Filing for E-Rate? Let Ruckus Help

It’s that time of year again. The federal government offers billions of dollars in E-rate discounts to US schools for in-building network infrastructure. But how do you unlock these hidden funds?

Maximize the benefits of E-rate with Ruckus’ high performing access points and centrally managed Wi-Fi platforms, including cloud-managed Wi-Fi, and Brocade switches that scale with increasing demand at a disruptively low cost. To enable digital learning, E-rate’s critical funding and Ruckus can empower your teachers to impart life-long learning to students, preparing them for both the modern world and the future. 

To get started, we have outlined the 6 steps to apply and file for E-rate

To hear about our E-rate eligible solutions, watch our webinar, Why Choose Ruckus for E-rate Networks.

Ruckus is E-rate approved!

Ruckus simplifies your school’s technology needs by making the wired and wireless network easy to deploy, manage, and scale. This includes providing every WLAN architecture option, from plug-and-play simplicity, to cloud Wi-Fi for multi-site school districts, to physical and virtual controller options that offer granular control.

Better yet, Ruckus is an approved E-rate vendor, with many solutions qualifying for E-rate funding. These solutions provide a consistent end-user experiences, whether it is a wired or wireless connection. Brocade and its customers have been participating in the E-rate program since 1998, and thousands of K-12 schools have deployed Brocade Ruckus solutions to support their student and faculty demands.

Don’t wait - use this year’s E-rate funding to update your wired and wireless infrastructure to increase network capacity for scalability, protect student data for increased privacy, and launch new digital learning models to improve student performance. With Ruckus, you can implement an integrated wired and wireless infrastructure within your school district. 

Check out the Ruckus Product Guide to see all of the options for your IT investments.

Not convinced? Here is more information on why Ruckus is the best option for your students digital learning initiatives:

IHS names Brocade Ruckus a leader in WLAN

Brocade achieves leader position in the 2016 IHS Markit Wireless LAN Infrastructure Vendor Scorecard, due to its WLAN provider Ruckus Wireless for top revenue performance for Enterprise WLAN Infrastructure.

Download the IHS Technology Vendor Scorecard 2016 report.

Future Ready Networks for Education Technology

What are the growing IT challenges in K-12 schools today? Read this whitepaper to learn the 4 big focus areas for education technology investments this year.

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CARNet Names Ruckus Best 802.11ac AP

After exhaustive testing, CARNet found that Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi APs consistently outperformed all DUTs, taking top marks in almost every test scenario.

Download the CARNet Wi-Fi Independent Test Results report.

Raising a Ruckus in the Google Classroom

Deliver unrivaled performance for Chromebooks and Google App Environments to improve student learning, both at home and in the classroom.

Find out how Ruckus is Delivering Unrivaled Performance For Chromebook And Google App Environments.

Why Choose Ruckus for E-rate Networks

Thursday, December 8, 2016, @ 11:00 PST

Ruckus simplifies your school’s technology needs by making the wired and wireless network easy to deploy, manage, and scale. Better yet, Ruckus is an approved E-rate vendor, with many solutions qualifying for E-rate funding.

Join us for a live technical deep dive focused on our E-rate eligible solutions. We will discuss the benefits of our high performing access points, stackable campus switches, and cloud-managed solutions.

E-Rate Program Changes for FY17

On Demand

The federal government offers billions of dollars in E-rate discounts to US schools for in-building network infrastructure. But how do you unlock these hidden funds?

Listen to this exclusive webinar with E-rate expert, Jim Kerr, Principal at KB & Associates LLC, to hear what’s new for the E-rate program in FY17, what products and services are eligible for this program, and how you can successfully apply for funding.