The Wi-Fi gear market grew 9 percent in the third quarter this year, according to research from the Dell'Oro Group: The author of this report concludes that the market is at a turning point where we may be just about to see significant growth in the enterprise sector. The market for access points for enterprise networks grew 25 percent in the quarter. Until now, the small and home office market has primarily driven growth, he said.
I'm not sure we're quite on the cusp of seeing major uptake in the large enterprise sector yet because I still see a lot of confusion, given the wide variety of startups and products available to address enterprise needs. That confusion will clear up with market consolidation but that may not happen for a while.
The press release with some more details is here.