Wi-Fi AP Solutions from Ubiquiti
Ubiquiti's UniFi family of Wi-Fi infrastructure devices includes indoor and outdoor Wave 2 access points, WiFi 6/6E APs, security gateway appliances, switches, IP phones, and security cameras. Ubiquiti UniFi products deployed across multiple sites with thousands of wireless APs can be set up and administered via Ubiquiti's free UniFi Controller software, which simplifies installation, discovery, control, debugging and analytics.
Ubiquiti's browser-based UniFi Controller software can be installed on a PC, Mac, or Linux machine running on-premises or in a private or public cloud. The UniFi software provides a comprehensive, budget-friendly and expandable wireless management tool for environments ranging from small offices to hotels, schools, arenas and distributed enterprise networks.
Progent can provide quick access to the expertise of veteran Wi-Fi specialists who can help organizations to determine the value of Ubiquiti UniFi products for your business and assist you to design, install, manage, and troubleshoot your UniFi network. Progent can also conduct a Wi-Fi site survey to help you to choose, provision, and position UniFi wireless APs for optimal coverage and performance.
Progent's certified data security consultants can help you to implement UniFi's modern security features to create a hardened wireless solution. Also, Progent can provide remote management and backup support for your Ubiquiti UniFi wireless network, based on either an on-premises UniFi Controller or an online UniFi Controller system hosted by Progent.
Components of UniFi Wi-Fi Networks
Key elements of the Ubiquiti UniFi family of Wi-Fi networking products include an extensive portfolio of Wave 2 Wi-Fi access points, advanced managed switches, and security gateways for routing and firewall support. These components can be managed by Ubiquiti's free UniFi Controller toolset. Your wireless environment can include non-UniFi infrastructure devices like switches, routers and firewalls, but UniFi Controller software tools only monitor and control Ubiquiti UniFi devices. Ubiquiti also has a no-cost Mobile App for Apple iOS and Google Android smartphones and tablets, allowing you to deploy Ubiquiti UniFi devices for initial operation without forcing you to install the UniFi Controller application.
Ubiquiti's UniFi line of wireless network devices and software offers comprehensive WAN solutions
The selection of products available within the Ubiquiti UniFi portfolio allows you to design optimal wireless deployments for a wide range of use cases. Low-cost UniFi wireless appliances deliver the on-premises and remote access needed for home offices or small branch offices. High-performance or mesh Wi-Fi access points offer the throughput and RF coverage needed for high client density environments such as enterprise HQs or auditoriums. Ubiquiti UniFi's Wi-Fi access points with specialized omni-directional or uni-directional antennas offer enough RF signal strength to pass through hotel and dorm room walls. Ruggedized UniFi Wi-Fi APs can stand up to the harsh environments of venues such as outdoor work areas or open arenas.
All these UniFi Wi-Fi appliances can be configured, managed, optimized, protected, updated and debugged transparently across many sites via a unified management system. Progent can help you to analyze your various Wi-Fi environments to determine which UniFi products are the best fit and Progent can assist you to design the most cost-effective way to implement and administer them.
Ubiquiti's UniFi products lets you build centrally controlled multi-site wireless networks with any mix of venues
Ubiquiti's UniFi Line of Wi-Fi APs
Ubiquiti's UniFi portfolio of Wi-Fi access points includes distinct product groups designed for various usage scenarios, topologies and IT budgets. Ubiquiti offers both indoor and outdoor Wi-Fi access points, and the series includes desktop, wall-mount and ceiling-mount devices. The majority of Ubiquiti UniFi Wi-Fi APs are attached via cabled Ethernet, but UniFi also has multi-hop mesh Wi-Fi access points that attach to the wireless network via Wi-Fi and need no Ethernet wiring.
The latest UniFi wireless APs are Wave 2 802.11ac devices, feature Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) technology to operate in simultaneous dual-band mode, can be administered with any standard browser by using UniFi Controller software hosted on-premises or offsite, and can be initialized with an Apple iOS device or with an Android smartphone or tablet using UniFi Mobile App. Newer Ubiquiti UniFi Wi-Fi APs support multi-user MIMO (MU-MIMO) to accommodate high client-density sites.
The UAP-AC Series of Wi-Fi Access Points
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 work with third-party switches. The low-profile UAP-AC-Lite is a value-priced 2x2 MIMO wireless AP with a 10/100/1000 Ethernet port. The AP delivers a 2.4 GHz radio speed of 300 Mbps, and 5 GHz radio performance of 867 Mbps. The slim in-wall model UAP-AC-IW plugs directly into an Ethernet wall port and does not have additional Ethernet interfaces. The UAP-AC-LR wireless AP includes a powerful antenna for communicating with distant clients, 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 delivers a max of 450 Mbps performance, and the 5 GHz radio supports up to 867 Mbps.
