Ruckus Wireless, Inc. (NYSE: RKUS) said it has been selected by Le Pain Quotidien to supply it with Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi products and technology for use within its corporate headquarters and bakery stores across the US.
Le Pain Quotidien currently operates more than 185 bakery-cafe locations worldwide in 17 countries. LPQ wanted to better leverage Wi-Fi to improve the customer experience while increasing the efficiency of its operations. It also saw Wi-Fi as a good way to attract and keep customers more engaged with the opportunity to use Wi-Fi analytics as insight into innovative new services in the future.
To improve service efficiency and guest access, LPQ is standardizing on Ruckus ZoneFlex dual-band 802.11n Smart Wi-Fi indoor and outdoor access points (APs) for its US retail locations.
Privately held and founded in Brussels in 1990 by chef Alain Coumont, Le Pain Quotidien is now an international chain operating in many countries around the globe. The first location in the US opened in 1997 in Manhattan.
Headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, Ruckus Wireless is a global supplier of advanced wireless systems for the rapidly expanding mobile Internet infrastructure market. For more information, visit http://www.ruckuswireless.com.