TechValidate Research on Xirrus, Inc.


Xirrus, Inc. Case Study

Sir John Deane’s 6th Form College – United Kingdom

Introduction

This case study of Sir John Deane’s 6th Form College is based on a July 2016 survey of Xirrus, Inc. customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We have gone from supporting 700 devices to 1900, while improving the throughput, reliability and it cost approximately 45% less than alternative vendors. The interface is easy to use and we have worked it out with little to no training – it is a very intuitive system.”

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
    • Cloud-based Xirrus Management System
    • EasyPass portals
  • Xirrus adaptive technologies currently being used:
    • EasyPass portals for guests, visitors and/or employees
  • Used Meru before switching to Xirrus.
  • Top reasons for choosing Xirrus:
    • The scalability to support high user densities
    • Ease of deployment & management
    • Cost savings (CAPEX and/or OPEX)

Results

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

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




About This Data

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