Ruckus Networks

WAV is a full-service, value-added distributor of Brocade+Ruckus products. WAV offers value-added services, product availability and unmatched technical expertise to our VAR channel.

Brocade+Ruckus provides reseller partners with simply better wireless APs and network switches for enterprise, service provider, government and small business customers worldwide.

Our Smart Wi-Fi platform delivers scalable, high-performance Wi-Fi with simplified control and management for on-premise and cloud-based deployments while the Ruckus ICX 7000 Family Switches provide flexible scalability and simplified management. Most importantly, our go-to-market model is 100% through partners, and we are 100% committed to partners.

AirWAVs Podcast #2: E-Rate

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Episode 2: E-Rate   Zach Hubeck interviews Erik Heinrich and Rich Nedwich of Ruckus Networks on all things pertaining to E-Rate. In this episode, we cover: The business behind E-Rate, programs, seasonality and how to engage/get involved in all aspects of E-Rate opportunities.     RUCKUS E-RATE PODCAST CONTEST Enjoyed the podcast? Now enter for a chance to win a Ruckus prize pack featuring a…
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AirWAVs Podcast #1: Smart Cities

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Episode 1: Smart Cities Zach Hubeck interviews Steve Wimsatt and Shawn Lucas of Ruckus Networks on all things Smart City… In this episode, we cover: Smart City Defined. The Economics behind Smart City. Who’s playing today? What cities? Applications and eco-system partners.  

Is Wi-Fi Learning How to Fix Itself?

By Kevin Francis, Ruckus Networks. It is hard to argue that Wi-Fi has not had a profound impact on human behavior. As we consume more data, the humble Wi-Fi access point needs to evolve, not only through the evolution of Wi-Fi standards but also to self-optimize; to learn from its environment and make intelligent informed decisions. It needs to intelligently select how best to use its…
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Wi-Fi 6 fundamentals: Basic Service Set Coloring (BSS Coloring)

By Dennis Huang, Ruckus Networks. Introduction According to IDC, 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6) deployment is projected to ramp significantly in 2019 and become the dominant enterprise Wi-Fi standard by 2021. This is because Wi-Fi 6 will deliver faster network performance and connect more devices simultaneously. Additionally, it will transition Wi-Fi from a ‘best-effort’ endeavor to a deterministic wireless technology that is now the de-facto medium for internet connectivity. With a…
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Three ways to use network access policies beyond IT security

By Vernon Shure, Ruckus Networks. If you have been following Ruckus Networks for a while, you have probably heard us frequently mention “security” and “policy” in the same breath. In many cases, the two do go hand in hand, and that’s certainly the case when it comes to network access policies. IT policies that govern network access enhance security by limiting access to network resources to…
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Ruckus Unleashed: Wi-Fi That Works For Small Business

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By Ruckus Networks.  With few (if any!) IT staff, your small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) need a more-than-simple way to get your staff—and your customers connected. But you’ve also got a limited budget. So it’s got to be affordable. Oh, and by the way, it has to be really good Wi-Fi because if it’s not, your customers may not be back. Ruckus Unleashed is a…
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Bridging the Digital Divide with Connected School Buses

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By Ruckus Networks. It may be 2018, but millions of low-income American households with school-age children still don’t have access to a broadband internet connection. This preventable digital divide has created a “homework gap,” with students from low-income families often finding it difficult to complete their school assignments without a reliable and fast internet connection. Equipping school buses with Wi-Fi  is one way to help students achieve digital equity and enable…
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Ruckus Launches Wi-Fi Access Points for Smart Cities, Stadiums and Public Transportation

By Ruckus Networks. Ruckus Networks has launched two new 802.11ac Wave 2 access points (APs). The E510 and M510 APs are designed to provide reliable Wi-Fi coverage in smart cities, space-constrained sites and hard-to-reach areas such as stadiums and public transportation. Ruckus E510 AP The Ruckus E510 is the industry’s first embeddable enterprise AP to feature separate RF and antenna modules. This helps facilitate smooth deployment at sites with strict form-factor…
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Hospitality IoT Made Easy: Give Your Guests a Home-like Automation Experience

By Scott Heinlein, Ruckus Networks. Consumers’ homes are rapidly transforming with the use of smart IoT automation. From digital assistants to wireless speakers, webcams, environmental controls, security systems and more, consumers are accustomed to instant and easy automated personalization of their space. This ‘new way of life’ is increasingly expected when they travel. While hotel rooms now include Wi-Fi and a flat-panel HDTV, those are…
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Making a Ruckus with ARRIS

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  If you haven’t heard the news already – the ARRIS acquisition was finalized in the beginning of December. Ruckus Networks, an ARRIS Company is ready to hit the ground running. How does Ruckus fit into ARRIS?   The acquisition by ARRIS expands Ruckus’ portfolio to include not just their industry leading wireless products, but also the integration of the high-performance ICX switching family. Internally,…
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