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Meraki cs chattanooga

  1. 1. C A S E S T U DY | A I R P O R TChattanoogaMetropolitan Airport“AirNet’s free wireless Internet (Wi-Fi) access gives Chattanooga passengers one more opportunity to multi-task while they wait to board their flight. We appreciate AirNet’s partnership in supporting the Airport’s customer service goals.”Mike Landguth, President and CEO, Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport Authority Challenge Results Local authorities wanted to offer free, reliable high-speed wireless With a single high-speed Internet connection and just five Meraki nodes, over their entire local airport complex, to serve travellers and the airport complex was blanketed in wireless signal within hours. staff alike. But the terminals were far-flung and the construction presented a wireless line-of-sight challenge and potentially expensive barrier.Meraki, Inc. | | 660 Island St. 2 St., San Francisco, CA 94110 | 415.632.5800 | www.meraki.comMeraki, Inc.99 RhodeAlabama nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103 | 415.632. 5800 | www.meraki.com
  2. 2. Together with officials at Chattanooga Airport, AirNet Group had the entire network installed and running within just a few hours. Utilizing an Internet connection provided by AirNet, the Meraki network automatically configured as soon as the products were powered on. The Meraki hardware was installed inside false ceilings and lighting soffits, for added security. Because AirNet Group is responsible for ongoing support, they needed a management service that would allow them to access the network remotely. The web-based Meraki Dashboard suited their needs perfectly. With the tools and features provided in the Dashboard, AirNet Group can ensure that the Meraki mesh network remains fully operable, and can change configurations on the network with the click of a button from anywhere in the world. Unlike previous solutions they had tried, Meraki’s wireless solution continues to perform extremely well for the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport Authority and AirNet Group. The robust nature of Meraki’s products ensure optimal uptime of the network, and requires little or no adjustment to function properly. The result is the highly reliable wireless network that currently services the entire airport. “AirNet’s free wireless Internet (Wi-Fi) access gives Chattanooga passengers one more opportunity to multi-task while they wait toThe Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport Authority wanted to provide board their flight. We appreciate AirNet’s partnership in supportingubiquitous wireless Internet access throughout their entire facility to the Airport’s customer service goals.”service both airport customers and staff. To accomplish their goal, a —Mike Landguth, President and CEO, Chattanooga Metropolitanlocal wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP), AirNet Group, was Airport Authoritybrought in to make it happen. To date, the network has supported more than 20,000 users. NotTogether with officials at Chattanooga Airport, only does the network allow airport customers and staff to use the Internet, it also showcases Chattanooga Metropolitan AirportAirNet Group had the entire network installed Authority as innovative and customer-focused to its passengersand running within just a few hours. Utilizing and residents alike.an Internet connection provided by AirNet, theMeraki network automatically configured assoon as the products were powered on.To meet the requirements of the airport while keeping the totalproject economically feasible, the AirNet team needed an affordablesolution that would prove easy to install, easy to manage, andhighly reliable. After using Meraki products in a number of otherapplications, AirNet Group heard of Chattanooga Airport’s needfor a reliable network solution and knew that Meraki would be aperfect fit. With only five Meraki nodes, the entire airport, includingthe terminal, baggage claim, ticketing area, and coffee shop, wasblanketed with wireless Internet coverage.Meraki, Inc. | | 660 Island St. 2 St., San Francisco, CA 94110 | 415.632.5800 | www.meraki.comMeraki, Inc.99 RhodeAlabama nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103 | 415.632. 5800 | www.meraki.com

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