Hewlett Packard (Aruba Networks) Positioned in Leaders Quadrant of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Wired and Wireless LAN Infrastructure for Fourth Consecutive Year

Aruba Networks, an HP company, (NYSE: HPQ) announced that in Gartner Inc.’s latest “Magic Quadrant for Wired and Wireless LAN Infrastructure” report, Hewlett Packard (Aruba Networks) has been positioned in the Leader’s quadrant for the fourth consecutive year.

The 2015 “Magic Quadrant for Wired and Wireless LAN Infrastructure” marks the fourth time that Gartner has combined wireless and wired LAN infrastructure into one report. Each year, Aruba has appeared in the Leader’s quadrant.

In the new Magic Quadrant report, Gartner continues, as it has previously, to evaluate vendors based on two criteria: completeness of vision and ability to execute. It includes a summary of each vendor, as well as an assessment of each vendor’s strengths and weaknesses.

“This year, HP acquired Aruba Networks,” said Chris Kozup, Vice President of Marketing for Aruba Networks, an HP company. “While Gartner has acknowledged Aruba’s completeness of vision and ability to execute in the past, we feel that we’re in an even stronger position now that we have joined forces. With the breadth of HP’s switching portfolio and Aruba’s innovations in mobility, we believe we’ll continue to give enterprises the best solutions for their networking needs.”

Additional Resources

Report: 2015 Magic Quadrant for Wired and Wireless LAN Infrastructure

Blog: The HP and Aruba vision…it has the Magic touch

Gartner Note: Aruba Networks Acquisition is a Bold Move to Strengthen HP’s Access Layer

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Gartner, Magic Quadrant for the Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure, Tim Zimmerman, Bill Menezes, Andrew Lerner , September 1, 2015

About Aruba Networks, an HP company

Aruba Networks, an HP company, is a leading provider of next-generation network access solutions for the mobile enterprise. The company designs and delivers Mobility-Defined Networks that empower IT departments and #GenMobile, a new generation of tech-savvy users who rely on their mobile devices for every aspect of work and personal communication. To create a mobility experience that #GenMobile and IT can rely upon, Aruba Mobility-Defined Networks™ automate infrastructure-wide performance optimization and trigger security actions that used to require manual IT intervention. The results are dramatically improved productivity and lower operational costs.

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