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Xirrus

April 08, 2015 08:35 ET

Xirrus Selected by Largest Integrated Telecommunications Operator in Ireland for New Cloud-Managed Wi-Fi Offering

Xirrus and eircom Partnership Delivers Unprecedented Wi-Fi Hot Spot Services to Two Million SMB and Enterprise Customers

THOUSAND OAKS, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 8, 2015) - Xirrus, the leading provider of high-performance wireless networks, today announced eircom, the largest fixed-line, mobile and broadband telecommunications company in Ireland launched its Advantage Wi-Fi service, successfully leveraging Xirrus' cloud-managed Wi-Fi technology. Xirrus' state-of-the art Wi-Fi technology brings performance-driven, application-aware, multi-Gigabit Wi-Fi empowering eircom to deliver enterprise-class, fast, reliable wireless connectivity to business customers in Ireland.

By partnering together, Xirrus and eircom Business Solutions are bringing unprecedented flexibility to business customers by offering 802.11ac Access Points that support the latest Wi-Fi standard on every radio, allowing clients to upgrade their Wi-Fi network quickly and easily. eircom Business Solutions' Advantage Wi-Fi offering also fully leverages Xirrus' zero-touch provisioning and cloud management features providing a fast, secure and reliable Wi-Fi solution for any business. Advantage Wi-Fi provides a fully managed Wi-Fi system with 24/7 support at a low monthly fee.

"The expectation for easy to deploy, fast, reliable Wi-Fi services, coupled with tight IT budgets, are driving up demand for cloud managed Wi-Fi solutions across Ireland," said Bill Archer, Managing Director, eircom Business Solutions. "In order to meet this demand, it was imperative that we select the best wireless solution on the market as part of our Advantage Wi-Fi offering to ensure we deliver the best solution available to the millions of customers that eircom serves. We are pleased to have chosen Xirrus for this strategic initiative." 

"We are equally excited about our partnership with eircom to provide hot spot services across the island of Ireland. The combination of eircom's brand presence and Xirrus' high performance, easy to deploy Wi-Fi solutions ensures that eircom will deliver the best possible experience for their customers, said Shane Buckley, CEO of Xirrus. "Whether deployed at a coffee shop, hotel or enterprise, eircom Business Solutions' Advantage Wi-Fi offering is the easiest way for any business to gain everything they need for one, low monthly fee and provide a quality Wi-Fi experience that keep their customers coming back again and again."

To learn more about the eircom's Advantage Wi-Fi, visit https://business.eircom.net/eircom-advantage-wifi.

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About eircom
eircom is the principal provider of fixed-line and mobile telecommunications services in Ireland with approximately 2 million customers. We have the most extensive network in Ireland both in terms of capacity and geographic reach. In addition to our fixed and mobile customers, eircom Wholesale serves more than forty National and International Service Providers. eircom is currently constructing Ireland's largest fibre broadband network that will reach 1.4 million premises by 2016. Our mobile network is the third largest in the country, offering great value to bill pay and pre pay customers with Meteor and eMobile. eircom was the first operator in Ireland to launch 4G in September 2013, quickly followed by our game changing TV service, eVision.

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.