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Ubiquiti South Africa

 

Ubiquiti is world-renowned for manufacturing high-end wireless networking products using innovative and ground-breaking wireless technology. They design specifically for service providers and enterprises. The technology designed for service providers facilitates carrier-class network infrastructure for fixed wireless broadband, routing and wireless backhaul systems.

Enterprises benefit from their WLAN infrastructure, machine-to-machine communication and video surveillance products. Shop for the best Ubuquiti Networks South Africa products in our online store.

 

What is a ubiquity router?

Ubiquiti's range of routers comprises of EdgeMax routers and UniFi Security Gateways (USG). Both types are purely cabled devices and offer a variety of options in terms of functionality. Each model caters to the different performance requirements of the user. EdgeMax routers are stand-alone units and range in use from small home-offices to large corporations. The UniFi routers are managed via controller software, ideal for remote management.

 

Where are ubiquity products made?

The manufacturing of Ubiquiti products is done by contract manufacturers exclusively outside the U.S. Also, logistics/fulfilment is “primarily in China, and to a lesser extent, Taiwan and United States.” In addition, roughly 2/3 of UBNT's workforce is outside the U.S.

 

Who makes ubiquity?

Robert J. Pera is the founder of Ubiquiti Networks, Inc. a global communications technology company that Pera took public in 2011. In October 2012, Pera also became the owner of a professional basketball team: The Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association. Pera founded Ubiquiti Networks in March 2005 using only $30,000 of personal savings and credit card debt. Ubiquiti's early products utilized existing Wi-Fi technology to wirelessly deliver the Internet to underserved areas lacking the infrastructure to access the Internet through traditional avenues such as phone lines and cable lines. The company has since successfully branched out into other product lines such as wireless access points, security cameras and traditional networking equipment like switches and routers.

 

Ubiquity South Africa Case Studies

 

CASE STUDY: ONE REPUBLIC TOUR

“My two priorities are speed and consistency,” he said. “With UniFi, I can get the network up in thirty minutes and I don’t have to worry about it again. I can focus on getting through the show without ever having to worry about the network faltering.”

 

CASE STUDY: MARITIME PARC

“With airFiber and our tech infrastructure, Maritime Parc is now a one-stop shop.”

 

CASE STUDY: ESTELAR HOTELS

“In Ubiquiti’s UniFi, we found the technological solution to all our problems with wireless connectivity. This change is evident in the satisfaction of our guests with the service.”

 

CASE STUDY: NASCAR GRAND-AM

“We use Ubiquiti products for their flexibility, simplicity, price point, and reliability. We pre-configured them and then deploy what we need at each racetrack... The products just work.”

 

CASE STUDY: BRITISH ARMED FORCES MILITARY BARRACKS

“Ubiquiti products have allowed us to build an excellent, standardized Internet network for the British Armed Forces.”

 

CASE STUDY: VOLVO OCEAN RACE

“The network was incredibly reliable, and the client expressed that they were very satisfied.”

 

CASE STUDY: BANDIMERE SPEEDWAY

“In this specific case, we had the core of the Wi-Fi system online and working less than one hour after turning everything on, and were able to serve the site’s almost 30,000 customers over the National’s weekend only three days later.”

 

Unify

The Ubiquiti UniFi system is an enterprise platform comprised of wired & wireless network devices, as well as a centrally managed software controller, with hybrid support for secure, Cloud-hosted services. The family of UniFi enterprise technology features the latest network hardware at cost-disruptive prices, including 802.11ac, dual-band indoor/outdoor access points, high-throughput switches, and powerful security gateways. Compared to other enterprise platforms, UniFi enables network administrators with a robust, all-in-one package to quickly set up, manage & monitor network devices—without any licensing costs or fees. You can freely download and install the UniFi software to any Windows, Mac, or Linux machine. The Unify is also very popular above a lot of other brands, mainly because its more user friendly than other brands.

 

What do I need for a unifi network?

Four ethernet cables. A computer with an ethernet port. Your existing ISP router or broadband modem with one available LAN port. If you are not using a switch, you will need an existing router with three available LAN ports.

 

How does ubiquity unifi work?

