Controller-managed wireless LANs with ArubaOS

Aruba wireless LAN controllers and access points use the ArubaOS operating system. With an extensive set of integrated technologies and capabilities, ArubaOS is able to deliver a wide range of critical campus mobility services, and is designed to easily share rich contextual information with third party business and IT applications in real-time.

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Why ArubaOS 8?

ArubaOS 8 delivers an always-on network, seamless roaming with built in intelligence and automation and the required performance, user experience, reliability and security to support high density environments. ArubaOS 8 manages the Mobility MasterMobility Controller virtual appliance and the hardware appliance. 
What is ArubaOS 8?
Why you need ArubaOS 8

The next big thing is here — meet the Mobility Master.

Aruba Mobility Master is the next generation of master controller that runs ArubaOS 8 and is deployed as a virtual appliance (VA) or an x86 hardware appliance for more memory and compute power. The Mobility Master provides reliability, automation and extensibility for simplified enterprise network operations and deployment.
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Better stability and user experience.

The Mobility Master enables up to 12 controllers to act as a single unit to increase reliability – allowing for hitless failover where users are not affected during a controller failure.
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Upgrade your network with no downtime.

With the Mobility Master, the entire network can be upgraded to the latest OS with zero downtime. Also major service features such as ClientMatch and AirGroup can be updated without requiring an OS upgrade.
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High performance Wi-Fi — even at high density.

Adaptive Radio Management (ARM) maximizes Wi-Fi stability and predictability. AirMatch in Mobility Master is the evolution of ARM, and optimizes for high density environments. Aruba ClientMatch technology boosts Wi-Fi performance by ensuring that clients associate with the best access point.
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Access points with multiple tenants.

Aruba MultiZone allows for multiple separate secure networks to operate from one access point. This feature is very useful for government, airport, retail and university campuses allowing for easy policy implementation in environments where data privacy, separation and network security are critical.
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Get insight into the apps on your network.

Aruba AppRF technology uses deep packet inspection to identify and prioritize applications, even the custom ones in ArubaOS 8, offering new levels of quality and security.
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All the insights you need — ready for developers.

Aruba Mobility Master offers real-time access to user, device and app context and infrastructure services via REST API. Our customers and partners can easily integrate Mobility Master to third party systems to ease network management and monitoring.
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