The HPE Networking Instant On Access Points AP21 and AP32 are the latest Wi-Fi 6 access points to help small and medium businesses drive growth with next-generation networking. Instant On AP32 is a Wi-Fi 6E access point that offers enhancements to Wi-Fi 6, with a dedicated 6GHz band for 6E-enabled devices, more bandwidth, and lower latency.
HPE Aruba’s Instant On AP32 is a Wi-Fi 6E solution at an affordable price. It allows customers to take advantage of the enhanced performance of Wi-Fi 6 / 6e enabled phones, laptops, and IoT devices.
- AP32 is recommended for up to 75 clients and provides excellent connectivity for modern offices, restaurants, and coffee shops with high-device density.
- It’s ideal with the Instant On 1960 switch to connect point-of-sale devices, security cameras, and printers.
- AP32 comes with Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) performance, dual radio (any combination of 6, 5 or 2.4 Ghz band), 2 spatial streams over 2×2 MIMO, 2.5 GbE uplink and cloud management at no extra cost via mobile app and web portal.
Aruba Instant On 2-year warranty includes 24×7 phone support for the first 90 days and chat support for the entire warranty period.
For small and growing businesses operating with the latest laptops, smartphones, and other wireless devices with Wi-Fi 6E capabilities, AP32 is a tri-band, dual-radio wireless access point with a 2.5 gigabit Ethernet uplink port. The AP32 has a selectable band feature, allowing you to choose which Wi-Fi bands you want to enable. For the highest wireless throughput of 3.6Gbps, activate the 6GHz and 5GHz bands or select the 6GHz and 2.4GHz broadcast options for optimal range. The Instant On AP32 can support up to 75 simultaneous devices, making it a great fit for moderate traffic and moderate-density workspaces.
The does-it-all wireless access point.
If you’ve purchased a new set of laptops for your company, have employees or contractors bringing their own devices, or serve customers that use your café as a shared office, providing an exceptional wireless experience can be difficult with the wide range of old and new devices. The Instant On AP32 is ideal for these situations because it can provide Wi-Fi for both legacy and newer client systems. And because AP32 offers different broadcast options for wireless bands, you can create an optimal configuration for your organization quickly and easily with the Instant On management app. With a 2.5 gigabit Ethernet port, the AP32 can be connected to the new 1960 2.5GbE switch to enable high-bandwidth cloud applications, video conference calls, and streaming at the same time.
Dedicated high-speed connectivity for your Wi-Fi 6 devices
Instant On AP32 offers a 6GHz dedicated wireless band to bring more throughput and productivity to your Wi-Fi 6E-enabled devices. This new option of connectivity offers up to 2.4Gbps of throughput, bringing the cloud closer to your business.
Enterprise-class features to support the latest Wi-Fi 6 devices
- Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 6E™
Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 6E™ program is designed to ensure that Wi-Fi 6E-capable devices meet the highest standards for security and interoperability. Wi-Fi 6E certification guarantees high speed and advanced features from Wi-Fi 6 with enhancements to data-handling protocols, a separate 6GHz band for Wi-Fi 6E enable devices, and more.
- 2.5 gigabit Ethernet uplink port
Utilize the full features of Wi-Fi 6E with a 2.5GbE uplink port to further improve data transfers over existing Cat5 or 6 cables.
- Backward compatible
The AP32 is compatible with all your legacy wireless devices – 802.11b/g/n/ac – so you won’t have to replace your smartphones and tablets.
- Increased capacity
Wi-Fi 6E utilizes a broader range of channels cutting down on interference from the 2.4 and 5GHz bands. This means more devices can communicate more efficiently with the Wi-Fi 6E access point, increasing capacity and reducing latency.
- Smart Mesh
Extend your network coverage wirelessly with the Smart Mesh feature. Using the Instant On mobile app or web portal, connect the first AP, then plug in another AP to a second power source with the DC power adapter. With a single click, the secondary APs connect to the primary AP over the 5Ghz wireless band, extending network coverage without the need for network cables.
Uses a system-level view of the entire network to continuously monitor the health of connected devices. The data of these connected devices is shared among APs to prevent over-subscriptions. ClientMatch will dynamically move clients appropriately without the need for intervention.
Source: AP32 | Aruba Instant On