Wi-Fi Access Point Solutions from Ubiquiti
Ubiquiti's UniFi family of Wi-Fi infrastructure devices includes indoor and outdoor Wi-Fi access points, WiFi 6/6E APs, security gateway appliances, managed switches, IP phones, and cameras. UniFi devices deployed across multiple sites with thousands of Wi-Fi APs can be set up and administered using Ubiquiti's free UniFi Controller platform, which streamlines installation, discovery, management, troubleshooting and reporting.
Ubiquiti's browser-based UniFi Controller software can be installed on a PC, Mac, or Linux computer located on-premises or within the cloud. The UniFi software offers an end-to-end, zero-cost and highly scalable Wi-Fi management tool for environments ranging from mini-branch offices to hotels, campuses, arenas and distributed enterprise networks.
Progent can provide quick access to the expertise of seasoned Wi-Fi specialists who can help you to determine the benefits of Ubiquiti UniFi products for your business and assist you to design, deploy, manage, and troubleshoot your UniFi wireless network. Progent can also conduct a Wi-Fi site survey to help you to choose, configure, and place Ubiquiti UniFi wireless APs for your required coverage and throughput.
Progent's certified network security experts can assist you to configure UniFi's advanced security capabilities to create a hardened wireless solution. Also, Progent offers online monitoring plus backup/recovery support for your UniFi wireless network, using either a locally installed UniFi Controller or an online UniFi Controller system managed by Progent.
Elements of Ubiquiti UniFi Wave Wireless Networks
Key elements of Ubiquiti's UniFi line of wireless infrastructure products include an extensive portfolio of Wave 2 wireless APs, advanced managed switches, and security gateways for routing and firewall support. These devices can be centrally managed by the free UniFi Controller software. Your Wi-Fi environment can also include non-UniFi network products like switches, routers and firewalls, but UniFi Controller tools only manage UniFi devices. Ubiquiti also has a free Mobile App for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets, enabling you to deploy UniFi appliances for initial setup without requiring you to install the UniFi Controller software.
Ubiquiti's UniFi line of wireless network devices and software offers comprehensive WAN solutions
The variety of devices available within Ubiquiti's UniFi family makes it possible to create optimal Wi-Fi solutions for a wide range of venues. Low-cost UniFi Wi-Fi appliances deliver the on-premises and remote access required for telecommuters or micro-branches. High-performance or mesh wireless access points deliver the speed and coverage required for high client density environments like corporate HQs or convention centers. UniFi's Wi-Fi APs with specialized omni-directional or uni-directional antennas offer enough RF signal strength to penetrate hotel and dorm room walls. Hardened Ubiquiti UniFi wireless access points can stand up to the harsh conditions of sites like dusty warehouses or open-air stadiums.
All these UniFi Wi-Fi products can be configured, managed, optimized, protected, patched and debugged transparently across many locations with a centralized management system. Progent can help you to assess your various Wi-Fi venues to decide which Ubiquiti UniFi devices are appropriate and Progent can assist you to plan the most efficient way to deploy and manage them.
Ubiquiti's UniFi products lets you build centrally controlled multi-site Wi-Fi networks with any combination of venues
Ubiquiti's UniFi Series of Wi-Fi Access Points
Ubiquiti's UniFi series of wireless APs includes several product families intended for various applications, topologies and IT budgets. Ubiquiti has both indoor and outdoor Wi-Fi APs, and the series includes desktop, wall-mount and ceiling-mountable units. The majority of UniFi Wi-Fi APs are attached via cabled Ethernet, but UniFi also offers multi-hop mesh Wi-Fi APs that attach to the WLAN via Wi-Fi and need no Ethernet cabling.
The latest UniFi wireless APs are Wave 2 802.11ac compliant, use MIMO technology to run in concurrent dual-band mode, can be managed with any standard web browser by using UniFi Controller tools installed onsite or offsite, and can be initially configured with an iPhone or iPad or with an Android smartphone by using UniFi Mobile App. Current Ubiquiti UniFi wireless access points support multi-user MIMO (MU-MIMO) to handle high concentration venues.
Ubiquiti's UAP-AC Series of Wireless APs
Ubiquiti's UAP-AC devices are dual-radio, wall-mount Wi-Fi access points that connect via an Ethernet interface and offer MIMO and 802.3af PoE to support third-party switches. The highly compact UAP-AC-Lite is an entry-level 2x2 MIMO Wi-Fi access point with a GbE Ethernet connection. The unit delivers a 2.4 GHz radio speed of 300 Mbps, and 5 GHz radio performance of 867 Mbps. The slim in-wall version UAP-AC-IW plugs directly into an Ethernet wall port and does not include additional Ethernet ports. The UAP-AC-LR wireless AP includes a powerful antenna for connecting to distant users, offering enhanced reception for smartphones. The UAP-AC-LR offers 3x3 MIMO in the 2.4 GHz band and 2x2 MIMO for 5 GHz. The 2.4 GHz radio supports a max of 450 Mbps performance, and the 5 GHz radio supports a maximum of 867 Mbps.
