TechValidate Research on Xirrus, Inc.


Xirrus, Inc. Case Study

Point University – United States

Introduction

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

“Management has been so much easier with XMS-Cloud. A single interface for our multi-campus deployment means less staff is needed and more consistent deployments.”

“We don’t feel the need to constantly manage devices. We typically check on the system once or twice a week unless a change is necessary to the configuration. Xirrus is a very robust Wi-Fi.”

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
    • 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
    • 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 4 radio High Density APs
    • Modular 2 to 16 radio High Density APs
    • Application Control
    • Cloud-based Xirrus Management System
    • EasyPass portals
  • Xirrus adaptive technologies currently being used:
    • Increased Wi-Fi capacity by using 4-, 8- and 16-radios in a single AP
    • EasyPass portals for guests, visitors and/or employees
  • Used Aruba and/or HP 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 organization 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
    • Increased IT staff efficiency




About This Data

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