802.11ac Solution

802.11ac Wave 2 Enterprise Wi-Fi

Catch the next wave… the 802.11ac Wave 2

For the next generation of enterprise Wi-Fi solutions, the future is here. Stay ahead of the game by deploying a Cisco infrastructure that supports the latest in 802.11ac standard and provides mobile devices with industry-leading bandwidth. Customers and employees can now take advantage of faster wireless speeds for an overall better experience.

Why you need to upgrade to 802.11ac Wave 2 now

Significantly boost performance

Significantly boost performance

Greater scale and coverage help you connect an ever-increasing number of devices more reliably.

Provide a better user experience

Provide a better user experience

Improve customer service and employee experiences. Get faster connections and longer device battery life.

Support applications effectively

Support applications effectively

Get the performance you need for video, collaboration, and other business-critical applications.

Prepare for a digital network

Prepare for a digital network

Use the network to speed business processes and introduce services that drive revenue and productivity.

Where you can use 802.11ac Wave 2

Customize individual learning networks


Customize individual learning. Serve more users on a wide range of devices with higher speeds and throughput.

Improve guest experience with Wi-Fi


Elevate customer service. Encourage guests to engage with your brand and simplify their experience.

Build brand loyalty with fast wireless


Build brand loyalty and revenue with fast wireless and an easily maintained infrastructure.

Wireless access to healthcare data


Give doctors and administrators access to patient data and what they need to do their job effectively.

Deploying the world's largest wireless network

Deploying the world's largest wireless network

Students are becoming more mobile. One of China’s leading universities, the University of Geosciences at Wuhan, needed a cutting-edge wireless network to meet the growing number of connected devices. The school deployed an enterprise Wi-Fi solution centered on the 802.11ac Wave 2 wireless technology.

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What's inside the 802.11ac solution

Wireless access points

Wireless access points

Cisco is dedicated to delivering the world’s most versatile and reliable wireless network. We offer advanced indoor, outdoor, and cloud-managed wireless access points.

Indoor | Outdoor and industrial | Cloud-managed

Wireless LAN controller

Wireless LAN controllers

Our controllers support small and large network deployments with flexible models, including new virtualization options. See the Wireless Selector Tool and the Comparison Tool for more information.

Cisco Catalyst multigigabit switching

Cisco Catalyst Multigigabit Switching

Cisco Catalyst multigigabit technology prepares your access switches for future innovations. It delivers speeds beyond 1 gigabit on existing Category 5e cables.

Wireless LAN controller

Wireless services

Let our experts put technology to work for you. We can help you meet your business goals and improve your results.

Wireless Optimization Service | All wireless services

Featured technology

Flexible Radio Assignment

Flexible Radio Assignment

Automatically optimize your network and improve mobile experiences in high-density environments.

New high-speed access points

See how the Cisco Aironet 2800 and 3800 Series meet the demand for more flexibility and capacity.

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New high-speed Wi-Fi access points

News and events

Intro to 802.11ac Wave 2

Cisco and 802.11ac Wave 2, a beautiful synergy

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Go beyond Wave 2

Mobility beyond Wave 2

See how Cisco’s newest high-speed access points take Wi-Fi even further.

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Handle the deluge with ease

See what our "No Strings Attached" show says about Flexible Radio Assignment.

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How to sell 802.11ac Wave 2

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