Aerohive Hits the Hotspot for MSPs with New Guest Management Services at Scale

Posted: June 20, 2018

Aerohive Networks, continuing on as a Cloud Networking Leader, announced cloud-managed hotspot services for public and guest Wi-Fi access. With Aerohive’s latest platform updates, both Managed Service Providers and Hospitality Service Providers can leverage new guest authentication methods and hotspot management tools to better serve and support their customers at scale.
Aerohive’s expanded MSP offerings include Hotspot 2.0 and cloud-authenticated Facebook and Google social login services. In combination with Aerohive’s software-defined Wi-Fi architecture, this cloud-authentication provides restaurant chains, coffee shops, hotels and other visitor-oriented locations with fast, reliable Internet access. Increased guest management options are now available on the subscription-free Aerohive Connect offering. Aerohive’s guest management options provide budget-conscious customers access to greater connectivity options for their visitors.


Aerohive is always looking to enhance MSP operational capabilities. They have now added an inventory tab within their HiveManager NG to simplify reporting of highly distributed deployments with a consolidated audit of wired and wireless infrastructure devices. Additionally, Aerohive has delivered policy exceptions at scale to dramatically simplify the MSP workflows required to deploy, manage and update many small customers. This allows MSPs to use a global network policy for efficient deployment and tuning of networks, while still enabling per-site SSID names, security and Captive Web Portal for customer specific user experiences.


In recent months, Aerohive has strengthened its delivery platform for MSPs, introducing a new Private Cloud deployment option enabling MSPs to host their own instance of HiveManager NG supporting 1M+ devices, and new Hierarchical HiveManager (HHM) multi-tenancy management that pools devices and licenses across an MSP’s entire customer base and locations.
Aerohive’s broadened MSP offering delivers flexible business terms, hardware and software purchase separation, monitoring APIs to integrate Wi-Fi networking data into centralized MSP dashboards and ticketing systems, and a choice of CapEx and OpEx ownership models.
Learn how MSPs can simplify multi-tenancy network management with Aerohive’s new hotspot and guest management capabilities. Give your WAV Representative a call today: 800-678-2419.

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