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Xirrus

June 28, 2016 14:51 ET

UPDATE - Xirrus Introduces the Broadest Portfolio of Next Generation Cloud Managed, High Density Wave 2 Wi-Fi Solutions Available

First to Market With the Only Full Featured Wave 2 Solution, Xirrus Provides Unparalleled Wi-Fi Performance Up to Eight Times Faster Than the Competition

THOUSAND OAKS, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 28, 2016) - Xirrus, the leading provider of next generation, cloud-enabled Wi-Fi networks, today announced new four and eight-radio high density 802.11ac Wave 2 Wi-Fi access points (APs) resulting in the broadest Wave 2 portfolio in the Wi-Fi industry. Xirrus offers the only software-defined Wi-Fi solution that enables an all Wave 2 solution, which delivers up to eight times the Wave 2 capacity per AP compared to competitive solutions.

The new four radio XD and eight radio XR high density Wave 2 solutions were built specifically to address the connectivity challenges that enterprises, educational institutions and public venues face. Launching the only adaptive Wi-Fi solution that provides the full suite of Wave 2 features, Xirrus delivers the highest performance and most adaptive cloud managed Wi-Fi solutions available.

As new Wave 2 devices emerge in the market, Wi-Fi networks must support these new technologies without requiring a complete network overhaul. According to a recent report, 802.11ac Wave 2 Wi-Fi solutions will become the highest shipping Wi-Fi standard in the near future.

"With Wi-Fi user experience and connectivity expectations at an all-time high, organizations cannot ignore new technology standards when upgrading network infrastructure," said Matthias Machowinski, senior research director, IHS. "The Xirrus Wave 2 portfolio includes features to address today's requirements for fast, reliable,and flexible Wi-Fi across a broad range of environments, including high density deployments."

Xirrus XD and XR Wave 2 solutions provide:

  • Superior Wi-Fi experience - Full suite of Wave 2 Wi-Fi features on all AP radios, each capable of up to 3.47 Gbps (faster than any other solutions on the market) and four-stream multi-user MIMO (MU-MIMO)
  • Adaptive architecture - Software-defined solution works with existing infrastructure and empowers one-click migration to a 100 percent Wave 2 network when needed
  • Flexible Management - Cloud-based or on-premise Xirrus Management System (XMS) offers zero-touch provisioning and integrated EasyPass access control at no additional charge

"With new devices and technologies emerging every day, our customers constantly face the challenge of delivering fast, flexible Wi-Fi to their users. Xirrus Wi-Fi allows us to address those customer needs," said Bob Gentzler, president, OXEN Technology. "With Xirrus we are well equipped to deploy a full featured Wave 2 solution today that allows our customers to easily upgrade capacity as their needs continue to grow. No other competitive solution delivers the flexibility, performance, reliability and security that Xirrus does."

To learn more about Xirrus' Wave 2 product portfolio, please visit https://www.xirrus.com/wave2

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About Xirrus, Inc.
Xirrus is the leading provider of next generation Wi-Fi networks. Xirrus solutions perform under the most demanding circumstances, offering consistent "wired-like" performance with superior coverage and security. The Xirrus suite of Wi-Fi solutions -- high density access points, access points and cloud services -- provide seamless connectivity and unified management across the network. Xirrus provides a vital strategic business and IT infrastructure advantage to industries that depend on wireless to operate business-critical applications. With tens of thousands of customer solutions deployed globally, Xirrus maintains operations and partnerships across the globe and is a privately held company, headquartered in Thousand Oaks, CA. For more information, please visit: www.xirrus.com and follow us on Twitter: @Xirrus.