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.

Bridging the Digital Divide for Students & Communities During COVID-19

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By Nikki Lucas, Product Evangelist with WAV Inc. Since COVID-19’s classification as a global pandemic, United States citizens and residents are forced to adapt to a new way of life as it relates to work, school and socializing. From a connectivity standpoint, this has reinforced a lack of access to reliable connectivity as a critical problem for many students. Digital platforms have become the core…
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AirWAVs Podcast #10: CBRS with Ruckus/Commscope

Join WAV and Ruckus Networks, a division of Commscope, as Zach Hubeck discusses the synergies between DAS, CBRS and WiFi with Shawn Lucas and Jeanette Lee of Ruckus. Learn the security and power consumption benefits of leveraging CBRS and where we’re at in the CBRS ratification process. Special Thanks to Ruckus Networks, a Division of Commscope

AirWAVs Podcast #8: WiFi 6 and the Ruckus/Commscope Difference

Over 10 Billion IoT devices exist in the world today. Is your WiFi network ready? Bart Giordano and Zach Hubeck talk about the power of WiFi 6 (AX), WiFi standards, a look ahead at the potential of leveraging 6GHz in indoor wireless environments and where you can find out more information on 802.11ax’s gigabit speed capabilities. Special thanks to Ruckus Networks, a division of Commscope

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.   RUCKUS SMART CITIES PODCAST CONTEST Enjoyed the podcast? Now enter for a chance to win a Ruckus prize pack featuring a wireless…
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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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