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Futurecom 2012 Brings High-Capacity Smart Wi-Fi Network to 15,000 Conference Attendees

RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FUTURECOM -- Ruckus Wireless announced today that Futurecom, one of the largest telecommunications and IT events in Latin America, will have an advanced Wi-Fi network with Ruckus Wireless solutions.

The Wi-Fi network infrastructure at Rio Centro Convention Center, where the event takes place October 8 – 11, is highly advanced in the Brazilian segment of tradeshows and congresses and is designed to ensure concurrent, continuous connectivity to almost 15,000 conference attendees. Additionally, the Ruckus-powered Wi-Fi network will be a critical backbone for exhibitors, speakers and moderators from several discussion panels that will occur during the event. 

In its Wi-Fi network infrastructure, Rio Centro Convention Center will have 35 ZoneFlex 802.11n dual-band indoor 7962 access points (APs) and 40 ZoneFlex 7363 APs, which will be managed by ZoneDirector 3050 and ZoneDirector 3025 centralized controllers. Link Solution, which handles telecommunications operations in the largest convention centers in the country and a Ruckus partner, is responsible for the management of the network in Brazil.

"We have managed the largest wireless networks in Brazil since 2004, and feel confident in saying that there are no better Wi-Fi solutions than Ruckus technology," said Andre Botelho, Commercial Director for Link Solution.

Currently Ruckus Wireless solutions are deployed in several important companies in Brazil in sectors such as events, hospitality, and education, providing reliable, high-performance and secure Wi-Fi access.

"To work behind the scenes of an event such as Futurecom, ensuring concurrent Internet access to a large number of users, is without a doubt a great responsibility. Moreover, the quality of Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi systems available at Rio Centro will guarantee user satisfaction and the event's success," said Andre Queiroz, Regional Director – Enterprise, Ruckus Wireless.

Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Ruckus Wireless is a global supplier of advanced wireless systems for the explosive mobile Internetworking market. The company markets and manufactures a wide range of indoor and outdoor "Smart Wi-Fi" products for mobile operators, broadband service providers, and corporate enterprises.  Ruckus invented and has patented state-of-the-art wireless technology, such as adaptive antenna arrays that focus and direct Wi-Fi transmissions over the best signal path, automatically avoiding sources of Wi-Fi interference. These unique capabilities extend signal range, increase client data rates and ensure consistent and reliable distribution of delay-sensitive multimedia content and services over standard 802.11 Wi-Fi.

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