Offering basic Wi-Fi access doesn’t give you a competitive advantage, it offers you a chance to compete. With benefits ranging from increasedproductivity to improved customer satisfaction, implementing a wireless network for your employees and guests has become the table stakesof doing business. But Wi-Fi also opens your business to significant security risks, and can be complicated to deploy and manage, not to mentionexpensive. WatchGuard’s Secure Wi-Fi Solution, a true game-changer in today’s market, is engineered to provide a safe, protected airspace foryour Wi-Fi environments, while eliminating administrative headaches and greatly reducing costs. With expansive engagement tools and visibilityinto business analytics, it delivers the competitive advantage your business needs to succeed.
Enterprise-Grade Wireless Intrusion Prevention System (WIPS)
Our cloud-managed access points have built-in WIPS to help ensure youhave the protection you need. Using patented Marker Packet technol-ogy, WatchGuard WIPS defends your airspace from unauthorized devices,man-in-the-middle and denial-of-service attacks, rogue APs and more –and with close to zero false positives. For even greater protection, deployour APs with a WatchGuard Firebox® to extend the Firebox’s best-in-classUTM defenses, like application control and zero day malware protection,to your WLAN.
Engage with People and Gain Visibility into Business Analytics
The WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud delivers unprecedented visibility intoevery corner of your wireless environment, and beyond. Customizabledashboards and alerts provide a comprehensive overview and theability to drill down for a more granular view. Business owners, nowmore than ever, need to leverage technology to get the most bang fromtheir marketing budgets and have concrete data around site metrics likefootfall, dwell time, and conversion to drive business decisions. Don’twaste money on three separate products (for Wi-Fi access, splash pages,analytics), when WatchGuard’s Wi-Fi Cloud gives you all three in oneinterface for all the business metrics you need to make the best decisionsto grow.
Management That Scales
With the WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud, IT pros can enjoy an entirelycontroller-less Wi-Fi management experience including setup,configuration, monitoring, troubleshooting, and improving corporateand guest Wi-Fi access, without worrying about the limitations of legacycontroller infrastructure. Wi-Fi Cloud environments easily scale from oneto an unlimited number of APs across multiple locations. APs can begrouped in many ways including location, building, floor, and customerto maintain consistent policies.
Performance Without Compromise
With people streaming videos, music, photos and games, today’s digitalcontent is bigger and better than ever. People are interacting withmultiple devices at the same time such as smartphones, tablets, andlaptops, and Wi-Fi is working on overload and often can’t keep up.
With the introduction of the 802.11ac Wave 2 standard, Wi-Fi has gottenthe boost that it needs to keep up with the demands of high-density,throughput-hungry environments like crowded meetings rooms, schools,and conference trade shows. Wave 2 offers blazing fast speeds, morecoverage and the highest client density.
When managed by the Wi-Fi Cloud, WatchGuard APs come standard withRF optimization, spectrum monitoring, and troubleshooting built in.
Flexible Management Options
WatchGuard offers two management scenarios to meet the needs of SMBs and distributed enterprises. You can manage all access pointswith either a Firebox, via the Gateway Wireless Controller with lightweight feature set, or with WatchGuard’s Wi-Fi Cloud. And with the Wi-FiCloud you get an expanded set of features including strong WIPS security, marketing tools, and location-based analytics for optimal business
insights. And for ultimate peace of mind, rely on a Firebox UTM-protected network with WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud-managed APs to realize the fullmarketing and security potential of a cloud-managed access point solution.