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Juniper Mist Access Assurance Use Cases

Juniper Mist Access Assurance supports several uses cases including:

Table 1: Access Assurance Use Cases

Use Cases


Types of Access

Access Management Features

Managed devices

Corporate-owned user devices such as mobile devices, PCs, laptops, wireless access points and other devices.

Corporate network and public Internet

Access management through policy enforcement on devices and users of corporate networks

Guest devices

Visitors such as vendors, partners, customers, and sponsored guest devices

Public Internet and limited intranet

Self-registration through captive portal and sponsor-controlled access

Limited access to a selected area of the network to ensure appropriate network segmentation and to restrict network access to internal resources

Unattended devices (Internet of Things (IoT))

IoT and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) devices deployed in corporate environments

Very limited intranet access

Access policy based on discovered or profiled device category

Network segmentation and restriction of network access to internal resources


Employees who use their own devices such as smartphones, tablets, or laptops or use company devices from remote locations

Job-related company resources and the public Internet

Self-provisioning portal for the end user to get personal preshared key (PSK) through single sign-on (SSO)