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Business-Grade Wi-Fi for K-12 and Higher Education

Schools use 802.11n wireless LANs as a primary learning venue that avoids the excessive cost of cabling student devices. Wireless communications also boosts parent-teacher communication and campus-wide school safety while easily addressing temporary classroom connectivity requirements. The distributed, scalable Aerohive architecture is optimized for all these applications. It allows simple centralized management and delivers unique classroom monitoring capabilities for much-needed classroom control.

Features and Benefits

Primary and secondary schools now require "business-grade" wireless networks – those that are managed centrally and offer sophisticated features for scaling the network throughout school buildings, campuses, and districts. Aerohive cost-effectively delivers these features – and more – so schools can take networking to the next level.

Features Benefits
Centralized Management (throughout a building or across school districts and campuses from a single console or online service)
  • Offers easy-to-use management for streamlining operations and reducing operating expenses
Fully Distributed Processing, Data Forwarding, and Control Architecture
  • Results in higher network performance – no controller bottlenecks and no dependence on a vulnerable WAN connection to a remote controller
  • Reduces capital expenditure costs because no controller purchases are required
  • Improves budget control with the ability to "pay as you grow"
Secure Guest Access with Integrated Captive Web Portal
  • Provides secure connectivity for parents and other temporary users
Fast, Secure Roaming and Identity-based Security (enforced in every access point as a user connects)
  • Offers mobility while maintaining compliance with the network security aspects of privacy mandates
  • Provides enhanced security above and beyond 802.11's inherent authentication and over-the-air encryption including integrated firewall, WIPS, VPN, RADIUS, and Active Directory support
Mesh Technology for AP-to-AP Direct Communications
  • Ensures highest levels of network availability and resiliency, as network "self heals" around any failure points
  • Enables ability to wirelessly connect to portable classrooms and field houses
Simple Pricing Model and No Feature Licensing
  • Grows with your needs (linear cost curve)
  • Eliminates budget "surprises" as you need additional features for new applications (i.e. QoS, VPN, mesh)