February 10th, 2013
-Did you know that all cloud Wi-Fi’s aren’t created equal?
The race is on to put cloud in Wi-Fi
Currently, the cloud managed Wi-Fi space is expanding rapidly. Naturally, Wi-Fi vendors, traditional and emerging, want to be in the cloud Wi-Fi game. Nobody wants to be without a “cloud” solution! Controller-less Wi-Fi vendors have explicitly built cloud managed Wi-Fi from the ground up, while controller Wi-Fi incumbents have repositioned traditional offerings in the direction of cloud Wi-Fi.
The word “cloud” in the name doesn’t tell the whole story, one has to dig deeper. Here’s why.
When vendors associate the word cloud with their Wi-Fi solutions, they can be referring to completely different things. This is quite apparent in light of some recent developments.