Evaluation Based On Completeness Of Vision and Ability To Execute
Cupertino, CA—January 16, 2018
Mist, the pioneer in self-learning networks powered-by artificial intelligence, today announced that the company has been recognized as a Visionary in the first-ever Gartner, Inc. 2018 Magic Quadrant for Indoor Location Services, Worldwide.
“We are proud to be acknowledged by Gartner as a Visionary in their first-ever Magic Quadrant for Indoor Location Services, Worldwide,” said Jeff Aaron, vice president of marketing at Mist. “Mist has distinguished itself in the industry with the first AI-driven WLAN that virtualizes the indoor experience. Our patented virtual beacon technology, combined with machine learning in the cloud and open APIs, makes high accuracy indoor location easy to deploy and operate. In addition, Mist integrates BLE engagement and asset location with Wi-Fi in a common, converged infrastructure, making indoor location cost effective to deploy and scale.”
According to the report, “Indoor location services is an important component of any asset tracking solution. We have historically seen clients inquiring about location solutions in vertical markets such as healthcare or retail for line-of-business assets, but in a 2017 customer reference survey, we saw 41% of respondents also using the technology to track enterprise IT assets such as laptops and tablets. In our 2017 customer reference survey, we also found that 85% of enterprises had more than one location project and 76% of respondents used the location information for more than one application.”
Mist Systems was also included as a Visionary in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for the Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure,2 which Mist believes, serves as a reflection of the company’s exponential growth and significant momentum it has experienced over the past year. Since launch, Mist has signed over 250 customers, including approximately 25 in the Fortune 500, and has quickly become one of the fastest growing vendors in the history of networking.
Download a complimentary copy of the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Indoor Location Services, Worldwide.
Mist built the first AI-driven wireless platform, designed specifically for the Smart Device Era. The Mist Learning Wireless LAN makes Wi-Fi predictable, reliable and measurable by providing unprecedented visibility into the user experience and by replacing time consuming manual IT tasks with proactive automation. In addition, Mist is the first vendor to bring enterprise-grade Wi-Fi, BLE and IoT together to deliver personalized, location-based wireless services without requiring battery-powered beacons. All operations are managed via Mist’s modern cloud architecture for maximum scalability, agility and performance.
The Mist team consists of leading experts in wireless, machine learning and cloud, who are responsible for building the largest and most advanced networks in the world. Founded in 2014, the company is based in Cupertino, CA and funded by top investors, including Lightspeed Venture Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, GV (formerly Google Ventures) and Cisco Investments.
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