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Cisco Small Business 500 Series Wireless Access Points

Cisco Small Business 500 Series Wireless Access Points

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Cisco Small Business 500 Series Wireless Access Points: Overview

Deliver high-capacity wireless connectivity and guest access services that are highly secure and reliable. Cisco Small Business 500 Series Wireless Access Points offer 802.11n wireless connectivity with a dual concurrent radio or a selectable single radio. Simple yet powerful, these access points deliver business-class features such as:

  • Gigabit Ethernet connectivity
  • Captive portal for customized guest access
  • Comprehensive security
  • Advanced antenna technology

These access points offer:

  • High performance and wide coverage - Get selectable or concurrent dual-band radio support of up to 450 Mbps per radio with optimized SmartSignal Antenna technology.
  • Simple installation and deployment - Easily install and deploy these access points with an intuitive web-based configuration and integrated setup wizard.
  • Scalability - Easily expand your wireless coverage with controller-less technology, without the need for additional hardware.
  • Enhanced mobile guest experiences - Provide highly secure guest access with a customized login page for better user experiences.
  • Security - Use advanced encryption and security protocols to help keep your wireless network as secure as your wired network.
  • Limited lifetime hardware warranty - Get protection for your investment with a limited lifetime hardware warranty.

Cisco Small Business 500 Series Wireless Access Points: Features

The Cisco Small Business 500 series provides high-performance, enhanced coverage, and Wireless-N connectivity. These access points are easy to deploy and manage, and offer a range of features, such as:

  • Selectable or concurrent dual-band radio support of up to 450 Mbps per radio for optimal capacity and coverage
  • Gigabit Ethernet LAN interface for high-speed uplink to the wired network
  • Comprehensive security with rogue access point detection to help protect sensitive business information
  • Captive portal support for highly secure, customized guest access with multiple rights and roles
  • SmartSignal Antenna to increase wireless coverage by automatically optimizing the antenna pattern

The 500 series also includes Single Point Setup. This controller-less technology simplifies the deployment and management of multiple access points, without requiring additional hardware. Other features that make management easy include:

  • Simple installation and intuitive web-based configuration and wizard for deployment and setup in minutes
  • Support for Power over Ethernet (PoE) for easy installation without expensive additional wiring
  • Sleek design with multiple internal antennas and a versatile mounting kit for easy installation on a ceiling or wall
  • Workgroup Bridge mode to help you expand your network by wirelessly connecting to a second Ethernet network

You can also optimize network performance and reduce costs with the following features:

  • Intelligent quality of service (QoS) that prioritizes network traffic to help keep critical applications running optimally
  • Power-saving sleep mode and port control features to help increase energy efficiency
  • IPv6 support to help you deploy future networking applications and operating systems without costly upgrades
  • Limited lifetime hardware warranty for peace of mind

Cisco Small Business 500 Series Wireless Access Points: Models

These products may not be available in all areas. Check with your local partner or reseller for availability.

Models

WAP561

WAP561

Wireless-N Dual Radio Selectable Band Access Point with Single Point Setup

  • Concurrent dual-band radio support of up to 450 Mbps per radio for optimal capacity and coverage
  • Simple deployment and management of multiple access points, without requiring additional hardware
  • Strong security, including Wi-Fi Protected Access v2, 802.1X with RADIUS authentication, and rogue access point detection
  • Captive portal support for highly secure, customized guest access with multiple rights and roles
  • SmartSignal Antenna to increase wireless coverage by automatically optimizing the antenna pattern

WAP551

WAP551

Wireless-N Single Radio Selectable Band Access Point with Single Point Setup

  • Selectable band single radio support of up to 450 Mbps for optimal capacity and coverage
  • Simple deployment and management of multiple access points, without requiring additional hardware
  • Strong security, including Wi-Fi Protected Access v2, 802.1X with RADIUS authentication, and rogue access point detection
  • Captive portal support for highly secure, customized guest access with multiple rights and roles
  • SmartSignal Antenna to increase wireless coverage by automatically optimizing the antenna pattern

Cisco Small Business 500 Series Wireless Access Points: Resources

At-a-Glance

Cisco Captive Portal At-A-Glance (PDF - 378 KB)

Cisco Small Business Wireless Access Points At-A-Glance (PDF)

Brochures

Cisco Small Business Wireless Access Point Brochure (PDF - 2 MB)

Data Sheets

Cisco Small Business 500 Series Wireless Access Points Data Sheet

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