Meru Networks and The Douglas Stewart Company Sign Education-Focused North
American Distribution Agreement
Meru Education-Grade (MEG) Wi-Fi Networks Will Further The Douglas
Stewart Company's 'Mobile Learning Ecosystem' Initiative
ANAHEIM, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/08/13 -- EDUCAUSE Conference
2013 - Meru Networks(R) (NASDAQ: MERU), a leader in Wi-Fi networking,
today announced that it has signed a North American distribution
agreement with The Douglas Stewart Company (DSC), a leading
distributor of tailored education solutions to schools and
The agreement will enable Meru to benefit from DSC's reseller
network's strong relationships with higher education institutions,
large school districts, state departments of education and education
consortia. DSC will leverage Meru Education-grade (MEG(TM)) Wi-Fi
solutions to anchor its 'Mobile Learning Ecosystem' initiative.
"Working with Meru as a core element of our expanding partner
ecosystem greatly enhances our Mobile Learning initiative, and will
enable our extensive VAR network to provide best-in-class Wi-Fi
solutions to colleges, universities and K-12 institutions and school
districts," said Chuck Hulan, chief operating officer at DSC. "We are
very enthusiastic about having established this relationship, and
look forward to working closely with Meru."
"We are extremely pleased to be working with Douglas Stewart, a true
leader in education IT distribution, to broaden the reach of MEG
solutions into K-12 and higher education," said Gary Abad, vice
president of worldwide channel sales for Meru. "This relationship
builds on our commitment to develop the most effective and efficient
channel program in the Wi-Fi market and we are excited by the
engagement of Douglas Stewart's reseller network with the promotion
of our MEG solutions."
"Our relationship with The Douglas Stewart Company will extend the
reach of MEG solutions into the classrooms of a larger group of
educators, all of whom face exponentially-increasing device
densities, 'always-on' students and faculty and accompanying
increases in network traffic," said Sarosh Vesuna, vice president and
general manager of the education and healthcare business unit at
Meru. "We are extremely pleased to have added DSC to our education
solutions distributor network."
The MEG solution is designed to solve colleges' and universities'
BYOD issues and support their uninterrupted learning applications.
MEG starts with three simple steps:
1. Onboard quickly with BYOD provisioning and secure wireless access
mapped to IT policies.
2. Connect all BYOD devices reliably
anywhere on campus.
3. Learn by deploying validated learning and
teaching applications over the MEG wireless platform.
Additional information about the Meru MEG solution is available here:
About The Douglas Stewart Company
The Douglas Stewart Company, a
leading distributor specializing in education software, technology
and supplies, links more than 270 manufacturers with over 4,000
academic resellers in the United States and Canada. Its subsidiary,
Douglas Stewart EDU, provides similar services to 23 countries in
Europe. Based in Madison, Wisconsin, and founded in 1950, The Douglas
Stewart Company is a privately held, woman-owned business.
About Meru Networks
Meru Networks (NASDAQ: MERU) is a market leader
in the development of mobile access and virtualized Wi-Fi solutions.
Meru's MobileFLEX wireless architecture addresses the ever-growing
need for higher bandwidth and higher client densities. The Meru
Identity Manager solution greatly simplifies secure device on
boarding and the company's unique Context-aware Application Layers
(CALs) enable dedicated channel assignments for specific
applications, devices and usage scenarios. Meru customers include
Fortune 500 businesses as well as leaders in education, healthcare
and hospitality. Founded in 2002, Meru is headquartered in Sunnyvale,
Calif., with operations in North America, Europe, the Middle East,
Asia Pacific and Japan. Visit www.merunetworks.com or call (408)
215-5300 for more information.
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