Cisco Migrates Global Wireless LAN to Cisco IOS Software for Enhanced Functionality, Manageability, and Security

IOS Provides Future-Proofing for Wireless Mobility Solutions

Article Summary:

The challenge for Cisco IT was to efficiently and effectively migrate more than 3000 Cisco WLAN access points around the world from VxWorks to Cisco IOS without disruption to users or to the support and manageability of the network. Cisco successfully migrated virtually all access points in less than five months. This 8 page PDF describes the benefits Cisco derived from migrating the WLAN access points to Cisco IOS including:

  • Standardization on a single platform across wired and wireless network devices simplifying support and management
  • Enabling support for new and future features, functionality, manageability, and security

Wireless IOS Migration Case Study
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