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High-performance Wi-Fi for stadiums, arenas, convention centers and airports
Aruba WLANs deliver the ultimate in Wi-Fi performance, cost-effectiveness and ease of deployment to stadiums, airports and other large public venues with high densities of wireless clients.
For service providers and venue owners, Aruba WLANs are essential to offloading wireless traffic from 3G/4G networks and can support thousands of Wi-Fi-enabled mobile devices with no performance penalties.
With Aruba, concert-goers, sports fans and convention attendees enjoy an exceptional event experience through value-added Wi-Fi amenities like video instant replay, in-seat food and beverage service, mobile point-of-sale and multimedia entertainment.
“We are very excited to be working with Aruba to enable us at the American Airlines Center to use secure wireless access to be far more efficient and profitable in our efforts to support and please our customers.”
Mark Cuban, Owner Dallas Mavericks and the American Airlines Center
- Hi-capacity Wi-Fi – Aruba indoor and outdoor APs meet the most challenging performance, deployment and density requirements. They provide the most effective RF management capabilities for high-density, large public venues.
- Custom branding and advertising – Public Wi-Fi access visitor management with customizable branding, credit card billing, multilingual support and reporting capabilities.
- Secure access – With Aruba, network access privileges are linked to a user’s identity, device, applications and location. That means visitors, concessionaires and the media get secure access to network resources based on who they are – no matter where they are or what devices and applications they use.
With unmatched experience and expertise designing high-capacity indoor and outdoor Wi-Fi networks for large public venues, Aruba Professional Services can survey, design, configure, and validate deployments, ensuring a best-in-class network experience.
American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, is considered by many to be one of the most technologically-advanced sports and entertainment venues in the world. To fill the 800,000 square-foot venue with pervasive and secure network connectivity, the AA Center turned to Aruba.
Heathrow’s Terminal 5 is one of largest transportation hubs in Europe, handling over 30 million passengers a year. BAA turned to Aruba Networks to provide a reliable solution for terminal-wide wireless coverage and managed services to retail outlets, lounges and mobile carriers.
Educause is the premier information technology conference for higher education. For Educause 2012, Aruba Networks was selected to deploy and operate a large temporary Wi-Fi infrastructure for the conference.
When the IT department of the Las Vegas McCarran International Airport, the seventh largest destination airport in the United States, decided to provide the largest free public and private airport-wide wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi) service in the country, the security, scalability and control of the network were paramount concerns.
Indoor and Outdoor Access Points
Aruba’s industry-leading 802.11n APs deliver secure, high-performance Wi-Fi access for any size public venue. These APs support multiple operating modes and can be deployed as Instant APs in self-managed clusters or centrally managed by Mobility Controllers.
Aruba Mobility Controllers create a single, unified network that manages wired and wireless access across indoor, outdoor and remote locations. They maintain configurations and automate software updates for other Aruba Mobility Controllers, Mobility Access Switches and access points.
ClearPass Guest is a scalable, easy-to-use visitor management system that delivers secure network access to guests and their mobile devices. Designed for high-volume public access hotspots with support for credit card billing, it allows visitors to create their own guest accounts through a branded captive portal.
AirWave is the only multivendor network management software that manages everything affecting service quality – the RF environment, controllers, wired infrastructure and access points. With tools to improve operations and manage RF security, such as user location and mapping, real-time monitoring, proactive alerts, historical reporting, and troubleshooting, network operations is greatly simplified.