Ruckus Wireless BiG DOGs Channel Partner Program Awarded 5-Stars by CRN for 4th Straight Year

Annual Industry Guide Recognizes the Best Channel Partner Programs in the Market

SUNNYVALE, CA – March 23, 2015 – Ruckus Wireless, Inc. (NYSE: RKUS) announced today that for the fourth consecutive year, it has been awarded a 5-Star rating in The Channel Company’s CRN 2015 Partner Program Guide. This annual directory is the definitive listing of technology vendors that service solution providers or provide products through the IT channel. The 5-Star Partner Program rating recognizes an elite subset of companies that offer solution providers the best partnering elements in their channel programs.

Tweet this The perennial award-winning Ruckus BiG DOGs channel partner program offers value-added resellers (VARs) the opportunity to take advantage of the exponential growth in the enterprise wireless LAN (WLAN) market through a rewarding partnership with Ruckus Wireless, a global supplier of advanced wireless systems for the rapidly expanding mobile Internet infrastructure market. With its channel partners around the world, including VARs and distributors, the company offers a wide range of indoor and outdoor “Smart Wi-Fi” products to mobile carriers, broadband service providers, and corporate enterprises.

“Solution providers have a lot of choices when it comes to selecting vendor partners. Identifying the right vendor, with the right technologies, and the right approach can make all the difference,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “Our annual Partner Program Guide and 5-Star rating recognizes the best channel programs available in the market today to help solution providers determine which vendors deliver the best partner elements for their individual business goals.”

To determine the 2015 5-Star recipients, The Channel Company’s Research team assessed each vendor’s application based on investments in program offerings, partner profitability, partner training, education and support, marketing programs and resources, sales support and communication.

“Ruckus remains committed to providing best-in-class wireless solutions by supporting our channel partners across the globe for mutual benefit,” said Ron Gill, vice president, Enterprise Sales-Americas, Ruckus Wireless. “Winning a five-star designation a fourth straight time for our BiG DOGs partner program provides the strongest validation yet of our strong, unwavering commitment to help drive increased sales for our partners, achieve exceptional customer satisfaction, and continue to successfully grow our business.”

The 2015 Partner Program Guide will be featured in the April issue of CRN, and online at www.CRN.com.

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ABOUT RUCKUS WIRELESS

Headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, Ruckus Wireless, Inc. (NYSE: RKUS) is a global supplier of advanced wireless systems for the rapidly expanding mobile Internet infrastructure market. The company offers a wide range of indoor and outdoor "Smart Wi-Fi" products to mobile carriers, broadband service providers, and corporate enterprises, and has over 48,000 end-customers worldwide. Ruckus technology addresses Wi-Fi capacity and coverage challenges caused by the ever-increasing amount of traffic on wireless networks due to accelerated adoption of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Ruckus invented and has patented state-of-the-art wireless voice, video, and data technology innovations, such as adaptive antenna arrays that extend signal range, increase client data rates, and avoid interference, providing consistent and reliable distribution of delay-sensitive multimedia content and services over standard 802.11 Wi-Fi. For more information, visit http://www.ruckuswireless.com.

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