Tuesday, September 22, 2015 6:00am PDT

Sunnyvale, Calif. — September 22, 2015 — Aerohive Networks® (NYSE: HIVE) today announced that Gartner has given it the third highest product score in the Enterprise Wireless-Only Connectivity, Voice Over WLAN, and IaaS or Managed Service Use Cases, with 3.82, 3.81, and 3.63 out of 5 respectively.

News Facts

  • The Critical Capabilities for Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure, published September 15, 2015, presented a number of recommendations for choosing network vendors, including to “Differentiate vendor offers by evaluating simplicity and consistency of management, network applications, wired form factors and cost.”
  • In the Use Cases, Aerohive scored third in Enterprise Wireless-Only Connectivity, scoring a 3.82 out of 5; Voice Over WLAN, scoring a 3.81 out of 5; and IaaS or Managed Service, scoring a 3.63 out of 5.
  • To download a copy of the report and see Gartner’s perspective, go here:
  • To find out more about how Aerohive’s solutions enable today’s mobile-first enterprises, visit:


“Many of our customers rely on Gartner expertise to choose the network solutions and vendors that best address their needs,” said David Greene, chief marketing officer, Aerohive Networks. “We’re thrilled that Aerohive is the highest scoring independent Wi-Fi vendor in Gartner’s Critical Capabilities for Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure research. We believe this report validates our continued focus on the ease of use, cost effectiveness, and flexibility of deployment across cloud and on-premises.”


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Safe Harbor Statement

This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements regarding new Aerohive product and service offerings and statements regarding their expected performance, market receptiveness and competitive advantage. These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and are subject to inherent uncertainties, risks and changes in circumstances that are difficult or impossible to predict. The actual outcomes and results may differ materially from those contemplated by these forward-looking statements as a result of these uncertainties, risk and changes in circumstances, including, but not limited to, risks and uncertainties related to: our ability to continue to attract, integrate, retain and train skilled personnel, general demand for wireless networking in the industry verticals targeted or demand for Aerohive products in particular, unpredictable and changing market conditions, risks associated with the deployment, performance and adoption of new products and services, risks associated with our growth, competitive pressures from existing and new companies, technological change, product development delays, our inability to protect Aerohive intellectual property or to predict or limit exposure to third party claims relating to its or Aerohive's intellectual property, and general market, political, regulatory, economic and business conditions in the United States and internationally.

Additional risks and uncertainties that could affect Aerohive’s financial and operating results are included under the captions "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations," in the Company’s recent annual report on Form 10-K and quarterly report on Form 10-Q. Aerohive’s SEC filings are available on the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website at and on the SEC's website at All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to the Company as of the date hereof, and Aerohive Networks disclaims any obligation to update the forward-looking statements provided to reflect events that occur or circumstances that exist after the date on which they were made, except as required by law.

About Aerohive Networks

Aerohive (NYSE: HIVE) enables our customers to simply and confidently connect to the information, applications, and insights they need to thrive. Our simple, scalable, and secure platform delivers mobility without limitations. For our over 22,000 customers worldwide, every access point is a starting point. Aerohive was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA. For more information, please visit, call us at 408-510-6100, follow us on Twitter @Aerohive, subscribe to our blog, join our community or become a fan on our Facebook page.


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