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Get high resiliency and maximum scalability. These controllers support small, medium or large wireless network deployments with flexible deployment models, including new virtualization options. Choose the best wireless LAN controller for you. A component of the Cisco Unified Wireless Network, the 8500 Series Controller provides real—time, centralized communications between Cisco Aironet Access Points, the Cisco Prime Infrastructure, and the Cisco Mobility Services Engine. The industry’s largest scalability in a single rack—unit space (1RU); a centralized touch point for up to 6000 access points, 64,000 clients, and 6000 branch locations. High speed with 10 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity support; Two 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports for redundancy. High Availability with sub—second access point and client stageful failover. High resiliency with redundant dual power supplies. The flexibility to centrally configure the Cisco Unified Wireless Network policy, management, or security settings on remote access points through centralized provisioning and management.

Support for advanced mobility technologies, including Cisco CleanAir, Cisco ClientLink 2.0, Cisco VideoStream, Cisco FlexConnect, Mesh, and OfficeExtend technologies. View the Cisco Unified Wireless Network controllers portfolio At—a—Glance to see how Cisco offers a wide array of controllers that can support Cisco Unified Wireless Network functions in organizations of all sizes, from branch offices to small and medium business to large campus and service provider environments. Cloud networking architecture an integrated networking platform built for management. Cloud Networking provides centralized management, visibility, and control without the cost and complexity of controller appliances or overlay management software. Cisco Meraki products are built from the ground up for cloud management, and come out of the box with centralized management, layer 7 device and application visibility, real—time web—based diagnostics, monitoring, reporting, and much, much more. Cisco Meraki deploys quickly and easily, without training or proprietary command line interfaces.

Cisco Unified Wireless Controllers

Cisco 8540 Wireless Controller
Cisco 8540 Wireless Controller
Cisco 8540 Wireless Controller
For service providers, enterprises, and large campuses.
Highly scalable, service—rich, resilient, and flexible
Optimized for 802.11ac Wave 2 with 40 GB throughput.
Supports up to 6000 access points, 64,000 clients, and 6000 branch locations.
Cisco 5520 Wireless Controller
Cisco 5520 Wireless Controller
Cisco 5520 Wireless Controller
Designed for medium—sized to large enterprise and campus networks.
Supports centralized, distributed, and mesh deployments.
Optimized for 802.11ac Wave 2 next—generation networks.
Supports up to 1500 access points and 20,000 clients.
Cisco 2500 Wireless Controller
Cisco 2500 Wireless Controller
Cisco 2500 Wireless Controller
Designed for small to medium—sized networks and branch offices.
Optimized for 802.11ac Wave 2 next—generation networks.
Offers over—the—air express setup and monitoring by web and mobile app.
Supports up to 75 access points and 1000 clients.
Integrated Controllers and Controller Modules
Integrated Controllers and Controller Modules
Integrated Controllers And Controller Modules
Integrated controller in Cisco Catalyst 3850 Series Switch
Integrated controller in Cisco Catalyst 3650 Series Switch
Wireless Services Module 2 (WiSM2)
Mobility Express
Cisco Mobility Express
Cisco Mobility Express
Virtual controller for small deployments.

Wireless Indoor Access Points

Cisco Aironet 1850 Series Access Points
Cisco Aironet 3800 Series Access Points
Cisco Aironet 3800 Series
Designed for high—density environments
Supports 802.11ac Wave 2
Supports multigigabit Ethernet
Modularity for wireless security and advanced features
Cisco Mobility Express and controller based
Cisco Aironet 2800
Cisco Aironet 2800
Cisco Aironet 2800 Series
Designed for medium—sized to large enterprises
Supports 802.11ac Wave 2
Offers innovations for high—density environments
Cisco Mobility Express and controller based
Cisco Aironet 1850
Cisco Aironet 1850
Cisco Aironet 1850 Series
Designed for small to medium—sized networks
Supports 802.11ac Wave 2
Supports flexible deployment models
Cisco Mobility Express and controller based
Cisco Aironet 1830
Cisco Aironet 1830
Cisco Aironet 1830 Series
Low—cost AP for small to medium—sized networks
Supports 802.11ac Wave 2
Supports flexible deployment models
Cisco Mobility Express and controller based
Cisco Aironet 1810
Cisco Aironet 1810
Cisco Aironet 1810 Series OfficeExtend
Designed for remote workers and branch employees
Supports 802.11ac Wave 2
Gives remote workers wired and wireless connectivity
Provides cutting—edge security
Cisco Aironet 1810w
Cisco Aironet 1810W
Cisco Aironet 1810W Series
Designed for multi—dwelling unit (MDU)
Supports 802.11ac Wave 2
Sleek design in a small form factor
Provides wired access with PoE Out
Cisco 100 Series Access Points
Cisco 100 Series Access Points
Cisco 100 Series Access Points
Designed for small or home offices
Supports both 802.11n and 802.11ac
Supports SPS for multi—device deployments
Standard—base PoE support
Cisco 300 Series Access Points
Cisco 300 Series Access Points
Cisco 300 Series Access Points
Low cost for small to medium businesses
Supports 802.11ac
Supports SPS for multi—device deployments
Offers advanced features