TechValidate Research on Xirrus, Inc.


Xirrus, Inc. Case Study

St Mary’s Dominican High School – United States

Introduction

This case study of St Mary’s Dominican High School is based on a July 2016 survey of Xirrus, Inc. customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Wi-Fi admin and management being the most complex issue in our enterprise is now the most simple and elegant solution. This was possible because of Xirrus.”

“Xirrus has helped improve our productivity tremendously by reducing the time spent in chasing connectivity issues and cleaning up spectrum.”

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 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
    • 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
    • Solution longevity with adaptive technologies

Results

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

  • Benefits achieved with Xirrus:
    • Reduced system costs
    • Increased network availability
    • Increased number of devices supported on the network
    • Deployed new business services/applications
    • Improved employee productivity
    • Increased IT staff efficiency
  • Reduced capital expenditures by between 25 – 49% with Xirrus.




About This Data

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