UniFi - Introducing the UAP-AC-SHD

 Overview


This is a brief introduction of the new UniFi AC SHD, and as its name states, this is the perfect AP for a Secure High Density deployment. With its built-in, dedicated security and monitoring radios, the AC-SHD provides visibility into site performance, channel planning and local interferers, allowing for a quick and easy response with our UniFi controller. 

book_25x25.png  NOTES & REQUIREMENTS:

The features described in this article are introduced in our newest UniFi Controller version v5.6.14 (only available in the Beta store at the moment, read the following article to request Beta access: How to Sign Up for Beta Access).

Table of Contents


  1. Why the UAP-AC-SHD?
  2. How does it work?
  3. Related Articles

Why the UAP-AC-SHD?


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With the AC-SHD, unprecedented network security meets best-available performance. There is no need to sacrifice good connectivity for the sake of security anymore. This is the perfect AP for high density environments where sensitive information is being transferred over the network. Banks, hospitals, universities, corporate environments: any deployment where user data safety is not only crucial, but must be actively monitored. Let the UAP-AC-SHD do that for you.


How does it work?


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The SHD has three key features that make it perfect for the job:

  • Our airTime feature gives real-time visibility into channel utilization at packet level (see article here).
  • Our airView feature gives real-time visibility into RF environment across all available channels (article coming soon).
  • The dedicated dual-band radio constantly monitors and protects against threats.

Find more information in our Data Sheet and Quick Start Guide, found at the bottom of the UAP-AC-SHD page here.


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