Meru Networks and Westcon Group Extend Distribution of Solutions Based on
Meru's MobileFLEX Architecture Into Mexico and Brazil
Leading Global Technology Distributor Will Carry Meru's Entire Line
of Wi-Fi Products, Service and Training for Sale to Value-Added
Resellers (VARs) and Others in Mexico and Brazil
MEXICO CITY -- (Marketwired) -- 04/18/13 -- Meru Networks, Inc.
(NASDAQ: MERU), a leader in virtualized wireless LAN solutions, today
announced that Westcon Group, a value-added distributor of
category-leading unified communications, network infrastructure, data
center and security solutions with a global network of specialty
resellers, will expand its distribution of Meru virtualized Wi-Fi
solutions, based on the Meru(R) MobileFLEX(TM) architecture, into
Mexico and Brazil, effective immediately.
The two companies will now have distribution arrangements in more
than 17 countries, including the United States, Canada, United
Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Mexico and Brazil.
"Meru's MobileFLEX architecture and the solutions and services
developed around it are second to none in the industry," said Eric
Linner, general manager at Westcon Mexico. "We are glad to be working
with Meru to expand their footprint in the region, and to be adding
these outstanding solutions to our offerings to VARs and others in
Meru's MobileFLEX architecture features new Context-aware Application
Layers (CALs), Apple Bonjour support, enhanced multi-vendor policy
enforcement, cloud and 802.11ac readiness. MobileFLEX gives IT
departments a unified ability to overlay mission-critical
applications onto existing wired or wireless networks while
simultaneously lightening the BYOD load.
"The rate at which Wi-Fi is being adopted and used to improve
end-user experiences in Meru's target markets -- education,
healthcare and hospitality -- in Mexico and Brazil is impressive,"
said David Kelly, vice president of international sales for Meru.
"The expansion of Meru's relationship with Westcon into these markets
will go a long way toward helping the regions build out their Wi-Fi
infrastructures with the best available Wi-Fi solutions, and toward
helping Meru meet its own goals for growth."
Meru, MobileFLEX and the Meru logo are registered trademarks or
trademarks of Meru Networks, Inc. in the United States and certain
other countries. All other trademarks mentioned in this document are
the property of their respective owners.
About Meru Networks
Meru Networks (NASDAQ: MERU) designs, delivers
and distributes best-of-breed mobile access and virtualized Wi-Fi
solutions that are easy to deploy, operate and expand to meet
enterprises ever changing mobility requirements. Meru's MobileFLEX
wireless architecture addresses the market demand for higher
bandwidth and higher client densities with its innovative virtualized
wireless technology, while simultaneously simplifying device
onboarding. It also offers flexible and scalable deployment options
and the unique support for Context-aware Application Layers (CALs) or
dedicated channels for different applications and usage contexts.
Meru wireless LAN solutions are deployed in major vertical industries
including Fortune 500 businesses, education, healthcare, and
hospitality. Founded in 2002, Meru is headquartered in Sunnyvale,
Calif., with operations in North America, Europe, the Middle East and
Asia Pacific. Visit www.merunetworks.com or call (408) 215-5300 for
About Westcon Group
Westcon Group, Inc. is a value added distributor
of category-leading unified communications, network infrastructure,
data center, and security solutions with a global network of
specialty resellers. Westcon's teams create unique programs and
provide exceptional support to accelerate the business of its global
partners. Strong relationships at every level of the Westcon Group
organization enable partners to receive support tailored to their
needs. From global logistics and flexible customized financing
solutions to pre-sales, technical and engineering assistance, the
company works with partners to respond with agility and speed to
changing market conditions so they can achieve the fastest time to
revenue. Westcon Group's portfolio of market-leading vendors
includes: Cisco, Avaya, Brocade, Polycom, Check Point, and Blue Coat.
For more information, please visit www.westcongroup.com.
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