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
Cisco Catalyst 3850 Switch
Deployment Guide for released features not covered in this guide.
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
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.