Multi-Dwelling Units

Better MDU Wi-Fi for Apartments, Dorms and Assisted Living Facilities

You invest a lot of resources to provide a great living experience in your multi-dwelling units (MDUs). But whether it’s student or military housing, luxury apartment complexes, assisted living or other properties, your residents expect more. They no longer see you as just the landlord, they want you to be their network service provider too. That means supporting a huge number of smart devices, demanding video and gaming services, and other high-bandwidth wireless applications. And it means making the network delivering them just as reliable as residents’ water, heat and electricity.

That’s a lot of technical challenges to overcome. But your residents don’t want to hear about how hard it is to provide great Wi-Fi in places with thousands of devices, large indoor/outdoor coverage areas, and multi-story buildings. All they know is that the property down the street offers free Wi-Fi. Does yours? 

Give Residents Unlimited Wireless Access at No Additional Charge

Network access rolled into the rent sounds great to residents. And it’s becoming a bigger factor in where people decide to move and whether they stay. But wireless dreams can quickly turn to nightmares—for both your residents and your business—if your Wi-Fi isn’t simple, reliable and secure.

Ruckus makes it easy to deliver high-performance Wi-Fi across thousands of units and tens of thousands of users. Even in environments with mixed indoor/outdoor spaces, older brick and concrete construction, and high device density, you can provide secure, reliable connectivity. With simple, secure onboarding and management, great Wi-Fi doesn’t have to be more complicated than any other utility on your property. 

Deliver Consistently Great Performance, Even When Usage Surges

Residents are connecting more devices—laptops, smartphones, gaming systems, smart home devices. They want a connected home, where wireless services link every aspect of their work and play. They’re looking at you to give it to them. 

Ruckus 802.11ac wireless solutions support more simultaneous devices and higher-bandwidth applications, even in challenging residential environments. Our Ruckus access points with patented BeamFlex+ antenna technology adapt for interference and other wireless challenges automatically to provide consistent connections to every device and user. 

Onboard Devices Simply and Securely

Your residents’ Wi-Fi love will quickly turn to hate if connecting their devices is a chore, or if they have to constantly provide credentials to log back onto the network. And if they’re relying on you for their Wi-Fi, you better make sure you’re protecting their sensitive traffic. 

Ruckus certificate-based onboarding makes Wi-Fi access simple and seamless—for both your residents and your IT team. Residents can connect any device, anywhere on the property in seconds, through a branded self-service portal. They can log on once and never have to do anything again. And they can do it all through a platform that protects every connection with the strongest wireless encryption.

A managed Wi-Fi solution can provide significant revenue and ROI opportunities for MDU property owners. Check out this easy-to-use calculator to get an idea on how managed Wi-Fi can impact your business.

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BeamFlex Adaptive Antenna Technology

Performance Optimization

What it means:

Smart, compact adaptive antenna systems containing multiple elements that electrically manipulate antenna properties so as to create optimal antenna patterns for each device with which they communicate.

Why you should care:

Traditional wireless antennas are either “omnidirectional” (radiating signals in all directions) or “directional” (radiating signals in one direction). Ruckus BeamFlex Adaptive Antenna Technology takes a more adaptable approach. BeamFlex technology enables the antenna system within a Ruckus AP to continually sense and optimize for its environment.

This antenna system mitigates radio interference, noise and network performance issues, and improves application flows. The results:

  • Increased performance and range
  • Crystal clear video and voice communications
  • Maximized power efficiency

BeamFlex+ is an enhancement to Ruckus BeamFlex adaptive antenna technology by providing adaptive support to mobile devices. BeamFlex+ enables antennas to adapt to client device orientation in addition to client device location.