SOURCE: Xirrus, Inc.

Xirrus, Inc.

September 02, 2015 08:25 ET

Xirrus Names eircom MSP Partner Of The Year

Largest Integrated Telecommunications Operator in Ireland Recognised for Innovating and Delivering New Wi-Fi Services to Two Million SMB and Enterprise Customers

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Sep 2, 2015) - Xirrus, the leading provider of high-performance Wi-Fi networks, today announced that eircom, the largest fixed-line, mobile and broadband telecommunications company in Ireland has won the company's MSP Partner Of The Year Award for 2015. Xirrus' CEO, Shane Buckley, presented the award during a ceremony at eircom's headquarters in Dublin earlier this month.

Since becoming a Xirrus MSP Partner last year, eircom has deployed Xirrus' technology in hundreds of customer sites.

By partnering, Xirrus and eircom Business Solutions are bringing unprecedented flexibility to business customers, providing fast, secure, reliable and fully managed Wi-Fi services with 24/7 support that features no installation fees and one low monthly fee.

"Xirrus' MSP Partner of The Year Award recognises excellent service delivery, outstanding end-user support and sustained sales growth," explains Buckley. "Since partnering with eircom, we have been impressed by the way in which the company deploys our technology and delivers innovative Wi-Fi solutions in a way that visibly benefits end users. We are also delighted with eircom's ability to exceed customer demand for efficiency, cost effectiveness and investment protection."

He continues: "eircom has not only excelled in the categories Xirrus considers for its MSP Partner of the Year Award, but has also demonstrated the ability to bring new service offerings to market with Advantage Wi-Fi, which uses Xirrus' cloud-managed Wi-Fi technology to provide easy to deploy, fast, reliable hot spot services across Ireland."

"We are delighted to receive this award from Xirrus," concludes Bill Archer, managing director of eircom Business Solutions. "We have a strong and solid partnership with Xirrus, which allows us to deliver innovative Wi-Fi solutions to our customers. We are honoured to be recognised by one of our key partners, and we look forward to working together for many more years."

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About eircom
eircom is the principal provider of fixed-line and mobile telecommunications services in Ireland with approximately 2.3 million customers. The company has the most extensive fixed and mobile network in Ireland and provides a comprehensive range of advanced voice, data, broadband, TV and ICT services to the residential, small business, enterprise and public sector markets. eircom's wholesale division is the largest wholesale provider in Ireland with more than 40 operators using our network. In 2013, the Group was the first operator to launch 4G services in Ireland.

In the most recently published full year results, eircom generated turnover of EUR 1.283 billion, EUR 479 million EBITDA before storm costs and has just under 3,500 full time equivalent employees.

The cornerstone of the company's current EUR 1.5 billion strategic investment programme is the construction of Ireland's largest fibre broadband network that will reach 1.6 million homes and businesses by the end of 2016 and 1.9 million premises by 2020.

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.