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Extensive Campus Wide WiFi solution American International College – Dubai, UAE

The college is a constituent unit of the Al-Shafar Group of Companies noted for providing social and public services to the local community. ACD is licensed as an institution of higher learning by the Dubai Municipality and operates under the supervision of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research which accredits its academic programs.

Working closely with the College, Comvergent delivered a comprehensive programme of activities to deliver a campus wide, complete WiFi solution accessing local fibre rings providing high capacity data throughput.

Comvergent delivered a comprehensive, robust, reliable campus wide WiFi network. From planning, procurement, and programming to on site delivery, and provided all services to complete the project on time and in budget. This was done not only using the most up to date WiFi access points, but also through, wireless, fibre and fixed technologies to provide the most complete service possible to the ACD.

Portfolio of tasks

  • Robust and reliable WiFi system
  • State-of-the-art
  • Centrally managed
  • Wi-Fi access controls including landing page with user Logon credentials
  • Support Power over Ethernet (PoE)
  • Wireless mesh capability

Equipment installed

  • Ruckus ZoneFlex 7762 Outdoor 802.11n Dual-Band APs
  • Ruckus ZoneFlex 7731 Outdoor 802.11n Bridge AP
  • Ruckus ZoneFlex 7343 Single-Band 802.11n Smart Wi-Fi APs
  • Ruckus ZoneDirector 1025 Controller
  • Ruckus Flexmaster Centralized


  • Reliable and robust network performance, with high capacity and extended coverage
  • Wire-like reliability across entire network inside and out
  • Cost-effective, easy-to-deploy solution
  • Automatic meshing and ‘self-healing’ capabilities
  • Build-as-you-grow model supporting future applications and services

For more information, contact us on +44 (0) 1244 663545