From the Wires
Aerohive Partners With Euclid to Become the Cloud-Managed Wi-Fi Vendor of Choice for Retailers
By: Business Wire
Jan. 14, 2013 09:33 AM
Aerohive Networks™, the leader in controller-less Wi-Fi and cloud-enabled enterprise networking, today announced its partnership with Euclid, the leading retail analytics company, to provide brick-and-mortar retailers with actionable shopper insights to drive better business decisions and enhance the customer experience. With this new integration, retailers can now harness the power of Aerohive Wi-Fi and Euclid’s unique-visitor-based analytics to discover what really drives shopper traffic, engagement and customer loyalty.
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“We at the Hub Group are extremely excited about the integration of Aerohive's leading Wi-Fi infrastructure solutions and Euclid's innovative retail presence technology,” said Tony Shooter, director, Hub Group. “As a happy Aerohive customer continuing to lead the way delivering the shopping experience of the future, having these two capabilities integrated together is a perfect fit.”
“As the retail vertical is increasingly integrating Wi-Fi into their environments, reliable and powerful wireless networks like Aerohive's are needed to support heavy mobile traffic from shoppers,” said Zeus Kerravala, principal analyst, ZK Research. “Aerohive is providing a much needed solution for brick-and-mortar retailers by integrating Euclid's sensor technology into their APs, enabling them to collect invaluable customer data from smart devices without any additional hardware or software. This new integration moves the needle in the networking space to next-generation, intelligent Wi-Fi that will empower the retail industry.”
“Aerohive’s unique combination of cloud-managed, controller-less Wi-Fi with integrated security and PCI reporting have made Aerohive the best choice for retailers around the world,” said Bill Hoppin, vice president of business development, Aerohive Networks. “We look to continue the innovation for retailers with an industry first, integrated analytics solution with Euclid that offers free and advanced versions allowing retailers to understand what's truly engaging their customers.”
“Euclid’s partnership with Aerohive makes it dramatically easier to get the big picture about what’s happening in your stores,” said Will Smith, chief executive officer, Euclid. “We’re excited to give retailers a much faster and more convenient way to experience our breakthrough shopper analytics.”
Euclid is a venture-backed startup based in Palo Alto, CA that delivers actionable shopper insights to brick and mortar retailers—think Google Analytics for offline retail. Providing real-world metrics like Engagement Rate, Visit Duration, and Visit Frequency, Euclid helps retailers optimize the performance of their marketing, merchandising, and operations. With simple setup and an easy-to-use web dashboard, national chains and local boutiques alike can boost traffic, engagement, loyalty, and revenue. Built on a commitment to protecting individual privacy, Euclid’s technology provides only aggregated, anonymous insights. Euclid is redefining retail decision-making, from the stockroom to the boardroom. Visit euclidanalytics.com for more information.
About Aerohive Networks
People want to work anywhere; on any device, and IT needs to enable them -- without drowning in complexity or compromising on security, performance, reliability or cost. Aerohive's mission is to Simpli-Fi these enterprise access networks with a cloud-enabled, self-organizing, service-aware, identity-based infrastructure that includes innovative Wi-Fi, VPN, branch routing and switching solutions.
Aerohive was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif. Investors include Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Northern Light Venture Capital, New Enterprise Associates, Inc. (NEA) and Institutional Venture Partners (IVP). For more information, please visit www.aerohive.com, call us at 408-510-6100, follow us on Twitter @Aerohive, subscribe to our blog or become a fan on our Facebook page.
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