Exertis

For over 15 years, Ruckus Networks has been at the forefront of WLAN technology innovation. With their technically-led approach and strong customer and channel focus, their solutions have been deployed into organisations of all shapes and sizes, from schools and stores to stadiums and smart cities.

PRODUCTS THAT SCALE FROM ZERO TO AWESOME

Need easy? Check. Intuitive? Yep. Control? Got it. Scale? Got that, too. High-performance included.

Wireless

Ruckus is known for exceptional Wi-Fi performance even under the most challenging network conditions. This means exceptionally happy users.

Controller

Ruckus’ range of on premise controllers are ideal for customers with more complex wireless requirements, offering even greater flexibility, control and support for Ruckus’ specialist software add ons.

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Cloud

Ruckus Cloud Wi-Fi takes the complexity out of deploying and managing wireless networks with no compromise to performance.

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Unleashed

Affordable, high-performance, plug-and-play Wi-Fi access points for small business.

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Need help planning your wireless network?

Simplify the process of identifying the best wireless solution for your network needs with Ruckus’ WLAN Finder

WLAN Product Tool

Switching

Discover Ruckus’ scalable fixed form-factor switches for next-generation IP networks.

ICX Switches

Scalable Fixed Form-Factor Switches for Next-Generation IP Networks.

Switch Finder

Not sure where to start? Find the right switch for your network, with Ruckus’ Switch Finder Tool.

Software & SaaS

The Ruckus software and services portfolio lets your customers extract maximum value from their network while better ensuring its security. Whether you’re looking to predict the next network trouble spot, to improve operational efficiency in your venue or to securely on-board any and every device, Ruckus helps you get it done right.

SmartCell Insight (SCI)

Wireless analytics that provide network insight and KPIs for thousands of access points.

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Location Analytics

Ruckus Smart Positioning Technology (SPoT™) location engine generates location data that can be used to analyse footfall, track assets and provide other location-based services.

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CloudPath Enrollment

Cloudpath Enrollment System is a security and policy management platform for wired and wireless, BYOD, guests and IoT.

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IOT

Harness the power of IoT for your customers and end users with solutions from Ruckus that help create smart cities, connected homes and seamless experiences.

Ruckus IoT Suite

Consolidate disparate IoT networks with Ruckus’ IoT Suite to deliver secure IoT deployments to enterprises and organisations, speeding time-to-ROI and reducing deployment costs.

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IoT in Different Verticals

New uses for the IoT are being discovered by every enterprise in every industry, discover them here!

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EDUCATION

From classrooms to campuses, elevate the student Wi-Fi experience with Ruckus.

HOSPITALITY

Enhance Wi-Fi access and drive guest satisfaction and loyalty with Ruckus’ unrivalled hospitality solutions.

LARGE PUBLIC VENUES

With outdoor and under-seat access points, deliver scalable Wi-Fi without compromise.

RETAIL

Deliver a great guest Wi-Fi experience in retail with Ruckus Cloud Wi-Fi and SPoT.

SMART CITIES

Wi-Fi solutions for connected communities and smart city networks.

SMB

Easy WLAN management with affordable cloud Wi-Fi and controller-less Wi-Fi for SMB.

Upcoming Events

Webinar: Ruckus Integrated Switching and Wireless Solutions

9th July

Time: 2.30 – 3.10pm GMT

You are probably already aware of Ruckus’ unrivalled wireless solutions, but did you also know that they are also a leading provider in switching solutions too? To find out more about the Ruckus ICX switching portfolio and unified wired and wireless solutions join our webinar this July, for a quick overview and discover how you can benefit from selling both switching and wireless at Ruckus.

Agenda

  • Current market overview
  • Ruckus ICX switch portfolio – take stacking to the next level
  • Unified wired and wireless solutions:
    • Unleashed integration
    • SmartZone integration

Join us and Ruckus’ EMEA Switching Product Manager, Simon Pollard, for an exclusive look in to Ruckus’ pedigree wireless and switching solutions now!

The Ruckus Technical Family Distributor Day Part III

Ruckus ICX introduction – Love at first Sight

11th July

Exertis Basingstoke Office

Join us for the third Ruckus Technical Family Distributor Day focused on the Ruckus switching portfolio, specifically designed for Partners who have little or no experience with the Ruckus ICX Switch family.

Ruckus will cover the very basics of getting the switch running in standalone mode and end with connecting the switch to the SmartZone (vSZ) 5.1.1 network controller.

