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Aruba Instant On Experience?

Discussion in 'Wireless Buying Advice' started by zoon, Dec 9, 2019.

  1. zoon

    zoon Occasional Visitor

    Nov 17, 2013

    Does anyone have any experience with this newer SNB solution from Aruba? There are very few reviews and I know only the classic Aruba AP / IAPs which work in the controller or instant mode.


    I could get two APs with NFR-Discount and I'm wondering if it's worth a try replacing my one and only Asus Router running in AP-Mode to gain better coverage.
  2. Trip

    Trip Very Senior Member

    Aug 12, 2014
    As far as I'm aware they're basically running the same ArubaOS underneath a much more simplified "skin" targeted at SMB self-service users. Could be quite a deal if the product is rock-solid. Do report back to us if you end up giving them a shot!
  3. LoPiro

    LoPiro New Around Here

    Dec 15, 2019
    Hi, Aruba Instant On APs rely on the same HW as Aruba Instant APs (enterprise model), but with an OS and a Software that have been adapted for Small Businesses. The advantages are: simplicity, reliability and price affordability. You can put up to 25 APs in a cluster, and management can be done via a Mobile App or a Cloud web access. New OS releases come in average every 8 weeks and bring interesting features (see last one here https://community.arubainstanton.com/t5/Blogs/What-s-New-in-Aruba-Instant-On-Release-1-3/ba-p/942). You can check those reviews: https://hipertextual.com/analisis/aruba-instant-on-wifi-pymes https://www.hgconsulting.net/projects/2019/11/1/aruba-instant-on-gear-review