Gaming powered by HPE Aruba Networking

When it comes to online gaming, the difference between winning and losing could come down to slow and unreliable network connections and ill-timed glitches. So, how can the gaming industry enable players to up their game?

The answer, of course, lies in fast, stable connectivity powered by the Internet of Things and Instant On network stack of AP25 and 1960 switches. With faster Wi-Fi speed, greater capacity, and reduced latency, these switches deliver a power-packed punch for avid professional and recreational gamers.


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IO 1960 switches
Seamless connectivity, fast, lag-free high definition video streaming

Smart Mesh Technology -
Extended coverage

Enhanced security measure

Real-time performance – tracking of players

IO AP25 –
Faster wi-fi speed, greater capacity, reduces latency.

Enhanced realism

Realistic gamification

Target wake time – Reduces power consumption

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Location Services

Location services are enabling gaming businesses to create seamless personalised customer experiences with custom mobile apps, wayfinding, and targeted campaigns.

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Enabling sport and entertainment businesses to create seamless personalised customer experiences with custom mobile apps, wayfinding, and targeted campaigns, indoor location services are as easy and accurate as outdoor GPS.

Especially now Aruba has introduced the first self-locating wireless access points, enabling highly accurate indoor location – everywhere.

Location services provide benefits such as:

  • Lower IT costs
  • Increased revenue
  • Improved user experience

The future of gaming

The Internet of Things (IoT) is revolutionising the gaming industry with its growing applications. IoT technologies are enabling gamers to experience immersive and interactive gaming experiences that were never before thought possible, with enhancements such as:

More gameplay options
More gameplay options

Enhance the gaming experience by providing a more dynamic range of options for players to explore the game’s world, talk to characters, and interact with objects. This will enable players to become more involved in the game, increase loyalty, and elevate competition.

Increased security measures

Gamers are more likely to trust games that can provide them with a secure experience. With the IoT, the gaming industry can implement security measures such as two-factor authentication and data analytics, to protect users’ accounts and block suspicious activity straight away.

Real-time performance analytics

Both professional and non-professional gamers want to level up their performance. With real-time performance analytics, they can track their reaction times and accuracy, identify areas for improvement and become better gamers.

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Next-generation gaming and virtual reality

Today’s multi-player online games, virtual reality apps, and augmented reality have become incredibly sophisticated in realism, resolution, and graphics. Yet these advances require more bandwidth to make it all work seamlessly. A slow network simply cannot deliver an immersive gaming experience. Enter Instant On - ready to deliver game-changing wireless connectivity.

Gaming in every corner

Gamers need room to roam, pace, and plot, and Wi-Fi connectivity that moves with them. With HPE Aruba Networking’s Smart Mesh technology, Wi-Fi dead zones have gone the way of the GameCube. Get extended coverage for every corner of your space, including dense environments, so gamers get the coverage they need while non-players get uninterrupted coverage as well.

An added boost when you need it

To up their advantage even further, gamers can connect directly to an Instant On switch for even faster and more stable performance. Our 1960 switches extend bandwidth, providing 10G uplink ports that ensure reliable wired connectivity for gaming and beyond.

Keep gaming costs low

Gaming requires high bandwidth that, coupled with other devices on your network may mean unexpectedly high energy bills. HPE Aruba Networking gives you the ability to reduce power usage with Target Wake Time (TWT). TWT allows you to limit the times that devices can communicate with your APs, reducing the power consumption and extending battery life.

Gaming IoT in action

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Want to transform your business with the Internet of Things with HPE Aruba Networking ESP or Instant On? Talk to us today to find out more.