Wireless Networking + Wireless Networking Solutions: Six Benefits
Is your company ready to move from legacy to wireless networking technology? Digital transformation is a major step. It’s crucial to partner with an IT solutions provider in order to identify all possible solutions. Learn more about Wireless Networking Solutions and the available solutions for Aruba.
Wireless networking offers many advantages.
When your legacy system is performing well, why switch wireless networks to wireless? You’d be amazed at the six advantages wireless networks offer over traditional wired networks.
Increased Mobility – Wireless networks enable mobile users to have real-time access to information. This allows them to roam the company’s spaces without being connected to the network. This improves productivity and teamwork across the company, something that isn’t possible with traditional networks.
Simple and Speedy Installation: A wireless network system can reduce the amount of cables that are required to set up and could pose a safety risk if employees fall on them. When compared to traditional networks, it can be set up quickly and easily.
Broader Reach of the Network: Wireless networks can be extended to areas in your company that aren’t accessible with wires and cables.
More Flexibility. You can easily modify your wireless network to adapt to new configurations.
Lower Initial Investment and Long-term Cost of Ownership: While wireless networking might require a higher initial investment, overall costs are generally lower over the long term. You may be able to enjoy a longer life span than a network that is connected.
Greater Scalability: Wireless systems may be configured to suit specific applications. These systems can be easily modified and scaled according to your organization’s requirements.
Aruba’s Wireless Networking Solutions
Mobile, IoT (cloud) and mobile are disrupting businesses. Aruba has comprehensive solutions that help companies make the switch from legacy hardware to digital. [click to tweet] These four steps will guide you in adopting a mobile first mindset for wireless networking.
Optimize Wireless Mobile and IoT
Mobile is critical, so make sure that your network is ready for the challenge. Aruba explains, “Gigabit Wi-Fi (Gigabit Wi-Fi) is the foundation for the digital workplace. Aruba’s 802.11ac portfolio offers an enterprise-grade wireless solution that allows mobile users to roam while still accessing business apps and data. It is essential that enterprises move to Wi-Fi voice and video calling. IT departments must design a wireless infrastructure to support these apps at high densities. This results in increased network capacity, improved network efficiency, and less IT headaches.
Prime Wired Infrastructure: The Future
Aruba has joined forces with HPE in order to offer mobile simplicity within your network. This is because WiFi is more commonly used than ever. [click to tweet] Aruba says, “Although the majority of users will connect via WiFi, the rise in IoT devices as well as the increasing use Wi-Fi bandwidth mean that wired infrastructure is crucial.” With the HPE Smart rate technology integrated into the new Aruba 3810R switch and 5400R switch, you can increase the data rates to 2.5Gbps to 5Gbps or even 10Gbps. The 3810 series allows IT departments to ensure their network infrastructure is ready for new wireless technologies. This transition will continue for several years.”
Protect your network from potential problems before they happen
Aruba will help minimize disruptions to your business activities by anticipating and planning for problems before they occur. AirWave software from Aruba can be used to monitor your entire access network and improve user experience by providing rich analytics. As mobile devices and IoT become more popular in the digital workplace, the main obstacle to scaling growth is the inability of network operations teams and their resources to keep an eye on all the connected things.
Instead of simply fixing issues as they occur, problems are anticipated and addressed immediately. This reduces outages and ensures that businesses around the world have 24/7 connectivity.
Smart Policy Management can help you secure your network
The management of your network is just as important as its anatomy. “The Aruba ClearPass Policy Management Platform lets IT enforce trust on each user and device across the wireless, wired, and VPN networks. It integrates with Duo Security’s and ImageWare’s systems and enables stronger authentication of mobile devices and apps. ClearPass allows for real-time interaction between third-party security solutions. ClearPass automates threat protection and recovery for devices that pose risk. It requires minimal IT interaction. ClearPass can be used across multivendor networks and replaces legacy AAA with context aware policies. ClearPass offers profiling, guest onboarding and BYOD, and integrates seamlessly with MDM, EMM and firewall solutions from other vendors. ClearPass is scalable and load-balancing to support your changing business needs.