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October 06, 2014 09:00 ET

Xirrus CEO Nominated for ITLG 'Silicon Valley Top 50' Awards

Shane Buckley Honored as a Top Irish Leader in the Technology Industry

THOUSAND OAKS, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 6, 2014) - Xirrus, the leader in high-performance wireless networks, today announced the Irish Technology Leadership Group (ITLG) has selected Shane Buckley, XIRRUS CEO, as a 'Silicon Valley 50'. on Oct. 8, 2014, the winners will be announced at the 7th annual Silicon Valley Global Awards at the Stanford University Faculty Club.

"The 'Silicon Top Valley 50' shows the extent of influence and involvement that Irish and Irish-Americans have had in shaping Silicon Valley. I am honored to be recognized as part of this talented group of technology innovators," said Shane Buckley, Xirrus CEO. "With the explosive trend of smartphones and tablets, mobility is now the norm and people everywhere expect to be able to connect seamlessly. At Xirrus, we are dedicated to providing the most powerful, scalable, reliable and simple wireless access solutions available. I am personally dedicated to continued our growth in this market, and ensuring the best experience for customers and partners around the globe."

Established in October 2007 and headquartered in Silicon Valley, the ITLG is a non-profit organization comprised of high-level global technology leaders who are Irish or Irish-American. The Group includes senior executives from some of the world's leading corporations, each of whom are committed to promoting the technology connection between Ireland and Silicon Valley, and helping Ireland address the challenges of embracing new technology opportunities. Every year, the ITLG Silicon Valley Awards Gala brings together some of the biggest names in tech for an evening of celebration and building connections.

"Now in its seventh year, the ITLG 'Silicon Valley Top 50' Awards acknowledges a well-deserved group of dedicated and hard-working Irish and Irish-American executives who are making a significant impact in and around Silicon Valley within their chosen technology field," said John Hartnett Founder and President of ITLG. "These leaders exhibit the creativity, intelligence, dedication and determination necessary to compete and succeed in the competitive world of technology."

About Xirrus, Inc.
Xirrus is the leading provider of high-performance wireless 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 optimized solutions -- Arrays, access points, cloud services, and wired switches -- 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. Xirrus is a privately held company and is headquartered in Thousand Oaks, CA. For more information please visit: www.xirrus.com and follow us on Twitter: @Xirrus.

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ABOUT ITLG
Established in October 2007 and headquartered in Silicon Valley, the ITLG is a non-profit organization comprised of high-level global technology leaders who are Irish or Irish-American. The Group includes senior executives from some of the world's leading corporations, each of whom are committed to promoting the technology connection between Ireland and Silicon Valley, and helping Ireland address the challenges of embracing new technology opportunities. For more information, please visit www.itlg.org.