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Cisco Aironet 802.11n G2 Series Indoor Access Points 600 Series 700W Series 1600 Series 2600 Series 3600 Series
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Wi-Fi standards 802.11a/b/g/n 802.11 a/b/g/n 802.11a/b/g/n 802.11a/b/g/n 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Ideal for Remote worker Hospitality, university residence halls Small or midsize enterprises, midmarket Small, midsize, large enterprises and mid-market Midsize or large enterprises
Site type Home Multidwelling units Indoor office, small warehouse Indoor office, medium-sized warehouse Large office, midsize or large warehouse
Application performance profile Consumer data
Deployment flexibility
In-room wired and wireless access device,
designed to be mounted on wall junction boxes
Enterprise-class
performance
Voice/video/multimedia
Any Device/BYOD optimized
Client scalability
RF interference mitigation
High client density
HD Video/VDI
802.11ac* migration
Comprehensive security
Future-proof modularity - - - - Yes
802.11ac Module
or
WSM (Wireless Security Module)
or 3G Small Cell
Or 802.11ac Wave 2* Module
Crowded areas - - - Yes Yes
Number of radios Dual (2.4GHz and 5.0GHz) Dual (2.4GHz and 5.0GHz) Dual (2.4GHz and 5.0GHz) Dual (2.4GHz and 5.0GHz) Tri Radios
2.4GHz for 802.11g/n
5GHz for 802.11a/n
5GHz 802.11ac Module for 802.11a/n/ac
Max data rate 300 Mbps 300 Mbps 300 Mbps 450 Mbps 1.3 Gbps (with 802.11ac module)
MIMO radio design: spatial streams 2 x 3:2 2 x 2:2 3 x 3:2 3 x 4:3 802.11n: 4 x 4:3
802.11ac: 3 x 3:3
Client count/ClientLink client count 15
No ClientLink support
100 wireless and 4 wired;
no ClientLink support
128/32 200/128 802.11n: 200/128
802.11ac Module: 50/7 (ECBF)
Autonomous access point option - Yes* Yes Yes Yes
ClientLink 2.0 - - Yes Yes Yes
ECBF with 802.11ac clients
CleanAir - - CleanAir Express Yes Yes
VideoStream - Yes Yes Yes Yes
BandSelect - Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rogue access point detection - Yes Yes Yes Yes
Adaptive wireless intrusion protection system (wIPS) - Yes Yes Yes Yes
OfficeExtend
(Integrated- antenna models only)
Yes - Yes Yes Yes
FlexConnect - Yes Yes Yes Yes
Power 100 to 240 VAC,
50-60 Hz
802.3at/af, AC adapter,
PoE out on one port
802.3af, AC adapter 802.3af, AC adapter 802.11n: 802.3af, AC adapter
802.11ac*: Enhanced PoE,
802.3at or Universal PoE (UPOE)
Temperature range 0 to 40°C 0 to 40°C 1600i: 0 to 40°C
1600e: -20 to 50°C
2600i: 0 to 40°C
2600e: -20 to 55°C
3600i: 0 to 40°C
3600e: -20 to 55°C
3600p: -20 to 55°C
Antennas Internal Internal 1600i: Internal
1600e: External
2600i: Internal
2600e: External
3600i: Internal
3600e: External
3600p: External (US only)
Limited lifetime warranty Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

