20 Most Promising Wireless Solution Providers 2017

Wireless technology has long since become the norm for enterprise networks, underpinning the promise of reliable and stable connectivity and the much-needed flexibility. Constantly evolving, wireless innovators usher newer solutions into the arena, every now and then, to help enterprises improve business process performance, in a cost-effective fashion.

Many businesses today leverage some form of wireless technology to experience high-end connectivity, enhance functionalities of mission-critical applications, and make informed decisions in real-time. Teleconferencing is witnessing newer levels of efficiency with smartphones and tablets operating on lightning-fast 4G LTE access points to account for seamless enterprise collaboration. IoT printers that can print documents from any connected device on the same network have unleashed the power of wireless networks to create an ecosystem that is integrated, intelligent, and intuitive. Wireless networks also allow enterprises to capitalize on the burgeoning mobility by facilitating BYOD, which in turn brings out increased productivity and flexibility.

There are various wireless solution providers offering manifold services and choosing the best is essential to drive success. With that in mind, in the last few months a distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, VCs, and analysts, along with the CIOReview editorial board has reviewed the top companies in the wireless solutions domain and shortlisted the ones that are at the forefront of tackling industry challenges.

The companies compiled in this issue have exhibited extensive business process knowledge, along with innovative strategies in the wireless technology arena. The listing provides a look into how these solutions work in the real world so that organizations can gain a comprehensive understanding of what technologies are available and how they add value to the wireless technology domain.

We present to you CIOReview’s 20 Most Promising Wireless Solution Providers 2017.

Company Name

Company Description

Aerohive Delivers cloud networking that transforms the Connected Experience
Blackfire Research Leading developer of high-performing wireless software and solutions for home entertainment devices
BridgeWave Communications Highly-reliable, cost-effective, high capacity wireless solutions for mobile, carrier, service provider, enterprise, and government networks
Brocade Communications Systems [NASDAQ: BRCD] Offers networking solutions that help organizations turn their networks into platforms for business innovation
Cloud4Wi Open cloud-based platform for advanced guest Wi-Fi that provides superior on-site mobile experiences, while gaining valuable customer insights
Clover Wireless Offers repair and reclamation services for mobile devices through an automated reverse logistics supply chain
CommScope Designs, engineers, builds, deploys, and commissions wireless solutions
Extreme Networks Offers software-driven wireless networking solutions that help IT departments everywhere deliver the ultimate business outcome
Fon Enabling managed service providers to configure, deliver, and operate their own Wi-Fi services
FreeWave Technologies FreeWave delivers best-in-class wireless platforms for secure and costeffective control, transport, and collection of IIoT data
GCB Services Offers wireless network design, optimization, and deployment services
Mojo Networks Self-aware and cognitive cloud-based Wi-Fi networking solutions underpinned by analytics
NetGear [NASDAQ:NTGR] Enterprise wireless products that offer high-performance access points and management solutions
Pioneer Communications Group Delivers trusted service and quality wireless solutions, putting customer safety above everything
Qualcomm [NASDAQ: QCOM] Creating a mobile ecosystem covering multiple roles as wireless device makers, operators, developers, and content creators
ScreenBeam The industry leader in wireless display technology for organizations looking to reap productivity dividends
TeleBright Software TeleBright Software is the leading provider of centralized assets and expense management solutions for telecom and IT for organizations in both commercial and government sectors
Turn-key Technologies, Inc Provides wired and wireless networking, security, and duress system solutions
Vocera [NYSE:VCRA] Enabling integrated and intelligent communication for mission-critical workflows in healthcare, hospitality, energy, retail, and other mobile work environments
Xirrus Delivers consistent wireless networks with superior coverage and security