Ubiquiti has a rich portfolio of UniFi wireless access points and management tools
The UniFi UAP-AC-PRO wireless AP is engineered to withstand indirect weather conditions and can be installed indoors or in a covered outdoor site. The UniFi UAP-AC-PRO includes two GbE Ethernet ports and has 3x3 MIMO technology in the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands, delivering data rates as high as 450 Mbps at 2.4 GHz and 1,300 Mbps for the 5 GHz radio. The UAP-AC-PRO supports up to 200 client devices. A low-profile in-wall version, UniFi's UAP-AC-IW-PRO, plugs directly into an Ethernet wall interface and does not have an extra Ethernet connection. The UAP-AC-EDU Wi-Fi access point is designed for schools and offers performance the same as UniFi's UAP-AC-PRO but is larger, includes only one Gigabit Ethernet port, is engineered for indoor use, and incorporates a loudspeaker to support a wireless PA system.
The ultra-compact and high-capacity UAP-nanoHD indoor access point features 4x4 MU-MIMO, delivers 300 Mbps performance for the 2.4 GHz radio and 1,733 Mbps performance at 5 GHz, handles up to 200 simultaneous client devices, and has one Gigabit Ethernet interface. The UniFi UAP-nanoHD is available in a selection of skins to fit in with different decors. The UniFi UAP-HD access point is designed for crowded indoor or outdoor deployments. This large-footprint wireless access point offers 4x4 MU-MIMO, delivers 800 Mbps throughput for the 2.4 GHz radio and 1,733 Mbps throughput for the 5 GHz radio, and supports up to 500 users. The UAP-HD has two ports for 10/100/1000 Ethernet.
The UAP-AC-M and UAP-AC-M-PRO Wi-Fi APs are mesh devices intended for large outdoor venues, such as a park, with little if any network infrastructure, or for rapid set up/tear down scenarios like a music festival or fair. Both these mesh access points can support over 250 concurrent users. The UAP-AC-M features 2x2 MIMO and has a variety of mounting and antenna alternatives for indoor or outdoor use. The Wi-Fi AP delivers 300 Mbps data rates for the 2.4 GHz radio and 867 Mbps performance for the 5 GHz radio. The high-speed, weather-resistant UAP-AC-M-PRO AP is designed for outdoor use, offers 450 Mbps throughput for the 2.4 GHz radio and 1,300 Mbps performance for the 5 GHz radio, and incorporates a secondary GbE Ethernet interface.
Ubiquiti's UniFi XG AP Wireless AP
Ubiquiti's UniFi XG AP is a quad-radio 802.11ac Wave 2 Wi-Fi access point designed for very high-density venues like a convention center. The UniFi XG AP features a 4x4 MIMO 2.4 GHz client radio that delivers 800 Mbps throughput plus two 4x4 MIMO 5 GHz radios capable of 1.733 Gbps throughput. The wireless access point can handle 1 concurrent users. A dedicated security radio continuously scans for threats like malicious frames and rogue access points. The Spectral Security Radio also looks for the best channel for top throughput. The UniFi XG AP has a GbE Ethernet backhaul port and a 1/10 Gbps Ethernet port for bridging, can be powered by an 802.3bt Power-over-Ethernet compliant switch, and has a Bluetooth radio.
Ubiquiti's UniFi U6 Ceiling-Mount WiFi Access Points
The ceiling-mount WiFi access points in Ubiquiti's UniFi U6 product line support the 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WiFi specifications as well as the more recent WiFi 6 (802.11ax) specification. WiFi 6 can deliver lower latency, greater client density, tighter security, reduced energy draw for battery powered client devices, and more flexibility for integrating Internet-of-Things (IoT) endpoints. All UniFi U6 ceiling-mount models come with Bluetooth and Ethernet management ports.
Ubiquiti's UniFi U6 ceiling-mount APs offer WiFi 6 for high-density deployments
Ubiquiti's small-form-factor, value-priced UniFi U6 Lite WiFi access point targets home users and features 2x2 MIMO at 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz. Throughput rate is 300 Mbps at 2.4 GHz and 1.2 Gbps at 5 GHz for a combined throughput rate of 1.5 Gbps. Ubiquiti's UniFi U6 Lite can handle more than 300 simultaneous client devices, incorporates standard PoE, and comes with a GbE RJ45 network connection. The UniFi U6 Long-Range WiFi AP offers increased signal range for indoor and outdoor deployments. The UniFi U6 L-R access point offers 4x4 MIMO at 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz and offers a combined throughput rate of 3 Gbps. Ubiquiti's UniFi U6 L-P supports more than 350 concurrent client devices, provides PoE+, and includes a GbE RJ45 network interface. The UniFi U6 Pro WiFi AP offers high performance for large offices. The UniFi U6 Pro features 4x4 MIMO at 2.4 and 5 GHz and delivers an aggregate data rate of 5.3 Gbps. The UniFi U6 Pro can handle more than 350 simultaneous clients, offers PoE+, and incorporates a GbE RJ45 network interface port.
