Recommended wireless AP for 400 users office

Carlos Alcantar carlos at
Fri Jan 30 17:04:38 UTC 2015

+1 on Xirrus or Ruckus if you care to sleep at night. Just my 2cents

Carlos Alcantar
Race Communications / Race Team Member
1325 Howard Ave. #604, Burlingame, CA. 94010
Phone: +1 415 376 3314 / carlos at /

On 1/30/15, 8:19 AM, "William Herrin" <bill at> wrote:

>On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 12:06 AM, Manuel Marín <mmg at> wrote:
>> I was wondering if you can recommend or share your experience with APs
>> you can use in locations that have 300-500 users. I friend recommended
>> Ruckus Wireless, it would be great if you can share your experience with
>> Ruckus or with a similar vendor.  My experience with ubiquity for this
>> of requirement was not that good.
>Hi Manuel,
>At 300-500 users you may still be in dd-wrt territory with the lack of
>smart roaming and self-healing features mitigated by a price that
>makes it practical to simply deploy more access points. Dumb roaming
>can be good enough when the user count per AP is low.
>Aruba it is not, but I had a 150 user deployment on 5 dd-wrt APs that
>was largely trouble-free.
>Bill Herrin
>William Herrin ................ herrin at  bill at
>Owner, Dirtside Systems ......... Web: <>

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