Protect Guest Wi-Fi in Minutes
Fortune 50 retailers, top universities, and some of the largest hospitals trust OpenDNS to protect their guests.
You want to ensure a great experience for guests, which includes fast Wi-Fi access. But there are security and legal liability concerns. You don’t want guests downloading copyrighted material or viewing inappropriate content from your network. Or worse, negative press on your brand if your guests’ identities or information are stolen when connecting to a malicious site from your network.
Umbrella is the easiest and fastest cloud-delivered service to provision secure and compliant guest Wi-Fi everywhere. Our Umbrella Secure Hotspot (or Guest WiFi for MSPs) package delivers the same protection as our enterprise-focused Umbrella Professional package, which enforces network security and content filtering at the DNS layer. The difference is that it only covers Wi-Fi hotspots on your network, and we charge by hotspot rather than by user.
A painless deployment, even for thousands of locations
Whether you want to secure a few hotspots or tens of thousands, you simply point DNS traffic to our global network. There’s just one IP address to remember thanks to our Anycast Routing technology. And our partnerships with Aruba, Cradlepoint, and Aerohive make provisioning Umbrella as simple as a checkbox. Assign policies in one place and gain visibility everywhere.
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A transparent experience, even for blazing fast Internet
OpenDNS uses DNS resolvers, rather than Web proxies, in the cloud—leveraging Internet’s existing infrastructure. So enterprise-grade Web filtering and network security is enforced without any additional latency, hardware, or software. Even better, using an elastic and scalable cloud service means you don’t have to deal with complex sizing guides. And even if you triple your Internet pipe’s bandwidth, our cost stays the same.
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Flexible acceptable use policies
Over 60 filtering categories and custom allow or block lists ensure that guests only view appropriate content that is consistent with your brand. Creating policies using the cloud-based Umbrella dashboard could not be easier. With Aerohive, Aruba, and Cradlepoint network devices, you can even set different policies and pinpoint activity per access point.
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Guests are protected from threats
Umbrella prevents malware, command & control callbacks, and phishing from compromising guests’ devices or stealing guests’ identities over any port, protocol, or app. And real-time Internet activity is aggregated across all Wi-Fi hotspots
in one place.
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