Ruckus MetroFlex Honored as Best Home Networking Product at NXTcomm, Company Named to CRN's Annual Emerging Tech List

Jun 19, 2007, 01:00 ET from Ruckus Wireless, Inc.

 Ruckus Wireless today announced that it has won a NXTcomm Eos Excellence
 Award in the Home Networking category and was named to CRN's annual list of
 "50 Emerging Technology Vendors You Should Know." With the lasted
 accolades, Ruckus Wireless has now amassed 17 awards for product or company
 excellence over the last 17 months.
     "It's one thing to spew self-gratifying hyperbole about your company,
 it's another to be recognized by others within the industry for your
 achievements," said Selina Lo, president and CEO for Ruckus Wireless. "This
 recognition helps validate the hard work and dedication of our entire
 company to product excellence and reflects our never-ending desire to make
 world-class products that make a real difference."
     Ruckus MetroFlex Takes NXTcomm's Eos Excellence Award
     The Ruckus MetroFlex Dual Zone Wi-Fi modem was awarded the first Eos
 Award in the Home Networking category. The inaugural Eos awards honor those
 companies that have developed the most promising new technologies or
 provided the best new network services or strategic support. Awards were
 given to twelve distinct categories, covering a vast spectrum of networking
 products and services. Judged by a panel of 16 consultants, technical
 journalists and service providers from the networking industry, each Eos
 winner has been praised for its leadership, innovation and role in driving
 their industry forward.
     The Ruckus MetroFlex is a unique Wi-Fi modem or broadband access
 gateway that gives subscribers wireless connectivity to outdoor broadband
 metro networks while simultaneously providing indoor Wi-Fi connectivity to
 home PCs and other Wi-Fi-enabled devices.
     With MetroFlex, Ruckus is currently the exclusive or preferred supplier
 of customer premise metro equipment for a number of municipal Wi-Fi
 networks across the country, including: Minneapolis, MN, Hartford, CT,
 Cleveland, OH, Mountain View, CA; Portland, OR; Toronto, Waterloo, Ontario;
 Vail, CO and St. Louis Park.
     An Emerging Technology Vendor You Should Know
     Ruckus Wireless has been selected by CRN, part of CMP's family of
 Channel Solutions, as a CRN Emerging Tech vendor for its new ZoneFlex
 wireless LAN solution. Recognized as an "up-and-coming vendor with hot
 technology that wants to work with the channel," Ruckus Wireless was
 selected by CRN as one of the top 50 Emerging Vendors that You Should Know.
 CRN's Emerging Tech list captures companies that are delivering high
 margins for solution providers with innovative and easy-to-use technology
 that undercuts industry giants.
     According to the 2007 CRN Emerging Tech Survey, the top reasons
 solution providers add emerging technologies include: the technology is
 superior to other products in the market segment; the technology
 compliments a solution providers' existing practice areas; emerging vendors
 provide better services opportunities; emerging vendors pay better
 attention to partners; emerging vendors offer higher margins, customers
 want alternative product choices; and emerging vendors have better joint
 marketing programs.
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     Ruckus Wireless
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