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TP-Link Business Solution for Catering Networks

Background

In an age of smart, mobile devices, Wi-Fi has become a necessity in restaurants and cafés everywhere. Customers want to check the news and message their friends whether grabbing a bite to eat or relaxing with a coffee. Businesses too can benefit by sharing promotional content and raising their social media profile when customers share experiences online.

Catering
Networks

Requirement Analysis

  1. 1. Elegant appearance and blends in with any interior design style
  2. 2. Stable network for all customers even at peak times
  3. 3. Display advertisements and promotional content to clients upon connecting
  4. 4. Allow easy, centralized management and low-cost maintenance

Solution Topology

Solution Benefits

Elegant appearance, flexible deployment
The easy-mount chassis ensures the access point can be installed quickly and easily on any wall or ceiling surface. A modern, inconspicuous appearance means the device blends in with most interior decorating styles.
High stability in high-density environment
A core load balance router can guarantee the stability of the wired network with dozens of clients connected at once. Armed with advanced wireless functions such as band steering and airtime fairness, the business-class access points can provide stable connections for all mobile devices.
Captive portal for convenient guest authentication
Captive portal provides a convenient method of authentication for Wi-Fi guests. Choose from a range of authentication options and create a unique authentication page to advertise your business to customers.
Easy Management
The free, easy-to-use Controller Software and secure, stable Wireless Controller provide management methods for different groups of products. Network administrators can configure and monitor hundreds of access points from a single location.

Products Recommended

Small Business/Cost-Effective Solution

Type Model Description
Router TL-R470T+ Load Balance Broadband Router
PoE Switch TL-SG1005P 5-Port Gigabit Desktop Switch with 4-Port PoE
TL-SG1008P 8-Port Gigabit Desktop Switch with 4-Port PoE
Software-Managed Controller Software Free EAP Controller Software that can manage hundreds of EAPs at once
Access Point EAP115 300Mbps Wireless N Ceiling Mount Access Point
Access Point EAP110 300Mbps Wireless N Ceiling Mount Access Point
Hardware-Managed Wireless ControllerAC50 Secure and stable Wireless Controller that can manage up to 50 CAPs
Access PointCAP300 300Mbps Ceiling Mount Access Point

Medium-sized Business/High-Performance Solution

Type Model Description
Router TL-R480T+ Load Balance Broadband Router
PoE Switch T2600G-28MPS JetStream 24-Port Gigabit L2 Managed PoE+ Switch with 4 SFP Slots
T1600G-28PS JetStream 24-Port Gigabit Smart PoE+ Switch with 4 SFP Slots
Software-Managed Controller Software Free EAP Controller Software that can manage hundreds of EAPs at once
Access Point EAP330 AC1900 Dual Band Gigabit Ceiling Mount Access Point
Access Point EAP320 AC1200 Dual-Band Gigabit Ceiling Mount Access Point
Access Point EAP245 AC1750 Dual Band Gigabit Ceiling Mount Access
Access Point EAP225 AC1200 Dual Band Gigabit Ceiling Mount Access Point
Hardware-Managed Wireless Controller AC500 Secure and stable Wireless Controller that can manage up to 500 CAPs
Access Point CAP1750 AC1750 Dual-Band Gigabit Ceiling Mount Access Point
Access Point CAP300-Wall 300 Mbps Wall-Plate Access Point
Access Point CAP1200 AC1200 Dual Band Gigabit Ceiling Mount Access Point