WatchGuard AP225W

WatchGuard AP225W

For Demanding Wi-Fi Users, Discover Simple Troubleshooting and Cloud-Management Options

Today’s users demand fast and secure Wi-Fi connectivity no matter where they're . when you have a building filled with demanding Wi-Fi users, you would like an easy way to manage, monitor, and troubleshoot issues whenever they arise. Managing the AP225W plate access point within the Wi-Fi Cloud gives you access to an entire set of Wi-Fi visibility, troubleshooting, and network health features. Discover the answers to happy Wi-Fi users and productive IT with the AP225W.

Create an affordable Trusted Wireless Environment in multi-dwelling unit (MDU) structures like dorm rooms, shared office spaces, smart apartments and condos, assisted living, military housing units, and hotels. it's built for the most demanding Wi-Fi users in mind.

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Radios and
Deployment Number of
TX Power
Max. Data Rate
Ports Power over
Ethernet (PoE)
WatchGuard AP125 AP125 Lower-density 2x2:2 MU-MIMO
Wave 2
Indoor 4 internal 20 dBm 867 Mbps / 300 Mbps 2x GbE 802.3af (PoE)
WatchGuard AP225W AP225W Medium-density 2x2:2 MU-MIMO
Wave 2
3rd WIPS radio
Indoor 6 internal 20 dBm 867 Mbps / 400 Mbps 3x GbE 802.3at (PoE+)
WatchGuard AP325 AP325 Medium-density 2x2:2 MU-MIMO
Wave 2
3rd WIPS radio
Indoor 6 internal 20 dBm 867 Mbps / 300 Mbps 2x GbE 802.3at (PoE+)
WatchGuard AP327X AP327X Medium-density 2x2:2 MU-MIMO
Wave 2
Outdoor 4 N-Type
External Connectors
24 dBm 867 Mbps / 400 Mbps 2x GbE 802.3at (PoE+)
WatchGuard AP420 AP420 High-density 4x4:4 MU-MIMO
Wave 2
3rd WIPS radio
Indoor 10 internal 27 dBm 1.7 Gbps / 800 Mbps 2x GbE 802.3at (PoE+)

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Secure, Wall-Flush Installation for Multi-Dwelling Wi-Fi

The plate form factor is uniquely suited to locations where tampering needs will be prevented and also the access point must be mounted out of sight behind tables, beds, etc. In-room PoE devices like phones and television gateways will be powered from the AP225W, saving time and operators’ cost.

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Cloud-Based Network Baselining and Troubleshooting

"Why is the Wi-Fi not working?" If this question sounds all too familiar, you’re not alone. Whenever a user experiences a problem, they will often blame Wi-Fi. IT admins need access to better answers. The Wi-Fi Cloud provides real-time insight into the users’ experience and tracks why clients may fail to connect to the network. Wi-Fi Cloud baselines network traffic and automatically highlights anomalies by triggering alerts to network admins for resolving issues before users report them.

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We Protect Your Access Points from Wi-Fi Hacks

Each WatchGuard access point has the flexibility to work as both an access point and a dedicated Wireless Intrusion Prevention System (WIPS) security sensor protecting 3rd party brand access points. Now you'll create a Trusted Wireless Environment without having to exchange your existing infrastructure.

Try Before You Buy. Wi-Fi Cloud Demo

Take Wi-Fi Cloud for a free test drive today. See how easy it's to set up and manage Wireless Intrusion Prevention System (WIPS), troubleshoot your network, analyze your Wi-Fi users, create stunning splash pages and marketing campaigns, then much more.

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Join the Trusted Wireless Environment Movement

With the importance of Wi-Fi to all or any of our lives, every one during this world deserves to connect to a Wi-Fi they will trust. the only thanks to accomplish this is to establish a security standard for Wi-Fi. Be an advocate for change by signing our petition because your voice matters.

24x7 Expert Wi-Fi Support Included

At WatchGuard, we understand just how important support is once you try to manage and secure your Wi-Fi network with limited resources. Sometimes you need additional knowledge and assistance during a fast-changing technology world where mobility is becoming ever more critical and complicated, and downtime can spell disaster. Automatically included with the purchase of any access point and management package is 24x7 support with 4 hours target response time for high severity issues, advanced RMA replacement, and software updates. With over 20 Certified Wireless Network Professionals (CWNP), our support team gives you the backup you would like from the moment you activate your WatchGuard AP.

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Quick Facts

Demands on the network are increasing with almost 30 billion connected IoT devices(Source: IDC)

Video-streaming services like Netflix and YouTube are set to consume an outsized share of multi-dwelling unit bandwidth(Source:

Hotel survey reveals 90% of respondents are concerned about Wi-Fi Security(Source:

The number of network-connected households worldwide will grow from just below 500 million in 2015 to almost 700 million in 2020.(Source: IDC)