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How to easily connect branch offices and teleworkers

As companies look to extend corporate capabilities to remote offices and teleworkers, the added infrastructure and complexity can greatly increase costs and burden on IT administrators. The Aerohive Branch on Demand solution makes it easy to deploy full security and service of your corporate network...

Why retailers need Branch on Demand for pop-up stores

Adidas, Samsung, Google, Intel, Levi’s and Gucci. These are just a sample of well-known companies that are taking advantage of using pop-up retail stores to launch new products, reach more customers and sell more products. Many regional and local retail companies also are using pop-up stores as a...

Large Blood Bank Improves Production with Wi-Fi

Founded in 1955, Michigan Blood is an independent, nonprofit blood bank that provides blood for 38 hospitals, collecting over 120,000 blood donations each year at its nine permanent donation sites and more than 3,700 mobile blood drives each year. With over 400 employees, more than 600 volunteers,...

How to deploy Wi-Fi at a branch office

Ever wonder how easy it is to deploy Wi-Fi at a branch office location, even at a remote construction site in the middle of Colorado? Aerohive Sales Engineer Charles Booth deploys Aerohive Wi-Fi with guest and corporate connections, installs an outdoor AP on a nearby golf course, and manages it...

Aerohive Wi-Fi Enables Mobile Banking

Founded in 2000, Nicolet National Bank is a customer-focused community bank with 23 branch locations primarily throughout the state of Wisconsin. With over 325 employees, and assets of approximately $1.1 billion, the bank is pleased to offer a wide range of financial services. Several years ago...

PoE+ Switches and the Cloud: Why You Need Both

Power over Ethernet (PoE) technology in Ethernet switches has been around for over 10 years.  The original IEEE 802.3af standard for PoE was approved in 2003 and provides up to 15.4 watts of power on a switch port to power a device. The later 802.3at standard was approved in 2009 and provides up to...

Welcome to the Mobile First Enterprise

In today’s modern enterprise, designing a network that will accommodate the new normal  - a world where users are constantly moving and connecting wirelessly from a myriad of mobile devices – has typically been a challenge. Administrators are forced to overlay their legacy network infrastructure and...

Aerohive Branch on Demand Just Got Better with the BR200 Routers

The newly released Aerohive BR200 routers expand on our existing Branch on Demand solution with new features and capabilities that will appeal to mid-to-large branch locations. The Branch on Demand solution provides simplified deployment, management, and consistent policy enforcement for enterprise...

Secure Enterprise Wi-Fi, Routing, and VPN in a Single Platform

We just released an upgrade to our Branch On Demand solution - the BR200 Branch Router – which is ideal for organizations such as retail stores, long-term healthcare facilities, and mid-market and commercial enterprises with highly dispersed remote locations with little to no IT support.Here to give...

Apple TV and AirPlay awareness – Selective Service Advertisement in the Bonjour Gateway

In the first blog about our new Bonjour Gateway, I wrote about why the feature was special. Many of those advantages come from the hard work of building a robust Bonjour foundation for protocol-level intelligence. Why did we build so many protocol smarts into this feature? After all, Bonjour is...