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Best Practice Design Guide: Multiple-Dwelling Units and Commercial Real Estate

The purpose of this document is to provide guidance for the planning and implementation of RUCKUS based networks in a Smart Building.

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RUCKUS Analytics

RUCKUS Analytics is a cloud service for network intelligence and service assurance. Powered by machine learning and artificial intelligence, it gives IT comprehensive visibility into network operations. The service accelerates troubleshooting and helps IT teams meet their network SLAs. RUCKUS Analytics delivers powerful incident analytics, network health monitoring, advanced client troubleshooting and more. 

RUCKUS Analytics supports SmartZone (5.1.2 and above) and Ruckus Cloud controller architectures. It is a subscription-based cloud service with 1-, 3-, and 5-year subscriptions, which include support.


RUCKUS Cloud

RUCKUS Cloud is our AI-enabled converged network management-as-a-service platform that enables IT to deliver exceptional user experiences, simply. With RUCKUS Cloud, “lean” IT organizations can easily provision, manage, optimize, and troubleshoot a high-performance enterprise wired and wireless network via a single web dashboard or native mobile application. Using advanced artificial intelligence (AI) and patented machine learning techniques, RUCKUS Cloud enables IT to reduce unplanned downtime and troubleshoot with speed and precision such that IT can consistently meet the SLAs.

Simply put, RUCKUS Cloud is a win-win scenario for everyone. You get easy management and troubleshooting of your network. Your end users get a consistently great experience that is fast, reliable, and secure. Everybody gets more efficient and productive.

Choose from a wide selection of industry-leading Ruckus portfolio of access points (APs) or switches, sign up for a 1-year, 3-year or 5-year cloud management subscription and you’re ready to go. 24x7 Support for your APs and switches is included as part of cloud subscription.

In the unlikely event of a hardware failure, you have several options. You can rely on warranty replacement. The details for your product's warranty can be found here. If you want a higher-level replacement SLA than what you can obtain via the product warranty, you can buy support on switches with up to 4-hour replacement in certain areas. For APs, you can buy advance replacement with next-day shipping. Contact your RUCKUS reseller for available offers and pricing.


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RUCKUS Cloud Release Notes and Documentation

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RUCKUS Cloud Mobile Apps

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RUCKUS Cloud Terms & Conditions

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Ruckus ICX 7150 Campus Switches

Ruckus ICX 7150 Campus Switch

The Ruckus® ICX® 7150 family of stackable switches delivers the performance, flexibility, and scalability required for enterprise access deployment, raising the bar with non-blocking performance and up to 8x10 GbE ports for uplinks or stacking. It offers seamless interoperability with Ruckus wireless products to deliver unified wired and wireless network access. 

In addition, Ruckus Multigigabit Ethernet technology offers bandwidth speeds needed to optimize performance of the latest generation high performance wireless access points and edge devices, over standard Ethernet cables.


RUCKUS ICX Target Path Selection Guide
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Ruckus ICX 7550 Campus Switches

Ruckus ICX 7550 Campus Switch

The CommScope Ruckus ICX 7550 switch delivers the premium performance and scalability required for Wi-Fi 6 deployments and beyond with up to 48 ports of multigigabit connectivity and full 90 watts of 802.3bt PoE power per port.  It offers market-leading stacking density with up to 12 switches (up to 576 gigabit, multigigabit or fiber ports) per stack and combines chassis-level performance with “pay as you grow” scalability of a stackable solution. The mid-market stackable switch is one of the first in its class to offer 100 GbE uplinks, enabling enterprises to dramatically increase their network capacity while using their existing optical wire infrastructure.


RUCKUS ICX Target Path Selection Guide
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Ruckus ICX 7650 Campus Switches

Ruckus ICX 7650 Campus Switch

The Ruckus®  ICX®  7650 Switch is designed to meet the new challenges of the multigigabit wireless era. It delivers non-blocking performance, high availability, and scalability with Multigigabit Ethernet access (2.5/5/10GbE), high PoE output with 802.3bt** support as well as 10 Gigabit Ethernet Aggregation and 40/100GbE uplink options.

