UniBox- Campus Series is ideal for Large venues like Campuses, City WiFi, Stadiums and other large public venues.
UniBox - Campus Series
UniBox is an all-in-one network or hotspot controller that can be deployed for managing public WiFi hotspots and wireless networks in offices, campuses and enterprises. It provides all the features required for controlling access, enforcing access rules, bandwidth policies, tracking usage with features like RADIUS server, captive portals, user provisioning, social media integration, MAC binding, bandwidth management, legal compliance, policy management, network monitoring, end-user billing, URL filtering, reporting and much more.
UniBox Campus Series is usually deployed for managing large WiFi installations in schools, colleges, universities, stadiums, conference centers, airports and other public venues. It can be also deployed in offices and enterprises for managing user access, enforcing policies, tracking usage and securing the network for both wired and wireless users. UniBox Campus series has models ranging from 1000 concurrent users to 5000 concurrent users.
Large campus like universities, airports, stadiums or conference centers cater to thousands of users and need controllers that are designed to handle the requirements of such large networks. They need systems that are highly scalable and reliable with failover and high redundancy.
These networks are often complex and have to support different network designs. Additionally the subscribers need to be managed in group and different policies have to be enforced on each group.
Campus networks demand controllers that provide the flexibility and versatility for setting rules on login policies, access rights and bandwidth consumption.
UniBox Campus series are designed to handle the challenges of such large networks.
UniBox is a fully integrated solution so it saves lot of installation and integration cost. UniBox comes with Hotspot Gateway, Authentication Server, Captive Portal, Hotspot Billing, Social Media Login, Bandwidth Controller, Policy Manager, Subscriber Management, Firewall, VPN server, DHCP service and many more features.
Administrator gain full control and visibility into their network. UniBox provides powerful insights and tools to identify the security holes and track the performance of your network.
Flexible and Scalable Design
UniBox provides simple yet flexible architecture to setup the controller in complex networks. It offers simple rules to route the traffic, enforce policies on group of users. It is designed to scale without affecting the performance and throughput of the users.
UniBox Campus Series can help you design highly reliable, scalable and superior performance wireless networks. To learn moreCall Us Now for a Free Demo
UniBox campus series can be deployed in High Availability configuration in which two or more controllers can work in tandem to offer users active-active or active-passive setup.
Powerful, all-in-one controller
Built-in AP controller
When deployed with UniMax access points, UniBox functions as an AP controller thus allowing the administrator to centrally manage and monitor all their access points.
Multi-vendor AP suppor
UniBox also supports all third-party access points thus providing unmatched flexibility and cost advantage to the network administrator. UniBox also provides monitoring capabilities for third-party access points.
Single Console Management
UniBox provides a dashboard for managing the complete network through a single interface. All network statistics, user data usage, revenue reports, analytics, customer behavior and loads of diagnostics information is available at a click of a mouse.
UniBox can be deployed for lawful interception and legal compliance for any public or enterprise network. It provides multiple features like weblogging, URL filtering, two-factor authentication, CDR recording and more for ensuring compliance with the local regulator.
Huge Cost Advantage
UniBox provides a HUGE cost advantage over traditional network deployments. By integrating all functions into a single appliance, UniBox substantially reduces the CAPEX and OPEX cost for any network – big or small. Customers have reduced their network setup and operating cost by over 200% when they install UniBox.
Powerful Analytics & Reporting
UniBox comes with powerful analytics and profiling engine that is responsible for compiling end user and network statistics to understand customer behavior, network performance and trends. The on-board database stores all the user information to generate range of MIS reports for the network administrators.
UniBox comes with a built-in monetization platform for public WiFi networks. Administrators have wide range of options to offer end users like premium (paid) WiFi, portal advertisements, push notifications, customer surveys, digital marketing, social media integration and more.
Redundant, scalable and customizable AAA server for user authentication with automatic failover.
Compatible with all major hotspot gateways and access points including open-source technologies.
Full-featured bandwidth management and shaping capabilities to ensure fair usage for all hotspot users..
Build a custom captive portal for each hotspot individually with company logo, images and text. Each captive portal can provide multiple login methods for user authentication.
Offers multiple methods for user authentication like Click-through, Data Capture, SMS/OTP, Social Media, username/password, prepaid vouchers and more.
Offers complete billing platform to end users for purchasing WiFi access through credit card payments, PayPal, e-Wallets, PMS, mobile payments and more.
