Meru delivers the most secure FIPS 140-2 compliant 802.11n solution in the marketplace

Only WLAN built to the US National Institute of Standards and Technology’s FIPS 140-2 Level 3 specification

September 8, 2010 – Meru Networks, Inc., (NASDAQ:MERU), the leader in 802.11n virtualised wireless LAN solutions for enterprise networking, announced that its SG1000 Wireless Security Gateway currently supports 802.11n deployments, making Meru the only wireless LAN (WLAN) solution provider delivering 802.11n solutions built to the US National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2 Level 3 security specifications. Federal agencies, financial firms and commercial entities alike can experience the performance, predictability and scalability of Meru’s 802.11n virtualised wireless LAN (WLAN) solutions with the highest security assurance available in the marketplace today.

“The growth of wireless technology has created new security challenges for customers trying to provide a flexible but secure, infrastructure. Our FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validation for 802.11n deployments is just one example of how Meru is leading and shaping the WLAN industry,” said Ram Appalaraju, senior vice president, marketing, Meru Networks. According to the NIST Computer Security Division, Meru delivers the highest level of US Government FIPS security validation among WLAN vendors. Furthermore, our fully-integrated Service Assurance Platform offers comprehensive security functionality including rogue detection and mitigation in both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands, a signature-based Wireless Intrusion Detection and Prevention (WIPS) to detect and counter wireless security issues. Read more ❯

The Langham Melbourne connects guests with Meru Networks’ WLAN

The Langham Melbourne has implemented a Meru Networks 802.11n wireless local area network (WLAN) to offer all guests a seamless connection to the Internet.

Popular for its sophisticated and timeless elegance, The Langham Hotel Melbourne offers five-star luxury accommodation and superb business facilities and conference rooms.

Neeraj Subramanian, information technology manager at The Langham Melbourne says that Meru Networks was selected over other major vendors based on its signal strength and scalability.

“The Meru Networks solution fit our requirements best, as it was able to provide a strong and stable signal strength, despite the potential hurdles our concrete buildings impose. With the Meru Networks WLAN, guests are able to surf the Internet without any interference, regardless of where they are in the hotel.”

“This is especially important for guests who expect seamless connection whether they are relaxing at the bar, or busy working on events in the conference rooms. We needed a WLAN provider that could not only reach every corner of the hotel, but also allow for unexpected surges in guests’ online activity.” Read more ❯

Meru Networks 802.11n WLAN solutions on display at Hotel Hospitality + Design 2010

High speed wireless LAN supports staff and guest data, voice and video needs

Melbourne, May 18, 2010 – Wavelink Communications, a value added distributor of business IP, wireless and communication solutions will be displaying Meru Networks’ 802.11n wireless LAN solutions at Hotel Hospitality + Design 2010 (HHD 2010) exhibition. Located at stand M14 of Melbourne’s Convention and Exhibition Centre from May 24-26, the display will showcase Meru’s latest products, services and technologies which are specifically suited for the hospitality industry.

Meru Networks, world leaders in 802.11n technology, make it simple for hotels, resorts and other venues to become all-wireless with a network that is simple to deploy and easy to maintain. Designed to handle the wireless data, voice and video needs of both guests and staff, a Meru WLAN solution minimises operating costs, while improving revenues and overall service quality.

Meru’s unique technology approach is ideally suited to the hospitality industry. For hotels, resorts and other venues, a pervasive wireless network has become a critical requirement. Guests, staff and third parties need to be assured of reliable service throughout a venue – not just for existing voice and data applications but for new and unforeseen services. Read more ❯

ASI Solutions secures two new Meru Networks wireless LAN contracts

Canterbury College in Waterford, QLD and Mount St Benedict College in Pennant Hills, NSW have chosen Meru Networks’ 802.11n wireless local area network (LAN) to provide pervasive wireless coverage for students and teachers.

The solution was ordered through Wavelink Communications’ channel partner ASI Solutions and will be installed in both sites in December for use in term 1, 2010.

Jonathan Ordman, director, Wavelink Communications, said, “Meru Networks’ wireless LAN provides students with the very best in wireless access to enhance their learning experience, while at the same time providing an easy to manage solution for any school.”

Catriona Ormond, education specialist, ASI Solutions, said, “Meru Networks’ wireless LAN was selected by both schools based on its unique virtual cell approach that makes wireless network deployment and management much simpler than traditional micro-cell solutions, which require complex channel planning.

“Once schools see Meru Networks’ wireless LAN in action, it becomes an extremely easy choice, even when up against more well-established wireless LAN vendors.” Read more ❯

Wavelink Communications sponsoring, exhibiting and presenting at Learning Technologies 2009


Wavelink Communications is sponsoring, exhibiting and presenting on Meru Networks at the Learning Technologies 2009 conference for TAFEs from November 19-20 at the Mooloolaba campus of Sunshine Coast TAFE.

Building a wireless network that can keep pace with the mounting demands of campus mobility can be challenging. Users want e-mail and the Internet but also expect access to bandwidth-hungry voice and video applications and real-time collaboration tools from more places, more often and over more devices.

Garth Coulson, Wavelink Communications, will be presenting on new wireless technologies, including Meru Networks’ 802.11n wireless local area network (WLAN), their capabilities and how to implement and use them. He will also provide advice on how to provide for large client numbers and maintain high throughput whilst delivering high speed video, voice and data via the latest Wi-Fi technology standards.

Meru Networks’ equipment is being used to provide 802.11n WLAN coverage for the conference and exhibition areas. Read more ❯

802.11n wireless LAN officially ratified by the IEEE available to Australian businesses

802.11n wireless local area network (WLAN) has been officially ratified by the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers). Australian businesses can enjoy the benefits of the new WLAN standard by implementing industry leader Meru Networks’ 802.11n WLAN solution, which is distributed in Australia by Wavelink Communications.

Meru Networks’ approach represents the industry’s most complete 802.11n WLAN solution from air to core, addressing businesses needs for over-the-air coverage, high user density and performance.

Unlike most legacy systems that use micro-cells with alternating channels, Meru Networks’ WLAN solution uses unique architecture that enables all access points (APs) to operate off a single, seamless channel, eliminating the need for complex coverage surveys and channel planning.

Meru Networks installed the world’s first 802.11n installation at Morrisville State College two years ago and recently ranked number two in the worldwide enterprise 802.11n WLAN market by market research firm Dell’Oro. Read more ❯