Xirrus Ties With Digital Education Firm

Thousand Oaks-based Xirrus, a developer of wireless networking equipment, announced today along with educational software firm Pearson, that the two are in a partnership. The two said that they will provide wireless deliver of Pearson's Waterford Early Learning and SuccessMaker digital education programs to elementary and middle schools. Financial details of the partnership were not announced. Venture-backed Xirrus develops a switching, wireless access hardware which combines multiple wireless access points into one hardware device.