CHICAGO, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- NXTCOMM CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION --
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
SOURCE Ruckus Wireless, Inc.