*Planned for future support

Cisco Aironet 802.11ac G2 Series Indoor Access Points 1700 Series 2700 Series 3700 Series
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Wi-Fi standards 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Ideal for Small and midsize enterprises Midsize or large enterprises that require advanced features Midsize or large enterprises that require mission-critical traffic
Site type Small and midsize offices, schools, warehouses Midsize office, school or warehouse Large office, midsize, or large warehouse
Application performance profile 802.11ac migration High client density environments
802.11ac migration
High client density HD Video/VDI
802.11ac* migration
Comprehensive security
Future-proof modularity N/A N/A Yes
WSM
or 3G Small Cell
or 802.11ac Wave 2* Module
Crowded areas   Yes Yes
Number of radios Dual (2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz) Dual (2.4GHz and 5.0GHz) Dual (2.4GHz and 5.0GHz)
Max data rate 867 Mbps 1.3 Gbps 1.3 Gbps
MIMO radio design: spatial streams 3 x 3:2 3 x 4:3 4 x 4:3
Client count/ClientLink client count 200/- 200/128 200/128
Autonomous access point option Yes Yes Yes
ClientLink 2.0 Transmit beamforming with 802.11ac clients ClientLink 3.0, adding 802.11ac support for enhanced connectivity with 802.11 a/g/n/ac clients ECBF with 802.11ac clients
ClientLink 3.0, adding 802.11ac support for enhanced connectivity with 802.11a/g/n/ac clients
ClientLink and ECBF to 11ac clients concurrently
ECBF with 802.11ac clients
ClientLink and ECBF to 11ac clients concurrently
CleanAir CleanAir Express -- with 80 MHz channel support Yes -- with 80 MHz channel support Yes - 80 MHz channel support
VideoStream Yes Yes Yes
BandSelect Yes Yes Yes
Rogue access point detection Yes Yes Yes
Adaptive wireless intrusion protection system (wIPS) Yes Yes Yes
OfficeExtend
(Integrated- antenna models only)
Yes Yes Yes
FlexConnect Yes Yes Yes
Power 802.3af, 802.3at PoE+, Enhanced PoE 802.3at PoE+, Enhanced PoE 4 x 4:3 operation: 802.3at PoE+, Enhanced PoE, Universal PoE (UPOE)
3 x 3:3 operation: 802.3af PoE
Temperature range 1700i: 0 to 40テつーC 2700i: 0 to 40テつー
2700e: -20 - 50テつー C
3700i: 0 to 40テつーC
3700e: -20 to 55テつーC
3700p: -20 to 55テつーC
Antennas 1700i: Internal 2700i: Internal
2700e: External
3700i: Internal
3700e: External
3700p: External
Limited lifetime warranty Yes Yes Yes

*Planned for future support

Cisco Aironet Outdoor Access Points 1532I 1532E 1552E/EU 1552C/CU 1552I 1552H 1552S
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Type Internal External External antennas Cable modem Internal antennas Hazardous Sensor networks
Antennas Internal Dual band or single band, SW configurable E: Ext. dual-band
EU: Ext. single band
C: Internal
CU: External, single-band
Internal External dual-band External dual-band
CleanAir - - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
ClientLink - - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fiber SPF optics - - Yes - - Yes Yes
LAN port / PoE out
(802.3af)
LAN port, no PoE out LAN port, no PoE out Yes - - Yes Yes
Cable modem
DOCSIS/EuroDOCIS 3.0
- - - Yes - - -
Haz-Location
(Class 1 Div2/Zone2)
- - - - - Yes Yes
Battery backup - - Yes - - -
Power options 24-48 VDC PoE 24-48 VDC PoE AC, DC, PoE 40-90 VAC
Power over cable
AC, DC AC, DC, PoE AC, DC
Data rate 300 Mbps 300 Mbps 300 Mbps 300 Mbps 300 Mbps 300 Mbps 300 Mbps
Radio design
Tx-Rx:SS
3x3:3 (2.4 GHz)
2x3:2 (5 GHz)
2x2:2 2x3:2 2x3:2 2x3:2 2x3:2 2x3:2
BandSelect Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
VideoStream Yes/wired Yes/wired Yes/wired AP Yes/wired AP Yes/wired AP Yes/wired AP Yes/wired AP
Rogue AP detection Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
FlexConnect Yes/wired Yes/wired Yes/wired AP Yes/wired AP Yes/wired AP Yes/wired AP Yes/wired AP
Wireless mesh Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Data uplink (Mbps) 10/100/1000 10/100/1000 10/100/1000 10/100/1000 10/100/1000 10/100/1000 10/100/1000
Temperature range テつーC -30 to 65 -30 to 65 -40 to 55 -40 to 55 -40 to 55 -40 to 55 -40 to 55
Wi-Fi standards 802.11a/b/g/n 802.11a/b/g/n 802.11a/b/g/n 802.11a/b/g/n 802.11a/b/g/n 802.11a/b/g/n 802.11a/b/g/n

