Xirrus Opens European Presence

Westlake Village-based wireless LAN hardware firm Xirrus said today that it has expanded into Europe with a new Sales and Marketing headquarters in Belgium. The company said that it will begin shipping its enterprise Wi-Fi arrays in Europe in October. Xirrus develops a WLAN switch and integrated access point devices, used by enterprises to consolidate their WiFi LAN deployment in a single device. The firm is headed by Dirk Gates, former founder and CEO of Xircom.