The Wi-Fi Alliance has selected a member of the RUCKUS Wi-Fi 7 AP (access point) family, a product distributed by CommScope, a global major in network connectivity, for its Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 7 interoperability certification test bed, according to an announcement on 10th January 2024. This RUCKUS device is unique in its capability to deliver unmatched interoperability for the internationally used Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 7 platform, bridging the gap for the forthcoming generation of connected devices.
Sharing light on the latest development, Bart Giordano, CommScope's Senior Vice President and President of Networking Intelligent Cellular and Security Solutions, spoke of Ruckus Networks' tradition of setting the benchmark for advancements in Wi-Fi innovation. "Our part in this certification ensures that consumers worldwide receive the most reliable, secure, and consistent Wi-Fi experience for the most diverse applications. This indicates not only the quality and reliability of our devices—from the test bed to the field—but also our influential role in shaping the interoperability of future global Wi-Fi devices," he said.
This vital progression is also the subject of much excitement for the Wi-Fi Alliance. "We look forward to the swift adoption of Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 7 across home, business, and industrial contexts, and are honoured to propagate interoperability among the entire Wi-Fi 7 international device ecosystem. Devices like those from RUCKUS Networks play a significant role in facilitating a superior user experience in the commercial domain," stated Kevin Robinson, Wi-Fi Alliance's CEO and President.
Industry collaborators have also welcomed this news positively. Eric McLaughlin, Vice President of Intel's Client Computing Group and General Manager of Wireless Solutions Group, stated the importance of Wi-Fi 7 in facilitating reliable and speedy connectivity. Meanwhile, Qualcomm Technologies' Vice President and General Manager, Wireless Infrastructure and Networking, Ganesh Swaminathan, expressed delight in RUCKUS Wi-Fi 7 AP platform's inclusion in the test bed of the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 7 programme by the Wi-Fi Alliance.
The RUCKUS Wi-Fi 7 AP platform presents a stride forward in the arena of Wi-Fi device performance. It guarantees high speeds, impressively low latency, and expanded capacity for enhanced user experiences. The platform's role in the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 7 test bed assures global customers of optimal interoperability with Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 7 client devices, today and in the future. Offering enterprise-wide automation and network assurance steered by artificial intelligence, RUCKUS promises best-in-class performance across diverse industry conditions.
As announced, the RUCKUS Wi-Fi 7 AP is now available for customers seeking improved network connectivity and performance.