I. Case Overview
Dan Hotels is the finest hotel chain in Israel for decades and has 14 hotels with a total capacity of nearly 4000 rooms throughout the country. Most of its hotels are rated first class hotel by the Ministry of Tourism. To provide on-demand wireless network service, Dan Hotels has deployed one set of HSG3200+NetTicket Generator (SDS200W+PRT100) and in all the 14 hotels.
- Provide wireless access and instant account for hotel guests
- Provides simple and easy to use network management system and monitors existing account efficiently
- Able to handle large number of concurrent users
- Reliable performance with stable and strong Wi-Fi signals.
III. Network Solution
4ipnet tech specialist has specifically selected HSG3200+NetTicket Generator (SDS200W+PRT100) for Dan Hotels. These two models would best serve the hotels’ need and provide instant account access for on-demand users. NetTicket Generator is easy to use and does not require specific trained technicians to operate. It is fast and easy to learn and does not create extra workload, which is great for hotel concierge.
HSG3200– high performance Giga hotspot gateway in 19” full rack-mount chassis with 4 gigabit interfaces, and various security features that provides perfect network management solution. Supports 5,000 local and 5,000 on demand accounts.
NetTicket Generator (SDS200W+PRT100)– the set consists of SDS200W Wireless Device Server and PRT100 POS Printer. The instant account generator creates Wi-Fi accounts for free or for a fee. SDS200W can connect with any of the 4ipnet controller through Wi-Fi.
4ipnet’s HSG3200 is equipped with “on-demand” account generation and flexible billing capabilities; a visitor or event attendee may purchase Internet service at the front counter or any service desk in the hotel property.
There are 10 pre-configured customizable billing plans—under time, volume based accounting policies. Account users can also choose to pay by credit card or via payment portals, such as Paypayl, WorldPay, and such.
4ipnet account management includes on-demand account, free/trial account setting, login page customization and other security features.
Service Zones and Differentiated Network Services.
The Service Zone feature enables managed, differentiated services of all types, whether it be for complimentary Internet service for hotel guests, charged wireless access for temporary users, or specific applications that demand QoS (quality of service) such as VoIP over Wi-Fi on iPhone.
On-Demand & AAA
The HSG3200’s on-demand account generation capability provides instantaneous, free and chargeable accounts for visitors or event attendees to the mall. Its multiple, customizable billing plans fit the needs of different kinds of guest needs.
4ipWES Press-n-Connect with one touch button to extend wireless coverage effortlessly. With 4ipnet’s patent-pending technology, 4ipWES Press-n-Connect, it is easy to extend the WLAN to the areas where cables cannot reach—with the simple touch of a button, the EAP700 automatically establishes an AES encrypted connection with its peer access point, effortlessly and securely expanding the network. Even the non-IT staff can handle the most complicated wireless WDS deployment in less than 10 seconds. This feature is especially handy when a fast network deployment and temporary Internet usage are required during events.