Exertis Strengthens its Connectivity Proposition

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Distributor Exertis has announced a distribution agreement with Ruckus Networks, a provider in high-performance network infrastructure solutions. In this agreement, Exertis will provide resellers with Ruckus’ complete range of wired and wireless access network and ICX switching products.

“Ruckus is recognised as a leading provider of innovative, secure and reliable connectivity solutions with deployments in vertical markets which include hospitality, education, healthcare, retail and public venues, said Gareth Bray, Exertis, head of commercial – Enterprise. “This represents a great opportunity for our resellers. Not only can we provide a world-class Wi-Fi proposition but also professional services that can support our customers in the implementation and monitoring of the solution. In addition, our exclusive distribution of Captivnet by AirAngel complements the Ruckus offering in guest-heavy wireless environments enabling our resellers to offer a complete solution.”

Exertis says that ‘Ruckus Networks provides high-performance, secure, reliable access to applications and services no matter how tough the environment. The company innovates across wired and wireless access technologies to meet industry-specific needs and delivers great end-user experiences across vertical markets serving small-and-medium (SMB) clients to large enterprises. Ruckus delivers best-in-class connectivity through its indoor, outdoor and special-purpose access points as well as ICX switches that cover the entire campus, from access to edge. The Ruckus portfolio is agile to fit any budget, performance requirement or deployment scenario including high-client density or building environments not suitable for radio frequency penetration.

In addition, with the increased use of smart devices in multiple markets, Ruckus provides an IoT access suite that that supports both Wi-Fi and non-Wi-Fi IoT endpoints with a common multi-standard access network, using the same device onboarding, security, management and network infrastructure used in existing wired and wireless LANs.’

“With Wi-Fi as an absolute necessity in the enterprise, as well as public spaces, Exertis will enable us to broaden our customer base in the UK and provide resellers the opportunity to deploy networks into key growing vertical markets,” said Phil Rushton, director, EMEA channels and distribution, Ruckus Networks. In addition, their relationships with leading IoT technology brands and the smart tech market puts resellers in a great position to take advantage of our current IoT solution.”

According to Research and Markets, the global enterprise WLAN market is expected to grow to $21.10 billion by 2021 at a CAGR of 30.7%.

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