Aruba Wireless Primary Use Case

Network and Security Consultant at a insurance company with 1,001-5,000 employees

We run a number of guest wireless networks with captive portals with layer 3 networks. We run .1x for corporate SSIDs or wireless networks for additional certificate-based and/or WPA2 security.

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Senior Sales Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

Aruba is moving to the cloud platform model. We are presenting solutions using Aruba Central to clients for the management of their infrastructure. The majority of the implementations we have are still currently are on-premises. Customers now are slowly implementing cloud solutions for Aruba. We have 80% on-premises and 20% migrating to the cloud version of the solution.  

With Aruba Central, we can manage controllers, EAPs (Employee Assistance Programs), switches, et cetera. Everything in one place. So we can manage anything we need to using Aruba. Aruba on-premises wireless is something we use for education. It is mostly implemented in schools and in universities. We use it to establish APs (Access Points)  around the campus to make sure there is coverage campus-wide. Then they have mobility controllers on-premises that control all the infrastructure.  

Another use case is for companies that have branches from the data centers. At the prime location, they have APs powered within the company and Mobility Masters in the data center. The Mobility Masters cluster-connect to the mobility controllers and then control all the APs and all the wireless infrastructure. Then we have links connecting the branches. On the branches, we have small mobility controllers that feed all the information to and from Mobility Masters. That is, the Mobility Masters connect to mobility controllers and then the mobility controllers connect to the APs.  

Portugal is a small country and our smallest companies always have EAPs. EAPs are a version of a solution from Aruba that the NAC (Network Access Control) AP has inside a virtual controller. These NAC APs control all the other APs.  

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District Technology at a educational organization with 1,001-5,000 employees

Using this solution district-wide in all of our secondary buildings. We have over 1000 IAP-225 APs deployed, along with ClearPass.

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Sr IT Solutions Architect at a manufacturing company with 10,001+ employees

The primary use we have for the product is for users' corporate mobile access.  

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Huthaisa Al Saaideh
Network Infrastructure Engineer at KAIZNE

I have worked with versions 2.207 and 3.303 and 305. Because I am the service provider for my customers, I've worked with Ruckus, Aruba, Cisco, and UniFi. Most of my customers ask for new wireless solutions. Last week I installed 37 access points. My customers are very satisfied.

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Networking Solution Architect at ALE

We have used Aruba Wireless, with an Alcatel-Lucent logo, as the wireless connection for our office and guest users for nine to ten years.

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Infrastructure Manager at a media company with 5,001-10,000 employees

Aruba was our primary wireless solution until very recently.  

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Shrijendra Shakya
C.T.O at Sastra Network Solution Inc. Pvt. Ltd.

This solution has been deployed for an enterprise environment with 105 Apps and controllers in HA for a government entity handling the user capacity of 1500 people.

Multiple SSIDs have been broadcasted with independent VLANs and user policy has been implemented.

The controllers are in HA. Both indoor and outdoor APs have been used in the environment.

The solution has been differentiated for Guests, Employees, and an unrestricted group. The APs have been deployed across 10 multistory buildings in high interference zones.

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Jorge Aldana
Director of Networks at Sellcom Solutions

We provide services for clients, so it's always a different use case. For example, we work with a retailer and we focus on electronic tasks. Another is corporate offices in a bank, one of the biggest banks in Mexico. Another is massive events like the Olympics with different sponsors. There's a big difference in the type of use cases.

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Converged Services Project Manager at a tech services company with 11-50 employees

We are a solution provider and Aruba Wireless is one of the network products that we implement for our customers. We offer it to our clients to provide wireless and cloud services.

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Luiz Canario
Integration and Support Analyst at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees

We have about 30 APs and a lot of sites with centralized management on controller 7030. We use it to control the network in standalone mode and handle the active and standby modes.

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Gary French
Network Administrator - Wireless at Abilene Christian

The primary use case of this solution is to manage all of our wireless devices.

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VP at a comms service provider with 11-50 employees

We are using different versions depending on the customer. We have about 400 or 500 customers. Some of them are Aruba, some of them have other technologies. Different versions are deployed all over. We use it as a wireless device manager where appropriate.  

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Network Engineer at a computer software company with 51-200 employees

I am a system integrator and Aruba Wireless is one of the network infrastructure products that I have experience with. We have customers using versions all the way from AP-100 to AP-535.

We have these devices in many industries, with a focus on educational institutions.

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Team Leader Network and Communications at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees

We use Aruba Wireless strictly for corporate use. Within our company, there are slightly over 100 people using this solution.

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IT Director at Guangdong Technion Institute of Technology

In this University, Wi-Fi is essential to the daily operations, from teaching, learning by staff and students to research by researchers. In recent two years, it contributes to our smart campus objectives, bridging IoT devices in multiple projects. 

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Gaurav Vyas
Head Of Information Technology at Jekson Vision Pvt Ltd

We are using this solution to provide office internet for our clients.

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DImo Dimov
R&D Engineer IC Design at inLab Ltd

We use the product predominately for beacons and peer devices.

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