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Catering Networking

  • Boost business through WiFi marketing
  • Stable wireless online ordering system
  • Seamless roaming
  • High-concurrent clients
  • Easy management

In the era of smart mobile devices, WiFi has become a necessity for restaurants and cafes everywhere. Customers want to check out the news and send messages to friends, even while dining or lounging with a latte. When customers share their experiences online, businesses can also benefit from sharing promotional content and enhancing social media profiles.

TP-Link Omada SDN solution empowers restaurant owners to create a modern and compelling in-store experience for every customer, while gaining acknowledgment from catering markets around the world.

Network Requirements

  • Provide powerful wired and wireless networks to both customers and employees, and offer stable WiFi for the online food ordering system.
  • Provide reliable wired networks for 24-hour surveillance in the restaurants, cafe and more.
  • Offer advertising and promotional contents to customers connecting to the networks.
  • Provide various authentication methods such as vouchers for different situations.
  • Elegant appearance to blend with the indoor decoration.
  • Simple network management and convenient equipment maintenance.

Typical Solution Topology

Catering Solution Topology

*Omada Hardware Controller and Omada Software Controller can also be replaced with the Omada Cloud-Based Controller

Solution Benefits

Boost Business with a Customized Page

Captive Portal provides direct exposure to promotional information and other marketing content while securing network access for guests.

Stable WiFi Coverage

Keeps your wireless online ordering system available everywhere with high-speed full WiFi coverage.

High-Density WiFi Deployment

Omada WiFi 6 and WiFi 5 APs improve efficiency and ensure top-tier performance for your restaurant and café with high-density clients.

Seamless Roaming for Uninterrupted Streaming

Ensure your customers enjoy uninterrupted streaming when moving around by switching clients automatically to the access points with the optimal signal.

Know Customers with Easy Network Monitoring

See the real-time network status, or even track the key data of customers for better business results with an easy-to-use dashboard.

Easy Centralized Management

Centrally manage your access points, switches, routers, and more, anywhere, anytime—all controlled from a single easy-to-use interface.

Stable High-Speed Wired Connections

2.5 G or 1 G Ethernet wired connections are provided for office computers, internet café computers, front desks, access points, and IP cameras.

Easy Installation and Deployment

Easy mount construction; PoE support; and a refined, minimalist appearance allow for easy installation and deployment.

Product Recommendations

DownloadHigh-Performance Solutions

Products Models Deployment Features
Routers TL-ER7206 Machine room 5× GE RJ45 ports + 1× Gigabit SFP ports; Up to 4 WAN ports; Firewall; VPN;
Switches TL-SG3210XHP-M2 Machine room 8× 2.5 G 802.3af/at PoE RJ45 ports; 2× 10 G SFP+ slots; 240 W PoE budget
TL-SG2428P Machine room 24× Gigabit 802.3af/at PoE RJ45 ports; 4× Gigabit SFP slots; 250 W PoE budget
TL-SG3428X Office area, checkout counter,
internet café computers
24× Gigabit RJ45 ports; 4× 10 G SFP+ slots
Ceiling Mount APs EAP660 HD High-density environments
(lobby, restaurant, café)
WiFi 6 (11AX) improves efficiency in high-density environments; Up to 3,600 Mbps WiFi speed; 1× 2.5 G RJ45 port; Seamless roaming; Captive portal; Supports 802.3at PoE
EAP245 Other indoor areas Long-range indoor coverage; Dual-band 11AC WiFi with speeds of up to 1,750 Mbps; Seamless roaming; Captive portal; Supports 802.3af and Passive PoE

Note: the above products are all supported by Omada SDN, and ZTP, Remotely and Quickly Troubleshooting and Centralized Cloud Management are supported.

 

DownloadCost-Effective Solutions

Products Models Deployment Features
Routers TL-R605 Machine room 5× GE RJ45 ports; Up to 4 WAN ports; Firewall; VPN
Switches TL-SG2428P Machine room 24× Gigabit 802.3af/at PoE RJ45 ports; 4× Gigabit SFP slots; 250 W PoE budget
TL-SG2210P Machine room 8× Gigabit 802.3af/at PoE RJ45 ports; 2× Gigabit SFP slots; 61 W PoE budget
TL-SG2008 Office area, meeting room 8× Gigabit RJ45 ports
Ceiling Mount APs EAP620 HD High-density environments
(lobby, restaurant, café)
WiFi 6 (11AX) improves efficiency in high-density environments; Up to 1,800 Mbps WiFi; Seamless roaming; Captive portal; Supports 802.3at PoE
EAP115 Other indoor areas Long-range indoor coverage; 300 Mbps WiFi; Captive portal; Supports 802.3af PoE

Note: the above products are all supported by Omada SDN, and ZTP, Remotely and Quickly Troubleshooting and Centralized Cloud Management are supported.

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