Omada Cloud-Based Controller
Omada Cloud-Based Controller
- Exists Entirely in the Cloud: No additional hardware controller investment and installation on customer premises.
- Unlimited Centralized Management Scale: Centralized management for unlimited Omada access points, JetStream switches, and Omada routers.*
- Zero-Touch Provisioning: There’s no need to send out an engineer for on-site configuration.
- Auto Channel Selection and Power Adjustment: Provides powerful wireless performance while greatly reducing Wi-Fi interference.
- Omada App Support: Use cloud access to manage with the Omada app from anywhere, anytime.
- Easy and Intelligent Network Monitoring: The easy-to-use dashboard makes it simple to see the real-time network status and traffic distribution.
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Cloud Centralized Management for Access Points, Switches, and Routers
Installation-Free Control and Management of Devices Across Your Networks
The Omada Cloud-Based Controller, existing entirely in the cloud for the Omada Software Defined Networking (SDN) platform, provides 100% centralized cloud management of access points, switches, and gateways—all controlled from a single interface. There is no additional hardware controller investment and installation on customer premises required.
- Exists Entirely in the Cloud
- Unlimited Centralized Management Scale*
- No Additional Hardware Controller Investment
- No Installation on Customer Premises
Cloud with Higher Efficiency—Zero-Touch Provisioning
Omada zero-touch deployment allows for remote deployment and configuration of multi-site networks, so there’s no need to send out an engineer for on-site configuration. Omada Cloud ensures efficient deployment at a lower cost.
Plug in on-site and connect the Omada Powered devices to the internet
Enroll the devices through your Omada Cloud Dashboard
Devices automatically obtain the configuration file from the cloud
Enjoy 100% remote provisioning and cloud management
Cloud with Higher Security—User Privacy Protection
TP-Link Omada separates network management data from user data, with no user traffic passing through the cloud, to ensure better protection of users’ privacy.
Cloud with Higher Reliability—SLA Availability
Higher reliability is guaranteed with 99.99% SLA availability, 24/7 automated fault detection, geographically isolated backup servers, and reliable product quality. Your network functions even if management traffic is interrupted.
Easy and Intelligent Network Monitoring
The easy-to-use dashboard makes it easy to see your real-time network status; check network usage and traffic distribution; receive network condition logs, abnormal event warnings, and notifications; or even track key data for better business results. Network topology helps IT admins quickly see and troubleshoot connections at a glance.
Multiple Factors Guarantee Easier Network Maintenance
Auto Channel Selection and Power Adjustment
Provides powerful wireless performance while greatly reducing Wi-Fi interference by automatically adjusting the channel settings and transmission power levels of neighboring APs in the same network.Channel 1Channel 11Channel 6
Batch Management, Multi-Site Management, and Remote Firmware Updates
Improve network maintenance without needing to configure on-site or manage devices one by one.Cloud
Maintain your network easily with more agile and effective processing. No manual tasks required.Backup ScheduleReboot ScheduleWi-Fi SchedulePoE ScheduleChannel Adjustment Schedule
Greater Convenience with the Omada App
Remotely access and configure your whole network with a tap of your phone from anywhere in the world.
|Features||Omada Cloud-Based Controller|
|Basic License||Advanced License|
|Unlimited Management Scale||√||√|
|Multi-Level Management Roles||√||√|
|Monitoring||Refresh Frequency of Monitoring Pages||60 seconds||15 seconds|
(ACL/URL Filtering/Attack Defense)
(No authentication, Simple password, Voucher, Local user, Form Auth)
(External Portal server, External Radius Server, Hotspot-Radius, SMS, Facebook)
|Intelligent Network Analysis†||Network Health Monitoring||-||√|
|Automatic Anomaly Detection||-||√|
|Notifications and Warns of Network Health and Anomaly||-||√|
|Auxiliary Troubleshooting Tools||-||√|
(Mesh/ Fast Roaming/ Band steering)
(VPN/ Load Balance/ Policy Routing/ Bandwidth Control/ Session Limit/ IGMP Snooping/ Storm Control)
|Schedule Related Functions
(WLAN Schedule/ PoE Schedule/ Reboot Schedule/ Upgrade Schedule)
|Zero-Touch Provisioning (ZTP)||√||√|
|Automatic Channel Selection and Transmission Power Adjustment||-||√|
|Customized Portal Page Background||-||√|
Choose the Right Controller that Fits Your Business
|Omada Cloud-Based Controller||Omada On-Premises Controller|
|Software Controller||Hardware Controller
|Management Scale||Unlimited*||<1,500 Devices**||<500 APs + 100 Switches + 100 Routers||<100 APs + 20 Switches + 10 Routers|
|Usage Method||Log in and use||Deploy to intranet servers
or private clouds
|Connect to the intranet|
|Network Type||Medium/Large multi-site network||Medium/Large network||Small/Medium local network|
|Pricing Model||Device license fee||Free||Hardware costs|
|Cloud Access||√||√ (Free)||√ (Free)||√ (Free)|
|Automatic Channel Selection and Transmit Power Adjustment||√||-||-||-|
|Intelligent Network Analysis||√†||-||-||-|
|Advanced Functions||Multi-Site Management, Multi-User Privilege Assignment, WiFi Heatmap Simulator***, Network Summary Report***, Abnormal Event Warnings and Notifications, Batch Configuration, Batch Firmware Upgrading, Captive Portal (Facebook Wi-Fi, Voucher, SMS, etc.)|
TP-Link Omada allows hotels to build reliable WiFi networks. Hotel WiFi network solutions including network topology, design, features, installation, and products are introduced.
- Full WiFi coverage and wired connections
- Flexible guest control
- Seamless roaming
- Easy Management
Due to its reliable, scalable, and secure network solution, TP-Link has been widely acknowledged by global customers in the Education market ranging from infant schools with a few APs up to colleges and universities with hundreds of APs.
<li>Full WiFi coverage and wired connections</li>
<li>VPN and security</li>
A good wireless network cannot only serve the network office system of the mall, but also bring a more comfortable shopping experience to customers. The TP-Link Omada SDN Solution empowers store owners to create a modern and compelling in-store experience for every customer.
- Boost online business
- Full WiFi coverage
- Seamless roaming
- High-concurrent clients
- Easy management
|Centralized Management||• Unlimited centralized management scale• Centrally manage Omada access points, JetStream switches, and Omada routers*|
|Management Features||• Zero-Touch Provisioning (ZTP)• Automatic Channel Selection• Automatic Transmit Power Adjustment• Multi-Site Management• Multi-User Privilege Assignment• Intelligent Network Monitoring• Abnormal Event Warnings and Notifications• WiFi Heatmap Simulator***• Network Summary Report***• Unified Configuration• Batch Configuration• Batch Firmware Upgrading• Reboot Schedule• Captive Portal (Facebook Wi-Fi, Voucher, SMS, etc.)• Automatic Device Discovery|
†Intelligent Network Analysis is being developed and scheduled to be released in Q2 2022.
‡Import Settings of Controller with Based License is being developed and scheduled to be released in Q1 2022.
*Please go to https://www.tp-link.com/en/omada-cloud-based-controller/product-list/ to confirm which models are compatible with Omada Cloud-Based Controller.
**Actual management scale of the Omada Software Controller depends on the PC/server’s hardware specifications.
***WiFi Heatmap Simulator and Network Summary Report on Omada Cloud-Based Controller are being develop and scheduled to be release in Q1, 2022, and are available in Omada Software Controller V5.1.