eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: ZoneFlex Smart WLAN

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: ZoneFlex Smart WLAN

For a full review, click here.by Andrew Garcia

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: ZoneFlex Smart WLAN - 2942 Access Point

Ruckus access points have 12 integrated antennas and use beamforming technologies to focus the AP on active clients.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: ZoneFlex Smart WLAN - ZoneDirector

The ZoneDirector 1000 series supports up to 50 APs.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: ZoneFlex Smart WLAN - Wizard Configuration

The Wizard allowed me to configure a production WLAN (wireless LAN) and a guest network. I was able to add two more networks later.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: ZoneFlex Smart WLAN - Dashboard

I could add or remove a widget from the default screen in order to customize the intial view.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: ZoneFlex Smart WLAN - Security Options

ZoneFlex offers the full gamut of wireless security options, including an integrated authentication database for companies that want to provide per-user access controls.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: ZoneFlex Smart WLAN - Guest Pass

Users (with the right permissions) can create guest passes, which visitors can use to join the WLAN for a predefined period of time.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: ZoneFlex Smart WLAN - Map View

The map feature can be used to predict coverage areas of existing APs or locate detected rogue devices.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: ZoneFlex Smart WLAN - Rogue Detection

The rogue detection feature identifies all WLANs detected over the air. To filter out the noise, I could classify neighbor devices as "known."

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: ZoneFlex Smart WLAN - Zero IT Certificate

The Zero IT feature let us create and deploy certificates for a full EAP-TLS implementation. Users will need to import the certificate into their computer's store.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: ZoneFlex Smart WLAN - AP Approval

By default, the ZoneDirector will pull every detected Ruckus AP under management.

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