This IDC study provides EMEA WLAN equipment shipment and revenue data for 2011 and comparisons with 2010. Shipment and revenue shares in 2011 are provided for network interface cards (NICs) and infrastructure by country and vendor. Shipment and revenue data for embedded solutions is not included in this study. Only IEEE 802.11-related products are covered in IDC's definition of WLAN. Included in the pivot table are the figures for the EMEA market size and market shares of WLAN vendors active in the market.
A geographical split is included for Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the U.K., Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Turkey, UAE, Ukraine, RoME, RoCEE, and RoA.
"Sales of WLAN equipment increased in all the EMEA sub-regions (Middle East and Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, and Western Europe) as organizations continued to invest in network infrastructure. In the future, IDC expects growth of the overall WLAN market, increased competition, and further improvement of small vendors' position on the market." – Research Analyst Ksenia Efimova, Communication Networks and Infrastructure, IDC CEMA