Ruckus Wireless, Intersection partner to bring high-speed connectivity to cities

Ruckus Wireless, a part of Brocade, and Intersection, an urban experience company, have inked a partnership aimed to bring free high-speed public Wi-Fi to city streets and transit hubs around the globe, the companies said.

As cities around the world face aging infrastructure and growing populations, leaders are working to improve civic services and better engage citizens without cost to taxpayers.

The engagement between Ruckus and Intersection delivers free, sustainable connectivity through the convergence of world-class wireless technology, digital services and a viable business model supported by advertising. Intersection, the lead company behind LinkNYC, develops cutting-edge platforms that offer services like free gigabit public Wi-Fi and context-aware content, which generates value for cities, citizens, and brands.

Ruckus´ technology enables connected devices and users on Intersection´s platform receive a reliable, high-performance connection.

Intersection is an urban experience company that connects people with the places around them, delivering valuable information and services to people throughout their day.

Ruckus Wireless delivers wireless and wired networking for enterprise, service provider, government and small business customers worldwide.

Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD) networking solutions help the world´s leading organizations turn their networks into platforms for business innovation. With solutions spanning public and private data centers to the network edge, Brocade is leading the industry in its transition to the New IP network infrastructures required for today´s era of digital business.