Xirrus High Performance Wi-Fi Products Now Available via GSA for U.S. Federal Government

MCS of Tampa Awarded GSA Schedule 70 for Xirrus Wi-Fi Products

Aug 24, 2010, 09:00 ET from Xirrus

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Xirrus®, the leader in High Performance Wi-Fi that delivers the most coverage, bandwidth, and user density in the industry, announced today that its product line is now available under the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule Contract vehicle through our distributor, Mission Critical Solutions of Tampa's GSA IT Schedule 70 Contract.

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"As we continue our expansion into the federal government marketplace, this GSA Contract will help streamline the acquisition of our award winning Wi-Fi products for government entities wanting access to high performance Wi-Fi products," said Kurt Sauter Executive Director, Federal at Xirrus. "The Xirrus Wi-Fi product line is already well known throughout the federal government by customers such as U.S. Marine Corps, NASA Kennedy Space Center, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS), and other government agencies for use in secure wireless applications that require FIPS 140-2 certification and comply with DISA (Defense Information Systems Agency) requirements."

Xirrus' Indoor and Outdoor Wi-Fi products, such as the award-winning Xirrus Wi-Fi Array cut costs by providing 4X the coverage of traditional Wi-Fi Access Points, use less infrastructure, and reduce management requirements are now more easily purchased. The Xirrus Rapid Deployment Kit provides instant high capacity Wi-Fi that is perfect for first responders, events, and other temporary venues.

Mission Critical Solutions of Tampa (www.missioncriticalsolutions.net) is one of Xirrus' premier distributors and has been a GSA Schedule Contract holder since 2002. MCS of Tampa has recently expanded their GSA IT Schedule 70 Contract Number GS-35F-0544M, to offer federal agencies direct access to Xirrus' Wi-Fi product line.  MCS has played a key role in distribution and logistics and has added to the success of the largest of Xirrus wireless projects.

Federal customers can access information about Xirrus products through the GSA Schedules e-Library http://gsaelibrary.gsa.gov by searching by the contract number (GS-35F-0544M), "Xirrus" or other keywords denoting the products sought. Customers can also place orders on-line through GSA Advantage at http://www.gsaadvantage.com.

Learn more about Xirrus Federal at http://federal.xirrus.com.

About Xirrus

Xirrus, Inc. is a privately-held wireless technology company and the leader in high performance Wi-Fi. Xirrus manufactures the patented Wi-Fi Array – the only fully distributed, dense radio Wi-Fi architecture available in the industry today. The innovative Xirrus Wi-Fi Array delivers unmatched performance on a per access point and system level basis, and delivers 3X the Time-To-Value compared to any other offering because it requires fewer devices, switch ports, and cabling along with less time and effort to install and maintain. Xirrus was founded in 2004 by Dirk Gates (previously founded Xircom) and backed by strong investors including August Capital, Canaan Partners, InterWest, QuestMark Partners, and US Venture Partners. Xirrus manufacturers its products in the USA and is Wi-Fi Alliance, Verisign, PCI, FIPS 140-2, and ISO 9001:2008 certified. For more information, please visit www.xirrus.com.

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About Mission Critical Solutions

Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, Mission Critical Solutions (MCS) is a distribution and solutions provider with a global customer base including the DOD, DHS, and the FBI.  MCS specializes in IP-converged technology for voice, video, and data networks. In addition to its proficiency in IT Product distribution, MCS also provides expertise in several emerging technologies (including Building Automation, Wireless Networking, Mass Notification Systems and Alternative Energy Solutions), C4I Production, and Specialized Construction.  

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