April 2016 - The Campus Reference Architecture (CRA) 3.0 provides solutions to address key problems facing small to large businesses. The solutions addressed include:

  • Designing a modern, end-to-end campus network to deliver wired and wireless user connectivity incorporating switching, mobility and security

• Simplifying the complex deployment and manageability of separate sites in a campus or across branches

• Delivering a modern approach to access and aggregation that minimizes downtime in campus networks

• Enabling role-based access management and dynamic policy assignment for guests, employees and contractors

• Enabling users to self-provision corporate and guest access on a variety of devices (Bring Your Own Device [BYOD])

• Providing the latest technology to address speed, bandwidth, redundancy and failure-resistant networks

• Providing architectural options utilizing different product types (modular and fixed form factor stackable products)