Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa the value-added technology distributor of category-leading solutions in security, collaboration, networking and data centre is pleased to announce that the company has for the second year running been awarded as the African...
The global carrier WiFi equipment market totaled $713 million in 2015. The market has grown consistently year-over-year since 2007, initially due to the proliferation of WiFi as a hotspot service, but increasingly driven by a diverse customer base and...
VAST Networks and Ruckus Wireless have, according to both parties, successfully deployed the continent’s largest mall Wi-Fi installation in order to provide consumers and retailers with Wi-Fi throughout the Mall of Africa. According to Vast Networks,...
March 30, 2016 •
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Riaan Graham has officially been appointed as the new Sales Director at Ruckus Wireless ub-Saharan Africa. The appointment will see Riaan supporting the existing team to continue driving strong market penetration for Wi-Fi and the broader wireless industry....
December 3, 2015 •
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With the changing telecommunications environment in Africa, not too mention the market dynamics, mobile operators are finding themselves under tremendous pressure to adapt or face getting left behind. The introduction of affordable smartphones and the...
September 30, 2014 •
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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...
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...
August 11, 2014 •
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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...
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...
November 12, 2013 •
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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...
August 19, 2013 •
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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...
June 19, 2013 •
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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...
January 8, 2013 •
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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...
September 20, 2012 •
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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...
July 10, 2012 •
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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...
October 10, 2011 •
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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...