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TechValidate Research on Xirrus, Inc.

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1,130 Customers Surveyed

9,949 Data Points Collected

42 Published TechFacts

18 Published Charts

95 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Xirrus, Inc. Customer Research

Wi-Fi Hinderances Impeding Australian Businesses

What Wi-Fi challenges did you face before implementing Xirrus?

Insufficient Wi-Fi coverage
64%
Unable to support large numbers of devices at once
57%
Slow Wi-Fi network performance
53%
Unreliable/inconsistent Wi-Fi service
53%
Difficulty configuring and managing the Wi-Fi network
34%
Complexity of onboarding devices onto the network
28%
Other
13%

Xirrus, Inc. Case Study

Cube-i Ltd – United Kingdom

Introduction

This case study of Cube-i LTD is based on a July 2016 survey of Xirrus, Inc. customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Really easy to use.”

“We use Xirrus for many conferences and for events that use our software for audio response systems. With Xirrus, we can now support so many more devices on our network without any issues.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Xirrus, Inc.:

  • Challenges faced before implementing Xirrus:
    • Unreliable/inconsistent Wi-Fi service
    • Slow Wi-Fi network performance
    • Insufficient Wi-Fi coverage
    • Being unable to support large numbers of devices at once
    • The complexity of onboarding devices onto the network

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Xirrus, Inc. that the surveyed company uses:

  • Xirrus solutions currently being used:
    • Fixed 2 radio Access Points (APs)
    • Fixed 4 radio High Density APs
    • Modular 2 to 16 radio High Density APs
  • Xirrus adaptive technologies currently being used:
    • Through software changed radios from legacy 2.4GHz to 5GHz (TurboXpress)
    • Increased Wi-Fi capacity by using 4-, 8- and 16-radios in a single AP
  • Used Cisco before switching to Xirrus.
  • Top reasons for choosing Xirrus:
    • The scalability to support high user densities
    • Ease of deployment & management
    • Solution longevity with adaptive technologies
    • Superior Wi-Fi performance

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Xirrus, Inc.:

  • Benefits achieved with Xirrus:
    • Increased network availability
    • Increased number of devices supported on the network
    • Deployed new business services/applications
    • Providing a 400 iPad interactive event across 3 floors of a venue in London
  • Reduced capital expenditures by between 25 – 49% with Xirrus.

Xirrus, Inc. Case Study

Crown Plaza Antwerp – Belgium

Introduction

This case study of Crown Plaza Antwerp is based on a July 2016 survey of Xirrus, Inc. customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Xirrus is very easy and simple to manage.”

“Xirrus hotspots are up 100% of the time and barely needs any maintenance. When we used Cisco, we had to spend at least an hour a day maintaining but now with Xirrus we hardly spend an hour a month.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Xirrus, Inc.:

  • Challenges faced before implementing Xirrus:
    • Unreliable / inconsistent Wi-Fi service
    • Slow Wi-Fi network performance
    • Insufficient Wi-Fi coverage
    • Being unable to support large numbers of devices at once

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Xirrus, Inc. that the surveyed company uses:

  • Xirrus solutions currently being used:
    • Fixed 2 radio Access Points (APs)
    • Application Control
    • Cloud-based Xirrus Management System
  • Xirrus adaptive technologies currently being used:
    • Newer radios in Modular APs
    • EasyPass portals for guests, visitors and/or employees
  • Used Cisco before switching to Xirrus.
  • Top reason for choosing Xirrus:
    • Superior Wi-Fi performance

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Xirrus, Inc.:

  • Benefits achieved with Xirrus:
    • Increased network availability
    • Increased number of devices supported on the network
    • Improved employee productivity
    • Increased IT staff efficiency
    • Less complaints from are guest
  • Reduced capital expenditures by between 10 – 24% with Xirrus.

Xirrus, Inc. Customer Research

Cisco-Meraki Customers Find Xirrus Simpler

What were the top reasons you chose Xirrus?

Ease of deployment & management
71%
Scalability to support high user densities
68%
Superior Wi-Fi performance
54%
Solution longevity with adaptive technologies
42%
Met unique requirements no one else could
23%
Cost savings (CAPEX and/or OPEX)
17%
Other
7%

Xirrus, Inc. Customer Testimonial

Higher Ed Teachers Love Xirrus

The productivity our teachers now have with Xirrus, being able to have all 20-30 students on their iPads or laptops and have no issues has been a great factor for improved teaching

Raymond Scott, Deputy Principle, Trinity College Gladstone

Xirrus, Inc. Customer Testimonial

Xirrus Wi-Fi is really easy to use.

Alex Greenacre, IT Project Manager, Cube-i LTD



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About Xirrus, Inc.

Xirrus is the leading provider of high-performance wireless networks. The Xirrus suite of WI-FI optimized solutions —Access Points, High Density 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.

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