Sophos Wireless

Easy to deploy and manage, so your wireless networks are up and running in no time.

Our cloud-managed Wi-Fi provides the best AP support, scalability and a single pane of glass via Sophos Central, plus all the features described below.

For information about AP management from your Sophos firewall, please see the relevant product section. A feature matrix is available here.

Synchronized Connectivity

Automatically control access for managed clients based upon their health status.

Threat Discovery

Threats on and to your Wi-Fi networks are instantly classified – for example, as rogue APs, spoofing attempts, or unknown devices.

Modular Management System

Manage Wireless on its own or alongside all your Sophos Central-managed security solutions.

Synchronized Security: Intelligence – Connected

Sophos Wireless combines the power of the Sophos Central platform and our unique Security Heartbeat™ functionality. It monitors and acts upon the health status of connected endpoint and mobile clients to reduce the risk to your trusted Wi-Fi networks.

  • Integrates with your Sophos Endpoint and/or Sophos Mobile when managed in Sophos Central
  • Provides superior visibility to discover threats at the earliest possible moment
  • Prevents lateral movement by automatically restricting web access for unhealthy clients

*Available with APX Only

See it in action: With Sophos Mobile

See it in action: With Intercept X

Take it for a test drive.

Demo all Wireless features – no install, no commitment.

Simple Deployment

Deploying access points is easy. We’ll guide you through three simple steps to create your networks, register your access points, and set up one or more sites.

Plug your access point into your network to reach the internet

Find the S/N on the access point and wait for the LED to reach initialize state

Enter or upload your serial number(s), then click 'register'

Central Management

Sophos Wireless is easy to set up and deploy as part of your Sophos Central portfolio of cloud-managed security solutions.

  • Using Sophos Central, you can manage Wireless on its own, or alongside your Endpoint, Mobile, Email, Encryption, Server Protection, and Firewall Management
  • The cloud-managed platform gives you a single pane of glass for all your security solutions

Built For Performance

Our APX Series access points are custom-built to offer optimal performance and increased throughput at load. These models are enabled with Security Heartbeat™, offering integration with Sophos Mobile and Sophos Endpoint to protect your Wi-Fi networks.

  • 2x2, 3x3 and 4x4 models available with 802.11ac Wave 2 technology
  • Improved overall performance and throughput at load
  • Enabled with Security Heartbeat to support Endpoint and Mobile in Sophos Central

Increased Visibility

Getting insight into what's happening on your wireless networks is a daily struggle for many IT admins. With Sophos Wireless, you always know the status of your Wi-Fi networks, access points, connecting clients, and the environment around you to identify potential risks or inappropriate use of your resources.

  • Get insight into the health of your Wi-Fi networks
  • Identify inappropriate user behavior
  • Added insight allows for better wireless planning

Hotspots and Guest Access

Provide controlled internet access for visitors, contractors, and other guests on your network. Using a daily password, time-based voucher, or social login, you can customize guest access to display the hotspot portal with your own logo, brand colors, and terms of service. Use enterprise-grade backend authentication for a seamless user experience.

Enhanced Rogue AP Detection

Automatically classifies neighboring networks to identify attempts to infiltrate an organization via Wi-Fi.

Take a Look

  • Identifies and automatically classifies neighboring Wi-Fi networks according to their threat level
  • An on-demand scan function shows you the very latest threat data
  • The Threats widget on the dashboard puts the information directly at your fingertips

Wireless Scalability

With Sophos Wireless, extending your network becomes as simple as adding an additional access point. We use the scalability of our cloud-based architecture to the fullest so that you can adapt your network to suit your current business needs.

Site Planning

Create multiple sites and upload your floor plans to get a first visualization for access point placement and coverage before using more advanced planning tools.

  • View multiple sites using Google Maps (excludes China)
  • Use real or simulated access points on your floor plans
  • Get a first indication before starting your full site planning

For further assistance with your planned deployment, contact your Sophos partner or sales contact.

Other Deployment Options

Want to manage Wi-Fi on your Sophos firewall?

Sophos Central-managed Wireless offers all the flexibility of a cloud-managed solution, an enhanced feature set, and on-launch support for a broader range of access points. But if you want to manage your Wireless Protection through your firewall or UTM, we can offer that too.

  • XG Firewall and SG UTM offer management support for all indoor APX models plus the legacy outdoor AP 100X

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