Archive for August, 2013

Ruckus Wireless Takes Top Marks in the Prestigious CRN 2013 ARC Survey

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Ruckus Wireless Takes Top Marks in CRN’s Prestigious 2013 Annual Report Card (ARC) Survey of Value-Added Resellers

Smart Wi-Fi Innovator Earns Top Scores, Recognized for Product Innovation, Support, and Partnership Excellence within the SMB Networking Hardware Category, Beating Cisco, HP, Dell and Others

Ruckus Wireless, Inc. (NYSE: RKUS) announced that it has been awarded the highest honours in the 2013 CRN Annual Report Card (ARC), outscoring competitors including Adtran, Cisco, Dell/SonicWall, D-Link, Emerson Network Power, and HP. This prestigious study is considered the definitive benchmark for measuring excellence in the IT Channel community and recognizes the top-rated vendor partners in the industry. Ruckus Wireless won in the Networking Hardware for SMBs (small and medium/mid-size businesses) category by achieving the highest scores in all three sub-categories—Product Innovation, Support, and Partnerships.

To determine the winners, CRN’s research team surveyed more than 2,200 solution providers in North America across 18 product and service categories. Respondents evaluated the importance and their satisfaction with vendor partners on 18 criteria within three major areas: product innovation, support and partnership. Ron Gill, vice president of Enterprise Sales, Americas, for Ruckus Wireless, accepted the company’s 2013 CRN ARC Award in front of a live audience during an awards reception on Tuesday, August 20, 2013, at the XChange 2013 event in Washington, D.C. To view coverage of the awards, visit

“Solution providers today need products and solutions that are specifically targeted at solving customer problems. Beyond demonstrating quality and innovation, they want to work with vendors who also excel at partner relationships and sales support,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, UBM Tech Channel. “For decades, CRN’s ARC has been recognizing the vendors who are the complete package, and we congratulate Ruckus Wireless for being named to the 2013 list.”

To read the full press release from Ruckus Wireless click here, alternatively to learn more about the Ruckus solution portfolio and what it can do for you email or call 01473 281 211.

Ruckus Wireless Wi-Fi Education Bundles to Expire on 30th August

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

Towards the start of the year Ruckus Wireless released a range of highly discounted Wi-Fi bundles including both controllers and access points all covered with 5 years direct support with Ruckus. Over the months we have had to say goodbye to some of the bundles, with the remaining few coming to an end this month.

So, if you’re looking for a new wireless system look no further than Ruckus Wireless with Net-Ctrl:

Wi-Fi Bundle 1

Ruckus Wireless 3050 ZoneDirector (capable of supporting 50 Aps, expandable to 500)

25 x 7363 ZoneFlex Access Points (802.11n, Dual Band)

5 Years Support with Ruckus Wireless

Price= £9,200


Wi-Fi Bundle 2

Ruckus Wireless 3050 ZoneDirector

25 x 7982 ZoneFlex Access Points (802.11n, dual band, Three-stream MIMO 3×3:3)

5 Years Support with Ruckus Wireless

Price= £14,200

Both bundles have the option of an additional redundant controller for an extra £1,846.

Net-Ctrl is the largest Ruckus reseller in EMEA, and we have been for the past two years. We are able to provide detailed site surveys and offer technical support and teaching throughout the installation process from one of our Ruckus WiSe Guy and CWNA trained engineers.

To make this great offer a little sweeter, everyone that orders one of the bundles above will be entered into a prize draw for a KindleFire HD.

Please note this offer is only available for education establishments.

To download the product datasheets and industry guides view our Ruckus Wireless product page, or for more information email or call us direct on 01473 281 211