802.11r, 802.11k, and 802.11w Deployment Guide, Cisco IOS-XE Release 3.3
Introduction
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Introduction

This guide introduces IOS XE release 3.3 deployment guide for the Cisco Converged Access CT5760 and Cat3850 products. This guide is designed to help you deploy and monitor new features introduced in the 3.3 release. The features described in this document are only fully supported in 11n capable Gen2 indoor Access Points. The beacon and probe changes are only supported in the indoor 11n capable AP radios.

The document builds on previous releases with the assumption that users are familiar with the Converged Access products. Please refer to CT5760 Controller Deployment Guide and Cisco Catalyst 3850 Switch Deployment Guide for released features not covered in this guide.

CT5760 Controller

CT5760 is an innovative UADP ASIC based wireless controller deployed as a centralized controller in the next generation unified wireless architecture. CT5760 controllers are specifically designed to function as the Unified model central wireless controllers. They also support the newer Mobility functionality with Converged Access switches in the wireless architecture.

Figure 1. Cisco WLC 5760

CT5760 is an extensible and high performing wireless controller, which can scale up to 1000 access points and 12000 clients. The controller has 6 to 10 Gbps data ports. As a component of the Cisco Unified Wireless Network, the CT5760 series works in conjunction with Cisco Aironet access points, the Cisco Prime infrastructure, and the Cisco Mobility Services Engine to support business-critical wireless data, voice, and video applications.