ZyXEL Integrates Axiros’ Technology into WLAN Management System
Leading networking company ZyXEL Communications integrates Axiros’ AXESS.ACS software in its ZyXEL WLAN Management System (ZWMS) and succeeds in extensive WLAN deployment, furthering Axiros’ reach into the enterprise market
MUNICH, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — ZyXEL Communications, a world-class networking company, has integrated Axiros’ flagship product, AXESS.ACS software, into its business Wireless LAN solutions, offering advanced management capabilities for projects in large-scale deployment. The partnership is significant as it moves Axiros squarely into enterprise network management services, and more specifically, into the Wi-Fi arena in public sectors.
ZyXEL is a global leader in broadband networking technology. The company portfolio covers a wide range of wired and wireless solutions for customers ranging from telecommunications service providers to small- and medium-sized businesses and home users.
Crowley Wu, AVP of ZyXEL Networking Solution Business Unit, said ZyXEL has proven itself as a highly regarded solution provider, most notably with several recent nation-wide WLAN deployments in the education sector. “The Wi-Fi landscape is evolving rapidly, and demand for next generation capabilities is increasing,” Wu said. “We chose Axiros as our technology partner based on their experience and proven capabilities in large-scale deployment. These were key considerations for us as we considered fulfilling the management needs of extensive WLAN deployment.”
Axiros CEO Kurt Peterhans said, “ZyXEL is recognized worldwide as a technology leader, and their endorsement of the AXESS.ACS solution is significant, particularly as we increase our footprint in the enterprise arena. We look forward to extending our partnership following the success of this initiative.”
The AXESS.ACS platform leverages the TR-069 protocol and ensures seamless service deployment and interoperability across multiple vendors. AXESS.ACS is the leading subscriber device management system – deployed and productive at more than 35 percent of Europe´s top 50 operators and carriers. Return on investment is high as it delivers a fast time to integration paired with a very short release cycle for new product introduction.
ZyXEL believes this will be a key success factor in positioning the product in large-scale WLAN AP and controller deployment. AXESS.ACS’ core functionality includes:
-- Remote device management; -- Short-time monitoring - troubleshooting device monitoring; -- Zero touch provisioning; -- Customer self-service portal support; and -- Security management.
The ZyXEL WLAN Management System (ZWMS) includes all management functionalities (standards) as mandated by the Broadband Forum together with advanced functionality.