The ICX 7650 is an ideal solution for future proof campus edge deployment as an underlay to support the most demanding next generation wireless infrastructure. Additionally the fiber version of the switch delivers a highly cost effective medium density 1/10GbE aggregation solution with 24 SFP & 24SPF+ ports and 40/100GbE uplinks.

The ICX 7650 supports Ruckus Campus Fabric* as both a Port Extender (PE) and a Control Bridge (CB) delivering unmatched flexibility, scalability and simplified management for campus network deployments.



RUCKUS ICX Target Path Selection Guide
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Ruckus ICX 7850 Campus Switches

Ruckus ICX 7850 Campus Switch

The Ruckus ICX 7850 Campus Switch is a high performance stackable core switch for next generation 100G campus. It delivers nonblocking line-rate performance on all ports concurrently, with a switching capacity of up to 6.4 Tbps. The ICX 7850 supports the next generation Ethernet speeds with 10/25 Gigabit Ethernet at the aggregation and 40/100 Gigabit Ethernet at the core to meet high volume of traffic driving from the edge into the core. It also supports a rich array of routing protocols and delivers a range of high-availability hardware and software features.  


RUCKUS ICX Target Path Selection Guide
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SmartCell Insight (SCI)

Ruckus SmartCell Insight (SCI) is the industry’s first Big Data Wi-Fi analytics and reporting engine purpose built to help service providers make informed business decisions regarding the operation of their Wi-Fi networks. It makes use of Big Data technology and storage innovations found in columnar database repositories, which greatly enhance the scale and performance of a system when used to process historical data.

SmartZone 144 (SZ-144)

SmartZone™ 144 (SZ-144) is the next-generation high performing Wireless LAN controller within the Ruckus family of WLAN controllers for enterprises around the world. It manages up to 2000 Commscope Wi-Fi access points, 400 switches,and 40,000 clients per controller. Its unique SmartZone architecture allows the SZ-144 to be deployed in a 3+1 Active-Active cluster. With Active-Active clustering all members (up to 4) of a cluster will actively manage APs and switches in the network, providing enhanced resiliency for high availability requirements. With clustering, the SZ-144 can manage up to 6,000APs, 1200 switches and 120,000 clients.

Smart licensing allows customers to manage all licensing needs online at https://support.ruckuswireless.com. With Smart licensing, customers have the ability to buy and assign licenses ata granular level down to 1 (one) AP license.

SmartZone 300 (SZ300)

The SmartZone 300 (SZ300) Flagship Large Scale WLAN Controller is designed for Service Provider and Large Enterprises, which prefer to use appliances. The Carrier Grade platform supports N+1 Active/Active clustering, comprehensive integrated management functionality, high performance operations and flexibility to address many different implementation scenarios.

The SZ300 supports up to 10,000 AP and 100,000 Clients per unit and 30,000 AP and 300,000 Clients per 3+1 Active/Active Cluster, and runs SmartZone 3.5+ release firmware.


Virtual SmartZone - (vSZ)

Note: The Virtual SmartCell Gateway (vSCG) has a new name: Virtual SmartZone (vSZ). Same product, new name.

The Ruckus Virtual SmartZone (vSZ) is an NFV-based and cloud-ready WLAN controller for service providers and enterprises ready to elevate their WLAN deployment to the next level of flexibility, resiliency, andscale. vSZ operates in two modes: Essentials and High-Capacity.

Enterprises will find that the Essentials mode (vSZ-E) delivers world-beating Wi-Fi performance in an incredibly easy to manage and cost-effective package that’s friendly to both virtualized and/or distributed environments.

Managed Service Providers deploying the High-Capacity mode (vSZ-H) in their data center will experience a scalable carrier-class Wi-Fi rollout brimming with unique service provider features ready to back up their service level agreements. 


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