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What is controllerless Wi-Fi and who needs it?

Jon Gold | Sept. 11, 2017
Moving the control plane for wireless access points out of a central controller offers benefits that not everybody needs.

Not all controller-less options are created equal – Cisco’s Meraki features a simple, intuitive interface but a limited feature set, while Aerohive provides much more control, albeit behind a more complicated UI.

“The companies that buy these have to understand how technical they are, what kind of control they want,” said Kerravala. “You’ve really got to do your due diligence.”

 

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