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Xirrus Introduces The Broadest Portfolio of Wave 2 Cloud Managed, High Density Wi-Fi Solutions Available on The Market
Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 11:20:48 AM

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, Calif. – June 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 addresses today’s requirements for fast, reliable, flexible Wi-Fi in demanding 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.”

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