18 Jul Case study: Leen Bakker chooses Extreme Networks for 153 Benelux stores
Complit Networks, a leading player in the field of Wi-Fi networks, together with Extreme Networks and TW Solutions was allowed to equip 153 Leen Bakker stores in the Netherlands and Belgium with APs to improve their Wi-Fi performance together. Discover their smooth rollout and their story in this new case study.
Leen Bakker chooses Complit Networks and Extreme Networks
Everyone knows Leen Bakker, as the largest omnichannel value discounter in the home furnishings sector in the Netherlands and Belgium. But did you know that Homefashion Group is the company behind the Leen Bakker and Kwantum brands? Leen Bakker’s mission is to enable as many people as possible to enjoy affordable furnishings for their home or garden.
With nearly 2 million monthly store visitors, Leen Bakker sought a technology partner that could meet their Wi-Fi requirements. Homefashion Group chose Complit and Extreme Networks in the Leen Bakker stores because they had already deployed Extreme Networks Wi-Fi at Kwantum and were very satisfied with the results.
Complit Networks is a Benelux company specializing in Wi-Fi solutions. Jonas Dekkers (Pre-Sales at Complit Networks): “We installed and configured more than 1,200 APs at all 153 Leen Bakker stores in the Netherlands and Belgium. In cooperation with TW Solutions, this pleasant project went super smoothly.” Over the years, Complit Networks has gained expertise in this field and built an excellent reputation. They are very strong in the retail sector, with projects at Colruyt and Spar in their portfolio.
Extreme Networks AP305C-1-WR
Gertjan Pruim (IT Infrastructure & Operations Manager at Homefashion Group): “We chose the Extreme Networks AP305C-1-WR at Homefashion Group, because our Kwantum and Leen Bakker stores especially need good basic Wi-Fi functions. This entry-level access point was additionally well available. We also lean very heavily on the Private Pre-Shared Key feature. This effortless Wi-Fi security from Extreme Networks is the killer feature we were looking for. In addition, we also prefer management in the Cloud. We have been using Extreme Networks since 2016. The products are stable and have not had any failures of access points. The specifications just fit exactly what we need.”
John Rutgers (Account Manager at Extreme Networks) said, “One of the solutions we offer as Extreme Networks is Cloud, in which we are a proud leader. Complit Networks makes optimal use of our capabilities. This allowed us to roll out a project like this fairly easily. We can therefore proudly say that we have worked out this project, one of the larger European retail projects over the past year, flawlessly.”
TW Solutions provided the installations as a subcontractor. Martin Wit (Commercial Director & Co-owner at TW Solutions b.v.) said, “We provided the complete Wi-Fi solution together with Complit Networks as well as the full rollout so that our partner only had to configure remotely and check that everything was live.” Martin brought in 2 technical installers, Mike and Kelvin. “The placement and implementation went very smoothly. We took care of stores in about 4 months. Our efficient way of working is one of our greatest strengths. Together we verified that everything was live and this implementation went smoothly.”
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