant for the Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure.


The Gartner Magic Quadrant for the Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure is available now with a Gartner subscription. It is published annually.


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LANCOM Systems background:

LANCOM Systems GmbH is the leading German manufacturer of networking solutions for business customers and the public sector. LANCOM offers professional users secure, reliable and future-proof infrastructure solutions for local-area and multi-site networks (WAN, LAN, WLAN), as well as centralized network management based on software-defined networking technologies (SD-WAN, SD-LAN, SD-WLAN). The LANCOM routers, gateways and WLAN solutions are developed and manufactured in Germany, and a selection of the VPN portfolio is certified by the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) for the protection of particularly sensitive networks and critical infrastructures (EPCIP). LANCOM Systems has its headquarters in Würselen near Aachen, Germany. Customers include small and medium-sized enterprises, government agencies, institutions, and major corporations from Germany, Europe and, increasingly, worldwide.




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