A stable, controllerless access-point solution
August 03, 2021

A stable, controllerless access-point solution

Darshil Sanghvi | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source

Modules Used

  • AP215
  • AP315

Overall Satisfaction with Aruba Instant On AP Series Access Points

We are using Aruba Instant On AP Series Access Points to let our users in the head office connect their laptop devices and mobile phones through WiFi. Around 120 to 150 users--so, around 200 devices--connect to our network through Aruba Instant On AP Series Access Points. We are using this, as our workforce is not 100% working from their desks, and they are each given a laptop and mobile phone; hence WiFi is the best convenient method to connect when they are back in the office.
  • Controllerless solution
  • Users connect to different APs seamlessly (soft handoff) when moving from one region to another
  • Stable--we have never faced any downtime with any APs
  • Different SSID to segregate internal and guest networks
  • Aruba Instant On AP Series Access Points miss having OTP generation--this is must, for guest users at least
  • Pricing is high
  • Soft handoff for seamless connectivity
  • We expanded easily as our needs increased
  • Segregate different networks for users and guests
  • Our users' productivity has increased, as they can now connect wirelessly
  • We are now centrally controlling users' traffic from firewall and blocking or limiting use of unwanted web apps
  • Has helped us in improving monitoring of user traffic

Do you think Aruba Instant On AP Series Access Points delivers good value for the price?

Yes

Are you happy with Aruba Instant On AP Series Access Points's feature set?

Yes

Did Aruba Instant On AP Series Access Points live up to sales and marketing promises?

Yes

Did implementation of Aruba Instant On AP Series Access Points go as expected?

Yes

Would you buy Aruba Instant On AP Series Access Points again?

Yes

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Aruba Instant On AP Series Access Points are well suited for a small to mid-size setup (i.e., from 20 users to 500 devices that need to connect to WiFi). Aruba provides access points for both indoors and outdoors (e.g., commercial spaces and offices, and manufacturing units as well). Aruba Instant On AP Series Access Points can also support controller-based architecture, and I would recommend going for that when the AP devices are more than 30.