Wavelink delivers Extreme Networks solutions

Wavelink Logo Wavelink, a value added distributor of enterprise mobility and unified communications solutions, today announced an agreement with US-based software-driven networking company, Extreme Networks, to be a wireless mobility specialist for Extreme Networks solutions in Australia and New Zealand.

As part of the new agreement, Wavelink will have access to Extreme Networks’ full portfolio of solutions, including ExtremeWireless 802.11ac Wave 2 wireless LAN, the ExtremeSwitching range, and Extreme Networks’ acclaimed suite of network software including ExtremeAnalytics, ExtremeControl, and ExtremeManagement.

Ilan Rubin, Managing Director, Wavelink, said, “This new partnership gives Wavelink the ability to provide complete end-to-end network solutions to our resellers and their customers. Our focus to date has been solely on the supply of the wireless component of the network. Now, with the addition of Extreme Networks solutions, we can deliver a number of other network components, significantly increasing the value of the solution that our partners are delivering. There is significant overlap between Wavelink’s and Extreme’s target vertical markets such as healthcare, education, and manufacturing, creating additional synergies. We will not only be working on developing opportunities with our existing common partners, third party suppliers and end customers, but will also be expanding the Extreme offering to new resellers and end customers.

“Extreme Networks has been doing some fantastic work with its solutions, yet it is something of a well-kept secret in the region. Wavelink aims to assist in building greater recognition for the brand locally. We look forward to working closely with Extreme Networks’ strong local and regional teams to make this happen.”

John Boladian, Director of Channel Sales and Alliances, APAC, Extreme Networks, said,
“Extreme is thrilled to partner with Wavelink in a joint effort to grow the wireless voice and unified communications market in Australia and New Zealand. Wavelink shares Extreme’s dedication to growth and performance, as well as its passion for delivering seamless networking solutions across healthcare, education and manufacturing sectors. This partnership not only serves to deliver end-to-end networking solutions to Wavelink’s customers and resellers, but also to foster strong relationships with their channel partners through Extreme’s full portfolio of services.”

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About Wavelink
Wavelink specialises in the supply, marketing and support of a range of leading edge Enterprise Mobility and UC Solutions. Wavelink distributes a range of products from Spectralink, Fortinet, Extreme Networks, Digium, Lightspeed, Polycom and Purple WiFi. For more information please contact Wavelink on 1300 147 000.

About Extreme Networks
Extreme Networks, Inc. (EXTR) delivers software-driven networking solutions that help IT departments everywhere deliver the ultimate business outcome: stronger connections with customers, partners and employees. Wired to wireless, desktop to datacenter, we go to extreme measures for our 20,000-plus customers in more than 80 countries, delivering 100% insourced support to organizations large and small, including some of the world’s leading names in business, education, government, healthcare, manufacturing and hospitality. Founded in 1996, Extreme is headquartered in San Jose, California. For more information, visit Extreme’s website or call 1-888-257-3000.

Extreme Networks and the Extreme Networks logo are registered trademarks of Extreme Networks, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.

Wavelink appoints Hayley Dack as Territory Sales Manager for Meru Education-Grade (MEG) Wi-Fi in Australia and New Zealand

Wavelink LogoSunnyvale, Calif. and Melbourne, Australia – September 18, 2013 – Meru Networks and its Australian distributor Wavelink today announced the appointment of Hayley Dack as Territory Sales Manager for Meru Education-Grade (MEGTM) Wi-Fi in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ). Dack has more than eight years’ experience in sales-focused roles in the IT industry. Dack joins a dedicated team of Meru technical sales professionals comprising territory account managers and sales engineers, through which Meru and Wavelink bring Meru’s advanced wireless solutions to market.

“I’m very excited to continue the tremendous work of the Meru Networks ANZ team in K-12 and higher education,” said Dack. “Meru Networks’ recent announcement of the AP832, the world’s fastest enterprise 802.11ac access point, means that Meru can deliver a seamless upgrade path to their hundreds of existing customers in the region and gives the team an edge when working with education customers to meet their Wi-Fi needs.”

Meru’s 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.

“Meru excels in meeting educational institutions’ needs due to its solutions being explicitly developed for high density and throughput, both of which are critical due to BYOD and extensive video streaming,” said Ilan Rubin, managing director of Wavelink. “Hayley’s extensive sales experience will contribute strongly to our communicating Meru’s benefits to the education sector and driving adoption of Meru’s education solutions in the region.”

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About Wavelink
Wavelink specialises in the supply, marketing and support of a range of leading edge Enterprise Mobility and UC Solutions. Wavelink distributes a range of products from Spectralink, Meru Networks, Digium, Polycom, AirTight, Nomadix and Citrix. For more information please contact Wavelink on 1300 147 000.

About Meru Networks
Meru Networks (NASDAQ: MERU) is a market leader in the development of mobile access and virtualised 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 onboarding and the company’s unique Context-aware Application Layers 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.

Meru Networks, Meru and MEG are registered trademarks and/or trademarks of Meru Networks, Inc. in the United States. All other trademarks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners.