Standard wireless networking technology, or wireless local area network (WLAN), which is popular in the world there are only three, namely Wi-Fi standard (Wireless Fidelity) 802.11a, 802.11b, and 802.11g. But in October 2009, the world got one more WLAN standards, namely Wi-Fi 802.11n. Compared with previous standards, 802.11n Wi-Fi offers higher data transfer speeds and further range. Thanks to all the benefits of WLAN technology, 802.11n Wi-Fi, research firm ABI (Allied Business Intelligence) Research Inc. estimates that the adoption of WLAN equipment Wi-Fi 802.11n technology in the world in 2010 will increase rapidly.
"In 2010, global sales volume of equipment WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11n technology will reach 32.2 million units. That is, Wi-Fi 802.11n will dominate the global market share of more than 20 percent this year," said Industry Analyst, ABI Research Inc. Serene Fong. From the producer side, ABI Research estimates that Cisco Systems Inc. will dominate the global market network equipment Wi-Fi 802.11n WLAN with a market share of about 63 percent in 2010. In the same period, ABI Research added, Aruba Networks Inc. will occupy the second position with a global market share of around 25 percent.
"The producers are striving hard to increase market share by releasing products that have a range of further and more consistent performers," explained ABI Research Associate Research Inc. Khin Sandi. More than that, ABI Research added, the WLAN equipment manufacturers are also vying to cut prices. One example is Aruba. ABI Research said the current networking equipment have released Aruba Wi-Fi 802.11n WLAN worth the same as the network equipment WLAN 802.11g Wi-Fi.
"The presence of network equipment products Wi-Fi 802.11n WLAN cheap, such as products from Aruba can encourage the growth of the global market because of consumer WLAN equipment and companies that have not been utilizing the WLAN becomes interested in using it," said Khin. Research firm International Data Corp. (IDC) added, the WLAN technology, as well as product price declines WLAN network equipment, will create a cable network technology, or Ethernet, the more desperate.
"It used Wi-Fi is a need for secondary or even tertiary, but now the Wi-Fi is a primary need. Market Wi-Fi in all areas of the world grew rapidly thanks to the presence of applications, tools, and new technologies," explained Director of IDC's Enterprise Communications Infrastructure Rohit Mehra. In the world, cable connectivity technologies are increasingly being pressured by wireless. Research firm Strategy Analytics Inc., express, cable is currently in danger because of the increasingly aggressive technology manufacturers developing the technology of high-speed wireless data transfer.
"In 2014, more than two billion units of electronic tools that are available in the market will no longer use a cable such as HDMI (high definition multimedia interface), but the wireless data transfer technology, high-speed short distance," said Strategy Analytics Inc. Research Analyst Christopher Taylor. Among the world's technology giants, Sony Corp., known as the most aggressive technology manufacturers to develop wireless data transfer technology, high-speed short distance.
Currently Sony is developing technology called TransferJet. The technology is claimed to be able to transfer data wirelessly at speeds 560 Mbps (megabits per second). As a result, TransferJet technology allows electronic devices to each other to transfer huge files, such as high-definition video, with very high speed. Sony is committed to plant TransferJet technology into its electronic products in the future. Sony is also pushing other electronics manufacturers to take advantage of TransferJet so that more products will be available who can communicate with TransferJet.