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Aruba Networks Positioned in Leaders Quadrant of Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Wired and Wireless LAN Infrastructure for Second Straight Year

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Demonstrates Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute Across Wired and Wireless Networking</i> </p>

Monday, September 09, 2013

Aruba Networks Positioned in Leaders Quadrant of Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Wired and Wireless LAN Infrastructure for Second Straight Year

08:00 EDT Monday, September 09, 2013

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (Business Wire) -- Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN), a leading provider of next-generation network access solutions for the mobile enterprise, today announced that in Gartner Inc.'s latest “Magic Quadrant for Wired and Wireless LAN Infrastructure” report, Aruba has been positioned in the Leader's quadrant for the second year in a row.

This year's “Magic Quadrant for Wired and Wireless LAN Infrastructure” marks the second time that Gartner has combined wireless and wired LAN infrastructure into one report. Both times, Aruba has appeared in the Leader's quadrant.

In the new Magic Quadrant report, Gartner continues, as it has previously, to evaluate vendors based on two criteria: completeness of vision and ability to execute. It includes a summary of each vendor, as well as an assessment of each vendor's strengths and weaknesses.

“We believe Aruba's continued position in the Leader's quadrant demonstrates the progress that we make each year in delivering innovative solutions that meet our customer's needs,” said Ben Gibson, Chief Marketing Officer, Aruba Networks. “With unique offerings like Aruba WorkSpace, our recently-announced 802.11ac solution, differentiated by the patented ClientMatch technology, and exciting new technologies that we're bringing into the mix with the acquisition this year of Meridian, we're confident that Aruba will continue to demonstrate leadership in both wired and wireless networking. We're pleased that Gartner has again recognized Aruba for its vision, technological innovation, execution and customer satisfaction.”

About the Magic Quadrant

Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

Gartner Magic Quadrant for the Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure, Tim Zimmerman and Mark Fabbi, September 3, 2013

About Aruba Networks, Inc.

Aruba Networks is a leading provider of next-generation network access solutions for the mobile enterprise. The company's Mobile Virtual Enterprise (MOVE) architecture unifies wired and wireless network infrastructures into one seamless access solution for corporate headquarters, mobile business professionals, remote workers and guests. This unified approach to access networks enables IT organizations and users to securely address the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) phenomenon, dramatically improving productivity and lowering capital and operational costs.

Listed on the NASDAQ and Russell 2000® Index, Aruba is based in Sunnyvale, California, and has operations throughout the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific regions. To learn more, visit Aruba at http://www.arubanetworks.com. For real-time news updates follow Aruba on Twitter and Facebook, and for the latest technical discussions on mobility and Aruba products visit Airheads Social at http://community.arubanetworks.com.

© 2013 Aruba Networks, Inc. Aruba Networks' trademarks include the design mark for AirWave, Aruba Networks ® , Aruba Wireless Networks ® , the registered Aruba the Mobile Edge Company logo, the registered AirWave logo, Aruba Mobility Management System ® , Mobile Edge Architecture ® , People Move. Networks Must Follow ® , RFProtect ® , Green Island ® . All rights reserved. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Aruba Networks, Inc.
Ben Gibson, +1-408-419-4267
Chief Marketing Officer
bgibson@arubanetworks.com
or
LSH Communications for Aruba Networks
Lori Hultin, +1-818-879-4651
Principal
lhultin@arubanetworks.com

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