Belfast H&SC Trust enhances healthcare with Juniper Wireless LAN


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Within the Healthcare industry, network reliance has always been critical as healthcare solutions are potentially lifesaving. The industry has a greater than ever reliance on Wi-Fi technologies and are deploying applications that push WLAN solutions to their limits, so how far have we come, and what does the future hold? Connecting 22,000 staff across four sites on an 80 acre campus, with a stable, reliable, secure and easy to manage network solution incorporating the seamless integration of the existing wired network is a challenge Juniper was set by Belfast H&SC Trust. Discover how Juniper helped Belfast H&SC Trust, the UK’s largest NHS trust to improve materials management efficiency, reduce cost, enhance voice and data access through its enterprise class WLAN access solution.

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Belfast H&SC Trust enhances healthcare with Juniper Wireless LAN

  1. 1. MOBILITY IN HEALTHCAREUsing technology to do things that were otherwise impossibleSteven GrimasonJuniper Networks
  2. 2. AGENDA What are Wireless Technologies and how do we use them? The Belfast Trust: Healthcare Innovations and Business Drivers How can Juniper WLAN help deliver innovation in Healthcare?2 Copyright © 2011 Juniper Networks, Inc.
  3. 3. INNOVATIONS WITH WIRELESS TECHNOLOGYLive Radio Broadcast, Kingstown Regatta, Ireland 1898Television Station Broadcast, New York, USA 1928Motorola SCR-300 Walkie-Talkie, Germany 1940Microwave Oven in Restaurant, Boston, USA 1947Commercial Cordless Telephone, Ohio, USA 1968Commercial Cellular Mobile Phone in Chicago, USA 1978Commercial Wi-Fi Radios Developed, The Netherlands 19913 Copyright © 2011 Juniper Networks, Inc.
  4. 4. BUSINESS DRIVERS FOR MOBILITY IN HEALTHCARE ‘distinguish between invention, an idea made manifest, and innovation, ideas applied successfully in practice’4 Copyright © 2011 Juniper Networks, Inc.
  5. 5. BELFAST HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE TRUST  Largest NHS Trust in the UK  With over 22,000 Staff  Managing 6 Acute Hospitals  12 Health & Wellbeing Centres  120+ Community Care Buildings  Over 500,000 Outpatients per year  University Teaching Hospital  Annual Budget of £1.1 Billion“We are Cisco wall to wall, so this may be a very short meeting; what do you do?” Paul Duffy, December 2004 5 Copyright © 2011 Juniper Networks, Inc.
  6. 6. ELECTRONIC MATERIALS MANAGEMENT6 Copyright © 2011 Juniper Networks, Inc.
  7. 7. LAPTOPS & PDA’S7 Copyright © 2011 Juniper Networks, Inc.
  8. 8. VOCERA COMMUNICATIONS"The patient I was accompanying for a CT scan suddenly became very ill. I wasimmediately able to call the emergency department for backup from my Badge.” 8 Copyright © 2011 Juniper Networks, Inc.
  9. 9. EKAHAU REAL TIME LOCATION TRACKING9 Copyright © 2011 Juniper Networks, Inc.
  10. 10. WIRELESS DELIVERY OF PACS, EMR & EPS10 Copyright © 2011 Juniper Networks, Inc.
  11. 11. WI-FI TELEPHONY & FIXED MOBILE CONVERGENCE11 Copyright © 2011 Juniper Networks, Inc.
  12. 12. WEARABLE WIRELESS DEVICE PATIENT MONITORING12 Copyright © 2011 Juniper Networks, Inc.
  13. 13. MEDICAL ROBOTS FOR ASSISTED SURGERY13 Copyright © 2011 Juniper Networks, Inc.
  14. 14. BLACKBERRY, IPHONE, IPAD & PERSONAL DEVICES Rapid Device Proliferation (Smart Phones and other clients) 500 Device Growth in Enterprise WLANs Dual - Mode Phones Other Wi-Fi Devices 400 Industrial Handsets CAGR 90% Wi-Fi Phones Laptops, Notebooks 300 CAGR 44% 200 100 CAGR 25% 0 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Source: Gartner 04/201014 Copyright © 2011 Juniper Networks, Inc.
  15. 15. SO, WHY JUNIPER WLAN? WLM – Management and Access Control RingMaster WLM - Appliance SmartPass Simple - Secure - Mobile WLA – Access Points WLC – Controllers15 Copyright © 2011 Juniper Networks, Inc.
  16. 16. DELIVERING USER EXPECTATIONS From To LAN Access WLAN Access Stationary user Mobile user Dedicated bandwidth Shared bandwidth Fixed capacity Variable capacity16 Copyright © 2011 Juniper Networks, Inc.
  17. 17. DIFFERENT USERS = DIFFERENT REQUIREMENTS DMZ Switch Staff AAA JUNIPER WLC 2800 DUAL DC CLUSTER Firewall Dual Radio N/A-N/G/B Internet Trapeze Mobility Point 1000BaseT PoE Trunked Gbe Link Edge SwitchBelfast Trust Contractor Guest Access Vocera EkahauStaff AAA WebAAA GuestPass Staff AAA Staff AAA802.1x Client 802.1x SmartPass WebAAA MAC/ACL/SVP MAC/ACL/SVPWPA/WPA2 WPA/WPA2 No Encryption WPA2 WPA2Staff VLANs Guest VLAN VoIP VLAN LBS VLAN 17 Copyright © 2011 Juniper Networks, Inc.
  18. 18. THE BELFAST TRUST NETWORK IN 2011 Data Center WLC Cluster Guest WLCRingMaster Internet Firewall Core Switches LAN/WAN Musgrave ParkMicrosoft AD Royal Hospitals Staff Contractor Guest Voice Location City Hospital Mater HospitalStaff Contractor Guest Voice Location Staff Contractor Guest Voice Location Staff Contractor Guest Voice Location18 Copyright © 2011 Juniper Networks, Inc.
  19. 19. SEAMLESS CAMPUS ROAMING ABILITIES19 Copyright © 2011 Juniper Networks, Inc.
  20. 20. LARGEST WLAN PATENT PORTFOLIO TODAY Proven Technology Track Record:  Simple, Secure, Mobile  Real Time Location Aware  17 issued patents, 49 pending Differentiating WLAN Innovations:  Seamless roaming  Life Cycle Management  Intelligent Switching  Controller Virtualization  Identity Based Networking  Unified Mobility Services20 Copyright © 2011 Juniper Networks, Inc.
  21. 21. CORE DIFFERENTIATOR: CONTROLLER CLUSTERING Competitors Complex Approach Juniper’s Simplified Approach Hot Stand-by or Back-up controller Vendor Vendor A B Controller A Controller B Controller C Discrete controllers operate independently for Clustered controllers– act collectively as single AP redundancy configuration virtual controller for wireless configuration Harder to scale since adding capacity is Easy to scale – Capacity can be added in cumbersome chunks, anywhere in the network Limited resiliency – APs mapped directly to Highest resiliency – APs dynamically map to controller & resets upon network/device failure controllers– optimized, auto AP load balancing Limited reliability – N+1 (limited to number of Always-on reliability – many-to-many designated back-up switches) redundancy – all switches can serve as back-up Difficult to manage, highest cost of ownership Easiest to manage, lowest cost of ownership21 Copyright © 2011 Juniper Networks, Inc.
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