RF-Works State of Ohio Wireless as a Service Solution Overview

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RF-Works State of Ohio Wireless as a Service Solution Overview

  1. 1. State of Ohio Wireless as a Service (WaaS) OHIO ONE NETWORK -WIRELESS WaaS brought to you by RF-Works provides robust enterprise class cloud basedWi-Fi.This service is aligned with Ohio’s ITTransformation allowing you to do more with less staff. Ohio One Network -Wire- less simplifies wireless for you and your colleagues with services to enable guestWi-Fi, internal business use, and voice and location based services anywhere. The offering includes an outline plan comprising five main phases: Define, Develop, Design, Deploy andValidate. Define - Identifykeyrequirementssuchasuserpopulation,devices,applications,policiesandanyaesthetic challengestocreateadetaileddeploymentplan. Develop – ThedetailedplanandsupportingStateofWork(SOW)iscreatedbyRF-Works.Itisthenreviewedand agreeduponbybothpartiesafterdiscussion. Design – SitesurveyanddesignservicesaswellasanyadditionalservicesoutlinedintheSOWareperformed. Deploy – RF-WorksdeploystheCloudbasedwirelessnetworktothedesignspecificationsagreedupon.Inthis phaseRF-Worksensuresallsuccesslogistics. Validate – Afterinstallation,RF-Workscertifiesthewirelessnetworkandbeginsthewarrantedcoverageand performance.Thisphasealsoincludesanannualtuningwhichkeepsthewarrantyintact. Comprehensive support for yourWaaS Withtoday’scomplexwirelessnetworksandvariedclientdevices,determiningwhichtherootcauseofcoverage orperformanceproblemsisusuallytime-consuminganddifficult.RF-WorksWaaSsimplifiessupportforallofthe wirelesshardwareandsoftware,asinglepointofaccountability,andbest-in-classwirelesstechnicalexpertise alignedwiththeStatetokeepyouonyourOhioOneNetwork-Wireless. © Copyright 2013 RFWorks, LLC.The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for RFWorksWireless as a Service Offering are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying these services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. RFWorks shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein. Created September 2013; Updated December 2013, Rev. Wireless done right PRODUCTIVITY - COST EFFECTIVENESS - HIGHLY SECURE - USER EXPERIENCE - AVAILABILITY SERVICE LEVEL AGREEMENT (SLA) To order RF-WorksWaaS use theTSR or approved State of Ohio purchasing site. For more information or questions regardingWaaS reach out to Mindy Altiero at (614) 330-1379 or maltiero@rf-works.com.
  2. 2. The Challenges ofWireless LANS (EnterpriseWi-Fi) Wirelessconnectivityisthehotteststoryofthe decade.Todaycustomersareconnectingwirelessly, choosingthefreedomaffordedbyWi-Fioverthe tethersofnetworkcabling.Withthatfreedom, comescertainbandwidthandsecurityissuesthat requireprofessionalattention.Employeetraffic competeswithconstantstreaming,Googling,and tweeting.Communicationchannelsarecrammedwith everythingfromnewsfeedsandvoice;tovideos.This explosionofbandwidth-hungrytrafficisstraining wirelessnetworkstotheirlimits. “90% of the people in the US can now connect to the Internet whenever and wherever they want wirelessly...” —FCCNationalBroadbandMaps,December2012 Wi-Ficontinuestoadvance.Inthepast,itmayhave beenlimitedtoafewaccesspoints(APs)inindividual agenciesordepartmentsbutnowwirelesshas becomemission-criticalandintegraltogovernment strategy. Designing,deployingandsupportingahigh performanceand“alwayson”wirelessnetwork requiresengineeringexpertise.Ifthenetworkdoesn’t measureup,usersandguestsfromaroundthestate willmakeitknown.Theymayevenchoosetodeploy theirownhotspotorotherconnectivity,runningup costsincellulardataplans,causinginterference,and potentiallybreachingsecurity. The Benefits ofWireless Done Right Howcanyoucost-effectivelycreateawireless environmentthatwillofferfast,reliable,secure, andseamlessWi-Ficonnectivitythroughoutyour agency,educationalinstitution,clinic,orothermedical facility?You’llfindtheanswerinRF-WorksWireless asaService(WaaS).Thismonthlyserviceoffers expertassessment,networkdesign,implementation, optimization,andsupportofwirelesstomeetuser demandforaccessanywhere,atanytime,onany device. WithWaaS, you will gain: Increased productivity - Getfast,always-onWi-Fi connectivityfromanywhereinthecoveragearea. UtilizeITstaffformissioncriticalapplicationsinstead ofbeingburdenedwithconnectionissues. Lower operational costs - Userscanavoidcellular networkdatachargesandwastedexpensesfroma lackofwirelessnetworkconnectivity. Better security - Enterprisewirelessinfrastructure inyourentitywilllinkdirectlytotheStateof Ohionetwork,withallthenecessarysecurityand governance. Improved end user experience - Employees,partners, guestsandcitizenswillexperiencezero“deadspots” withinthecoverageareaandenjoyperformance engineeredtoyourrequirements. High availability - Wirelesscoveragemeetsyour businessrequirementsforsecurityandavailability. Wireless as a Service - the solution you need... RF-WorksWirelessasaServiceisstructuredaroundamethodologydevelopedbyexpertsoverthelast25yearsanchored byunparalleledtechnicalexpertise. RF-Worksengineersareamongtheworldsmostexperiencedatdesigningandimplementingenterprisewirelesssystems. We’vebuilthighperforming,highlyavailablewirelessnetworksinthousandsoflocations. “We recognized we couldn’t continue to do business from a state perspective the way we were doing it.” —Stu Davis, CIO State of Ohio Ohio One Network -Wireless “Governments will increasingly favour cloud computing over long-running in-house ITdeployments to contain costs and increase predictability.” accourding to Gartner

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