Maximising Connectivity in Large Public Venues with RUCKUS Networks and Purdicom

Large public venues, from stadiums to convention centres, demand robust and reliable network connectivity to meet the diverse needs of attendees. In such dynamic environments, where thousands of users may be simultaneously accessing the network, choosing the right networking solutions becomes paramount. RUCKUS Networks, in collaboration with Purdicom, offers a comprehensive suite of products and services tailored to address the unique challenges of large public venues. In this blog post, we will explore why RUCKUS Networks stands out in this vertical, highlight key products and services, and delve into how Partners can leverage Purdicom’s support to implement these solutions effectively.

Why RUCKUS Networks for Large Public Venues?

Unmatched Performance: RUCKUS Networks has earned a reputation for delivering high-performance wireless connectivity even in the most demanding environments. Their access points are designed to handle dense user populations without sacrificing speed or reliability.

Why choose RUCKUS WiFi Gear for Large Public Venues and Events?

Smart Wi-Fi Technology: RUCKUS utilises intelligent Wi-Fi technologies such as BeamFlex™ adaptive antenna technology and ChannelFly™ dynamic channel selection to optimise performance and mitigate interference, ensuring seamless connectivity for all users.

Scalability: Large public venues often experience fluctuations in user density, particularly during events. RUCKUS solutions are highly scalable, allowing networks to adapt and accommodate varying loads without compromising performance.

Recommended RUCKUS Products for Large Public Venues:

RUCKUS R750 Indoor Access Points (AP)

RUCKUS R750 Indoor Access Point: The R750 indoor access point is engineered to deliver high-performance Wi-Fi in dense environments. With support for the latest Wi-Fi standards and dual-band concurrent operation, it provides reliable connectivity for many users simultaneously.

RUCKUS R770 Indoor Access Point: The R770 indoor access point is a high-end Wi-Fi 7, tri-band concurrent indoor AP (access points) that delivers 8 spatial streams and supports Wi-Fi 7 features such as Multi-Link-Operation (MLO), Preamble Puncturing, 4K QAM Modulation and 320MHz channels. It delivers industry-leading performance environments with a combined data rate of 12.22 Gbps. Furthermore, a 10 Gbps Ethernet port eliminates wired backhaul bottleneck for full use of available Wi-Fi capacity.

RUCKUS R770 Indoor Access Points (AP)
RUCKUS T750 Outdoor Access Points (AP)

RUCKUS T750 Outdoor Access Point: For outdoor areas within large venues, such as stadium concourses or outdoor event spaces, the T750 is an ideal choice. Its ruggedised design and advanced antenna technology ensure extended coverage and seamless roaming.

RUCKUS T670* Outdoor Access Point: The T670 provides exceptional performance and reliability, even in the most demanding and dynamic environments including Large Public Venues (LPV).

*Availability for order placements will begin in April 2024 with initial shipments beginning in July 2024. Further details to follow.

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RUCKUS ICX Switches: A robust network infrastructure is essential for supporting RUCKUS access points. RUCKUS ICX switches offer high-speed connectivity, advanced QoS (Quality of Service) capabilities, and PoE (Power Over Ethernet) support, making them an ideal choice for large-scale deployments in public venues. RUCKUS ICX switches are engineered to deliver high-speed connectivity that meets the ever-growing bandwidth demands of today’s applications. With support for Multi-Gigabit Ethernet, these switches ensure that your network can keep up with the increasing data requirements without compromising on performance.

By adhering to the latest PoE standards, RUCKUS ICX switches provide seamless power delivery to connected devices, eliminating the need for additional power sources, and simplifying deployment. These switches are designed to be seamlessly integrated into a unified architecture, allowing them to be managed centrally using a single management interface. Whether you choose to deploy on-premises with SmartZone or leverage the flexibility of cloud-based management, RUCKUS ICX switches offer unparalleled simplicity and control.

The ability to adapt and optimise performance in real-time is paramount. RUCKUS ICX switches leverage the power of RUCKUS AI, an intelligent networking platform that utilises advanced analytics and machine learning algorithms to deliver actionable insights and automate network optimisation. By harnessing the intelligence of RUCKUS AI, organisations can ensure that their network infrastructure is always operating at peak efficiency, maximising performance, and minimising downtime.

