Zebra Technologies Named a Visionary in Gartner 2015 Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure Magic Quadrant


Positioning based on completeness of vision and ability to execute

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. – Sept. 30, 2015 – Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA), a global leader in solutions and services that provide real-time visibility into organizations’ assets, people and transactions, today announced it has been named to the “Visionaries” quadrant of the 2015 Gartner Wired and Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) Access Infrastructure Magic Quadrant[1].

Recently, GuestTekand Trump Hotel Collection™ implemented Zebra’s WLAN solutions to allow guests to seamlessly stream content to and from personal devices. Additionally, Zebraimplemented its T5 Power Broadband solution to connect 234 residential caravans in the remote desert of Al-Ruwais near Abu Dhabi on behalf of the UAE’s National Catering Company (NCC). Zebra’s Zatar IoT platform helps businesses create apps, onboard devices, and easily collaborate within an IoT ecosystem.

KEY FACTS

•   The Gartner Wired andWireless LAN Magic Quadrant focuses on companies that provide the first connectivity to the infrastructure access layer, from the edge of the enterprise network to end users or connected devices.

•   According to the report, “A vendor in the Visionaries quadrant demonstrates an ability to increase features in its offering to provide a unique and differentiated approach to the market. Visionaries will have innovated in one or more of the key areas of access layer technologies within the enterprise (for example, convergence, security, management or operational efficiency). The ability to apply differentiating functionality across the entire access layer will affect their position.

•   Gartner positions businesses in its Magic Quadrant according to criteria that fall into two categories: ability to execute and completeness of vision.

Imran Akbar, vice president, Enterprise Network Communications, Zebra Technologies

“Operational visibility and reliableconnectivity are increasingly competitive advantages that allow organizations to turn intelligence into action. Zebra Technologies is committed to providing businesses with the best WLAN solutions that translate the physical to digital and give mobile workers the tools to do their jobs more efficiently. We believe moving into the ‘Visionaries’ position shows this commitment is being recognized by the industry and meeting the needs of our customers.”

Source: Zebra Technologies Corporation


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