Aerohive ‘X’pands SD-LAN Portfolio, Adds External Antenna Access Point Model


Aerohive Networks, a Cloud Networking enabler has unveiled the AP122X as the latest addition to Aerohive’s growing Software-Defined LAN (SD-LAN) portfolio of cloud-managed access network technologies.

The AP122X, an external antenna version of the AP122, provides optimized coverage and improved network performance for RF environments with special requirements. Both the AP122 and AP122X are 2×2 MIMO, dual-radio 802.11ac, and come IoT and location-based-services (LBS) ready with built-in BLE and USB technologies.

Versatile and value-priced, the AP122X enables organizations not only to deploy essential Wi-Fi in atypical RF environments, but also to utilize the product’s additional rich capabilities now and in the future.

Available in December at $299, the AP122X includes subscription-free lifetime Cloud Management with Aerohive Connect™. Connect provides essential deployment and management tools enabling organizations to simplify their network operations, grow as they go, and effortlessly upgrade to the full-featured Aerohive Select™ as their needs change.

Aerohive Select includes additional capabilities, such as application visibility and control, increased security, advanced troubleshooting tools, enhanced support services, and the ability to deploy HiveManager® on-premises or in a private cloud.