Aerohive AP121 Series
Aerohive Networks AP121 access points provide 2x2:2 802.11n as well as optimized RF performance and enhanced receive sensitivity to provide a ground-breaking user experience for networks supporting multiple types of clients, including consumer-grade and bring-your-own devices (BYOD).
The Aerohive AP121 is a cost-effective, enterprise-grade 2x2 MIMO solution, which is ideal for education, healthcare, and distributed enterprise environments. With two radios, concurrent 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz access, and security scanning across both bands, the AP121 provides top performance and security at an entry-level price point.
The AP121 also provides both automatic mesh redundancy and support for 802.11a, b, g and n clients, through Aerohive's industry unique and resilient Cooperative Control Architecture.
The Aerohive AP121 shares mounting kits and power supplies with the Aerohive AP330 and AP350, making sparing, re-ordering, stocking, and inventory management seamless.
All Aerohive APs support the feature-rich HiveOS service architecture. HiveOS is an implementation of Aerohive's Cooperative Control Architecture which enables multiple APs to organize into groups or "hives," that share control information enabling functions such as fast layer-2/ layer-3 roaming, cooperative RF management, security and mesh networking without requiring a dedicated system controller. The resulting feature-rich capability enables a next generation wireless LAN architecture, called a Cooperative Control Wireless LAN Architecture. This architecture provides the benefits of a controller-based implementation, yet has a lower deployment/ownership cost, is more reliable, more scalable, higher performing and more suitable for today's proliferation of wireless applications than controller-based architectures.
Network Management Solutions
Aerohive's HiveManager NMS is a central management solution for Aerohive APs. HiveManager supports simple policy creation, firmware upgrades, configuration updates, and centralized monitoring throughout the entire Aerohive deployment, whether building-wide, campus-wide, or global - all from a single console. Because the HiveManager is not actively involved in passing traffic or in making forwarding decisions, it eliminates the traffic bottlenecks and complexities of controller-based solutions, particularly in geographically distributed environments. As a result, control is distributed, while management is centralized. Essentially, the HiveManager solution delivers the benefits of both autonomous APs and controller-based solutions, without the drawbacks of either approach.
Aerohive's HiveManager NMS can be delivered two ways:
1. HiveManager Online—a cloud-based management service from Aerohive
2. HiveManager VMware virtual appliance—an on-premise VM management solution
Aerohive AP121 Series Datasheet