SUNNYVALE, Calif., Apr 20, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Meru Networks Inc. (NASDAQ:MERU), the leader in virtualized and optimized 802.11n enterprise networking, welcomes its customers to the Meru Networks' Summit 2010, "Powering the Wireless Enterprise", the annual event to showcase business-critical virtualized wireless LAN (WLAN) solutions successfully deployed across industries and around the world. Leading IT decision makers in the education, healthcare, hospitality and enterprise verticals will share best practices in transforming their enterprise networking infrastructure to predominantly all-wireless environments by moving from legacy, microcell wireless LANs to virtualized WLANs. They will also share examples of how highly available and predictable virtualized wireless solutions significantly improve operational efficiencies and impact overall cost of ownership.
Meru Networks' Summit 2010 serves as an invaluable opportunity for Meru customers and prospects to meet with other Meru customers, as well as Meru executives, engineers, customer support, and product teams to collaborate on and discuss current and upcoming business and technology challenges. Meru Wireless Interoperability and Network Solutions (WINS) Partners will share their best practices of how to optimally leverage their products with Meru's virtualized WLAN platform to deliver on overall business objectives.
The Summit's sessions will address a wide range of wireless networking topics including:
A highlight of the conference will be the keynote address by Dr. Steve Squyres, Goldwin Smith Professor of Astronomy at Cornell University and the principal investigator for the science payload on the Mars Exploration Rover (MER) project. Dr. Squyres has participated on many NASA missions, including the Voyager mission to Jupiter and Saturn, the Magellan mission to Venus, and the Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous mission. Along with his current work on MER, he is a co-investigator on the 2003 Mars Express, the 2005 Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, and the 2009 Mars Surface Laboratory missions. Dr. Squyres' enthusiasm for exploration and his ability to navigate complex scientific and engineering challenges will provide attendees a lively insight into creative teamwork and management techniques, as well as a fascinating look at planetary exploration.
Meru Networks' Summit 2010 will be held May 3-6, 2010, at the Hilton San Jose, in San Jose California. This event is open to Meru customers and invited-guests only. For additional conference information, discount room rates, and to register, click here, or contact Ayako Bourne at firstname.lastname@example.org or 408.215.5373.
About Meru Networks
Founded in 2002, Meru Networks develops and markets a virtualized wireless LAN solution that cost-effectively optimizes the enterprise network to deliver the performance, reliability, predictability and operational simplicity of a wired network, with the advantages of mobility. Meru's solution represents an innovative approach to wireless networking that utilizes virtualization technology to create an intelligent and self-monitoring wireless network, and enables enterprises to migrate their business-critical applications from wired networks to wireless networks, and become all-wireless enterprises. Meru's solutions have been adopted in major industry vertical markets, including education, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing and retail. Meru is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., and has operations in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. For more information, visit www.merunetworks.com or call (408) 215-5300.
This press release contains forward-looking statements regarding Meru Networks expectations, hopes, plans, intentions or strategies, including, but not limited to statements about the benefits of Meru Networks' solutions, the content and timing of the Meru Summit event and announcement of the benefits of the virtualized environment. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, as well as assumptions that, if they do not fully materialize or prove incorrect, could cause our results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The risks and uncertainties include those described in Meru Networks' documents filed with or furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission. All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to Meru Networks as of the date hereof, and Meru Networks assumes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
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