Posts Tagged ‘Ruckus Wireless’

  • Michael Fletcher (2)

    Wi-Fi eases transition to high data consumption

    September 30, 2014 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off

    With LTE (4G) cellular gaining momentum and operators starting to push entry-level smartphones across Africa, consumers across the continent are in a great position to benefit from the connected world. However, what does the increase in data demand mean for...

  • Michael Fletcher, sales director for Ruckus Wireless sub-Saharan Africa (image: Ruckus)

    Ruckus Wireless expands its presence in Africa

    August 21, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off

    Ruckus Wireless has appointed Westcon Africa as the latest member of its distributor network. The agreement is set to assist the company to expand further into Africa. Additionally, the agreement has placed Westcon Africa as an official distributor of all...

  • Darryl Linington

    Infrastructure & connectivity key to Africa’s smart cities

    August 11, 2014 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off

    Globally, the pressure is on for cities to become ‘smart’. There is a strong need to invest in information communication technology (ICT) and socio-economic development, while still effectively managing budgets and scarce natural resources. All of...

  • Michael Fletcher, sales director for Ruckus Wireless sub-Saharan Africa (image: Ruckus)

    Thank you for the Wi-Fi

    March 4, 2014 • OpinionComments Off

    The good news is that Wi-Fi is finally taking its rightful place in the industry. The bad news – not all Wi-Fi is made equal. This is the sentiment of Ruckus Wireless, Inc. (NYSE: RKUS), a global supplier of advanced wireless systems for the rapidly...

  • Michael Fletcher, sales director for Ruckus Wireless sub-Saharan Africa. (Image source: Ruckus Wireless)

    Leveraging Wi-Fi to meet demand for broadband in Africa

    November 12, 2013 • Opinion, Southern AfricaComments Off

    The prevalence of Wi-Fi in Africa and around the world is increasing, with more and more mobile operators looking to deploy it as part of their overall networks, according to Ruckus Wireless, Inc., an exhibitor at this year’s AfricaCom, running from 12...

  • Michael Fletcher, sales director for Ruckus Wireless sub-Saharan Africa (image: Ruckus)

    Wi-Fi is an answer for Africa

    August 19, 2013 • OpinionComments Off

    Across Africa demands are changing, access models are changing and consumers are blurring the lines between corporate and personal spaces – becoming more vocal in terms of what they want, says Ruckus Wireless, Inc. And what they want is access. With more...

  • Wi-Fi plays an ever-increasing role in effective Unified Communications

    June 19, 2013 • OpinionComments Off

    While many organisations have made the move to the cloud and virtualised applications and servers in their data centres, they have been slow to virtualise Unified Communications (UC) applications says Ruckus Wireless, Inc. However, with the technological...

  • Carrier Wi-Fi comes of age in 2013

    January 8, 2013 • OpinionComments Off

    All indications point to full speed ahead for service provider Wi-Fi deployments in 2013.  While Wi-Fi has been around for quite some time as a consumer and enterprise technology, it has never garnered the kind of attention that it will this year. The...

  • Wi-Fi holds endless opportunities for Africa

    September 20, 2012 • OpinionComments Off

     Wi-Fi adoption is growing in Africa with solution providers committed to developing viable services that improve the way we communicate and work, says Michael Fletcher, Sales Director for Ruckus Wireless sub-Saharan Africa at Ruckus Wireless. The increasing...

  • BYOD: The Y2K of Networking?

    July 10, 2012 • OpinionComments Off

    Since the big marketing scam of Y2K, nothing seems to have caused a bigger commotion in computer networking than Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), says Ruckus Wireless. “BYOD is scary, and scary sells products,” says Michael Fletcher, Sales Director for...

  • Wi-Fi equip market will surge by 9% over 5yrs

    October 10, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off

    The Wi-Fi equipment market is expected to see more than 9% CAGR (compound annual growth rate) from 2011 to 2016, with the enterprise segment contributing the bulk of the growth at more than 21% CAGR. And the consumer market mirrors this growth. In fact, there...

  • Ruckus Wireless propels Africa into Wi-Fi tech

    August 22, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    Ruckus Wireless, Inc. an innovator in Wi-Fi technology and a leading provider of advanced mobile Internet working products and solutions, announces the official opening of its regional office in Johannesburg, South Africa. Ruckus Wireless was initially...