Higher education network solutions

Is your network ready to support modernized higher education environments? Enable student success and amazing learning experiences with a network that’s secure, agile, and autonomous.

Experience Education. Everywhere.

Together, we can help you develop a network strategy that supports learning and delivers education everywhere, whether online, in-person, or hybrid. Aruba can help you:
  • Ensure secure and reliable connectivity for all devices and users, even in challenging environments that are extremely dense and include extensive roaming.
  • Enhance data security dynamically throughout your entire campus-to-home network
  • Improve student experiences with home-like simplicity
  • Leverage digital tools and applications to create a secure and smart campus

Key benefits of Aruba higher education network solutions

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

A flexible, modern network for student success

Unlock student potential with a smart campus. Learn how Aruba ESP (Edge Services Platform) improves student experiences and safety, protects your devices and data with Zero Trust Security, and automates your network with AI-powered management tools.

A predictive, unified platform

Adapt to ever-changing circumstances and address new digital and education demands as they arise. Stay ahead with the intelligent networking power you need with Aruba ESP, our next-generation, cloud-native architecture.

A flexible NaaS consumption and operation model

Alleviate network life cycle planning and budgeting in a single, all-inclusive network-as-a-service (NaaS) offering through HPE GreenLake for Networking. Learn how to access Aruba ESP higher education solutions in a cloud-like manner through a monthly subscription for flexible consumption combined with the vast resources of HPE.

An IoT platform for digital transformation

Leverage the network as an IoT platform to create hyper-aware facilities for improved campus safety initiatives, reduced utilities costs, and better user and digital experiences. Take advantage of the rich set of contextual data to boost learning, productivity, and campus efficiencies.

Digital layer with network intelligence elevates student experiences

Ajman University accelerates hybrid learning development with new application and location-based services.

Centrally managed high-performance network delivers home-like experience for Oxford students

Discover how Oxford University establishes home-like wireless experiences for students, staff, and visitors to some of the UK’s most historic university colleges with a corporate-type network with a high level of security and resiliency.

Advancing education built on Aruba mobile-first solutions

Texas A&M’s Zachry Engineering Complex provides technology-driven teaching formats to develop industry qualified students and meet the diverse needs of faculty and students.

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.

Screenshot of the Aruba Central dashboard

Aruba Central

  • Single point of visibility and control
  • Optimized operations with AI-powered insights

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


  • Provide performance and operational simplicity for college and university networks
  • Simplify network design and unify management with greater flexibility
Location analytics screen

Location Services

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

Aruba Zero Trust Security

  • Use identity and roles to enable access to IT resources
  • Dynamically change access privileges based on real-time-data

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