ngena Wi-Fi as a Service drives value with simplified enterprise wireless connectivity 


ngena Wi-Fi as a Service drives value with simplified enterprise wireless connectivity 

by Dietmar Geiler, Chief Platform Office,

ngena now offers Wi-Fi as a service for any-sized enterprise, industry partners, and resellers

 ” ngena´s Wi-Fi as a Service integrates multiple wireless technologies and hardware vendors into a single managed network that provides a more cost-efficient, reliable, and scalable solution, with an unmatched price/performance ratio.”

Dietmar Geiler, Chief Platform Officer

ngena Wi-Fi as a Service Key Features:

  • 24/7 managed service for Wi-Fi with reactive or active service options
  • blazeAI™ with AI-Core for reactive, proactive, and predictive lights-out operation
  • Hardware agnostic extensible SDN framework
  • Cloud services orchestration and delivery software platform
  • Built-in business intelligence
  • Carrier-grade operational reliability and enterprise-class security
  • Real-time intuitive visual front-end monitoring, control, and insight
  • Easy wi-fi node provisioning, configuration, and deployment
  • Provides an instant foundation for over-the-top services delivery
  • Seamless remote software upgrades 
  • Multi-tenant support
  • Managed Service Provider and Enterprise self-service modes 
  • blazeTEK™ app for fast, easy, and cost-effective Wi-Fi node provisioning, configuration, and deployment
  • blazeX™ multi-function Personal NOC™ self-provisioning guided mobile app
  • GDPR-compliant

Performance and security meet value with ngena Wi-Fi as a Service

Businesses, organizations, educational institutions, and local government are constantly faced with the pressure of providing high quality Wi-Fi networks to their users along with additional capabilities beyond solid connectivity. The responsibility of managing a Wi-Fi network, along with ensuring capabilities are functioning at the highest level of performance can be difficult, time consuming, and costly. But it doesn’t have to be.

What if you could transform your Wi-Fi network from a connectivity cost into an operational asset that was simple to connect and allowed for savings on operational management costs at the same time? 

What is Wi-Fi as a Service from ngena?

ngena understands the challenges that come with providing and managing Wi-Fi networks. Beyond dependable, wireless as a Service from ngena comes with capabilities like visual maps of traffic patterns, and automated network health checks, we have created a Wi-Fi solution that takes secure connectivity beyond just an expected utility.

The acquisition of neutrino8 in 2022 bolstered ngena to offer a powerful Wi-Fi as a Service solution that has been integrated into our secure connectivity portfolio, and easily powered by .connect™ for fully digitized user experience that is easier to manage. 

ngena now offers Wi-Fi as a Service as part of its secure connectivity network as a Service portfolio of growing solutions. Powered by ngena blazeAI™, a network orchestration and analytics platform that dramatically reduces capital expenditures (CapEx) and operating expenses (OPEX) with state-of-the-art wireless connectivity and performance. 

Through advanced machine learning our blazeAI™ that is integrated into managed Wi-Fi as a Service offering delivers business intelligence that transforms connectivity costs into a business asset for any enterprise regardless of industry, and is the perfect solution for Retail, Healthcare, Education, Hospitality, Government, Telecom Operators, and ISP industries.

Reinventing Network Connectivity

ngena’s blazeAI™ evolves your wireless network into a digital platform with direct business value.  The core capabilities are fueled by innovative machine learning and data analytics, empowering reactive, proactive, and predictive problem-solving ways to assist network operations teams. Now you can turn business intelligence into usable insights that simplify Wi-Fi network operations management tasks through automation.

“Powered by machine learning AI, and dynamically scalable cloud-based micro-services,  blazeAI orchestrates seamless, secure, reliable enterprise connectivity and specialized over-the-top services including such analytics as the behavior of in store customers,  device  tracking  in  healthcare,  or  secure & reliable web access in schools,” said Dietmar Geiler, Chief Platform Officer, ngena. ngena Wi-Fi as a service includes access to instant deep data analytics as a premium value-added service that empowers opportunities for better customer engagement through useful insights.

Simplified Installation with Secure Provisioning

There is no question that Wi-Fi data can help uncover insights that help detect issues faster to better manage the health and security of networks. With ngena .connect at the wheel, ngena is set to take the wi-fi as a service industry by storm by making it easier to troubleshoot network issues through automated monitoring and alerts and improve user engagement, all available in affordable Wi-Fi as a Service pricing options. The data can be difficult to manage and utilize and network operations teams can easily become an overwhelmed with the expensive task of trying to monitor and receive reports manually.

