Higher education network solutions

Reopening the campus is the first step. How can you make it happen safely? It starts with embracing flexibility. It starts with embracing the hybrid campus.

The campus is evolving. Are you?

Together, we can connect and secure devices, apps, and people anywhere, helping improve student outcomes.
  • Aruba can help you move teaching and learning online with minimal friction.
  • We can extend your network to enable high capacity and equitable access.
  • We can provide secure access to PII and other confidential data, bringing a campus-like experience anywhere you need.

Key benefits of Aruba higher education network solutions

Discover why colleges and universities look to us to deliver stronger, smarter networks.

Icon for hybrid office and work from home Anywhere, anytime teaching and learning

Anywhere, anytime teaching and learning

Remove the boundaries of the campus. Give your students and faculty a way to stay connected on site and online. Create a fully integrated learning environment that’s as smart as you are. Ensure access to institutional resources. Make it happen, no matter the distance, in a cost-conscious way.

A predictive, unified platform

A predictive, unified platform

Join the more than 2,600 universities that trust Aruba for seamless connectivity. Make your network smarter with Aruba ESP, our AI-powered Edge Services Platform. Unify your infrastructure. Preempt problems. Lessen your load.

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A roadmap to the hybrid campus

Make the hybrid campus happen with Aruba. Adapt to ever-changing circumstances. Address the various needs, demands, and comfort levels of your organization. Get the intelligent networking power you need with Aruba ESP. Handle today’s technologies with ease and be prepared for all your unknowns.

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Contact and location tracing

Set up contact and location tracing in a snap. Monitor heat maps and hot spots live through a single pane of glass. Know what’s happening on your campus at all times. Protect your students and faculty. Proactively plan for density, cleaning resources, and next steps as an organization.

Bring Wi-Fi to anyone who needs it

Aruba Networks, in collaboration with the Information Services team at Cambridge University, successfully delivered public access to free Wi-Fi across its massive radius.

Advance student success

With Aruba’s help, Indiana University was able to deliver quality experiences on 250,000 devices and enhance learning with voice-over-Wi-Fi, web conferencing, and screen sharing.

Create technology-rich environments

A new wired and wireless network has created an anytime, anywhere learning environment for students at RMIT University. Learn how they embraced the needs of a mobile first generation by rolling out a seamless Aruba solution centered on 802.11ac.

Drive new use cases and accelerate innovation with proven partnerships

Our ArubaEdge partners share our vision of integrated solutions for mobile and IoT innovation that can help you with a competitive edge. Learn how to leverage your network to go beyond connectivity and deliver best experiences and outcomes.

Related products for higher education network solutions

Smarter, more secure networks start with these products.

Wireless Access Points

  • Boost IT, user, and IoT experiences with campus-wide connectivity that’s simple, fast, and secure
  • Indoor and outdoor options available
Aruba 8325 CX Data Center & Core Switch


  • Performance and operational simplicity for college and university networks
  • Simplify network design and unify management with greater flexibility
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Location Services

  • Drive insights and better outcomes with location services
  • All built into your location-ready Aruba wireless network

Aruba Zero Trust Security

  • See what’s connected to your network
  • Use identity and roles to enable access to IT resources
  • Dynamically change access privileges based on real-time-data

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