Ruckus Wireless recognized as Leader in IDC MarketScape

Ruckus Wireless, Inc. (NYSE: RKUS) was named a “Leader” in the IDC MarketScape, the company said.

Ruckus is a pure-play wireless vendor in the leaders category.

The IDC MarketScape cited the company´s “meteoric rise” to become the third-largest vendor, noting that “Ruckus is now regarded as a widely applicable enterprise solution” with a footprint across verticals including hospitality, education, retail, Smart City and carrier. The IDC MarketScape credits Ruckus for “best-in-class RF innovation” and cited “portfolio enhancements to expand both upmarket and downmarket.”

IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of IT, telecommunications, or industry-specific suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor´s position within a given market.

IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT, telecommunications, or industry-specific vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a transparent foundation to allow companies to independently compare the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.

Ruckus Wireless delivers wireless for more than 61,000 enterprise, service provider, government and small business customers worldwide.