Powered by Radiator: Verkkovieras.fi
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This time it's Arch Red's turn to introduce their cloud based authentication service -- verkkovieras.fi , Powered by Radiator.
verkkovieras.fi for simple and secure federated Wi-Fi authentication
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We know that maintaining user databases and RADIUS servers for employee and guest access can be difficult, especially when there’s additional complexity such as federated roaming. With verkkovieras.fi we focused in building a service, which is easy to deploy and easy to use. We thought, designed, thought some more and improved our design to be as clean and clear as possible.
Easily deployed in any Wi-Fi networkTo deploy verkkovieras.fi authenticaton service you only need RADIUS capable authenticated devices such as for example almost all Wi-Fi controllers and access points. The authenticating device, usually the Wi-Fi controller, needs to be able to communicate with our cloud based servers in Internet and that’s it -- only our server details and Wi-Fi networks need to be configured in the controller.
User account registration as easy as email
Employees manage their user accounts themselves by requesting them from WWW page and after simple email-www page confirmation they activate their email address based user account. Account’s username is their email address and password is randomly generated string. We wanted to make sure that the network password is secure and on the other hand create a separate user account for network access. This was to keep more important or sensitive passwords such as Active Directory or other service passwords separate and safe. This way the employee cannot undermine the security by changing password to less secure or more sensitive one.
Federated roaming with a flick of a switch
Roaming federations and federated user access is even simpler, just select which federations and to activate or deactivate it. Your employees or visiting roaming guests are then able to roam free within federations and networks with same profiles they use for network access in your home network.
Easy guest user access or traditional vouchers -- you choose
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All this as a cloud service, ready to be deployed today
We packaged all this in a redundant Amazon cloud based service distributed across two geographical regions, where we handle the difficult details such as scaling, server certificates, EAP methods (EAP-PEAP, EAP-TTLS, EAP-PWD) leaving you as a customer time to focus to your business and core functions.
If you are interested, contact Arch Red sales ( sales <at> archred.com ) for more details.