Extend your edge with Aruba Ruggedized Solutions

A ruggedized network keeps devices and users connected and productive in harsh environments without compromising security, performance, or operational simplicity.

Harsh indoor and outdoor environments create IT challenges

Purpose-built ruggedized products designed to address tough environments often operate in silos—lacking the security, management tools, and visibility that IT teams need for operational efficiency.
  • Traditional network equipment designed to operate in extreme temperatures, outdoors, or in hazardous environments often has limited management capabilities, requiring highly manual operations with on-site IT.
  • IoT devices like security cameras, PoE lighting, and sensors bring safety and OT benefits, but they increase security risks because they are often deployed beyond controlled office spaces.
  • To optimize user experience and support an ever-increasing number and range IoT devices, the ruggedized network must deliver the latest advances in Wi-Fi, wired connectivity, and cloud-based services. This includes support for high power PoE, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), 802.15.4/Zigbee, and USB extensions.

Confidently extend your edge

Aruba cloud-managed ruggedized and outdoor access points and switches are ideal for connecting IoT and user devices beyond carpeted spaces.

Better control and visibility with unified management

Better control and visibility with unified management

Gain context, visibility, and control over all domains with cloud networking ease and efficiency. Aruba Unified Infrastructure simplifies and streamlines IT operations with a unified cloud-native console for WLAN, LAN, and SD-WAN across campus, branch, remote worker, and data center locations.

Automated security for IoT and users

Automated security for IoT and users

Combine policy management with real-time automation to consistently enforce security policies across wired, wireless, and WAN networks for any user or device, including IoT.

Icon for AP in extreme environments Purpose-built Wi-Fi 6 outdoor and ruggedized APs

Purpose-built Wi-Fi 6 outdoor and ruggedized APs

Provide seamless connectivity for large public venues, hazardous locations, pop-up sites, and even loading docks with Aruba Wi-Fi certified outdoor APs—all backed by a limited lifetime warranty. Point-to-point wireless options provide Wi-Fi mesh backhaul and 60GHz speed to adjacent buildings for greater reliability and performance.

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High performance ruggedized Ethernet switches

Designed to handle extreme temperatures, ruggedized access switches provide built-in high-speed 10GbE uplinks and a combination of always on 30W and 60W PoE for power-hungry IoT devices, making them ideal for parking lots, warehouses, and industrial spaces. Managed with choice of easy-to use web GUI, CLI, Aruba NetEdit, or Aruba Central.

Wi-Fi 6 has left the building

Simple to install and purpose built for the outdoors and hazardous indoor deployments, Aruba’s comprehensive portfolio of Wi-Fi 5 and Wi-Fi 6 certified APs support outdoor campus environments of any size, large public venues, hazardous areas, and even oil rigs or industrial freezers.

Ruggedized switches designed to take the heat

Discover the ruggedized design, wide operating temperature range, Zero Trust architecture, automated configuration, and management options that make the Aruba CX 4100i switches well suited for industrial, manufacturing, smart city, and building automation applications.

Streamline operations with Aruba Central

Simplify how you provision, configure, and maintain networks by orchestrating all operations from a cloud-native dashboard. Aruba Central is your single point of visibility and control that spans the entire network—from branch to data center, wired and wireless LAN to WAN.

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Aruba is a Leader in the 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant for the Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure

We’re honored to have been named a Leader 16x in a row. Gartner has also scored Aruba #1 in most use cases (3 of 5) in their 2021 Critical Capabilities report.

Aruba products that extend your edge

Outdoor and Ruggedized Access Points

  • Certified Wi-Fi 5 and 6 APs purpose-built for outdoor and hazardous locations
  • Optimized performance and roaming with MU-MIMO and ClientMatch
  • AI-powered Wi-Fi RF management and automation with AirMatch
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Wi-Fi 6 for extreme conditions

  • 5 Gbps maximum speed (HE80/HE20)
  • Class 1 Division 2 and ATEX Zone 2 certification
  • Wi-Fi 6 for OFDMA and WPA3
  • IoT-ready Bluetooth 5 and 802.15.4/Zigbee support

Ruggedized Ethernet Switches

  • Versatile 12-port DIN rail mount and 24 port 1U models
  • High power PoE and high-speed uplinks
  • Extended temperatures from -40°C to 70°C
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Aruba Central

  • Built-in AIOps for Wi-Fi, switching, and WAN assurance
  • Single pane of glass management
  • Reporting, guest access, and contact tracing

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