1532I and 1532E available Q4 of calendar year 2013

Wireless Controllers Virtual Controller Controller for ISR G2 2500 Series 3650 Series 5500 Series 5500 Series 5760 Series 3850 Series WiSM2 Flex 7500 Series 8500 Series 8500 Series
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Model CTVM CTVM 2504 3650 5508 5520 5760 3850 WISM2 7510 8510 8540
Target deployments Small or midsize business branch Small or midsize business branch Small or midsize Small or midsized business branch Midsize to large enterprise Midsize to large enterprise Midsized to large enterprise Small to Large Enterprise Midsized to Large Enterprise Large Number of Branches Large Enterprise and Service Provider Large Enterprise and Service Provider
Form factor Virtual Machine Software ISR-G2-UCS-E Desktop 1RU Switch 1RU appliance 1RU appliance 1RU appliance 1RU switch Catalyst 6500 Module 1RU appliance 1RU appliance 2RU appliance
Deployment Modes
FlexConnect  Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Central Mode (Formerly Local Mode) - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes - Yes Yes
Mesh No No Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes No Yes Yes
Flexconnect + mesh Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
OfficeExtend Yes - Yes - Yes Yes - - Yes Yes Yes Yes
Scale
Min Access Points 5 5 5 1 12 1 25 1 100 300 100 100
Max Access Points 200 200 75 25 500 1500 1,000 50 1,000 6,000 6,000 6,000
Max Client Support 6,000 3,000 1,000 1,000 7,000 20,000 12,000 2,000 15,000 64,000 64,000 64,000
Max RF Tag Support 3,000 500 500 1,000 5,000 25,000 10,000 1,000 5,000 50,000 50,000 50,000
Max Throughput 500 Mbps 500 Mbps 1 Gbps 20 Gbps and 40 Gbps 8 Gbps 20 Gbps 60 Gbps 20 Gbps and 40 Gbps 20 Gbps 1 Gbps 10 Gbps 40 Gbps
Max Number of Access Point Groups 200 200 30 - 500 1500 - - 1,000 6,000 6,000 6,000
Max Number of Flex Groups 100 100 30 - 100 1500 - - 100 2,000 2,000 2,000
Max Access Points per Group 100 100 25 - 25 100 - - 25 100 100 100
Max WLANs 512 512 16 64 512 512 512 64 512 512 512 512
Max VLANs 512 512 16 4,000 512 4096 4,000 4,000 512 4096 4096 4,096
PLATFORM DETAILS
Interfaces or network I/O 2 vNICs Cisco ISR G2 backplane Four 1 GE 4 * 1 Gb / 10 Gb Uplink

2 * 1 Gb / 10 Gb Uplink

4 * 1 Gb Uplink

24 and 48 * 10/100/1000 Mbps Data/POE+
Eight 1 GE 2 * 1 GE or 2 * 10 GE 6 * 1/10 GE 4 * 1 GE/10 GE uplink

2 * 1 GE/10 GE uplink

4 * 1 GE uplink

24 and 48* 10/100/1000 Mbps data / PoE+
Catalyst 6500 backplane Two 10 GE Two 10 GE 4 * 1 GE or 4 * 10 GE
Redundant power NA Yes
(option)
No Yes (option) Yes
(option)
Yes
(option)
Yes
(option)
Yes
(option)
Yes Yes
(installed)
Yes
(installed) AC or DC
Yes
Installed AC or DC
Redundant fans NA Yes Built-in Fan Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Max Power Consumption - Refer to UCS-E 80W 350W 125W 350W 350W 220W 675W 675W
Standard hardware warranty NA 90 days 90 days E-LLW 90 days 3 yrs 90 days E-LLW 90 days 90 days 90 days 3 yrs
Standard software warranty 90 days 90 days 90 days 90 days 90 days 90 days 90 days 90 days 90 days 90 days 90 days 90 days
Feature support
Workgroup bridge Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Link Aggregation Group (LAG) - - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes - Yes Yes Yes
Radio Resource Management (RRM) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Cisco Compatible Extensions Call Admission Control (CAC)/Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Cisco VideoStream Yes - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Guest services (wireless) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Guest services (wired) - - Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes - - No
Guest anchor - - Yes - Yes Yes Yes - Yes - Yes Yes
Access control lists (ACLs) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
HA with AP SSO NO - vMotion Base HA No - vMotion Base HA No - Only N+1 HA Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
HA with Client SSO vMotion HA vMotion HA No No Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Integrated Wireless Policy Engine Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Application Visibility and Control (AVC) - - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Bonjour Gateway Yes** Yes** Yes** Yes Yes** Yes** Yes Yes Yes** Yes** Yes** Yes**
Mobility L2 L2 L2 & L3 L2 & L3 L2 & L3 L2 & L3 L2 & L3 L2 & L3 L2 & L3 L2 L2 & L3 L2 & L3
QoS Yes Yes Yes Yes (MQC-based) Yes Yes Yes (MQC based) Yes (MQC based) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Bi-directional rate limiting Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Government certifications
FIPS In plan In plan In plan In plan Certified In plan In plan In plan Certified In plan In plan In Plan
Common Criteria In plan In plan In plan In plan Certified In plan In plan In plan Certified In plan In plan In Plan
DISA UCAPL In plan In plan In plan In plan Certified In plan In plan In plan Certified In plan In plan In Plan
USGv6 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes In plan Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes In Plan

** Denotes supported in 'Central Mode' and 'FlexConnect' ('Centrally Switched') mode of deployments

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