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Pepwave 300M review

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Intro Features Setup Wireless configuration Throughput tests (Wireless/Wired) Closing Notes

Intro: The Pepwave 300Mis a enterprise level wireless access point that is affordable for small to medium businesses, has a standard amount of features and can tolerate a lot of heavy usage that enterprises require.

Features: The Pepwave 300Mfeatures the following:

Dual band 2.4Ghz or 5Ghz operation with 2 x 2 MIMO connectivity at up to 300Mbps 2 wired Gigabit LAN ports 2 2x2 mimo  x 5dBi  dual band  SMA antennas SSIDs with configurable VLANs for each one providing more security then standard guest networks Traffic shaping (QoS) Client connectivity details and monitoring. Fixed and DHCP client address assignments And lots more

Setup: Setup is very awkward and you have to manually connect with a static IP to the very different 192.168.0.3 address and you can’t remotely provision it from a wired desktop like other access points like the xirrus arrays. The peplink did not like having its IP address changed.…

Aerohive AP230 review

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1)Intro 2)Features 3)Setup 4)Wireless configuration 5)Throughput tests (Wireless/Wired) 6)Closing Notes Intro: The Aerohive AP230 is a enterprise level wireless access point that is somewhat affordable for small to medium businesses, has lots of features and can tolerate a lot of heavy usage that enterprises require. Review Note: I have been provided three APs  to test the really cool roaming features. Features: The AP230 features the following: 1) Dual band 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz operation with 3 x 3 MIMO connectivity at up to 1200Mbps 2) Remote mgmt with HiveManager 3) 2 wired Gigabit LAN port (PoE/ ETH) 4) 4 3x3 mimo  x 6dBi  dual band internal antennas with 20dBm output power for great wireless coverage 5) SSIDs with configurable VLANs for each one providing more security then standard guest networks 6) Full VLAN configuration 7) Full and extremely detailed traffic shaping (QoS) and firewall controls 8) Full client connectivity details and monitoring. 9) Fixed and DHCP client address assignments