Ruckus Networks opens new development centre in India to focus on IoT and Smart Cities

Ruckus Networks, an Arris company, has opened a new development centre in Bangalore, India. The new centre will focus on the development of emerging technologies in wired, wireless, IoT and smart cities.

The company has seven R&D centres globally, including in the US, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Israel and two in India located in Gurugram and Bangalore. The newly opened centre in Bangalore is the second largest site outside the US centre located in Sunnyvale city. The Gurugram facility is on a contract development basis.

“The Bangalore centre has around 300 employees, of which 65% are engineers and 35% are support staff. They are involved in building new products and new features across the range of products. And the centre’s growth in term of people is expected to increase by 50% over the next 2-3 years,” said Pramod Badjate, SVP –Worldwide Engineering, Ruckus Networks.

“The centre will focus on the development of wireless access point (AP) software, ICX switching software, wireless access point platform, smart zone controller and infrastructure development, network analytics software, along with solutions and automation testing capabilities,” added Badjate.

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