Westcon Group teams up with Xirrus to provide High Performance Wireless Network


Xirrus solutions are now available in Belgium and Luxembourg


Vilvoorde, Belgium – March 12, 2014 - Westcon Group, a value-added distributor of category-leading unified communications, network infrastructure, data center, and security solutions with a global network of specialty resellers, today announced its security business practice signed a distribution agreement with  Xirrus®, the leading provider of high performance wireless networks.

In the BELUX region Westcon’s resellers have access to the Xirrus suite of WI-FI optimized solutions - Arrays, access points, cloud services, and wired switches – to  provide their customers "wired-like" performance with superior coverage, security, seamless connectivity and unified management across the network.

Sean Larner, Xirrus VP International comments: “Nowadays, any organizations need to provide their customers the best wireless experience, not only because it’s the least their customers are expecting but also because they can build and monetize new added value services. Westcon Group, with its recognized Networking and Security expertise and its complementary portfolio, is the distributor we were looking for to bring  High Performance Wireless Network to the next level.”


Willem de Haan, Senior Vice President EMEA , Westcon Group Security Division added "For resellers, Large Public Venue is a new market opportunity as those organizations need to provide online services to their guests. At Westcon, we know how challenging it is to build large wireless connectivity. We have chosen Xirrus as we believe it's the perfect solution to match scalability and performance."


For more than 25 years, Westcon has built a reputation as the market’s leading distributor of security technology. Holding relationships with the most strategic players in the market – and offering unmatched experience working with the full range of solutions - Westcon provides the services and support necessary for partners to realize new revenue opportunities associated with the market’s premier security offerings.


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About Westcon Group

Westcon Group, Inc. is a value added distributor of category-leading unified communications, network infrastructure, data center and security solutions with a global network of specialty resellers. Westcon’s teams create unique programs and provide exceptional support to accelerate the business of its global partners. Strong relationships at every level of the Westcon Group organization enable partners to receive support tailored to their needs. From global logistics and flexible customized financing solutions to pre-sales, technical and engineering assistance, the company works with partners to respond with agility and speed to changing market conditions so they can achieve the fastest time to revenue. Westcon Group’s portfolio of market-leading vendors includes: Juniper Networks, Brocade, Cisco, Polycom, F5, Avaya, Check Point, and Blue Coat. For more information, please


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