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System Management And Control

SmartZone Software Platform

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The Ruckus SmartZone software platform provides unified software architecture across wireless LAN (WLAN) controllers, for appliance, virtualized and cloud environments offering the ultimate in deployment flexibility. This new Wi-Fi software offers a tremendous level of flexibility: scaling up to 300,000 devices, offering single and multi-tenancy, as well as ‘WiFi-as-you-grow’ — the capability for your network to expand with and adapt to the changing needs of your business.

The Ruckus Virtual SmartZone

Service Provider Class WLAN Controller Designed to Run in the Cloud

vSCG Virtual Machine Management

The vSZ is a key building block in enabling service providers of all types to provide a complete managed service to their customers. This can include management of the access points on the customer’s premises as well as all back-end systems in their data center. One of the most important backend systems is the WLAN controller. The vSZ is a virtualize version of the industry leading SCG-200 that makes use of Network Functions Virtualization to enable MSPs to offer a totally cloud-based service. vSZ can run on either an open-source KVM or VMware hypervisor.

Virtual SmartZone – High Scale (vSZ-H)

Virtual SmartZone – High Scale (vSZ-H)

NFV-based WLAN Controller for Large Enterprises and Service Providers

Virtual SmartZone - Essentials (vSZ-E)

Virtual SmartZone - Essentials (vSZ-E)

NFV-based WLAN Controller Designed for your Future

SmartCell Gateway 200

SmartCell Gateway 200

The Industry’s Most Scalable and Versatile WLAN Platform

SmartZone 100

SmartZone 100

A Scalable, Smart WLAN Controller for Mid-Size Enterprise

ZoneDirector Platform
ZoneDirector 1200 ZoneDirector 3000 ZoneDirector 5000
Access points per Appliance
5–75 25–500 100–1,000
Access points with Clusters
HA * HA * HA *
Platform
Appliance Appliance Appliance
Site
Single Single Single
SmartZone Platform
SmartZone 100 vSmartZone E vSmartZone H SC Gateway 200
Access points per Appliance
1–1,024 1–1,024 1–10,000 100–10,000
Access points with Clusters
1-3,000 1–3,000 1–30,000 100–30,000
Platform
Appliance Virtual Machine Virtual Machine Appliance
Site
Multi-Site Multi-Site Multi Site / Tenant Multi Site / Tenant

*HA - High availability with redundant controller support