Small businesses and companies with smaller branch offices that might not have considered deploying RADIUS before can now avail themselves of its powerful network security benefits, at an affordable price that scales with size. RADIUS enables the highest possible level of access security, but the cost and complexity of on-premises servers made it prohibitively expensive. Cloudessa RADIUS dramatically reduces both the cost and complexity, making RADIUS based access security practical for all size deployments.
Larger enterprises, Institutions, and Government Agencies that are migrating applications and infrastructure to the cloud can now add RADIUS to that list of services to be outsourced, gaining scalability and reducing hardware maintenance cost and aggravation.Enterprises looking to upgrade their legacy RADIUS servers that lack functionality and are no longer being updated or supported by their original developers can cut costs and hassle. Cloudessa RADIUS eliminates software and hardware administration and support, while also cutting Rackspace/datacenter/footprint rent, electrical power and cooling, and replacement server expenses.
Hotspot and Guest Access service providers now have a scalable and flexible access management option that requires no physical footprint. Regardless of the scale of the service offering, Cloudessa has the features, functionality, and flexible licensing required to efficiently manage hotspot and guest access services.
Many hotspots and guest access services are provided as a courtesy at low or no-cost to customers, yet providers need means to control and document access in a cost efficient manner.
Cloudessa can seamlessly integrate within existing infrastructures, accepting authentication requests from a wide variety vendors Wi-Fi Access Points or other access servers, can authenticate users against a wide variety of user stores including Active Directory, LDAP, or SQL databases, and can documenting all network activity and support the exporting of CSV log files compatible with external reporting and billing applications.
Specialty network providers that manage access and accounting for networks of devices such as smart meters, sensors and vending machines can now easily integrate RADIUS into their cloud application.
Cloudessa provides an outsourced authentication infrastructure delivering efficiency and cost savings, while enabling customers to retain control of access privileges and data collection and to pay only for services actually required.
Cloudessa can support specialty network requirements by either providing an outsource service directly to the device owners or as a branded service to managed IT providers selling a whole device management solution.
Resellers and IT service providers that manage customer networks can easily deploy and administer RADIUS services on behalf of customers without hardware maintenance headaches – and even offer their own branded (“white label”) service.
With Cloudessa “White Label ” RADIUS, Managed IT Service Providers working with enterprise customers to migrate applications and infrastructure to the Cloud, can now easily extend the breadth of their service offering to include a managed RADIUS AAA service solution. The “White Label ” option enables Partners to rebrand the Cloudessa RADIUS service with their own logo and service name, and include it as an integrated, revenue generating, component of their overall managed IT service offering.