The Ubiquiti UniFi Controller is the brains of the operation. Essentially it's a piece of software that stores all the settings for your network. ... The idea is that you configure things such as DHCP, IP ranges, wireless networks and much more. Then you plug in some UniFi devices

 

Unifi AC

The UniFi AC Pro AP features the Wi-Fi 802.11ac - 3x3 MIMO technology in a refined industrial design and is ideal for deployment of maximum-performance wireless networks

 

Is unifi controller free?

Ubiquiti offers the UniFi Controller software license for free. The Controller software can run on a Cloud server or a local server. ... UniFi Cloud Access (unifi.ubnt.com) provides central control for all Controller instances.

 

Do you need a unifi controller?

Only one instance of the UniFi Network Controller is required, even for multiple sites. For example, use either the UniFi Cloud Key or a local server, not both. A UniFi Cloud Key can be used as a remote controller.

 

Can I use unifi ap without controller?

UniFi APs can run by themselves without the controller unless features like guest portal is enabled (as UniFi controller also functions as a captive portal). Restarting the controller won't restart your APs.

 

What is a cloud key controller?

The UniFi Cloud Key is an integrated computer and software controller minus the bulk. It features a powerful processor, operating with built-in hybrid cloud technology.

 

What is ubiquity sdn?

The UniFi® Software-Defined Networking (SDN) platform is an end-to-end system of network devices across different locations — all controlled from a single interface.

 

Airfibre

Based on the ranging algorithm built into the air protocol, the airFiber radios use patent-pending HDD technology to calculate the propagation delay and know when each radio can transmit and receive, so they send packets in precise synchronization. Packet transmission latency is virtually eliminated. Airfiber is a truly revolutionary Point-to-Point wireless platform from Ubiquiti Networks. Housed in a compact, highly efficient form factor, airFiber delivers amazing wireless gigabit+ performance, low latency, and long range. airFiber ushers in a new era in price-disruptive wireless technology ideal for carrier backhaul, building-to-building enterprise use, or public safety applications.


Plug and Play Deployment

Based on Ubiquiti’s innovative and intuitive airOS®, the airFiber Configuration Interface enables quick deployment. With installation efficiency in mind, the mechanical design allows easy installation by one person. A two-person installation crew can effectively install and align an airFiber link. To fine-tune the alignment, the received signal levels can be conveniently accessed via any of these methods:

  • airFiber LED display
  • airFiber Configuration Interface
  • Audio tone feature

 

Built for Speed and Range

 

airFiber delivers gigabit performance at 1.2+ Gbps for airFiber AF-5/AF-5U,1.5+ Gbps for airFiber AF-24, and 2 Gbps for airFiber AF-24HD. To put this in perspective, airFiber can transmit a 100 MB file in less than a second. Rivaling common broadband providers, airFiber download speed is up to 100x faster. With speed and throughput surpassing conventional wired backhauls, airFiber prevails over expensive and labor-intensive wired infrastructures.

Ubiquiti Switches

 

How to setup vlan on ubiquiti switch?

As with UAPs, you can use VLANs with UniFi Switches. By default, your ports are set to All, so it'll have an untagged VLAN 1, and then the rest will be tagged. VLANs need to be defined in the UniFi Network Controller under Settings > Networks. To simply set up a VLAN you would set a network as VLAN only.

 

What is the function of the ubiquiti poe switch 8 port?

The US-8 is a PoE Powered 8-port gigabit switch with PoE Passthrough. Perfect for cleanly adding Ethernet ports where needed, with passthrough to keep your PoE device powered.

 

Ubiquiti Access Point

a Wireless access point (WAP), or more generally just access point (APs), is a networking hardware device that allows other Wi-Fi devices to connect to a wired network. The AP usually connects to a router (via a wired network) as a standalone device, but it can also be an integral component of the router itself. An AP is differentiated from a hotspot, which is the physical location where Wi-Fi access to a LAN is available.

 

What is the best wireless access point?

Ubiquiti Unifi AC Pro the UniFi AC Pro AP features the latest Wi-Fi 802.11ac, 3x3 MIMO technology in a refined industrial design and is ideal for deployment of maximum‑performance wireless networks. ...Up to 5X Faster with Dual-Radio 3x3 11AC MIMO Technology

 

What is the best wifi access point?

