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Nutreco Boosts Global Operations and Innovation with Cloud Networking from Aerohive®

Company Release - 5/21/2018 9:00 AM ET

MILPITAS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Aerohive Networks™ (NYSE: HIVE), a Cloud Networking leader, today announced that Nutreco, a global producer of fish and animal feed, has chosen Aerohive to provide its new and innovative Wi-Fi network across Nutreco’s global operations. After testing multiple brands, Nutreco chose Aerohive for its planning and insight tools, as well as Aerohive’s SD-LAN capabilities powered by HiveManager® and the unlimited scalability.

Nutreco is a global producer of fish and animal feed represented in 36 countries and operating from more than 180 locations; from the northernmost point of Norway to the south of Chile, and from Tasmania to Vancouver. Nutreco’s customers include local farmers, cattle-feed factories and fish farms. Over recent years, the use of mobile devices at Nutreco has steadily increased and the strain was too much for the company’s legacy Wi-Fi network, implemented in 2007, to handle.

The capacity, stability and coverage of Nutreco’s wireless network was falling short due to outdated technology, resulting in an increase in the number of tickets raised to IT, and overall management issues globally. Nutreco’s IT team concluded the network was no longer adequate and began to investigate who could best supply a Wi-Fi network across 180 locations, including office, factory and warehouse environments.

Nutreco set the following requirements during the search for a new network: Embracing new standards, good manageability of access points, roaming option and simple deployment. In addition to an employee network, Nutreco wanted to make a wireless network available for guest users, which had to be easy to deploy and manage at a global level.

After several weeks of testing and implementing a POC in the factory environment, Nutreco selected Aerohive because it offered the best coverage and planning tools for insight, and best scalability of the network. With Aerohive, Nutreco’s team can now expand without replacing access points. Nutreco is also implementing Aerohive’s Software-Defined LAN capabilities managed by HiveManager, located in the cloud.

Aerohive is also providing optimum support for Nutreco’s central management team that uses the same wireless standards at all locations. Nutreco can now roll out policies centrally, saving a lot more time. Installation has also been simplified, with deployment now taking place from the Netherlands without access points having to be sent back and forth. This has hugely increased efficiency and the Nutreco team can now provide a flawless network globally, without needing a local IT department.

The new Aerohive solution has proven itself both operationally and in the area of innovation capacity. A seamless wireless network is now running, which in terms of performance has been a huge leap forward. This is notable in the significant reduction to the number of tickets raised to the IT team, and Nutreco support costs have since been reduced by 25 to 30 percent, thanks to HiveManager’s centralized management.

To read the full Nutreco case study, please visit: https://www.aerohive.com/wp-content/uploads/Aerohive_Enterprise_Case-Study_Nutreco.pdf

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Aerohive (NYSE: HIVE) has a proven history of innovation helping IT radically simplify wireless and wired access using Cloud Networking. Aerohive’s Public Cloud, Private Cloud, or Portable Cloud Architecture is based on the latest Cloud technology and offers unrivaled customer choice and flexibility in choosing a deployment option that meets their current and future needs. Aerohive was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Milpitas, CA. 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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Aerohive Networks
Talia Malik, 408-605-2019
Manager of Corporate Communications
tmalik@aerohive.com
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