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.

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Developing a cloud-based solution to support real-time data retention, monitoring and deployment automation

Solutions Cloud, Onica by Rackspace Technology Platforms Cloud, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Our customer

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.

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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.

About Rackspace Technology

Rackspace Technology is the multicloud solutions expert. We combine our expertise with the world’s leading technologies — across applications, data and security — to deliver end-to-end solutions. We have a proven record of advising customers based on their business challenges, designing solutions that scale, building and managing those solutions, and optimising returns into the future.

As a global, multicloud technology services pioneer, we deliver innovative cloud capabilities to help customers build new revenue streams, increase efficiency and create incredible experiences. Recognised as a best place to work, year after year, by Fortune, Forbes, Great Places to Work and Glassdoor, we attract and develop world-class talent to deliver the best expertise to our customers. Everything we do is underpinned by an obsession with our customers’ success — our Fanatical Experience™ — so they can work faster, smarter and stay ahead of what’s next.

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