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Wireless LANs: End-User Cost Benefit Study

  • Published: November 2000
  • Frost & Sullivan



An in-Depth Survey of Current and Potential General Purpose Users of Wireless LAN

The wireless local area network (WLAN) markets show strong expansion
from their vertical market applications into general-purpose arenas due to
end-users recognizing the advantages of wireless networks. This exclusive
report reveals the end-user perspective: their experiences, understanding, and
perception of WLAN products.

Frost & Sullivan analysts have conducted hundreds of interviews with general-purpose
end-users, and their findings include a detailed analysis of end-user
experiences and quantitative data revealing the total cost of ownership of
wireless WLANs versus wired infrastructure. The analysis covers the benefits
of a wireless LAN solution, and consumer behavior for current and potential
end-users. This report puts strategic, up-to-the-minute marketing information
at your company's disposal.

Vertical Market Focus Concedes to Widespread Demand

Analysts discovered that, vendors who deliver wireless solutions and not just
wireless networks will pave the way to future success. Companies that
remain focused on vertical READ MORE >



- Executive Summary

- Project Scope and Research Methods

- Project Scope

- Research Methods

- Industry Overview and Prospects for General-Purpose Markets

- Introduction to the General-Purpose Wireless LAN Market

- Examining DifferencesBetween Actual and Potential Users

- Introduction

- Power Management Feature Requirements Differ Between Actual and Potential Users

- Existing Users Indicate Less Importanceis Placed Upon Interoperability During Purchase Process

- Future Purchase Intent for Existing Users Proves Higher than Previously Perceived

- WLAN Technology ProvidesCrucial Last Mile Connectivity

- Survey of Existing General-Purpose Wireless LAN End Users

- Profile of Typical Current End Users

- Survey of Potential General-Purpose Wireless LAN Users

- Profile of the Typical PotentialUser of Wireless LANs For General-Purpose Enterprise Applications

- Key Findings and Conclusions

- Promising Market Segments and Considerations

- Strategic Recommendations

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