Ubiquiti has a rich catalog of UniFi wireless APs and management tools
The UAP-AC-PRO wireless AP is engineered to withstand indirect weather and can be deployed indoors or in a sheltered outdoor environment. The UAP-AC-PRO includes two 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports and features 3x3 MIMO technology in both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands, delivering data rates as high as 450 Mbps for the 2.4 GHz radio and 1,300 Mbps for the 5 GHz radio. The UAP-AC-PRO supports up to 200 users. A low-profile in-wall model, the UAP-AC-IW-PRO, connects directly into an Ethernet wall connection and does not have an extra Ethernet port. The Ubiquiti UniFi UAP-AC-EDU Wi-Fi AP is designed for classrooms and delivers performance the same as UniFi's UAP-AC-PRO but is larger, has only one GbE Ethernet connection, is engineered for indoor deployments, and incorporates a loudspeaker to accommodate a wireless public address system.
UniFi's ultra-compact and high-density UAP-nanoHD indoor access point features 4x4 MU-MIMO, offers 300 Mbps throughput at 2.4 GHz and 1,733 Mbps data rates at 5 GHz, handles 200 simultaneous users, and has one Gigabit Ethernet port. The UniFi UAP-nanoHD is available in a range of skins to fit in with different surroundings. The UniFi UAP-HD access point is engineered for high-density indoor or outdoor deployments. This large-footprint Wi-Fi AP features 4x4 MU-MIMO technology, offers 800 Mbps performance at 2.4 GHz and 1,733 Mbps performance for the 5 GHz radio, and supports up to 500 client devices. The UAP-HD has two connections for Gigabit Ethernet.
The UAP-AC-M and UAP-AC-M-PRO Wi-Fi APs are mesh devices intended for expansive outdoor areas, such as a park, with little if any IT resources, or for quick set up/tear down applications such as a music festival or fair. Both these mesh APs can support more than 250 concurrent users. The UAP-AC-M has 2x2 MIMO technology and offers versatile mounting and antenna alternatives for indoor or outdoor use. The Wi-Fi access point delivers 300 Mbps data rates for the 2.4 GHz radio and 867 Mbps performance at 5 GHz. The high-speed, all-weather UAP-AC-M-PRO AP is designed for outdoor deployments, offers 450 Mbps data rates for the 2.4 GHz radio and 1,300 Mbps performance for the 5 GHz radio, and includes a secondary Gigabit Ethernet port.
Ubiquiti's UniFi XG AP Wi-Fi Access Point
Ubiquiti's UniFi XG AP is a four-radio 802.11ac wireless AP intended for very high-density deployments such as a convention center. The UniFi XG AP has a 4x4 MIMO 2.4 GHz client radio that delivers 800 Mbps data rates plus dual 4x4 MIMO 5 GHz radios that deliver 1.733 Gbps performance. The Wi-Fi access point can support 1 simultaneous clients. A dedicated radio continually looks for threats like malicious frames and unauthorized access points. The Spectral Security Radio also looks for the most efficient channel for network performance. The XG AP includes a Gigabit Ethernet backhaul connection 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 BLE radio.
Ubiquiti's UniFi U6 WiFi Access Points
The ceiling-mount WiFi APs in Ubiquiti's UniFi U6 product line comply with the 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WiFi specifications and also the newer 802.11ax (WiFi 6) specification. WiFi 6 allows lower latency, greater density, enhanced cybersecurity, reduced energy requirements for battery based client devices, and more flexibility for integrating IoT endpoints. All UniFi U6 ceiling-mount models include Bluetooth and Ethernet management interfaces.
Ubiquiti's UniFi U6 ceiling-mount APs offer WiFi 6 to handle high-density deployments
Ubiquiti's compact, value-priced UniFi U6 Lite WiFi AP targets home networks and features 2x2 MIMO at both 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. The UniFi U6 Lite supports more than 300 simultaneous client devices, provides standard PoE, and includes a GbE RJ45 network interface. Ubiquiti's UniFi U6 Long-Range WiFi access point offers increased radio range for indoor and outdoor deployments. The UniFi U6 Long-Range AP offers 4x4 MIMO at 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz and delivers an aggregate throughput rate of 3 Gbps. The UniFi U6 L-P supports over 350 concurrent clients, supports PoE+, and incorporates a GbE RJ45 network interface. The UniFi U6 Pro WiFi access point offers high throughput for large office environments. The UniFi U6 Pro features 4x4 MIMO at both 2.4 and 5 GHz and delivers an aggregate over-the-air speed of 5.3 Gbps. The UniFi U6 Pro supports over 350 concurrent clients, offers PoE+, and incorporates a GbE RJ45 network interface.
