Aerohive Networks is pioneering a next-generation enterprise wireless LAN architecture. Aerohive unleashes the potential of enterprise Wi-Fi, enabling customers to stop buying copper, to move applications to the air, and to maximize workforce productivity. The company's award-winning cooperative architecture eliminates costly controllers, saving money and providing unprecedented resiliency, up to 10X better application performance, and an opportunity to start small and expand without limitations.
WLAN Access Points
Aerohive’s wireless LAN access points, HiveAPs, are an innovative new class of wireless infrastructure equipment with cooperative control technology that provides the benefits of a controller-based wireless LAN solution, without requiring a controller or an overlay network. HiveAPs are organized into groups, or “Hives,” that share control information between them, and enable functions like secure and fast L2/L3 roaming, coordinated RF management, security, QoS, and mesh networking. This sharing capability enables a next-generation wireless LAN architecture that is easy to deploy and expand, reliable, scalable, high performing, and optimal for voice over WLAN – all without a controller.
Aerohive’s HiveAP portfolio includes:
Centralized Wireless Management
Centralized configuration, monitoring and reporting of the HiveAPs is provided by a central network management system called HiveManager. HiveManager enables simple RF planning, policy creation, firmware upgrades, configuration updates, and centralized monitoring throughout the entire Aerohive deployment, whether building-wide, campus-wide, or global – all from a single console. Because HiveManager is not actively involved in passing traffic or in making forwarding decisions, it eliminates the traffic bottlenecks and complexities of controller-based solutions, particularly in distributed environments. So control is distributed, while management is centralized. The solution delivers the benefits of both autonomous APs and controller-based solutions, without the drawbacks of either approach.
Aerohive’s HiveManager NMS family includes: