|[March 31, 2014]
ADTRAN Breaks Barriers in Simplifying Cloud Wi-Fi Services
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. --(Business Wire)--
Inc., (NASDAQ:ADTN), today announced a major upgrade to its virtual
wireless LAN (vWLAN®) solution. New features of the vWLAN platform
include built-in high availability for always-on, anywhere access; an
intuitive, simple, yet powerful graphical user interface (GUI); and
customizable dashboards that report real-time and historical views into
the health of the network. The new enhancements to ADTRAN's (News - Alert) vWLAN will
allow managed service providers and resellers to more easily launch and
manage cloud Wi-Fi services, leading to expanded service portfolios and
greater revenue opportunities.
Service providers and resellers looking to grow revenue by adding
cloud-hosted Wi-Fi to their service portfolio can be faced with three
key network challenges. First, disruptions in cloud connectivity can
cripple business operations for customers. Second, monitoring and
managing multiple Wi-Fi networks can become overtly complex and
time-consuming. Third, traditional approaches to network issue
resolution have been reactive, which can lead to poor customer service
and loss of business.
ADTRAN's enhanced vWLAN platform addresses these concerns and more by
offering the following new features:
Built-in High Availability: By building high availability into
the vWLAN platform, ADTRAN enables managed service providers and
resellers to provide business continuity and reduce risk traditionally
associated with cloud-based services.
Simple, Yet Powerful GUI: The new vWLAN offers an intuitive,
easy-to-use GUI that reduces learning curves, enables faster
deployments and lowers operating time and costs. Furthermore, the
management console is built on HTML5 allowing vWLAN to be accessed and
managed from any Windows, iOS or Android (News - Alert)-based smartphone or tablet,
from anywhere in the world.
Customizable Reporting Dashboards: Where traditional WLAN
solutions only provide historical data, ADTRAN's vWLAN adds real-time
status dashboards that allow cloud Wi-Fi providers to monitor the
health of their customer's wireless environment in real time.
Providers can also create multiple dashboards and customize reports
that provide perspectives on different areas of the network, its
current state, trends and information. In addition, the reports are
also dynamic, allowing users to drill down for more detailed
information. It's then easier to optimize the performance of the cloud
Wi-Fi service network.
"ADTRAN's latest vWLAN enhancements exemplify the company's ability to
develop feature-rich solutions that add value to the network. We've
built in the capabilities that matter most to businesses, making it
easier than ever for managed service providers and resellers to enter
the cloud Wi-Fi services market and win," said Mads Lillelund (News - Alert), general
manager, WLAN Solutions, ADTRAN. "vWLAN now offers a unique combination
of business continuity support, flexibility and customization that fits
the distinctive business needs of the managed service provider. As a
result, these providers can achieve greater control, react to issues
faster and optimize network performance."
ADTRAN, Inc. is a leading global provider of networking and
communications equipment. ADTRAN's products enable voice, data, video
and Internet communications across a variety of network infrastructures.
ADTRAN solutions are currently in use by service providers, private
enterprises, government organizations, and millions of individual users
worldwide. For more information, please visit www.adtran.com.
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