Capture user history, validate mobile numbers or email addresses, capture browsing logs and track all user activities on public WiFi networks to help comply with local regulators.
Full featured subscriber management platform to manage user data and self-service portal for the subscribers
Complete voucher management platform to generate vouchers with access restrictions and print/distribute them to hotspot operators.
Report-rich dashboard for each venue to get a graphical overview of users, data usage, social media analytics, revenue and more.
Offers a complete advertisement system for displaying ads and banners to the end users during the login process and user session.
Enable push-notifications, market surveys and email/SMS marketing campaigns using the data collected from the public WiFi.
View the data usage, top users, social media analytics, revenue reports using over 100 different reports available in the software.
1. What is UniBox Controller ?
UniBox is all-in-one appliance designed for managing public Wi-Fi hotspots. It functions as a network access controller/gateway by enforcing splash page, authetnication and session control. It also functions as a hotspot management server by providing web server, AAA server, billing services, subscriber management, bandwidth control, URL logging, reporting and other functions required for running public hotspots.
2. Where is UniBox deployed?
UniBox can be deployed in any public venue e.g. hotel, airport, shopping mall, cafes/restaurants, marina/RV Parks, Convention centers, apartment complexes, etc.
3. What different UniBox models are available?
Following models are available in standard configuration
- U50 - 50 concurrent users
- U100 - 100 concurrent users
- U200 - 200 concurrent users
- U500 - 500 concurrent users
- U1000 - 1000 concurrent users
- U2500 - 2500 concurrent users
- U5000 - 5000 concurrent users
For more number of concurrent users, we can build customized solutions. Contact sales for more information.
4. What are the salient features of UniBox?
The salient features of UniBox are as follows:
- Hotspot Controller
- NMS and AP Management
- DHCP server
- Multi-WAN / Load Balancing
- VLAN Client & Server
- On-board Splash Pages
- RADIUS server
- Social Media Integration
- Customized Captive Portals
- Hotspot Billing
- Web Logging
- URL filtering
- PMS Integration
- LDAP/AD/GSuite Authentication
- Two-factor login (SMS/OTP)
- Policy Manager
- Subscriber management
- Reporting & Analytics
5. What is the standard warranty for UniBox ?
UniBox comes with standard one year hardware warranty. The price also includes phone/email support for one year. Extended warranty and support can be purchased separately.
6. Can UniBox work with existing third-party access points ?
UniBox can be deployed with any third-party access points and can be easily deployed in existing WiFi setup. The APs need to be setup in bridge mode for UniBox to work correctly.
Only, the AP management and NMS functions will not be available with other vendor access points. These functions will work with all UniMax access points.
7. What payment gateways are support with UniBox ?
UniBox supports wide range of payment gateways from around the world. These include:
- Authorize.Net (USA)
- PayPal (Worldwide)
- PayFlow (Worldwide)
- PayU (India)
- BillDesk (India)
- CCAvenue (India)
UniBox can be integrated with other payment gateways as well.
8. What SMS gateways are supported in UniBox ?
UniBox supports wide range of SMS gateways from around the world. These include:
- Twilio (Worldwide)
- Clickatell (Worldwide)
- Gupshup (India)
- SMS GatewayHub (India)
- SMS Mantra (India)
9. Does UniBox support Multi-WAN and Load Balancing feature ?
Yes, UniBox allows multiple WAN connections and allows them to be used in active-active configuration. The traffic is automatically balanced between the WAN connections. In case of outage on one circuit, the traffic automatically transferred to other active connections.
10. Can we setup our customized Splash page or host it on our web server ?
UniBox comes with a built-in web server for hosting the captive portal locally. This provide significantly improvements in loading captive portal and also saves on bandwidth consumption. It provides over 20 different login method which can be integrated in a customized captive portal. UniBox provides a template engine for customizing the captive portal with your own branding requirements.
Customers can also build their custom captive portals and host them on the external web server. Please refer to API documentation for build custom captive portals.
11. Does UniBox support web logging and URL Filtering ?
Yes, Unibox supports both URL filtering and web logging. UniBox comes with a local SSD storage to store all the customer information. Web logs are stored in compressed files and can be downloaded daily on a central server.
UniBox also provides a comprehensive web filtering tool. URLs can be filtered based on their category. UniBox 3.0 onwards supports group-based content filtering thus allowing administrators to define different filtering policies for each group of users.
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