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Aerohive HiveOS
HiveOS Network Operating System


All Aerohive devices support the feature-rich HiveOS Cooperative Control architecture. HiveOS enables Aerohive devices to organize into groups, or “hives,” which allows functionality like fast roaming, user-based access control and fully stateful firewall policies, as well as additional security and RF networking features - all without the need for a centralized or dedicated controller. HiveOS has two primary feature sets - Wi-Fi Features and Routing Features.

HiveOS Wi-Fi Features:

HiveOS Wi-Fi features provide a host of leading wireless network features, including SLA compliance, airtime management and built-in spectrum analysis, all without a controller.

Cooperative Control:

Full capabilities on every Access Point:

HiveOS includes enterprise-class features, delivered without licensing cost and hassle, on every access point:

Client Health Score:

Service Level Assurance:

Dynamic Airtime Scheduling:

Private PSK:

HiveOS Routing Features:

HiveOS Routing features enables Aerohive branch routers to deliver all the remote office network functionality that teleworkers and branch offices need in a zero-touch deployment model, including full Layer 3 IPSec VPN tunnels, 802.11n functionality, patent-pending Cloud Proxy security services and granular Network Flow-based firewall capabilities.

Layer 3 IPSec VPN:

Cloud Proxy:

Network Flow-based Stateful Firewall:

Network-as-a-Service Offering:

HiveOS Switching Features:

HiveOS Switching delivers enterprise-class switching functionality combined with identity-based routing, security features like 802.1X, and contextual policy enforcement.

Unified Control and Policy:

Zero-Touch Provisioning:

Enterprise-Class Cloud-Enabled Switching:

Integrated Branch Routing:


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Download the Aerohive HiveOS 5.1 Network Operating System Routing Features (.PDF)

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Download the Aerohive HiveOS 5.1 Network Operating System Wi-Fi Features (.PDF)

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Download the Aerohive HiveOS 6.0 Network Operation System Switching Features (.PDF)