TechValidate Research on Xirrus, Inc.


Xirrus, Inc. Case Study

Monahans Wickett Pyote ISD – United States

Introduction

This case study of Monahans Wickett Pyote ISD is based on a July 2016 survey of Xirrus, Inc. customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Xirrus Wi-Fi has worked great for us! Super easy to adapt and manage. When I was overloaded on a band, I simply switched a radio from one band to the other with TurboXpress. Just one click and the problem was solved.”

“The cloud allows me to remotely manage and see what is going on with my network. Modifications do not require a site visit.”

Challenges

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

  • Challenges faced before implementing Xirrus:
    • Unreliable/inconsistent Wi-Fi service
    • Insufficient Wi-Fi coverage
    • Being unable to support large numbers of devices at once
    • The difficulty of configuring and managing the Wi-Fi network

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Xirrus, Inc. that the surveyed organization 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
    • Cloud-based Xirrus Management System
    • EasyPass portals
  • 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
    • Newer radios in Modular APs
    • EasyPass portals for guests, visitors and/or employees
  • Used Cisco before switching to Xirrus.
  • Top reasons for choosing Xirrus:
    • The scalability to support high user densities
    • Ease of deployment & management
    • Superior Wi-Fi performance

Results

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

  • Benefits achieved with Xirrus:
    • Increased network availability
    • Increased number of devices supported on the network
    • Increased IT staff efficiency
  • Reduced capital expenditures by between 25 – 49% with Xirrus.




About This Data

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