Manage Orbi Pro Remotely with NETGEAR Insight - Small Business Mesh WiFi Just got Easier
Are you Managing your Small Business WiFi yourself?
The Black Friday rush has come and gone, but the holiday rush continues especially for retail, restaurants and the like. If your business is anything like most small businesses, this remains one of the busiest times of the year until right after Dec 25th and beyond. Besides time, another thing that many businesses are often lacking are dedicated IT staff. But, the need for powerful and reliable WiFi continues in all aspects of business, with no end in site for the ever increasing demand on bandwidth to to staff, infrastructure and customers. To save costs, time and headaches, many business owners act as their own IT managers. But how do you ensure you have security and a robust network? Orbi Pro was built for you! Orbi Pro allows the deployment of robust small business mesh WiFi networks but without requiring significant personal expertise or staff dedicated to IT. Now we have made deploying and keeping an eye on your Obri Pro network WiFi even easier by integrating Insight Remote Management into it.
Connect Orbi Pro network to the cloud and network like a pro
So, you managed to get your business network WiFi up and running, how would you adjust the settings or check in to ensure things are working exactly right? The old way was to either check the lights on your router or by logging into the router interface from a web browser on the local network. This required you to be on location to get anything done. There is an easier way to manage Orbi Pro. NETGEAR Insight Management is here to the rescue of small IT allowing you to connect and control the Orbi Pro Mesh WiFi system remotely. Cloud Management works in a similar way to how your smart thermostat connects to your network in order to let you remote control it from your smartphone from anywhere. NETGEAR Insight does the same for networking hardware. Insight is a Cloud-based management platform that enables easy setup and configuration of NETGEAR Insight Managed Access Points, Switches, ReadyNAS devices and even Orbi Pro. With the cloud advantage of unified setup and configuration of devices, simplified ongoing maintenance, continuous visibility and control, remote access, constant evolution, scalability and reliability,
How do you Connect orbi Pro to the Insight Cloud Management Platform?
Getting started with Insight Remote Management for Orbi Pro is easy. Our helpful support staff has created a few easy to follow knowledge base articles that will get you up and running with Insight in minutes. Please note that Insight can manage an ever growing number of settings available in the local Orbi Pro admin control panel, but occasionally you might need to connect to local management for some settings.
- Deploy your Orbi Pro router and satellites in their desired location.
- Download the Insight app to your smart phone and create an Insight account.
- Register your Orbi Pro router and Satellites with Insight. You can simply scan the QR code on the Router with the Insight App. Hint: Only an Insight Router counts as a registered device, so only one of your two free Insight device credits are used if you use Insight Basic. Learn more about Insight Subscription plans.
- Once scanned in, you’re ready to manage Orbi Pro with NETGEAR Insight! Need to manage other devices like switches, wireless access points and storage? Learn more about what NETGEAR Insight can do for your small business.
Hopefully this article gives you some new ideas for how you can manage your business wireless network with Orbi Pro and Insight. Learn more as to why Remote Management makes sense for Small Business networks.