Engagement and Analytics Essentials (Meridian Beacons)

Course Overview

The Engagement & Analytics Essentials training is a 3-day instructor-led classroom technical training course which covers the Meridian, Bluetooth beacons as well as the Analytics and Location Engine (ALE) platform. Participants will be provided with an in-depth technical overview of the features and will also have an opportunity to tackle hands-on labs. Topics such as Meridian Appmaker and SDK, maps and app content creation will be covered.

Students will be provided with a technical overview of beacon deployment and troubleshooting, with hands-on labs. In addition, the ALE platform will be covered and students will get an overview of how to deploy and troubleshoot the platform.

Target Audience

Customers needing the knowledge and skills to implement Aruba's "Blue Dot" location tracking and analytics system. 

Course Prerequisites

It is recommended that the candidate have an understanding of RF and WLAN design concepts prior to attending the training. Knowledge of existing Aruba WLAN controllers would also be of benefit which can be gained by attending the following courses:

  Implementing Aruba WLANs (ACMA Level)

  Aruba Mobility Bootcamp (ACMP Level)

Course Contents

  Introduction to Meridian AppMaker, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons and Analytics and  Location Engine (ALE)

  Maps and Placemarks

  Pages and Events

  BLE Beacon Positioning and Notification

  Campaigns and Notification

  Beacon Deployment and Installation

  Beacon Management

  Beacon Operations and Maintenance


  ALE and Analytics Integration with ClearPass and AirWave 

Course Duration

3 days