Access Points

Choose from our complete range of advanced indoor, outdoor, and cloud-managed devices to find the access points that suit your needs.

Overview: Access Points


Indoor Access Points

  • Provide highly secure and reliable wireless connections
  • Support the latest 802.11ac standard
  • Provide a self-optimizing network that avoids RF interference with Cisco CleanAir Technology
  • Improve reliability and coverage for existing clients with Cisco ClientLink 3.0

Outdoor and Industrial Wireless

  • Can be deployed in a variety of demanding environments
  • Deliver real-time access to people, applications, and network resources, transforming downtime into productive time.
  • Support for the latest 802.11ac standard

Cisco Meraki Cloud-Managed Indoor Access Points

  • 802.11n and 802.11ac access points ranging from value-priced to high-performance models
  • Enterprise-grade security with guest access and BYOD support built in
  • Integrated application traffic shaping to prioritize critical apps and throttles, or to block unwanted apps
  • Built-in wireless intrusion detection and protection services, mesh routing, Power over Ethernet support, and more

Cisco Meraki Cloud-Managed Outdoor Access Points

  • 802.11n outdoor access points designed for harsh environments (IP-67 rated)
  • Enterprise-grade security with guest access and BYOD support built-in
  • Integrated application traffic shaping prioritizing critical apps, blocking unwanted apps
  • Built-in wireless intrusion protection and prevention, mesh routing, and more
  • Compatible with N-type external antennas

Wireless LAN Controllers

These controllers support small or large wireless network deployments with flexible deployment models, including new virtualization options.

Overview: Wireless LAN Controllers


Cisco 8500 Series Wireless Controller

  • High scalability in a single rack-unit space with centralized touch-point
  • Management of up to 6000 access points, 64,000 clients, and 6,000 branch locations
  • High speed with 10 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity support: 2 x 10 GE ports for redundancy
  • Availability with sub-second access point and client stateful fail-over
  • High resiliency with redundant dual power supplies

Cisco 5760 Wireless LAN Controller

  • Wire-speed 60 Gbps throughput with advanced network services per controller
  • Support for up to 1000 access points per controller and up to 12,000 clients per controller
  • Scalability with transparent roaming across 72,000 access points
  • Cisco IOS with features such as Flexible Netflow, advanced quality of service and more

Cisco 5500 Series Wireless LAN Controller

  • Use in enterprise campus deployments
  • Allows connection of up to 500 access points
  • Supports mobility services such as Cisco ClientLink and CleanAir technology
  • Availability with sub-second access point and client stateful fail-over

Mobility Services and Management

Learn more about better engaging employees and customers while efficiently managing your wireless network.


Mobility Services Engine

  • Captures and aggregates key network information for detection and mitigation
  • Supports real-time location services and gathers contextual information
  • Provides platform for Connected Mobile Experiences (CMX) to deliver in-venue location-based mobile services
  • Works with Cisco Wireless Intrusion Prevention System (wIPS) to locate and mitigate rogue access points

Cisco Prime Infrastructure

  • Helps enable converged lifecycle management
  • Is ideal for wired and wireless access, plus campus and branch networks
  • Provides application assurance visibility and troubleshooting
  • Supports faster, easier deployment, provisioning, and troubleshooting
  • Simplifies compliance auditing

Cisco Meraki Cloud Management

  • Centrally manage campus and multi-site networks
  • Integrate network-wide visibility and control
  • Simplify management with zero-touch device provisioning
  • Take advantage of transparent firmware updates and remote troubleshooting tools

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