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Meru Momentum In Education Sector Accelerates With Over 1,000 Schools Migrated From Their Microcell Products To Meru's Virtualized Wireless LAN Solution

"We selected Meru's single-channel approach and ability to support high densities of wireless users – over 1,000 students on our campus in Hawthorn, Victoria," said David Micallef, head of technology for Bialik College. "With Meru, there is no channel interference and our students, teachers and staff are now connected in the classroom and across campus – online and wire-free."

Ubiquitous Wireless Coverage and Proliferation of Devices Drives Demand

Each semester, thousands of freshmen arrive at universities all over the world with the expectation to connect wirelessly to the campus network with a diverse range of mobile devices such as the iPad, smartphone, laptop and the iPod Touch, while running IPTV in their dorms. Because the adoption of wireless devices is a way of life in these environments, schools are increasingly looking to provide the most high-performance networks for their students, faculty and staff and offer a Wireless-like-Wire™ experience.  

Meru's virtualized WLAN architecture allows the school to plan and manage a campus-wide network and stack channels for extra capacity in dense user areas such as lecture halls and auditoriums. Meru also provides airtime fairness for all mobile devices, enabling students to achieve maximum performance as each device operate at different protocol rates.

For a live demonstration of Meru's solutions for the education market, Meru will be exhibiting at ISTE 2010 in Booth #2520 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver this week. For more information on the event, please visit;

About Meru Networks

Founded in 2002, Meru Networks develops and markets a virtualized wireless LAN solution that cost-effectively optimizes the enterprise network to deliver the performance, reliability, predictability and operational simplicity of a wired network, with the advantages of mobility.   Meru's solution represents an innovative approach to wireless networking that utilizes virtualization technology to create an intelligent and self-monitoring wireless network, and enables enterprises to migrate their business-critical applications from wired networks to wireless networks, and become all-wireless enterprises.  Meru's solutions have been adopted in major industry vertical markets, including education, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing and retail.  Meru is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., and has operations in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific.  For more information, visit or call (408) 215-5300.  

This press release contains forward-looking statements regarding Meru Networks expectations, hopes, plans, intentions or strategies, including, but not limited to statements regarding Meru's success as a preferred wireless LAN solution provider, the migration from microcell architecture to Meru's virtualized solution, Meru's ability to transform learning initiatives and enhancing the learning experience, the ability to provide improved wireless coverage with fewer access points and lower costs, Meru's continued momentum with educational institutions, and the ability for university information technology departments to plan and manage a campus-wide network. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, as well as assumptions that, if they do not fully materialize or prove incorrect, could cause our results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The risks and uncertainties include those described in Meru Networks' documents filed with or furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission. All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to Meru Networks as of the date hereof, and Meru Networks assumes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

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