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SELANGOR, MALAYSIA – December 19, 2016 – Ruckus Wireless, a part of Brocade, today announced the deployment of 450 Ruckus ZoneFlexTM R700 802.11ac wave 2 Smart Wi-Fi access points (APs) at Sunway University in Selangor, Malaysia. The deployment will deliver high quality wireless connectivity to staff and students across a number of buildings on the Sunway campus. The entire Sunway campus is home to more than 18,000 students and staff members.

SAN JOSE, Calif.—December 7, 2016—Ruckus Wireless, a part of Brocade, today announced the Brocade Ruckus ICX® 7150 switch, an entry-level stackable campus switch for budget-conscious customers in the education, hospitality and small-to-medium business (SMB) sectors. For the first time, budget-sensitive organizations will be able to experience the same features and high performance that major enterprises enjoy while also being able to scale and grow accordingly without having to replace equipment.

SAN JOSE, Calif.—December 7, 2016Ruckus Wireless, a part of Brocade, today introduced the Ruckus ZoneFlex™ C110 access point (AP), which features 802.11ac Wave 2 Wi-Fi and incorporates a DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem and an Ethernet switch. The C110 AP uses coaxial cable for network connectivity, enabling facilities such as hotels and multiple-dwelling units (MDUs) that lack Category 5 Ethernet cable infrastructure to easily deploy reliable, high-speed Wi-Fi.

SUNNYVALE, CA – November 15, 2016 – Ruckus Wireless, Inc., a part of Brocade, today announced the addition of two new access points (APs) to the ZoneFlex™ family—the ZoneFlex R610 indoor AP and the ZoneFlex T610 outdoor AP. Both products are based on the IEEE 802.11ac Wave 2 standard featuring multi-user MIMO technology, which optimizes airtime efficiency to client devices and increases aggregate network throughput in dense indoor or outdoor deployments.

SUNNYVALE, CA – November 18, 2016 – Ruckus Wireless, Inc., a part of Brocade, today announced it has won the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) Wi-Fi Industry Awards for “Best Converged Network Infrastructure” and “Distinguished WBA Member” for its OpenG™ technology. This is the second consecutive year Ruckus has been recognized in the WBA’s Wi-Fi Industry Awards, which is validation of Ruckus’s global reach and deployment capabilities.

Yogyakarta – November 14, 2016 – Ruckus Wireless, Inc., a part of Brocade, today announced its latest successful deployment at Yogyakarta State University, on the island of Java in Indonesia. The University has large numbers of staff and students, who are now enjoying the benefits of fast, secure Wi-Fi across their campuses, thanks to Ruckus.

ANAHEIM, Calif., EDUCAUSE 2016, Booth #662—Oct. 26, 2016—Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD) today announced the availability of Ruckus Cloudpath™ ES 5.0 software. The new release builds on previous BYOD onboarding capabilities to create a complete integrated security and policy management platform. Cloudpath ES 5.0 software enables IT organizations of any size to easily establish secure, policy-based access for wired and wireless devices.

SUNNYVALE, CA—October 17, 2016—Ruckus Wireless, Inc., a part of Brocade, will be showcasing its OpenG™ technology, a solution developed to address coverage and capacity challenges of indoor cellular networks, at two major events this week: Futurecom and Dell EMC World. Utilizing Ruckus’ OpenG technology, enterprises and service providers will be able to offer high quality in-building cellular service in a fraction of the time and cost it takes to implement a distributed antenna system (DAS).

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Sept. 22, 2016 – Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD) today announced the company has achieved leader status in the IHS Markit Wireless LAN Infrastructure Vendor Scorecard - 2016 for Ruckus Wireless' significant presence in the market and fast-paced momentum in wireless LAN growth. Brocade acquired Ruckus Wireless in May 2016, and Ruckus now operates as a business unit within Brocade.

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – August 30, 2016 – Ruckus Wireless, Inc., now part of Brocade, today announced the ZoneFlex™ H510, a wall-plate access point (AP) featuring an integral wired switch and 802.11ac Wave 2 technology. The new AP is ideal for hotels, multi-dwelling units and student housing where Wi-Fi is often a cost of doing business due to the ever-increasing number of wireless connected devices in these environments.

SUNNYVALE – August 23, 2016 – Six wireless technology leaders today announced the launch of the CBRS Alliance to develop, market and promote LTE-based solutions utilizing the shared spectrum of the U.S. 3.5 GHz Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) band.

SUNNYVALE, CA – August 21, 2016 – Ruckus Wireless, Inc., now part of Brocade, announced today that it has emerged the winner in the SMB Networking category of The Channel Company’s CRN® 2016 Annual Report Card (ARC) awards program. The Annual Report Card summarizes results from a comprehensive survey that details solution provider satisfaction across product innovation, support and partnership for the hardware, services and software vendors they team up with.

SUNNYVALE – July 26, 2016 – Ruckus Wireless, Inc., now part of Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD), today announced the general availability of Ruckus Cloud Wi-Fi, a wireless local area network (WLAN) management-as-a-service offer powered by the new Ruckus public cloud platform. Ruckus Cloud Wi-Fi enables distributed organizations with limited IT resources to set up, monitor and manage a high-performance multi-site WLAN of any size.

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – 01 July, 2016 – Discovery Primea, one of Manila’s premier business hotels, today announced its deployment of technology from Ruckus Wireless, Inc., now part of Brocade, to enhance its guest experience.

SYDNEY – July 1, 2016Ruckus Wireless, Inc. today announced that Ormiston College, in Brisbane’s Eastern suburbs, has selected and deployed a high capacity, high speed Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi network across campus to support the learning curriculum for over 1,500 students and teachers.