January 25, 2012
By Wi-Fi Planet Staff
In addition to deploying the Ruckus ZoneFlex 7025 Wi-Fi wall switch in guest rooms, the hotel also
installed ZoneFlex dual-band 802.11n access points to support a higher density of concurrent users.
Ruckus Wireless today announced Monday that the Mandarin Oriental’s flagship North America property in New York City has
standardized on the Ruckus Wi-Fi wall switch to address increased demand for IP-based services and wireless capacity.
One of the world’s most prestigious hotels, the five-star Mandarin Oriental, New York, situated in New York’s Columbus Circle overlooking Central Park, is one of the first to make a wholesale move to combine ultra high-speed wired/wireless access by integrating Wi-Fi into standard wall outlets in all 248 guest rooms. Mandarin Oriental, New
York is one of seven acclaimed Mandarin Oriental hotels that have now installed Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi including Tokyo, Manila,Jakarta, Sanya, London, and Hong Kong.
Recognized as a leader in innovative technologies in the hospitality market, Mandarin Oriental, New York was one of the first hotels
to deploy a converged IP network. Previously, Mandarin Oriental, New York was one of the first hotels to deploy technologies such as a distributed antenna
system (DAS) to extend Wi-Fi and cellular signals, the first for IP-based voice, the first for stored and broadcast IP-video, and the first hotel to install plasma screens throughout the property.