Ubiquiti's triple-band UniFi U6 Enterprise AP is a WiFi 6E unit with an extra radio to support the 6 GHz band, opening up an additional 1.2 GHz of continuous, clean spectrum to support high-density environments like an Internet-of-Things site. Ubiquiti's UniFi U6 Enterprise AP features 2x2 MIMO for the 2.5 GHz band and 4x4 MIMO for both the 5 GHz and 6 GHz bands. Performance for the combined 2.4/5/6 GHz bands is 10.2 Gbps. Ubiquiti's UniFi U6 Enterprise access point is able to support over than 600 concurrent clients, provides PoE+, and comes with a 2.5GbE RJ45 network interface port.
Ubiquiti UniFi Managed Switches
The UniFi line of switches range from 8-port desktop/wall-mount devices with 8 Gbps data rates to 48-port rackmount switches that support line rates as high as 70 Gbps. UniFi 10G SFP+ aggregation switches offer performance of up to 160 Gbps. UniFi switches have the forwarding capacity to process traffic concurrently on all ports at line speed without dropping packets. Ubiquiti UniFi managed switches can provide PoE power to Wi-Fi access points and other devices, and can be managed by the same UniFi Controller tools as UniFi Wi-Fi access points and security gateways. To learn more about the Ubiquiti UniFi family of switches, visit UniFi managed switches expertise.
UniFi Security Gateways
The Ubiquiti's UniFi family of security gateways offer fast routing, granular firewall policies, site-to-site VPN connections, VLAN support, and Quality of Service for VoIP and IP Video traffic. You can manage UniFi Security Gateways with the same UniFi Controller platform used to control UniFi wireless APs and switches, allowing you to discover, provision, administer, optimize, and patch all these network appliances from a single pane of class using an intuitive, web-accessible dashboard. UniFi security gateways are designed to handle any venue and fit any budget. Gateways range from a wall-mount unit with 3 Gbps throughput and capable of supporting 200 users up to a rackmount unit with 80 Gbps throughput able to serve up to 20,000 users.
To learn more about the UniFi family of security gateways, see Ubiquiti UniFi security gateways configuration integration services.
Ubiquiti's UniFi Controller Wireless Network Management Platform
UniFi Wi-Fi access points, managed switches, and security gateways from Ubiquiti can all be centrally managed across multiple locations via Ubiquiti's free UniFi Controller software. You can run UniFi Controller on an on-premises or offsite PC, Mac, or Linux computer or host the application in the cloud. You can access the management tools from a web browser or you can run the free UniFi Mobile App and manage your UniFi devices from your Apple iOS or Android smartphone or tablet. If you have a mixed-vendor WLAN with Ubiquiti UniFi wireless APs but switches and firewalls from different companies, you can still use UniFi Controller to streamline the management of your UniFi wireless APs.
Ubiquiti's UniFi Controller software offers enterprise-wide management, advanced analytics, and coverage mapping
For a closer look at Ubiquiti's UniFi Controller Management platform, see Ubiquiti UniFi Controller WLAN management consultants.
How Progent Can Help You to Integrate UniFi Wireless Access Points and WLAN Technology
Progent's Wi-Fi infrastructure experts offer online and onsite support to assist businesses of any size to design, deploy, administer, tune or troubleshoot wireless networks that incorporate UniFi APs. Progent's experts can deliver on-demand assistance to help you with an occasional technical problem or Progent can provide end-to-end project management consulting to ensure that your critical Wi-Fi projects are completed on time and within budget. Progent's consultants can assist you to integrate UniFi WiFi APs with other UniFi WLAN devices or with third-party network products. Progent's also offers Wi-Fi site surveys to help you with selecting, locating, and configuration UniFi wireless access points to provide the coverage, throughput, and user capacity you need to support all your WLAN sites.
Progent's certified data security and compliance experts can help you to define and enforce policies that are consistent across your wired and wireless sites and that meet industry and government standards. Progent's disaster recovery planning consultants can assist you to design fault-tolerant and rapidly restorable wireless ecosystems that use the high-uptime technologies incorporated in UniFi access points and other wireless networking products.
To find out more about Progent's wireless consulting expertise, see Progent's Wi-Fi network consulting and debugging services.
Contact Progent for Consulting Support for Ubiquiti UniFi WiFi Solutions
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