Netgear’s new smart cloud offering provides a free app and a free subscription for a basic version. New switches and APs are required though, and a paid version with unlimited device support and additional features will be available early next year.
There has been a six month lag between D&H signing on Cisco Meraki in the U.S. and its availability in Canada, but the company thinks their partners – many of whom haven’t been selling cloud at all – will find it worth the wait.
Aerohive introduced a new, value-focused model on two of their entry level APs earlier this year as a test case. Results were positive and it has been extended across the whole portfolio, including high end solutions.