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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
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
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