Aruba Central

Cloud Network Management and Operations


Aruba Central is designed to simplify the deployment, management and optimization of WLAN, LAN, VPN and SD-WAN. As the single pane of glass for Aruba ESP, the use of integrated AI based machine learning, IoT device profiling for security and unified infrastructure management accelerates the edge-to-cloud transformation for today’s intelligent edge.

Streamlined workflows, centralized monitoring and control, built-in AIOps, detailed alerts, reporting and troubleshooting combine to save time and resources. IT can spend less time on managing the infrastructure and more on creating value for the business.


• Cloud-native enterprise campus WLAN software

• Contact tracing and location tracing

• AI Insight for WLAN, switching, and SD-WAN

• Advanced IPS/IDS threat defense management

• Mobile application-based network installation

• Unified management for access and WAN edge

• Live Chat and an AI-based search engine

• Cloud, on-premises and as-a-Service options

• Integration with User Experience Insight

Core Technologies


AI Insights for today’s busy IT

Machine learning, automated workflows, and continuous monitoring provide full visibility into network health, application performance, and user experience issues. By contrast, legacy tools lack the AIOps features and data science required for today’s dynamic environments.

Enterprise-class scale and resiliency

For large campus and distributed sites alike, Aruba Central serves as the command center for all network operations. Features like clustering and live upgrades within ArubaOS and Aruba CX are now orchestrated using your choice of cloud, on-premises or as-a-Service deployment options.

Contact tracing and location tracing

Provide historical user and location data to support enterprise and public health entities manage and counteract potential COVID-19 outbreaks. To expand location accuracy, Bluetooth-based tracing is also available.

Reduce cyber risk with role-based policy enforcement

In addition to more agile service delivery and optimized network performance, easily use enterprise-grade security capabilities to improve network segmentation, meet compliance demands and protect business operations

Improve distributed operations using SD-Branch

Centralized WAN management and application performance optimization for distributed locations.

Our Partners

We don’t do it all on our own. See our network of valued partners.