Aruba 500 Series Wireless Access Points

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The Aruba 500 Series access points are designed to simultaneously serve multiple clients and traffic types in dense environments, enhancing overall network performance by up to 400% in comparison to Wi-Fi 802.11ac APs. They also provide differentiated capabilities including AI-powered RF optimization, Live upgrades, WPA3 and Enhanced Open certified security, and unified wired and wireless policy with Dynamic Segmentation. This powerful combination of features enables the creation of an open, secure, and manageable Wi-Fi network that is designed to support the most demanding enterprise needs and application requirements, while significantly lowering the total cost of ownership.

People who have growing numbers of mobile, IoT, or mobility requirements need high-performance connectivity. These affordable Aruba 500 series access points provide the speed and reliability needed for schools, midsize offices, and retailers. These dual-radio devices deliver seamless coverage with an intuitive device management system for an effortless and cost-effective Wi-Fi upgrade. Faster speeds and capacity, while reducing power consumption. These Wi-Fi 6 indoor and outdoor access points enable fast, reliable connectivity, even to devices located further away, or at the edge of the network.

The HPE Aruba 500 series APs are designed to provide the user with the best Wi-Fi experience possible and reduce user frustration by providing better signal strength. Aruba’s ClientMatch technology solves the problem of sticky clients by steering them to the AP that provides the best radio signal. The 500 series includes components of Aruba’s 360 Secure Fabric, which helps protect wireless traffic from being intercepted and securely routes it back to the AP. Aruba’s policy enforcement feature (PEF) on the HPE Aruba AP-505 encrypts all traffic from the AP and inspects it for compliance.

Key Features Include:

- Up to 1.49Gbps combined peak data-rate

- WPA3 and Enhanced Open security

- Built-in technology that resolves sticky client issues for Wi-Fi 6 and Wi-Fi 5 devices

- OFDMA for enhanced multi-user efficiency

- IoT-ready Bluetooth 5 and Zigbee support

- Embedded ranging technology for accurate indoor location measurements