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Trapeze Networks Achieves Competitor Status in Info-Tech Research Group's Wireless LAN Report
Sep 13, 2010 (05:09 PM EDT)

Trapeze Networks Solutions Excel in Performance, Reliability and Advanced Features

PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Trapeze Networks, a Belden Brand (NYSE: BDC) and leader in enterprise wireless LAN equipment and management software, today announced Info-Tech Research Group, London, Ontario, Canada, has listed Trapeze Networks as a competitor in its latest Wireless LAN vendor landscape report.  The report also affirms that Trapeze Networks solutions are strong in the healthcare space and active in the education, manufacturing and hospitality sectors.

Trapeze Networks President Dhrupad Trivedi said, "We are proud Info-Tech designated Trapeze Networks as a leading competitor because it confirms our solutions give enterprise customers a compelling value in advanced Wi-Fi wireless networking.  Only Trapeze Networks offers enterprise customers reliable, scalable wireless solutions with a new approach to unified mobility services that integrates applications and infrastructure."

Assessing vendors by the strength of their offering and their strategy for the enterprise, Info-Tech Research Group vendor landscapes pay tribute to the contribution of exceptional vendors in a particular category.  Trapeze Networks was one of ten vendors evaluated in the Wireless LAN vendor landscape and was placed ahead of competitors – Meru Networks, Enterasys/Siemens and Meraki – and vendors in the innovator category – Aerohive and Ruckus Wireless.  

"Trapeze's SmartMobile® architecture uniquely supports both centralized and local switching to deliver sub-1 second failover, ensuring continuity for mission-critical applications.  The flexible RingMaster® management solution supports centralized management of all controllers, APs, and services used on the WLAN (such as VoWLAN, video) through a single user interface," said Jayanth Angl, Senior Research Analyst for Info-Tech Research Group and author of the WLAN vendor landscape.  "The company's service and support, both direct and indirect, is exceptional, with rigorous authorization and training programs to prepare its channel partners."

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About Trapeze Networks

Trapeze Networks, a Belden brand, provides wireless LAN (WLAN) solutions with a focus on unmatched reliability, specializing in industries where always-on connectivity is a business-critical concern such as healthcare, education, manufacturing and hospitality. As part of Smart Mobile®, its highly distributed edge-networking architecture, Trapeze Networks has pioneered technologies that deliver unprecedented session-level reliability, such as controller virtualization. Trapeze Networks WLANs have been deployed in leading corporations and organizations worldwide, and include some of the largest WLAN deployments to date. More information on:

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