WLAN market: Aruba-HPE and CommScope-Ruckus lost share

The consumer and enterprise wireless local area network (WLAN) market revenue fell 4.4 percent to $3.5 billion in the second quarter of 2019, according to the latest IDC report issued on Thursday.
Cisco and HPE share in WLAN Q2 2019

The enterprise WLAN revenue grew 3.1 percent to nearly $1.6 billion. Demand for network refreshes, digital transformation (DX) initiatives, and a new wireless standard named WiFi 6 coming to market soon are positive indicators for continued growth in 2019.

Consumer WLAN market revenue declined 9.5 percent, finishing just short of $2 billion in Q2 2019.

Cisco’s enterprise WLAN revenue increased 6.3 percent. Cisco’s WLAN share was 44.9 percent in Q2 2019 vs 43.6 percent in Q2 2018.

Aruba-HPE’s WLAN revenues fell 4.2 percent. Aruba-HPE’s WLAN market share stands at 14 percent vs 15.1 percent.

Ubiquiti WLAN revenue increased 22.4 percent. Ubiquiti has WLAN share of 6.8 percent vs 5.7 percent.

WLAN revenue of CommScope/Ruckus declined 11.4 percent. CommScope/Ruckus now accounts for 5.8 percent of the enterprise WLAN market, up from 6.7 percent in the same quarter of 2018.

Huawei WLAN revenue rose 8.2 percent. Huawei has WLAN share of 5.4 percent vs 5.1 percent.