Press Releases 2017

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SUWANEE, Ga. – December 1, 2017 – ARRIS International plc (NASDAQ:ARRS) has completed its acquisition of the Ruckus Wireless® and ICX® Switch business from Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ: AVGO). With this acquisition, ARRIS® builds on a leadership position in networking and entertainment for service providers while expanding into new enterprise and vertical markets.

SAN JOSE, Calif.—November 14, 2017Ruckus, a part of Brocade, today announced a new family of switches to support next-generation network edge and aggregation/core requirements. The Ruckus ICX® 7650 family delivers high-performance switching capabilities to meet current and future network demands, including high-density 802.11ac / 802.11ax Wi-Fi deployments, UHD video streaming, line rate encryption and single point of management.

SAN JOSE, Calif.—September 20, 2017— Ruckus, a part of Brocade, today announced it has simplified its Channel Partner Programs to two tiers to better recognize and incentivize top performing partners. The simplified programs allow the company to re-invest in channel and solution provider partners by making it easier to identify high achieving partners.

SAN JOSE, Calif.—September 18, 2017Ruckus, a part of Brocade, today announced it has once again outperformed four of its leading Wi-Fi competitors in a series of stress tests validated by Divergent Dynamics. Using mid-range 802.11ac access points (APs), the testing measured each AP’s ability to simultaneously deliver video and data to 60 client devices.

SAN JOSE, Calif.—September 7, 2017Ruckus, a part of Brocade, will exhibit at Mobile World Congress Americas to be held September 12 – 14, 2017, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Mobile World Congress is the premier mobile industry event for the Americas, organized by the GSMA with attendees from around the globe.

At the show, Ruckus will be participating in several speaking engagements, including:

SAN JOSE, Calif.—June 27, 2017— Ruckus, a part of Brocade, today announced its fourth generation wall-mounted access point (AP) designed to provide hotel guests with fast, reliable Wi-Fi. The Ruckus H320 all-in-one AP and switch features the latest 802.11ac Wave 2 technology, enabling guests to simultaneously connect multiple devices to hotel Wi-Fi networks.

SAN JOSE, Calif.—June 13, 2017— Ruckus, a part of Brocade, announced it now offers both wired and wireless networking for enterprise, hospitality, service provider, government and small-and-medium business (SMB) customers worldwide.

SAN JOSE, Calif.—April 25, 2017—Today, two leaders in global telecommunications, RED Technologies and Ruckus Wireless, a part of Brocade, successfully completed interoperability tests of their award-winning technologies, illustrating their readiness for the 3.5 GHz CBRS band in the United States as well as future spectrum sharing frameworks such as those envisioned for 5G.

SAN JOSE, Calif.—April 11, 2017—Ruckus Wireless, a part of Brocade, today announced the availability of version 3.5 of its SmartZone™ Operating System (OS). The new release powers the industry’s highest-capacity controller portfolio, including the SmartZone 300 (SZ300) high-scale control and management appliance, which is also being announced today.

ISC West Las Vegas, Nev.—April 6, 2017—Ruckus Wireless, a part of Brocade, today announced its collaboration with Pelco by Schneider Electric™, a manufacturer of video surveillance and security solutions, which combines Ruckus’ ZoneFlex™ access points (APs) and ICX switches with Pelco by Schneider Electric’s IP cameras and video management system (VMS) solutions to offer flexible installation options and enhanced solutions for physical secur

BARCELONA, Spain—Mobile World Congress—February 27, 2017Ruckus Wireless, a part of Brocade, today announced Ruckus Service Provider (SP) Cloud, a fully customizable solution for service providers to deliver high-value managed services to their customers.

BARCELONA, Spain—Mobile World Congress—February 27, 2017Ruckus Wireless, a part of Brocade, and Intersection, an urban experience company, today announced a partnership aimed at bringing free high-speed public Wi-Fi to city streets and transit hubs around the globe.

SAN FRANCISCO—RSA Conference 2017, Booth N4410—Feb. 15, 2017Ruckus Wireless™, a part of Brocade, today announced version 5.1 of its Cloudpath™ ES security and policy management software. The latest software release enables organizations to automatically and securely connect Internet of Things (IoT) devices using certificates—the gold standard of device security—allowing IT to establish policies governing the behavior of those devices.

BARCELONA, Spain—Mobile World Congress—February 27, 2017Ruckus Wireless, a part of Brocade, today announced a collaboration with Amdocs, a leading provider of software and services to communications and media companies, to deliver a customizable, managed cloud Wi-Fi service to service providers.

Suwanee, GA, Singapore and San Jose, CA – February 22, 2017ARRIS International plc, (NASDAQ: ARRS) and Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ: AVGO) today jointly announced that they have entered into an agreement for ARRIS to acquire Brocade Communication Systems Inc.’s Ruckus Wireless and ICX Switch business for cash consideration of $800 million, plus the additional cost of unvested employee stock awards, following the closing of Broadcom’s acquisition of Brocade.