[Rack] New AP network?

Jonathan Lassoff jof at thejof.com
Tue Oct 11 15:28:57 PDT 2011


On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 3:26 PM, Ben Kochie <ben at nerp.net> wrote:
> Yea, it would be good to use the powerstation as a link to some other place.
>
> It would be nice to have a real managed AP network.  But they cost $$$.
>
> http://www.arubanetworks.com/product/aruba-ap-92-ap-93-access-points/
> http://www.cdw.com/shop/products/Aruba-AP-93-wireless-access-point/2131202.aspx
>
> ~$300 per AP.
>
> The problem is the most basic controller is $1200, more likely $2000

This is indeed the case. Most vendors will also make you buy into
"support" in order to keep getting software updates as well. Lame.

I'd be interested in checking out the Ruckus controller in more
detail, since it seems like a decent low-cost alternative.

Cheers,
jof


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