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Upgrade your wireless controller:

The Cisco 5520 controller extends support to a new generation of Wi-Fi clients that have integrated 802.11ac Wave 1 or Wave 2 support.

See the 5520 Wireless Controller​​

NOTE: This product is no longer being sold and might not be supported.

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Scalable, Flexible, High-Performance Wireless

Cisco 5508 Wireless Controllers deliver reliable performance, enhanced flexibility, and zero service-loss for mission-critical wireless. Interactive multimedia applications, such as voice and video, can now perform flawlessly over the wireless network, and clients can conveniently roam with no service interruption. Flexible licensing allows you to easily add access point support or premium software features.

Cisco 5508 Wireless Controllers provide:

Maximum Performance and Scalability

  • Support for up to 500 access points and 7,000 clients
  • Designed to support both 802.11n and 802.11ac networks
  • Ability to manage 500 access points simultaneously

Improved Mobility and Services

  • Reliable connections even in the most demanding environments
  • Larger mobility domain for more simultaneous client associations
  • Uninterrupted network access when roaming
  • Consistent streaming video and reliable, toll-quality voice

Licensing Flexibility and Investment Protection

  • Option to add additional access points and feature licenses over time

A Scalable and Secure Teleworking Solution

Cisco OfficeExtend extends the corporate network to teleworkers, full- and part-time home office workers, and mobile contractors using a wireless access point and controller. It provides secure, rich wireless network services to employees regardless of their location.

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