Secure wireless Internet access extended to guests at every Cisco location worldwide.

Cisco IT invites guests from hundreds of businesses to visit Cisco locations, for executive briefings, tours of Cisco’s data centers, and other business events. Previously, guests did not have a means to access their corporate VPN from Cisco sites. Today Cisco IT has deployed both local Layer 2 and global distributed Layer 3 hotspots for guests visiting Cisco offices worldwide.

This wireless case study describes the wireless hotspot deployment, including:

  • The architectures and process for installing local Layer 2 and global distributed Layer 3 hotspots
  • The legal considerations of providing Internet access to guests
  • Challenges of the deployment and how Cisco IT overcame them

Read the Guest Networking Case Study