WLAN Controllers/Switches

The HPE 870 Unified Wired-WLAN Appliance delivers scalable performance for IEEE 802.11n and .11ac APs and resilient wireless network solution for demanding large enterprise environments. The HPE 870 supports up to 1536 access points and 30,000 users, offers sub-second failover redundancy and robust security for business continuity. With user access control and management, IEEE 802.3az support, fast roaming, advanced QoS, comprehensive RF management and IPv4/IPv6 support, you get optimized performance for the most bandwidth intensive voice and video applications in dense client environments.

What's new

  • Hotspot 2.0 R1 leverages 802.11u to provide a seamless connection experience to Wi-Fi networks operated by service providers
  • Enables automatic network discovery, selection and authentication
  • Allows mobile clients to discover roaming partners


Enterprise-Scale Performance and Reliability

The HPE 870 Unified Wired-WLAN Appliance offers robust forwarding capacity to accommodate the growth of mobile users & devices with support for up to 1536 managed access points and 40G of centralized throughput.

Supports both centralized and distributed forwarding options for unparalleled application performance and WLAN scalability.

Offers self-optimizing wireless network with Wi-Fi Clear Connect RF optimization, automatic interference mitigation and dynamic client load balancing for enhanced connectivity in dense client environments.

Supports 802.1x hot-backup, N+1, N+N and 1+1 redundancy, offering sub-second failure detection to provide continuity of services in large enterprise networks.

Provides granular access control policies based on Committed Access Rate (CAS), QoS profiles, SSID or access point location for user, application and BYOD initiatives.

Robust Security and Threat Protection

The HPE 870 Unified Wired-WLAN Appliance provides integrated wireless intrusion detection and prevention and supports Virtual Service Domains to deploy security policies by department or location.

Provides robust security and threat protection with support for embedded or external authentication servers and integrated Endpoint Admission Defense (EAD).

Provides role or SSID based access through embedded firewall to protect clients from outside attacks and restrict access to specific network resources.

Reduced Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and Simplified Management

The HPE 870 Unified Wired-WLAN Appliance reduces TCO with a Limited Lifetime Warranty.

Simplifies configuration, management and troubleshooting and delivers consistent policy enforcement for wired and wireless network with HPE single management tool.

Reduces the cost of deploying redundant configurations