Case Study: Upgrade from Unifi UAP LR to Unifi U6 LR WiFi 6 Wireless Access Point for network better coverage, performance and optimization.

Client Overview: Our one of the existing premium client approached us with a request to enhance their existing wireless network infrastructure which was 5 years old. The client’s primary concerns included improving network performance, increasing capacity, and ensuring compatibility with the latest technological advancements. In response to these challenges, we at Rational Systems Private Limited […]
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Case Study: Upgrade from Unifi UAP LR to Unifi U6 LR WiFi 6 Wireless Access Point for network better coverage, performance and optimization.

by | Dec 11, 2023 | Enterprise Wireless, Case Study, Wireless Networking

Client Overview: Our one of the existing premium client approached us with a request to enhance their existing wireless network infrastructure which was 5 years old. The client’s primary concerns included improving network performance, increasing capacity, and ensuring compatibility with the latest technological advancements. In response to these challenges, we at Rational Systems Private Limited proposed a comprehensive upgrade, replacing 10 existing Unifi UAP LR access points with state-of-the-art Unifi U6 LR WiFi 6 devices. Additionally, a D-LINK 24 Port POE+ Switch and a Unifi Cloud Key V3 were installed to streamline network management.

Project Objectives:

  1. Improve wireless network performance and capacity.
  2. Upgrade outdated access points to the latest Unifi U6 LR WiFi 6 devices.
  3. Enhance network management capabilities through a centralized solution.
  4. Ensure seamless integration with existing infrastructure.
  5. Future-proof the network for upcoming technological advancements.
  6. Create roaming network

Solution Implemented: Rational Systems Private Limited executed a phased approach to fulfill the client’s requirements:

  1. Unifi U6 LR WiFi 6 Wireless Access Points:
    • Upgraded 10 existing Unifi UAP LR access points to the latest Unifi U6 LR WiFi 6 devices.
    • Leveraged WiFi 6 technology to enhance data transfer speeds, capacity, and overall network efficiency.
    • Improved performance in high-density environments with increased device density support.
  2. D-LINK 24 Port POE+ Switch:
    • Installed a D-LINK 24 Port POE+ Switch to provide Power over Ethernet (PoE) capabilities for efficient and centralized power delivery to the Unifi U6 LR devices.
    • Enhanced network reliability and reduced cable clutter through PoE functionality.
    • Supports 250 Mtr. Cable Length
    • 250 WATT Power
  3. Unifi Cloud Key V3:
    • Deployed Unifi Cloud Key V3 for centralized management of the entire wireless network.
    • Streamlined configuration, monitoring, and troubleshooting through the Unifi Controller, accessible via the cloud.
    • We already had Unifi Cloud Key V3 working so we used it, which is discontinued but for new installations we can use Cloud Key Gen2 which have more features.
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Advantages of Upgrading to Unifi U6 LR WiFi 6 Devices:

  1. Increased Network Speeds:
    • WiFi 6 technology offers faster data transfer speeds, resulting in a more responsive and efficient network.
  2. Improved Capacity:
    • Enhanced support for multiple devices simultaneously, addressing the challenges posed by the growing number of connected devices in modern workplaces.
  3. Better Performance in Dense Environments:
    • Overcame congestion in high-density areas, ensuring a stable and reliable connection for all users.
  4. Enhanced Security:
    • Utilized the latest security protocols and features inherent in WiFi 6 to safeguard the network against potential threats.
  5. Future-Proofing:
    • Positioned the client’s network for future technological advancements, ensuring a longer lifespan for the infrastructure.

Outcome: The network upgrade successfully addressed the client’s concerns, providing a more robust, efficient, and future-ready wireless infrastructure. client now experiences improved network performance, increased capacity, and streamlined management, resulting in a more productive and reliable work environment.

Client Feedback: Client expressed satisfaction with the seamless transition and immediate positive impact on their network performance. The client appreciated our expertise and commitment to delivering cutting-edge solutions tailored to their specific needs.

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