High-performance, scalable infrastructure helps Xirrus trim costs and improve operations
Onica by Rackspace Technology helps this Wi-Fi technology specialist improve real-time data retention, monitoring and deployment automation.
Developing a cloud-based solution to support real-time data retention, monitoring and deployment automationSolutions Cloud, Onica by Rackspace Technology Platforms Cloud, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Xirrus, a product line within Cambium Networks, is a leading provider of high-performance wireless networks. Its innovative hardware and software solutions help solve the challenges of fast-evolving Wi-Fi network demands. Xirrus offers the only modular, dual band, multi-radio platform that is highly scalable, future-proof and easy to use. Its cloud-managed Wi-Fi ensures simple deployment and powerful application control.
The obstacles they faced
A leading provider of high-performance wireless networking equipment, Xirrus also manufactures centrally managed Wi-Fi hotspots for colleges and universities. The firm approached Onica by Rackspace Technology to create a cloud-based solution to support real-time retention of data, as well as monitoring and deployment automation. We also helped the engineering team to enhance its IT software using best practices and methodologies.
How we helped
Onica by Rackspace Technology worked with Xirrus to create a cloud-based solution that allowed:
- Real-time retention of data from each hotspot
- Critical visibility into its Wi-Fi infrastructure via dashboards
- Around-the-clock support, monitoring, maintenance and deployment automation
- Custom-developed infrastructure
- Utilizing Chef and AWS CloudFormation, the custom-developed infrastructure automates all aspects of the company’s complex deployment
What we achieved together
Onica by Rackspace Technology serves as Xirrus’ network operations center on a 24x7x365 basis. Meanwhile, Xirrus has achieved zero-downtime deployments over the past several years as it continues to serve a large client base of campuses that are highly dependent on reliable, fast and cost-effective Wi-Fi service.
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