SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruckus Wireless, Inc. (NYSE: RKUS) today announced that it is teaming with Sprint's (NYSE: S) Custom Network Solutions (CNS) group to deliver enterprise, public sector and federal customers nationwide its Smart Wi-Fi products and services as part of Sprint CNS's in-building wireless data solutions portfolio.
Sprint CNS is expanding its suite of in-building mobile solutions with the full complement of Ruckus indoor and outdoor Smart Wi-Fi products. Sprint's Custom Network Solutions integrate all the hardware, software, network transport and professional integration services needed to improve in-building coverage and capacity for small, medium and large business customers.
Working together to initially tailor Custom Network Solutions to five key vertical markets – hospitality, education, healthcare, retail and warehousing – Sprint CNS and Ruckus have already begun providing managed Wi-Fi services to organizations such as the Tri-Rivers Career Center ( Marion, Ohio) and the Dolton School District ( Dolton, Ill.).Mike Wellin, Technology Director-Tri-Rivers Career Center, has been heavily involved in the installation and launch of the technology that began three months ago. "We plan to expand the Ruckus footprint in our facility," said Wellin. "The performance of the equipment is fantastic, and Sprint is a great ally. Its skills were key to the project's success – that's what separated Sprint from its competitors. The Sprint installation team is professional and efficient and this collaboration is exactly what Tri-Rivers will need as we continue to expand." With Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi, Sprint CNS customers can expect greater user productivity in-building through more reliable wireless connectivity, stronger signals and extended Wi-Fi coverage. The combined solution is ideal for challenging environments that experience erratic interference, high client densities and constant user mobility.