NETGEAR R6700 Nighthawk AC1750 Dual Band Smart WiFi Router. NETGEAR has been among the elite of wireless tech for years now, and for a good reason.

 

What is the best access point for home?

Ubiquiti's best overall access point falls to its newer UniFi nanoHD. At the prosumer level, it's the company's most-capable option. Touting up to 1733 Mbps 5Ghz and 300 Mbps 2.4Ghz speeds, it features a 30% smaller design than the other models.

 

How many access points do I need?

the estimate will be a very rough. But for those that just want a starting point, a rough estimate is 1600 square feet per access point for typical scenarios and or one access point for every 30 users

 

Ubiquiti Powerbeam

Incorporating a dish reflector design with advanced technology - the PowerBeam is the generation of Ubiquiti Networks airMAX CPE for customer locations.

Rocket Radio

Rocket™ radios seamlessly work together with airMAX® Sector, RocketDish™, Omni and Yagi antennas for PtP and PtMP links. Every airMAX antenna has a built-in Rocket mount, so no tools are needed to install the Rocket. What are the benefits of using a Ubiquiti Rocket Radio? It provides many magnitudes of performance improvements in latency, throughput, & scalability compared to all other outdoor systems in its class. Intelligent QoS Priority is given to voice/video for seamless access. Scalability High capacity and scalability. Latency Multiple features dramatically reduce noise.

 

What are the benefits of Ubiquiti?

  • Single console
  • Single vendor
  • Security
  • Better support
  • Diagnostics
  • Testing

 

 

Featured Products

 

Ubiquiti 5GHz PowerBeam 25dBi 400mm Dish | PBE-M5-400 Available at: www.switchcom.co.za Incorporating a dish reflector design with advanced technology, the Ubiquiti Networks® PowerBeam™ is the latest generation of Ubiquiti Networks® airMAX®CPE for customer locations.

 

Integrated Radio Design

Ubiquiti Networks® InnerFeed® technology integrates the radio into the feedhorn of an antenna, so there is no need for cables to connect the radio to the antenna. This improves performance because it eliminates cable losses.

Plug and Play Installation

The Ubiquiti Networks® PowerBeam™ requires no tools for assembly; only a single wrench is required for pole-mounting.

 

Incredible Antenna “Beam” Performance

The form factor of the Ubiquiti Networks® PowerBeam™ features the highest gain for its size. The PowerBeam’s excellent beam directivity provides the best performance in high-noise environments.

 

Advanced Software Technology

Ubiquiti Networks® airMAX® technology is proven in millions of deployments worldwide, exhibiting outstanding performance in outdoor environments. The TDMA airMAX protocol enables unprecedented scalability, high throughput and low latency in unlicensed, multipoint networks.

 

Protective Radome

The Ubiquiti Networks® PBE-RAD-400 is a protective radome that shields the radio from the elements; it is available as an optional accessory for the Ubiquiti Networks® PowerBeam PBE-M5-400. Ubiquiti 5GHz airMAX MIMO Rocket WiFi Radio | RocketM5 Available at: www.switchcom.co.za The Ubiquiti ROCKETM5 is a rugged, high-power, linear 2x2 MIMO radio with enhanced receiver performance. It features incredible range performance (50+km) and breakthrough speed (150+Mbps real TCPI/IP). The device was specifically designed for outdoor PtP bridging and PtMP airMAX base-station applications. Rocket M combines the "brains" in one robust unit; it can be paired with your choice of airMAX BaseStation or Rocket Antennas. This versatility gives network architects unparalleled flexibility and convenience. Installing Rocket M on airMAX BaseStation and Rocket Antennas requires no special tools, you simply snap it securely into place with the universal Rocket mount built into the antennas. Unlike standard WiFi protocol, Ubiquiti's TDMA airMAX protocol allows each client to send and receive data using pre-designated time slots scheduled by an intelligent AP controller. This "time slot" method eliminates hidden node collisions and maximises air time efficiency. It provides many performance improvements in latency, throughput, and scalability compared to all other outdoor systems in its class.