TechValidate Research on Xirrus, Inc.


Xirrus, Inc. Case Study

Caldwell Parish School Board – United States

Introduction

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

“Xirrus is highly reliable. It consistently works! Cloud management is powerful and convenient.”

“It is priceless to have one interface that is cloud-based, enabling me to manage all of the wireless from my desk. Myself and one other person do all of the IT work – network/phone/technology related from planning to implementation, configuration and support in our 7-school district and we don’t have time to run from school to school supporting Wi-Fi. Xirrus has made our lives simple.”

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:
    • 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 Mixed before switching to Xirrus.
  • Top reasons for choosing Xirrus:
    • 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
    • Increased IT staff efficiency




About This Data

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