The triple-band UniFi U6 Enterprise access point is a WiFi 6E unit with a dedicated radio to support the 6 GHz band, opening up an added 1.2 GHz of contiguous, open spectrum suitable for high-density deployments like an IoT venue. Ubiquiti's UniFi U6 Enterprise features 2x2 MIMO for 2.5 GHz and 4x4 MIMO at the 5 and 6 GHz bands. Throughput rate for the aggregated 2.4/5/6 GHz bands is 10.2 Gbps. The UniFi U6 Enterprise AP is able to support over than 600 simultaneous clients, provides PoE+, and incorporates a 2.5GbE RJ45 network interface.
Ubiquiti UniFi Managed Switches
The UniFi family of managed switches range from 8-port desktop/wall-mount units with 8 Gbps throughput to 48-port rackmount units that deliver line rates as high as 70 Gbps. UniFi 10G SFP+ fiber aggregation switches can deliver throughput of of 160 Gbps. UniFi managed switches have the forwarding ability to process traffic concurrently on all ports at line rate without packet loss. Ubiquiti UniFi managed switches can supply Power-over-Ethernet power to wireless access points and other network devices, and can be centrally managed by the same UniFi Controller platform as UniFi Wi-Fi access points and security gateways. For more information about the UniFi family of managed switches, visit Ubiquiti UniFi switches integration services.
UniFi Security Gateways
The Ubiquiti's UniFi line of security gateways offer sophisticated routing, advanced firewall policies, secure VPN tunneling, Virtual LAN (VLAN) support, and Quality of Service for VoIP and IP Video traffic. You can manage UniFi Security Gateways with the same UniFi Controller tools used to control UniFi WiFi APs and managed switches, allowing you to detect, configure, administer, optimize, and update all these network appliances from a centralized location using an intuitive, browser-based dashboard. Ubiquiti UniFi security gateways are available to handle any environment and fit any budget. UniFi gateways range from a wall-mount unit delivering 3 Gbps performance and capable of supporting 200 clients up to a rackmount unit with 80 Gbps throughput able to support up to 20,000 users.
To learn more about the UniFi line of security gateways, see UniFi security gateways configuration integration services.
Ubiquiti's UniFi Controller WLAN Management Software
UniFi Wi-Fi access points, switches, and security gateways from Ubiquiti can all be centrally managed across multiple sites using Ubiquiti's free UniFi Controller tool. You can run UniFi Controller software on an on-premises or remote PC, Mac, or Linux machine or host the application in a private or public cloud. You can run the management tools from any standard web browser or you can run the UniFi Mobile App and control your UniFi devices from your Apple iOS or Google Android smartphone or tablet. If you have a multi-vendor WLAN with Ubiquiti UniFi wireless access points but switches and firewalls from third-party vendors, you can still use UniFi Controller software to centralize the management of your UniFi Wi-Fi APs.
UniFi Controller browser-based software provides multi-site management, real-time analytics, and coverage mapping
For details about UniFi Controller Management platform, see Ubiquiti UniFi Controller wireless network management consultants.
How Progent Can Assist You with UniFi WiFi Access Points and WLAN Solutions
Progent's Wi-Fi infrastructure consultants can provide remote and on-premises support to help organizations of all sizes to plan, configure, manage, tune or troubleshoot wireless networks that rely on UniFi access points. Progent's consultants can deliver on-demand support to guide you through a challenging technical impasse or Progent can deliver comprehensive project management or co-management services to ensure that your critical wireless initiatives are finished on time and on budget. Progent's consultants can help you to combine UniFi WiFi access points with other UniFi wireless infrastructure appliances or with third-party products. Progent's also offers wireless site surveys to help you with selecting, placing, and setting up UniFi wireless access points to achieve the RF coverage, performance, and user capacity you need to support all your wireless venues.
Progent's certified data security and compliance experts can assist you to implement security policies that are consistent across your wired and wireless venues and that adhere to industry and government requirements. Progent's disaster recovery preparedness consultants can help you to build fault-tolerant and rapidly recoverable Wi-Fi ecosystems that use the high-availability features incorporated in Ubiquiti UniFi access points and other wireless networking products.
To find out more about Progent's wireless consulting services, visit Progent's wireless network consulting and troubleshooting services.
Contact Progent for Consulting Support for Ubiquiti UniFi Wireless
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