The integration of Wi-Fi as a service within the ngena .connect platform allows network operations teams to easily access and visualize a range of key data analytics capabilities through a fully digitized business process.

With ngena Wi-Fi, compared to some other Wi-Fi as a service providers, user’s entire network access can be securely provisioned from the cloud in minutes instead of hours or days using the intuitive web-based dashboard or mobile app. The Wi-Fi Access Points can be shipped directly to any remote site. Installation is quick, even without technical knowledge, and the Wi-Fi service can be powered up and connected in less than 90 seconds per Wi-Fi Access Point. 

Turbo-Charge Productivity with blazeAI data insights

With blazeAI™, you receive real-time visibility of multi-tenant, multi-site, and multiple sub-location networks. Gain business insights from rich analytics and AI-driven notifications to optimize the quality of the user experience. Our blazeAI™ technology delivers continuous monitoring, analytics, control, and always up to date software and security updates.

Key Benefits: 

  • Built-in capabilities eliminate unnecessary, expensive proprietary vendor SKUs.
  • 24/7 AI-automated, lights-out, hardware-agnostic wireless access network orchestration
  • Simplifies implementation and automates operational complexity, reducing significant OPEX and CAPEX with the additional bonus of business insights, and automated alerts.
  • Frees up organization resources to focus on other business priorities and needs.
  • Continuously scalable and future-proof; always up-to-date features

The associated blazeTEK™ App also delivers self-service node onboarding, providing on-demand, interactive end user insight and control for SMB and residential users. 

ngena Wi-Fi as a Service is an end-to-end solution delivered in a subscription-based “as a Service” model through a customizable, comprehensive package.  We empower our customers with the simplicity and peace of mind they need to securely transform or expand their enterprise Wi-Fi with agile effectiveness.

Wi-Fi from ngena is perfect for any industry!

Wi-Fi-as a service integrates well for local and federal government agencies looking to enhance how they interact with residents, visitors, and tourists as it provides highly affordable — even free — Wi-Fi. Along with enhancing connectivity, officials can also use the data to monitor traffic flows and location-based assessments as well as help improve zoning and urban development opportunities.

This wireless solution also works well for educational institutions by offering reliable, secure Wi-Fi and the ability to discover a clear view of network traffic patterns in a campus environment. And our affordable, subscription-based “as a service model” makes ngena Wi-Fi more affordable and scalable with simple expansion when the time is right.

“ngena Wi-Fi-as a service, powered by blazeAI capabilities can benefit any industry”, noted Geiler. Any enterprise can benefit from customizable, secure AI-generated data insights.

While blazeAI™ offers already deep analytics, blazeIQ™ will provide more marketing and business-decision focused insight into the Wi-Fi network with much deeper analytics data. Simply to ensure that decisions can be made on deep insight and understanding into user and traffic behavior.

The cloud-delivered capabilities of our Wi-Fi solution makes it easy for internal marketing teams and leaders to configure and view templates and reports with customizable data insights and traffic flows in real-time from anywhere — a critical component as more people work remotely or within a hybrid work model, said Geiler.

Our ngena Wi-Fi as a Service example is just one of the ways ngena makes it simple to expand your enterprise Wi-Fi by easily connecting additional access points and nodes on any network, regardless of location or existing infrastructure, and selected ngena-enabled Access Point vendors.

“ngena’s Wi-Fi-as-a-service is also unique because it’s not proprietary. We have a hardware-agnostic approach,” said Geiler. “Users don’t have to be locked into contracts with any one vendor for access points as we come as part of our as a Service offer with already enabled access points from several vendors, and will even expand this continuously. This adds a layer of flexibility and agility into the hands of the customer.”

Wi-Fi with built-in, fortified security

Built with security in mind, the virtual wireless access network requires authentication from every device to decrease the chances of cyber-attacks, breaches, or unauthorized access; always an important security feature as  67% of businesses organizations have seen their external attack surface expand over the past two years alone, due to the rising use of cloud, third-party services, IoT, and cyber-physical systems.

“That is why secure connectivity for public and private wireless operations is imperative to keep network and cloud data safe,” noted Geiler.

With Wi-Fi-as a Service, ngena offers secure, reliable wireless access that can be implemented in a simple, streamlined fashion to simplify operational complexities that traditionally come with enterprise-class digital solution transformations.

ngena continues to deliver on the promise of being the one multi-tech source for end-to-end network connectivity solutions that won’t break your budget.

To find out how you can get started with ngena Wi-Fi as a Service to power your global enterprise with the best in secure Wi-Fi connectivity, or to request a demo, contact