Aruba buys Azalea Networks for industrial mesh wireless in $40M deal

Azalea's technology helps bring video and voice into wireless LANs for oil fields and mining

By , Computerworld |  Mobile & Wireless, Aruba Networks, mesh network

Infonetics puts the global market at about $200 million today.

Tennefoss noted that Aruba is growing in market share as the number two enterprise wireless LAN vendor, while Cisco is slipping.

IDC recently said that Aruba grew by 13% in revenues in 2009 to $148 million, giving it nearly a 9% share of the global market, second to Cisco. Cisco, meanwhile, shrunk by 10% in revenue in 2009, reaching $953 million for a 56% share.

Matt Hamblen covers mobile and wireless, smartphones and other handhelds, and wireless networking for Computerworld . Follow Matt on Twitter at @matthamblen or subscribe to Matt's RSS feed . His e-mail address is mhamblen@computerworld.com .

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