RUCKUS Networks: NEPC Connectivity, Bett UK 2024 & More

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RUCKUS Networks: NEPC Connectivity, Bett UK 2024 & More

Mimi Craig
5 min read | 19 Jan 2024

Bringing Reliable Networking to the NEPC

British Esports has chosen CommScope’s RUCKUS Networks as its Preferred Networking Provider. This strategic partnership aims to elevate the gaming experience for elite players at the National Esports Performance Campus (NEPC) in Sunderland.

Revolutionising Connectivity in Sunderland

At the National Esports Performance Campus lies a cutting-edge facility designed to foster the next generation of esports talent. Equipped with modern offices, state-of-the-art classrooms, performance rooms, residential accommodations and a premier esports arena. The campus is set to host various gaming events, tournaments and bootcamps. The success of these activities relies heavily on seamless and uninterrupted connectivity. You can enquire about any of these here.

RUCKUS Networks Steps In with Innovative Solutions

As the Preferred Networking Provider, RUCKUS Networks is deploying its advanced ICX® switches and Wi-Fi access points throughout the Gaming Houses within the campus. These critical components are managed in the RUCKUS SmartZone™ environment, ensuring optimal performance and reliability. Additionally, British Esports benefits from RUCKUS AI for predictive analytics, automated network optimisation, and network health management.

Bett UK 2024: RUCKUS Esports Session

RUCKUS Networks will showcase its expertise at Bett UK 2024. They will participate in the RUCKUS Esports Session at the Esports @ Bett Theatre. The session, titled “Level Up: Kickstarting your Esports journey in education with RUCKUS Networks,” will take place on January 24th, 2024, from 12:00 to 12:30. Moderated by Alice Whorley, Head of Operations at British Esports, the session will feature speakers Richard Leadbetter, UK Education Lead at RUCKUS Networks, and Matthijs Vink, Co-founder and CCO of H20 Esports Campus Amsterdam.

This informative session will explore how schools and universities can leverage the power of RUCKUS Networks to create a robust, high-performance network infrastructure for their esports initiatives. Whether just beginning the esports journey or looking to upgrade existing infrastructure, attendees will gain valuable knowledge and tools for success. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from the experts and level up your esports game!

Bett UK 2024: 1v1 Rocket League Tournament

In addition to the session, visitors can explore RUCKUS Networks’ stand at Bett. This will showcase games from teams in the British Esports Student Champs and students from College of Esports. Here, they will be hosting a 1v1 Rocket League tournament each morning of the show. It presents an opportunity for attendees to gain insights into cutting-edge networking solutions and engage in some competitive gaming action.

Transformative Collaboration

The collaboration marks a significant step forward in enhancing the gaming experience for aspiring esports professionals in the UK. The National Esports Performance Campus, powered by RUCKUS Networks’ technology, is set to redefine the standards of connectivity and support the growth of esports in the country.

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