TechValidate Research on Xirrus, Inc.


Xirrus, Inc. Case Study

Graham ISD – United States

Introduction

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

“XMS-Enterprise provides a central point for configuration, monitoring, and troubleshooting all from a single dashboard, without having to leave my desk. With a very small IT department, this has made a huge impact on myself and our staff.”

“We were able to successfully implement a 1 to 1 project with iPads at our middle school and a 1 to 1 project with MacBook Airs at our High School due to the increased wireless capacity that Xirrus provides.”

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

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
    • Application Control
    • On-premise Xirrus Management System
  • Xirrus adaptive technologies currently being used:
    • Increased Wi-Fi capacity by using 4-, 8- and 16-radios in a single AP
  • 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
    • 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




About This Data

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