Plus, the Ruckus ICX Family of fixed form-factor switches work together to simplify network set-up and management, enhance security, minimise troubleshooting and make upgrades easy. Their low-latency, non-blocking architecture ensures excellent throughput for the most demanding video, Unified Communications, VDI, and mobile applications. Want to learn more? Join our half day event on the 11th July at the Exertis Basingstoke office.

Agenda

10:00 – 10:15 Welcome to The Ruckus Technical Family Community

10:15 – 11:35 Ruckus ICX Portfolio

10:40 – 11.00 Why ICX from Ruckus?

11:00 – 11:45 First meeting with an ICX Switch – Configure the basics

  • Setting the IP address
  • Updating the Firmware
  • Securing the Switch
  • Configure PoE
  • Setting up your first VLAN
  • Creating a LAG uplink/Trunk
  • Backing up the configuration
11:45– 12:00 Coffee Break

12:00 – 13:00 Ruckus Virtual SmartZone (vSZ 5.1.1) Network Controller - Basic introduction
  • How to configure the ICX Switch for management via vSZ
  • Management of the ICX Switch from SZ
    • Updating the Firmware
    • Configure VLAN
    • Backing up/Restoring configuration
13:00 – 13:45 Networking Lunch: Great Dog Food and Great Conversation Italian Style

13:45 End of Event

Spaces are limited, and rules apply. Your Exertis Account Manager will be in touch to confirm your space and confirm logistics.

Exertis: A Disti with a Difference

Why Exertis? We're no newcomers to networking and we know that WLAN doesn't stop at the AP or switch. Whether you’re embarking on a behemoth project or a small, one-off installation, our teams have the expertise and resources to help you to build the comprehensive solution you need.

Whatever the opportunity and however much support you might need, we'll walk, run or race with you every step of the way:

A high level of service

Any quotes or queries will be answered within an agreed SLA with your account manager. Whilst partners can raise their own deal registrations, Exertis will be on hand to submit applications on your behalf.

Industry experience

Ruckus is our leading wireless solution, but our long history of working in wireless networking has given us a great understanding of the competition, the marketplace and our customers’ drivers.

Commitment to deliver the best pricing

We will keep you up to date with the current promotions and notify you if we believe your project could be eligible for enhanced discounts. We also recognise when significant opportunities require a bit more and will be pleased to support your case with Ruckus for getting the best possible pricing.

Stock profile

With our National Distribution Centre, we have the ability to stock the majority of the portfolio for next day delivery. With your guidance, we can pre-order stock from Ruckus in preparation for your projects, to ensure lead times are kept to a minimum and avoid any supply chain issues.

Professional Services (FOC)

We have a technical team of trained engineers who can offer a variety of Professional Services when needed.

Free services include:

  • Heat Mapping – We provide a free of charge* heat mapping service using specialist Ekahau software
  • Demonstration and PoC – We keep demo stock for partners to loan on request and as required, which can be introduced and set up by a certified engineer
  • Introductions and tutorials – Face to face or via a webinar
  • Technical consultancy

*FoC heat maps are typically returned within around 5 working days. We offer a chargeable heat mapping service for customers requiring a firm SLA.

Professional Services (Chargeable)

  • Pre-site survey
  • Post-site survey
  • Installation
  • Third party cabling, mounting and associated survey

Extras

  • Exertis Puppy Pack – Get compliant with comprehensive, platform-specific demo kit packs exclusively from Exertis; with added training and even a Linx tablet to support ZonePlanner
  • Tradeshow support – Including representatives, speakers and marketing collateral

One last thing

Just like your business, we are ever evolving as a distributor and strive to develop with you. If there is anything else outside the above you would like support with, please don’t hesitate to contact your specialist account manager or the wider Ruckus team at Exertis.

Exertis Puppy Packs

Check out our exclusive Puppy Pack NFR bundles!

Here at Exertis, we want to make it as easy as possible for you to kick off your Ruckus partnership. To maximise the value of your investment in Ruckus demonstration kit, we’re offering exclusive ‘Puppy Pack’ NFR bundles for each Ruckus management platform, topped off with an Exertis technical training package.

Each option includes:

  • Full solution for one Ruckus management platform – ZoneDirector, Unleashed or Cloud.
  • Ruckus ICX 24-port POE+ switch.
  • Ruckus ZonePlanner software to support onsite planning and solution design.
  • A Linx tablet to support planning with ZonePlanner.
  • Exertis-Ruckus technical training day (classroom).

To get your paws on a Puppy Pack, collar your Account Manager today for more information!

Contact Us

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Natasha Adams

Exertis Business Manager, Wireless & Mobility
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Dan Steel

Ruckus Distribution Manager, Northern EMEA
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Specialist Sales Teams at Exertis