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The Battle for Enterprise Coverage - DAS, Wi-Fi, and Small Cells

There is fierce competition over which wireless access technology is deployed for coverage and capacity in the enterprise. This report explores the main alternatives – DAS, Wi-Fi, and licensed small cells – and profiles the equipment manufacturing companies involved in deploying Enterprise Wireless Access.

Table of Contents

  • 1. INTRODUCTION
  • 2. DAS IN THE ENTERPRISE
    • 2.1. Active vs. Passive DAS
    • 2.2. Passive DAS Popular in Asia-Pacific and Europe
  • 3. WI-FI IN THE ENTERPRISE
    • 3.1. Carrier or Service Provider Wi-Fi
      • 3.1.1. NGH & Hotspot 2.0
      • 3.1.2. GSMA and ANDSF
      • 3.1.3. Small Cell Forum
  • 4. SMALL CELLS IN THE ENTERPRISE
  • 5. SUMMARY AND STRATEGIC RECOMMENDATIONS
    • 5.1. Small and Medium Enterprises
    • 5.2. Large Corporate Buildings and Campuses
    • 5.3. Trade-offs between Small Cells, DAS, and Wi-Fi
      • 5.3.1. Challenges of Cluster Small Cell Deployment
      • 5.3.2. DAS Vendors Converging around Active DAS
      • 5.3.3. Wi-Fi: Can't Ignore It
  • 6. COMPANIES
    • 6.1. Airspan
    • 6.2. Alcatel-Lucent
    • 6.3. Alvarion
    • 6.4. Andrew/CommScope
    • 6.5. Aruba
    • 6.6. Cisco
    • 6.7. Cobham/Axell Wireless
    • 6.8. Comba Telecom
    • 6.9. Contela
    • 6.10. Corning/MobileAccess
    • 6.11. CSI
    • 6.12. Ericsson
    • 6.13. GrenTech
    • 6.14. Huawei
    • 6.15. ip.access
    • 6.16. NEC
    • 6.17. Nokia Siemens Networks
    • 6.18. Optiway
    • 6.19. Powerwave Technologies
    • 6.20. Samsung
    • 6.21. Quortus
    • 6.22. RFS
    • 6.23. Ruckus
    • 6.24. Shyam
    • 6.25. SOLiD Technologies
    • 6.26. SpiderCloud
    • 6.27. Tango Networks
    • 6.28. TE Connectivity
    • 6.29. UbeeAirWalk
    • 6.30. Zinwave

Tables

  1. Small Cell Classes, Site Characteristics for Indoor and Outdoor Femto-, Pico-, and Macrocells
  2. Enterprise Wireless Access, Active DAS, Passive DAS, Wi-Fi, Femtocells, and Picocell Comparison
  3. Companies, Enterprise DAS, Wi-Fi, and Small Cell Vendors

Charts

  1. Active vs. Passive DAS Global System Revenues, Forecast: 2012 to 2018
  2. Active vs. Passive DAS - North America and Outside North America, Forecast: 2012 to 2018
  3. Enterprise Small Cell Global System Revenues, Forecast: 2012 to 2018