StageAcq - P2P | Acquired
About Meru Networks
Meru Networks develops and markets wireless infrastructure solutions that enable the All-Wireless Enterprise. Its industry-leading innovations deliver pervasive, wireless service fidelity for business-critical applications to major Fortune 500 enterprises, universities, healthcare organizations and local, state and federal government agencies. Meru's award-winning Air Traffic Control technology brings the benefits of the cellular world to the wireless LAN environment, and its WLAN System is the only solution on the market that delivers predictable bandwidth and over-the-air quality of service with the reliability, scalability and security necessary to deliver converged voice and data services over a single WLAN infrastructure. Founded in 2002, Meru is based in Sunnyvale, Calif. For more information, visit www.merunetworks.com or call (408) 215-5300.
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Meru Networks Patents
Meru Networks has filed 85 patents.
Wireless networking, Computer networking, Computer network security, Local area networks, Link protocols
Wireless networking, Computer networking, Computer network security, Local area networks, Link protocols
Latest Meru Networks News
Jul 23, 2015
Meru 802.11ac AP122 Selected by University Campuses Worldwide to Bring Gigabit Wi-Fi Access; University of Toronto to Share Its Campus Networking Experience at Event SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - July 23, 2015) - Meru Networks®, a Fortinet® ( NASDAQ : FTNT ) company and a leader in intelligent Wi-Fi networking, today announced that the Meru Education-Grade (MEG™) wireless platform will be showcased at the Campus Technology 2015 conference at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston from July 27 - 30. The MEG platform helps campuses avoid interrupted learning -- halted due to inadequate wireless connectivity -- providing ubiquitous learning environments by meeting and exceeding Wi-Fi expectations throughout the campus and especially residence halls. Meru's AP122, a 802.11ac Wi-Fi access point, has been selected to deliver gigabit Wi-Fi in university residence halls worldwide, as they seek to create an all-wireless campus with uninterrupted learning. During the Campus Technology event, Douglas Carson, senior manager of Enterprise Networking for Meru customer University of Toronto, will discuss the strategies, perspectives and knowledge gained from large enterprise network deployments to provide students, faculty and others on campus with the connectivity users demand. Universities Globally Benefit from a New Approach to Campus Connectivity "According to the NMC Horizon Report 2014 Higher Education Edition , the average 18 - 34 year-old college student owns seven tech devices, and will bring any combination of these devices onto their university campus each day," said Rich Nedwich, senior director of Education Business at Meru Networks. "The significant number of devices coming onto the network can cause strain. It is up to the small IT teams who support major universities to ensure their networks are capable of handing the influx of connected devices. These unsung IT heroes of education are charged with uninterrupted 24x7 Wi-Fi access that has become expected in 21st century learning environments. " With gigabit-data rates, the Meru AP122 is perfectly suited for in-room deployment needs of the higher-education residence-hall market. Designed to provide maximum coverage and capacity in multi-tenant environments, its inconspicuous wall-mounted design eases in-room cabling and placement and maximizes deployment flexibility. Meru Networks has deployed the AP 122 wall plate in universities and colleges globally, recently on the following campuses: Texas A&M University-Commerce in Commerce, Texas The college or university campus of today looks very different from the campus of even 10 years ago. Smart phones, tablets, wired classrooms and teaching devices, wearable devices, laptops, apps, social media, and blended learning environments have converged to change the way that teachers teach, students learn and campus IT departments operate. "Bring Your Own Device" (BYOD) is now the norm, not the exception, 802.11ac Wi-Fi-enabled devices lead the way and everyone expects to connect here and now. In response to the networking issues inherent in this new world order of networking for education, university IT departments worldwide have turned to Meru to overcome their wireless challenges. Meru's AP122 is the industry's first 802.11ac wall plate access point specifically designed to meet the ever-increasing mobile data needs of resident college and university students. For more details about Campus Technology 2015, please visit http://events.campustechnology.com/Events/CT-Summer-Educational-Technology-Conference/Information/HOME.aspx . For more information about Meru Networks, please visit www.merunetworks.com . About Fortinet Fortinet ( NASDAQ : FTNT ) protects the most valuable assets of some of the largest enterprise, service provider and government organizations across the globe. The company's fast, secure and global cyber security solutions provide broad, high-performance protection against dynamic security threats at every entry point to the network. They are strengthened by the industry's highest level of threat research, intelligence and analytics. Unlike pure-play network security providers, Fortinet can solve organizations' most important security challenges, whether in networked, application or mobile environments -- be it virtualized/cloud or physical. More than 210,000 customers worldwide, including some of the largest and most complex organizations, trust Fortinet to protect their brands. Learn more at http://www.fortinet.com , the Fortinet Blog or FortiGuard Labs . Copyright © 2015 Fortinet, Inc. All rights reserved. The symbols ® and ™ denote respectively federally registered trademarks and unregistered trademarks of Fortinet, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates. Fortinet's trademarks include, but are not limited to, the following: Fortinet, FortiGate, FortiGuard, FortiManager, FortiMail, FortiClient, FortiCloud, FortiCare, FortiAnalyzer, FortiReporter, FortiOS, FortiASIC, FortiWiFi, FortiSwitch, FortiVoIP, FortiBIOS, FortiLog, FortiResponse, FortiCarrier, FortiScan, FortiAP, FortiDB, FortiVoice and FortiWeb. Other trademarks belong to their respective owners. Fortinet has not independently verified statements or certifications herein attributed to third parties and Fortinet does not independently endorse such statements. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, nothing herein constitutes a warranty, guarantee, binding specification or other binding commitment by Fortinet, and performance and other specification information herein may be unique to certain environments. This news release contains forward-looking statements that involve uncertainties and assumptions. Changes of circumstances, product release delays, or other risks as stated in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, located at www.sec.gov , may cause results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in this press release. If the uncertainties materialize or the assumptions prove incorrect, results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements and assumptions. All statements other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements. Fortinet assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements, and expressly disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements. Contact Information
Meru Networks Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
When was Meru Networks founded?
Meru Networks was founded in 2002.
Where is Meru Networks's headquarters?
Meru Networks's headquarters is located at 894 Ross Drive, Sunnyvale.
What is Meru Networks's latest funding round?
Meru Networks's latest funding round is Acq - P2P.
How much did Meru Networks raise?
Meru Networks raised a total of $151.5M.
Who are the investors of Meru Networks?
Investors of Meru Networks include Fortinet, NeoCarta Ventures, Clearstone Venture Partners, BlueStream Ventures, Monitor Ventures and 15 more.
Who are Meru Networks's competitors?
Competitors of Meru Networks include Ruckus Wireless and 2 more.
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