Employees consider mobile devices more important for labor productivity. They use a variety of personal and company-owned devices, IP telephones, notebooks, Wi-Fi smartphones and tablets. Therefore a reliable WLAN architecture becomes very critical, which supports an increasing amount of devices. An insufficient WLAN capacity leads to an unsatisfied user experience and has a great impact on business. When planning a WLAN architecture with high availability the requirements of the scalability are essential because this ensures the company flexibility for the future.
Aerohive offers a professional, central manageable WLAN without WLAN controller. Aerohive revolutionizes the market with the innovative Hive technology. The Aerohive Access Points organize themselves independently to a so-called Hive. This means the individual access points act like a unity and they can be managed without the necessary central WLAN switch or controller. Besides the cost savings for the central controller, the new aspect offers more advantages such as the easy and intuitive installation as well as the remarkable resource savings at cabling and WLAN planning. Additionally there is a flexible scalability.
Aerohive’s product lines of Cloud-managed 802.111ac Wave2 Access Points and Access-Layer Switches cover the risen traffic requirements of both networks: LAN and WLAN. Aerohive offers a single, intuitive architecture that scales from one device up to hundreds of thousands devices and can therefore follow the company growth with no problem. The devices and software can be combined with the HiveManger NG Management System and be coordinated on each other. The distributed network model guarantees reliability and scalability. The 802.11ac Access Points with software configurable radios improve the wireless canal efficiency and increase the capacity of the Wi-Fi network dramatically. The switch families offer various ports, form factors and optimal PoE / PoE+ power combinations. With the complete Layer-2 feature set and basic Layer-3 functions including static routing, IPv6 and security, the 802.111ac Access Points are combined with the SR2200 and SR2300 switch family the perfect solution for a standardized wired / wireless, public or private cloud managed network access.