Packed with services and flexibility, the 5500 Series grows with your organization. This controller is ideal for medium- to large-sized enterprise and campus deployments. The 5500 Series is part of the Cisco Unified Access Solution and is ready for 802.11ac Wave 2 —the next generation of wireless networking and beyond.
The 5500 Series Wireless Controller is optimized for 802.11ac Wave 2 with 20-Gb throughput. It runs up to 1500 access points and 20,000 clients. It also consolidates many controllers into one.
Networks are getting more complex. When you combine the 5500 with Cisco's Digital Network Architecture (DNA), you can transform your network so your organization can move faster, more efficiently, and securely.
You don’t have to wait around for the 5500. It easily communicates with other Cisco controllers. The 5500 connects with Cisco Aironet access points, Cisco Prime Infrastructure, and Cisco Mobile Experiences. It all happens instantly.
The 5500 is loaded with integrated services, including Application Visibility and Control, location-aware Bonjour, Chromcast, and more. These tools help your network run fast and effectively.
The 5500 Series makes sure that your apps are ready. Start with sub-second failover for access points and client failover for the apps. The 5500 has dual redundant Gigabit or 10-Gb Ethernet connectivity so your apps are always available.