ICX Switches work seamlessly with RUCKUS wireless access points (APs), RUCKUS SmartZoneTM network controllers and RUCKUS CloudTM to deliver a high-performance, cost-effective unified wired and wireless access solution.

How our Partners can assist end users with RUCKUS and Purdicom.


Consultative Approach: Partners can leverage their expertise to assess the specific needs and challenges of each venue and recommend tailored RUCKUS solutions. Whether it is designing a network topology or conducting site surveys, partners play a crucial role in ensuring successful deployments.

Integration Services: Purdicom provides comprehensive integration services to partners, including pre-configuration, staging, and testing of RUCKUS equipment. This minimises deployment time and ensures that networks are up and running smoothly.

Training and Support: Purdicom offers training programs and technical support to partners, enabling them to troubleshoot issues efficiently and provide ongoing maintenance services to end users. This ensures long-term satisfaction and optimal performance of RUCKUS Networks solutions.


In the fast-paced environment of large public venues, reliable network connectivity is non-negotiable. RUCKUS Networks offers a range of products and services specifically designed to meet the unique demands of this vertical. By choosing RUCKUS solutions and partnering with Purdicom, organisations can ensure seamless connectivity, high performance, and exceptional user experiences in even the most challenging environments. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you maximise connectivity for your large public venue business opportunity.

Why not pair your RUCKUS Access Points and Switches with one of our below complementary manufacturers.


WatchGuard Technologies complements the networking solutions offered by RUCKUS Networks by providing industry-leading security solutions for large public venues. In environments where thousands of users are connecting to the network at the same time, security is paramount. WatchGuard has an impressive product portfolio of advanced security solutions and services that offer robust protection against a wide range of cyber threats, including malware, ransomware, and phishing attacks.

By integrating WatchGuard’s security solutions into large public venue deployments, ensures that the network remains both secure and resilient. Whilst also safeguarding sensitive data and providing peace of mind to users of the Network. With WatchGuard Technologies, a trusted security partner of ours, organisations can ensure high quality Networking Solutions, and maximise connectivity, without compromising on security.


We know using RUCKUS Networks is a great option for providing reliable Wi-Fi connectivity to large public venues, but did you know that Siklu by Ceragon’s millimetre-wave wireless solutions complements their solutions by offering high-capacity backhaul connectivity? But what does this mean? Siklu by Ceragon offers point-to-point and point-to-multipoint radios that deliver multi-gigabit throughput over long distances, so when paired with the wired connections offered by RUCKUS Networks, they are a smart choice to extend network coverage!

In large public venues, that often have difficult outdoor environments to work within, it is essential to offer radios that ensure continuous operation, the Siklu by Ceragon radios seamlessly integrate with RUCKUS Networks access points solving these issues by providing continuous connectivity, resulting in a complete end-to-end solution for these spaces, delivering high-performance connectivity and robust backhaul capabilities. The demand for high-speed connectivity is always increasing, and Siklu by Ceragon offers a future-proof solution with their millimetre wave technology that can scale and meet evolving bandwidth requirements. So, organisations that invest in both Siklu by Ceragon and RUCKUS Networks are ensuring that their networks are equipped to handle the demands of today as well as the future.


Uninterruptible Power Supply plays a significant role in maximising connectivity in large public venues, complementing the robust and reliable networking solutions provided by RUCKUS Networks. In environments where uninterrupted power is non-negotiable, such as stadiums and convention centres, CertaUPS ensures continuous operation of critical networking infrastructure, such as lifts, security cameras and fire systems.

Uninterruptible Power Supply safeguards against power outages, ensuring that RUCKUS access points and ICX switches remain operational even in the event of a power outage. To ensure an exceptional user experience and seamless connectivity even in dynamic and high-density environments, a UPS is what you need. By incorporating CertaUPS into all deployments, partners can provide a full and comprehensive solutions that address both networking and power challenges.

Should you wish to find out more about how a UPS would fit into a Stadium, download the infographic here.

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