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Education Networking

  • Easy management
  • High-density WiFi
  • Full WiFi coverage and wired connections
  • VPN and security

In modern educational institutions, wireless connectivity is as essential as a pen and paper. Reliable, secure, and convenient WiFi allows teachers to access a wider variety of resources that promote more effective learning and development. It also provides students with unlimited access to information to enrich their education. Moreover, teachers and students can access the campus network with high-security VPN to teach and learn at anywhere.
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.

Network Requirements

  • High network security to ensure academical data security.
  • High-density deployment in the areas with high density, such as classrooms and dormitories.
  • Stable and high-speed network to ensure uninterrupted on-line classes and meetings.
  • Easy-management authentication methods to authorize the access of teachers and students.
  • Central network management and convenient equipment maintenance.

Typical Solution Topology

Education Solution Topology

*Omada Hardware Controller and Omada Software Controller can also be replaced with the Omada Cloud-Based Controller

Solution Benefits

Easy Centralized Management

Centrally manage your access points, switches, routers, and more, anywhere, anytime—all controlled from a single easy-to-use interface.

Remotely and Quickly Troubleshoot*

Remotely and quickly locate network faults and analyze potential network problems with Omada's easy-to-use interface and AI-Driven technology.

Full Wireless Coverage

Ceiling mount, wall plate, and outdoor APs provide high-speed WiFi for indoor/ outdoor places and scenarios.

Stable Wired Connections

High-speed wired connections are provided with 2.5 G or 1 G Ethernet ports (802.3af/at PoE).

High-Density WiFi Deployment

Omada WiFi 6 and WiFi 5 APs improve efficiency and ensure top-tier performance for classrooms, canteens, stadiums, and libraries with high-density clients.

Secure Network with Authentication

Provide secure WiFi access to authorized users (students, teachers, etc.) with multiple authentications options (802.1X/Radius, etc.).

Protects Your Network from Threats

Utilize powerful firewalls, device security detection and protection, URL identification and filter, and more advanced security functions.

High-Security VPN

Allow students or teachers to visit the campus network even at home with a secure and enterprise-standard VPN.

Flexible Criteria Management

Use different SSIDs, Access Control, and VLAN binding technologies to identify key network user profiles to deploy customized operating criteria.

Seamless Roaming for Uninterrupted Streaming

Ensure uninterrupted streaming when moving around by switching clients automatically to the access points with the optimal signal.

*Remotely and quickly troubleshooting is being developed and scheduled to be released in 2020.

Product Recommendations

DownloadHigh-Performance Solutions

Products Models Deployment Features
Switches TL-SG3210XHP-M2 Machine room 8× 2.5 G 802.3af/at PoE RJ45 ports; 2× 10 G SFP+ slots; 240 W PoE budget
TL-SG3428XMP Machine room 24× Gigabit 802.3af/at PoE RJ45 ports; 4× 10 G SFP+ slots; 384 W PoE budget
TL-SG3428X Office area, computer classroom 24× Gigabit RJ45 ports; 4× 10 G SFP+ slots
Ceiling Mount APs EAP660 HD High-density environments
(classroom, canteen, stadium, library)
WiFi 6 (11AX) improves efficiency in high-density environments; Up to 3,600 Mbps WiFi; 1× 2.5 G RJ45 port; Seamless roaming; Captive portal; Supports 802.3at PoE
EAP245 Corridor, digital classroom,
other indoor areas
Long-range indoor coverage; Dual-band 11AC WiFi with speeds of up to 1,750 Mbps; Seamless roaming; Captive portal; Supports 802.3af and Passive PoE
Wall Plate APs EAP235-Wall Dormitory Full in-room WiFi coverage; Dual-band 11AC WiFi with speeds of up to 1,200 Mbps; Thin design; Captive portal; 4× Gigabit RJ45 ports; Supports 802.3af/at PoE input and PoE passthrough
EAP230-Wall Full in-room WiFi coverage; Dual-band 11AC WiFi with speed of up to 1,200 Mbps; Thin design; Captive portal; 2× Gigabit RJ45 ports; Supports 802.3af PoE input
Outdoor APs EAP225-Outdoor Playground, swimming pool Long-range outdoor coverage; Dual-band 11AC WiFi with speeds of up to 1,200 Mbps; 1× Gigabit RJ45 port; Supports 802.3af and Passive PoE; Mesh; Seamless roaming; IP65 weatherproof enclosure

Note: the above products are all supported by Omada SDN, and ZTP, Remotely and Quickly Troubleshooting and Centralized Cloud Management are supported.

 

DownloadCost-Effective Solutions

Products Models Deployment Features
Routers TL-ER7206 Machine room 5× GE RJ45 ports + 1× Gigabit SFP ports; Up to 4 WAN ports; Firewall; VPN;
TL-R605 5× GE RJ45 ports; Up to 4 WAN ports; Firewall; VPN
Switches TL-SG3428X Machine room 24× Gigabit RJ45 ports; 4× 10 G SFP slots
TL-SG3428MP 24× Gigabit 802.3af/at PoE RJ45 ports; 4× Gigabit SFP slots; 384 W PoE budget
TL-SG2210MP 8× Gigabit 802.3af/at PoE RJ45 ports; 2× Gigabit SFP slots; 150 W PoE budget
TL-SG3428 Office area, computer classroom 24× Gigabit RJ45 ports; 4× Gigabit SFP slots
Ceiling Mount APs EAP620 HD High-density environments
(classroom, canteen,
stadium, library)
WiFi 6 (11AX) improves efficiency in high-density environments; Up to 1,800 Mbps WiFi; Seamless roaming; Captive portal; Supports 802.3at PoE
EAP265 HD Dedicated WiFi 5 (11AC) AP for high-density environments; Up to 1,750 Mbps WiFi; Seamless roaming; Captive portal; Supports 802.3af and Passive PoE
EAP115 Corridor, digital classroom,
other indoor areas
Long-range indoor coverage; 300 Mbps WiFi; Captive portal; Supports 802.3af PoE
Wall Plate APs EAP225-Wall Dormitory Full in-room WiFi coverage; Dual-band 11AC WiFi with speeds of up to 1,200 Mbps; Thin design; Captive portal; 4× 10/100 Mbps ports; Supports 802.3af/at PoE input and PoE passthrough
EAP115-Wall Full in-room WiFi coverage; 300 Mbps WiFi; Thin design; Captive portal; 2× 10/100 Mbps ports; Supports 802.3af PoE input
Outdoor APs EAP110-Outdoor Playground, swimming pool Long-range outdoor coverage; 300 Mbps WiFi; IP65 weatherproof enclosure; Supports Passive PoE

Note: the above products are all supported by Omada SDN, and ZTP, Remotely and Quickly Troubleshooting and Centralized Cloud Management are supported.

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