Convert data into business outcomes with Aruba ESP

Meet Aruba ESP (Edge Services Platform), the industry’s first AI-powered, cloud-native platform to automate, unify, and protect the Edge.

Aruba ESP reduces risk, improves agility, and increases efficiency.

Networking challenges at the Intelligent Edge

More data than ever is generated at the Edge. While this creates new opportunities for your business, it also creates new challenges for IT.
  • Using multiple management tools slows down issue resolution.
  • Troubleshooting takes up to 70% of IT's time.
  • Securing and monitoring "things" and OT devices is difficult.
  • Managing business expectations when resources are shrinking can be a struggle.

Harness the potential of the Edge

Advance the priorities of your business today and tomorrow with a network architecture that is:


Gain context visibility and control all domains with ease and efficiency. Aruba’s Unified Infrastructure simplifies and improves IT operations with a cloud-native single pane of glass for WLAN, LAN, and SD-WAN across campus, branch, remote worker, and data center locations.

AI-powered and automated

Automatically monitor and fix your Wi-Fi, wired, and SD-WAN environments with Aruba AIOps. With actionable insights derived from 1.5 billion data points gathered daily, you can predict and address issues before they impact users, reduce mean time to issue resolution by up to 90%, and increase network capacity by as much as 25%.


Increase protection without adding to the complexity of your network. Aruba ESP with Edge-to-Cloud Security, featuring a built-in foundation for Zero Trust and SASE frameworks, provides a comprehensive set of capabilities that span visibility, control, and enforcement to address the requirements of a decentralized, IoT-driven network infrastructure.

ESP as-a-Service

Respond to rapidly changing business requirements, manage tight budgets, and easily deploy the latest networking technologies by consuming Aruba ESP as-a-service.

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Aruba leads at the Edge

Gartner has once again named Aruba a Leader in the 2020 Magic Quadrant for Wired and Wireless LAN Access. On top of that, Aruba received highest scores in 6 of 6 use cases for the 2020 Gartner Critical Capabilities Report.

COVID-19 has upended the workplace

The recent Edge survey indicates skyrocketing demand for financially flexible models.

Making the hybrid workplace a reality

The "new normal" of work calls for new capabilities. With Aruba ESP, IT can deliver secure remote connectivity, as well as enable workplace safety measures like contact tracing, with ease.

Edge transformation in action

Texas Rangers deliver an immersive fan experience with Aruba ESP

“Our network serves as the nervous system for a large public venue that is chockfull of electronic sensors and controls. Aruba’s solutions have enabled us to engineer the equivalent of a living, breathing facility, while minimizing IT and back office overhead by giving us an intelligent, automated networking infrastructure.”


“With Aruba and Aruba Central, our infrastructure can scale smoothly and seamlessly worldwide. Overall, we’re only scratching the surface and look forward to taking our Aruba networking platform to the next level.”

Bay State Health

“Aruba is a significant and important partner for us at the edge because the future of healthcare is all about connectivity. It’s critical that we have a platform that is reliable, resilient, always on, expandable and scalable. That’s why we chose Aruba.”


“With teaching and learning changing every day, our secure, self-healing Aruba wired and wireless networking infrastructure ensures we can provide our students with the best digital environment, no matter what comes next.”


“Smart Sensor technology with Aruba Wi-Fi infrastructure is a game-changing solution for large-scale condition monitoring. Smart Sensors are easy to install and commission—it is simply a question of activating the sensors, so they connect to the network by Bluetooth—then you are ready to start monitoring.”


Siemens works closely with Aruba in order to make the interaction between OT and IT more efficient.


Zebra and Aruba have partnered to deliver the most trustworthy, highest fidelity systems available to locate, harvest, and transport IoT data and context for healthcare, industrial, manufacturing, retail, and healthcare applications.


Centrak and Aruba provide hospitals with real-time location, telemetry, and asset management over Wi-Fi.

ZF Openmatics

ZF OPENMATICS and Aruba have partnered to deliver asset tracing solutions that can be economically, reliably, and securely deployed over a site’s Aruba wireless network by leveraging the access points’ internal Bluetooth Low Energy radios.

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Convert data into business outcomes with Aruba ESP

Aruba ESP is cloud-native architecture built for the Intelligent Edge. Hover over the numbers to learn how each element helps you gain efficiency and unlock the potential of your Edge data.

Analyze and Act

Go beyond human scale with AI and automation that provides recommendations with greater than 95% accuracy, so you can optimize your network without having to wade through a sea of information.


Apply Edge-to-Cloud Security, featuring a built-in foundation for Zero Trust and SASE frameworks, best practices to protect your network from device- and Internet-based threats. Keep your business, customer, and patient data safe by limiting network access based on role, policy, and detailed device profile information—even for headless IoT devices.


Unify users and things across all environments, from edge to cloud. Eliminate management siloes and make it easier to identify and control devices on the network, so you can focus on delivering the best user experience possible.

Convert data into business outcomes with Aruba ESP

How can Aruba ESP advance your business, now and in the future?