Ruckus Wireless Providing High-Capacity Smart Wi-Fi Network to Thousands of Attendees at Futurecom 2013 Largest IT and Telecom Industry Event in Latin America Chooses Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi for Second Straight Year

RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FUTURECOM (Booth A22) -- Ruckus Wireless, Inc. (NYSE: RKUS) announced today that for the second year in a row, Futurecom, one of the largest telecommunications and IT industry events held annually in Latin America, will have an advanced Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi network to provide reliable, high-performance mobile Internet connectivity to well over 10,000 show participants.

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Taking place at the RioCentro Exhibition and Convention Center now through October 24th, the network will again be a critical backbone for exhibitors, speakers and attendees.

Link Solution, a Ruckus partner that handles telecommunications operations in the largest convention centers in Brazil, is again managing the Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi network at Futurecom. "As we said last year, there are no better Wi-Fi solutions on the market than Ruckus technology, and Futurecom show organizers and attendees certainly agree with us," said André Botelho, commercial director for Link Solution. "We manage some of the largest wireless networks in Brazil, and Ruckus consistently has proven itself in large, high-density venues like RioCentro—it really is 'simply better wireless,' and we know the thousands of show attendees will again enjoy a great user experience."

The Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi network at RioCentro consists of 75 Ruckus ZoneFlex™ access points (APs), featuring the Ruckus ZoneFlex 7363 802.11n indoor dual-band AP, all centrally managed with Ruckus ZoneDirector™ 3000 Series controllers.

Ruckus ZoneFlex APs feature patented BeamFlex™ adaptive antenna technology that maximizes signal coverage, throughput, and network capacity, and ensures high performance in tough, high-density operating environments like RioCentro. The BeamFlex software continually adapts to environments like RioCentro with all its physical obstacles and unpredictable radio frequency (RF) conditions, numerous communicating devices, network performance issues, and application flows. Then, it selects the optimum antenna pattern for each communicating device in real time, while minimizing noise to nearby networks and devices.

Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi solutions are increasingly becoming the wireless technology of choice in Latin America, deployed throughout Brazil in stadiums, hotels, warehouses, and schools, providing reliable, high-performance and secure Wi-Fi access.

Ruckus Wireless was recently named a Leader in the "IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Enterprise WLAN 2013-2014 Vendor Analysis" (doc #243354, September 2013). The IDC study assessed a wide variety of vendors participating in the enterprise wireless LAN (WLAN) market, evaluating each vendor based on a comprehensive framework and set of parameters that assessed vendors relative to one another and to those factors expected to be most conducive to success in the enterprise WLAN market, for both the short and long term.

Ruckus Wireless is exhibiting daily in its booth (A22), located in Pavilion #4 (in the Business Trade Show area) at the RioCentro Exhibition and Convention Center during Futurecom, from 12:00 noon to 8:00 p.m. local Brasilia time (BRT) starting tomorrow, October 22nd and continuing through Thursday, October 24th.

ABOUT RUCKUS WIRELESS
Headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, Ruckus Wireless, Inc. (NYSE: RKUS) is a global supplier of advanced wireless systems for the rapidly expanding mobile Internet infrastructure market. The company offers a wide range of indoor and outdoor "Smart Wi-Fi" products to mobile carriers, broadband service providers, and corporate enterprises, and has approximately 27,300 end-customers worldwide. Ruckus technology addresses Wi-Fi capacity and coverage challenges caused by the ever-increasing amount of traffic on wireless networks due to accelerated adoption of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Ruckus invented and has patented state-of-the-art wireless voice, video, and data technology innovations, such as adaptive antenna arrays that extend signal range, increase client data rates, and avoid interference, providing consistent and reliable distribution of delay-sensitive multimedia content and services over standard 802.11 Wi-Fi. For more information, visit http://www.ruckuswireless.com.

BeamFlex, Ruckus, Ruckus Wireless, ZoneDirector, and ZoneFlex are trademarks of Ruckus Wireless, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other product or company names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Media Contact
Mark Priscaro
Ruckus Wireless
mark.priscaro@ruckuswireless.com 
+1 925-367-5505

Clara Persand
Interamerican Marketing Solutions
cpersand@IMSmarketing.com
+1 305-670-7888

SOURCE Ruckus Wireless, Inc.



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