Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) And Ruckus Wireless Inc (NYSE:RKUS) Forge Alliance For Mobile Growth


Dallas, Texas 06/24/2015 (Financialstrend) – Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) has sealed a technology alliance with Ruckus Wireless Inc (NYSE:RKUS) with a view of enhancing its efforts in the business of delivering wired and wireless networking solutions. The alliance enables the two companies to deliver unified wired and wireless solutions for enterprises, government and education segments.

Growing Demand for Wireless Solutions

The alliance should result in the combining of Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR)’s EX Series Ethernet switches with Ruckus Wireless Inc (NYSE:RKUS) Zone Flex access points as well as Smartzone Wi-Fi management platform. The idea behind the integration is to give rise to best in class networking solutions for various enterprise environments for easy network expansion.

The alliance seeks to address the growing demand for wireless solutions as more employees continue to do their work and access cloud applications by the use of mobile devices. Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) and Ruckus Wireless Inc (NYSE:RKUS) have confirmed that they will develop integrated wired and wireless infrastructures while keeping their technologies open in terms of accessibility.

Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) and Ruckus Wireless Inc (NYSE:RKUS) plan to integrate both hardware and software products into complete networks as part of the agreement. The two companies remain confident of being able to meet the growing demand on the enterprise campus network. More pervasive performance, as well as reliable network services, is the promise that the two companies are providing as part of the alliance.

Wi-Fi Connection Popularity On The Rise

Wireless networks have turned out to be a real alternative to Ethernet LAN’s as more workers shift their operations to portable devices, especially in the enterprise sector.  Most enterprises perceive Wi-Fi connections as a better investment as more Wi-Fi-enabled devices come into use.

Cloud applications being used at workplaces are expected to increase the spending of enterprises in the space to $7.8 billion by 2019, from the current levels of $5.3 billion.  The two companies have already confirmed that the alliance will work on measures for delivering network flexibility with a view of reducing the total cost of ownership.