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Ruckus Networks  (Stock symbol: RKUS ) Acquired by ARRIS International (2017 $ 800,000,000 )

350 West Java Drive
Sunnyvale, VA 94089
(650) 265-4200
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Georges Antoun (TCV Venture Partner);  Tench Coxe (Sutter Hill Ventures);  Stewart Grierson (Delphix CFO) Wen-Chang Ko (WK Technology Fund);  Richard Lynch (Verizon Communications Former CTO);  Gaurav Garg (Sequoia Capital) Dominic Orr (Alteon WebSystems CEO)
Advisory board: Bernhard Gold (T-Venture of America investment director)

Business description: Ruckus Networks (NYSE: RKUS) is a global supplier of advanced wireless systems for the rapidly expanding mobile Internet infrastructure market. The company offers a wide range of indoor and outdoor "Smart Wi-Fi" products to mobile carriers, broadband service providers, and corporate enterprises, and has over 56,000 end-customers worldwide. Ruckus technology addresses Wi-Fi capacity and coverage challenges caused by the ever-increasing amount of traffic on wireless networks due to accelerated adoption of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Ruckus invented and has patented state-of-the-art wireless voice, video, and data technology innovations, such as adaptive antenna arrays that extend signal range, increase client data rates, and avoid interference, providing consistent and reliable distribution of delay-sensitive multimedia content and services over standard 802.11 Wi-Fi.
Customers include: AIRMEDIA ScanSource Telenor Teliasonera truphone University of Southern California;  Arizona State University;  Birmingham Schools ;  City and County of San Francisco ;  Deep Blue Communications ;  Emmanuel College ;  Frostburg State University;  Hampton University;  Helenswood School ;  Historic Queen Mary ;  Hofstra University;  Indian Wells Tennis Garden ;  Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group ;  Maurice Sporting Goods ;  Michigan Technological University;  Midland Hotels ;  Morrisville State College;  Net-Ctrl ;  Pace University;  Portugal Telecom ;  Santa Clara Unified School District ;  Seton Hall;  SJ Earthquakes ;  Sonaecom ;  Stonehill College;  SuperClick ;  Telef√≥nica del Sur ;  Telef√≥nica O2 Czech Republic ;  Thai-Fi Outfits Five-Star Hotels ;  University of Georgia ;  University of Minnesota;  US Internet
Partners include: AOLAruba Networks Entone Technologies Kaleidescape NETGEAR PCCW Sling Media Tropos Networks ;  Advanced Digital Broadcast ;  Altai Technologies ;  Amino Communications ;;  i3 micro ;  Movielink;  Net-Ctr

Rounds: 7
Recent Fundings: Feb 2012   Sep 2009
Capital raised: 72.7M
Last Round: 21.7M
Ownership: Acquired by ARRIS International (2017 $ 800,000,000 ) Ipo Filing
Stock Symbol: RKUS
Corporate investors: Motorola ;  T-Online Ventures

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Record updated: Sep 2018
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 2004
Headcount: 101-150 as of Feb 2019
Rounds: 7
Recent Fundings: Feb 2012   Sep 2009
Capital Raised: 72.7M
Last Round: 21.7M
Ownership: Acquired by ARRIS International (2017 $ 800,000,000 ) Ipo Filing
Stock Symbol: RKUS