Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company (NYSE: HPE), has announced that its full family of high performance indoor Wi-Fi 6 access points (APs) have achieved Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 6™ certification from the Wi-Fi Alliance®, making it the industry´s first full family of Wi-Fi 6 indoor APs to be certified based on the Wi-Fi Alliance Wi-Fi 6 testbed of products, the company said.
The Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 6 certification is designed to distinguish Wi-Fi 6 products and networks that meet the highest standards for security and interoperability to deliver exceptional end user experiences and wireless stability. Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 6 products provide significant capacity, performance and latency improvements to the entire Wi-Fi ecosystem, while ensuring that solutions from multiple vendors interoperate to help enable greater innovation and opportunity.
As the market share provider of Wi-Fi 6 by revenue1, Aruba has always been on the forefront of wireless innovation to enable seamless, secure connectivity that bridges the physical and digital worlds. The Aruba 500, 510, 530 and 550 Series Wi-Fi 6 APs, combined with Aruba AI-powered software features, deliver high performance connectivity in extremely dense mobile and IoT deployments.
They are also WPA3 and Enhanced Open-certified — providing next-generation security capabilities that combine improved cryptographic strength, resiliency and simpler deployment. With the ability to simultaneously serve multiple clients and types of traffic, the APs deliver up to four times the network performance of 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5) APs.
Aruba´s Wi-Fi 6 APs also provide Aruba differentiated capabilities, such as AirMatch — Aruba´s next-generation AI-based RF optimization technology, zero downtime, live software upgrades, and the ability to support Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5 and Zigbee protocols — which allows organizations to connect with 74% of today´s IoT devices.
Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, is a provider of secure, intelligent networks that enable customers to thrive and deliver amazing digital experiences in the mobile, IoT and cloud era. We are changing the rules of networking to make it simple for IT and organizations to bridge the physical and digital worlds at the Edge. To learn more, visit Aruba at http://www.arubanetworks.com.