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Cloud Captive Portal

The cloud captive portal is a cloud services platform that allows a wide range of organisations to easily deploy Wi-Fi access via a web based splash login page. Through page venues can engage with their Wi-Fi users by presenting them with adverts, coupons, promotions, surveys, etc.

Merchants, venues, hotels, retail outlets, bus stations, small and medium enterprises and providers can use Managed Connections to easily connect with Wi-Fi users to sell products, services, present customer loyalty programs, and otherwise influence visitors, all white labelled for the providers.

Enterprises, schools, and agencies/institutions can use the Managed Connections cloud platform to easily provide fully controlled, secure and legally compliant Wi-Fi access to employees, guests, students, and other BYOD users, and to communicate as required to these users.

Whether your goal is to monetise the free Wi-Fi service you provide your customers, or simply to provide the easiest BYOD network connectivity possible, Managed Connections provides the flexibility you need to create a great Wi-Fi user experience.

Captive Portal Cloud Service comprises the following components:

  • Captive portal platform includes robust and flexible AAA functionality, capable of supporting virtually any hotspot or enterprise WiFi network.
  • Integration with social networks for social sign-on—Wi-Fi users can authenticate using their Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or other social network credentials
  • Customizable information/offer delivery mechanisms—Add your logo, style , and otherwise customize your captive portal splash page
  • Managed Advertising portal

All components are delivered as a cloud hosted service, and there is no requirement to install custom servers or equipment other than UAM-capable Wi-Fi access points, controllers or NAS units.

Managed Connections AAA and Captive Portal Cloud Service makes it simple to create engaging user portal web pages to enhance the on-site user experience with tailored information and promotions for a customer or guest user.

Use our captive portal splash page themed templates for the quickest deployment or, if you have more sophisticated requirements we can apply your HTML to create a fully branded to your own identity to enhance your portal.

Whether working from a template or designing your own web pages, you can easily incorporate logos and brand colours onto your splash page, flexible login options are also available with customised business logic.

Templates and support are provided for different size mobile device screens and platforms. The Managed Connections AAA and Cloud Captive Portal Service passes user device information and browser default language information to the web page for optimising the display on the fly and the user experience.

Leveraging insights gained during the login process, and aggregating that with other user data, provides merchants and venues with the data to dynamically tailor the users experience and enable the delivery of highly targeted coupons and promotions, when used in conjunction with the Managed Connections fully managed advertising, coupon and promotions module (coming soon).

Enable Instant Payments and Checkouts

With Managed Connections AAA and Captive Portal Cloud Service, you can also enable instant payments and checkouts, and have the flexibility to set-up your own payment processor relationships. Supported options include both instant payment transactions and checkout processing. All payments are processed directly into your bank account and not ours.

Cloud Captive Portal Service Compatibility

The Captive Portal Cloud Service leverages the user redirect capabilities of WISPr 2.0 UAM enabled WiFi AP’s and Controllers, including those from Open Mesh, Ruckus Wireless, Cisco, Meraki, Aruba, Motorola and many others.

In addition, many of these WiFi AP’s and Controllers include advanced functionality that, when leveraged within the Captive Portal Cloud Service platform, will provide insight and information to enhance and optimize the user experience and portal effectiveness. This functionality includes Geolocation, Presence, and Dynamic Search Insight.

Logging and Session Table

Managed Connections AAA and Captive Portal Cloud Service captures and logs detailed records for all network access, providing administrators with the insight needed to address any network access security related questions or issues.

Administrators need to be aware of organizational accountability for network usage. Captive Portal Cloud Service’s Logging functionality provides detailed network access records that can be used to address various healthcare and financial services industry regulations, and other mandates that require network usage logs.