Xirrus Signs Up Another School District

Thousand Oaks-based Xirrus, the venture backed developer of Wi-Fi equipment headed by Dirk Gates, said today that it has deployed its products at the Madison School District in Rexburg, Idaho. Financial details of the win were not disclosed. Xirrus said that the firm is providing to allow students and teachers to connect via laptops, smart phones, iPads, and other devices. Xirrus is venture backed by August Capital, Canaan Partners, InterWest, QuestMark Partners, and US Venture Partners. Xirrus has announced a series of wins in educational institutions, as the firm's switching Wi-Fi equipment is particularly suited to high density wireless deployments.