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.
Press Releases 2017
SAN JOSE, Calif.—November 14, 2017— Ruckus, 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, 2017— Ruckus, 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.—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.
Suwanee, GA, Singapore and San Jose, CA – February 22, 2017 – ARRIS 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.