BYOD Can Help Improve Your Business Productivity, But Only If You’re Ready.

Bring your own device (BYOD) is a rapidly growing trend in businesses of all sizes, with employees bringing their own laptops, tablets, and smartphones to securely connect to the corporate network. Business users increasingly demand anywhere, anytime access to the network from a wide range of personal devices. Embracing BYOD can help the organization boost productivity and maintain competitive advantage while maximizing employee satisfaction. However, it also requires additional IT knowledge and expertise, and has a significant impact on bandwidth, network connectivity, and security.

Flexible, Reliable Wireless Coverage for a Wide Range of Devices.


BYOD has led to an explosion of devices on your network. On average, each of your employees has three devices – all with different operating systems, security profiles, and connectivity protocols. This creates serious challenges for organizations as they attempt to scale to meet the increasing connectivity needs without sacrificing security.


The most beneficial wireless solutions today support an array of devices and protocols, include built-in security measures, and provide reliable, high-speed connectivity with superior coverage. NETGEAR® ProSAFE® business wireless access points deliver robust security, unparalleled reliability and high performance. NETGEAR ProSAFE wireless access points include business class security features such as WPA2 authentication, 128bit AES encryption, rogue AP detection, captive portal, and 802.1X authentication.

NETGEAR ProSAFE wireless controllers can be used to centrally manage the entire wireless system, dramatically simplifying the deployment and day-to-day management of dozens of access points.

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High Speed Connectivity to Meet Your Growing Needs.


The rapid increase in traffic coming from employee devices can degrade network performance. In addition, the convergence of voice, video, and data on mobile devices creates additional bandwidth demands on the network and necessitates higher speed, lower latency connections.


Upgrading the network backbone with switches that support high speed connectivity, multiple VLANs, and stacking capabilities for easy expansion will help to accommodate the additional traffic across the network, as well as to meet the increasing bandwidth requirements. NETGEAR ProSAFE switches are available in a wide range of performance levels to meet a wide range of network deployment needs – from fully managed 10 Gigabit chassis switches for enterprise and campus environments, to Fast Ethernet and Gigabit unmanaged switches for smaller networks. ProSAFE switches deliver the reliability and scalability businesses of all sizes are looking for; allowing the network backbone to easily accommodate the rapid growth of the number of devices.

Learn how NETGEAR ProSAFE Switches are helping customer meet their growing network needs