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Looking for centrally managed wireless (hotspot)system

Oct 9, 2012 12:16AM PDT

Hi,

I am looking for a centrally managed wireless hotspot system. But the system has a few requirements. I have been looking around but so far I have not found a system that ticks all the boxes.

Im hoping someone here knows of a system that does Happy

-The system (AP's) needs to be centrally managed (except for the internet connections, each site will use its own outgoing connection to the internet).
-The system needs to have some kind of ticket system for guest access (hotspot).
-It also needs to be able to identify employees so they can pass through without needing a ticket, everywhere they go.

Thanks!

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Nice.
Oct 9, 2012 2:28AM PDT

Such a system is currently, well apparently not off the shelf. It's time to write up a RFQ and send it to Cisco and the other companies to see what it will cost.

It's not that it is not possible to create such today but the need must be on the short side so you don't find it in the product catalog. I'm going to write you are solidly into the 7 figures for the first system.

Bob

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Sep 17, 2014 10:49PM PDT

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Thanks for adding that.
Sep 18, 2014 1:42AM PDT

Over the past few years have found a few more solutions. Such as Ubiquiti and others. I'm adding this as an alternative to the possibly DREDGE SPAM reply and closing this thread.
Bob

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