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Upgrade your controller

The Cisco Catalyst 9800 Series is the next generation of wireless controllers that bridge the intent-based networking portfolio.

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Upgrade Your Wireless Network with 802.11ac Wave 2

The Cisco 5520 Series Wireless LAN Controller is a highly scalable, service-rich, resilient, and flexible platform that is ideal for medium-sized to large enterprise and campus deployments. As part of the Cisco Digital Network Architecture, the 5520 is optimized for the next generation of wireless networks, 802.11ac Wave 2.

Features and benefits

Exceptional scalability

Supports up to 1500 access points, 20,000 clients and runs 802.11ac Wave 2 networks with 20Gb throughput.                          

Integrated services

Application Visibility and Control, location-aware Bonjour and Chromcast support services, software-defined segmentation with Cisco TrustSec and much more.

Better wireless experience for Apple devices

Get seamless roaming, a fast lane for business applications and faster troubleshooting when your Apple mobile device with Cisco technology.

Get assured wireless performance with Cisco DNA software

Cisco DNA software subscriptions power analytics and assurance across your network. Benefit from an always-available network that scales with your organization’s growth in applications, users, and devices.

Why upgrade to Catalyst 9800 wireless controllers?

Wireless assurance

With Cisco DNA Assurance, Catalyst 9800 wireless controllers help provide deep visibility and insights into the wireless network.

Centralized management

Cisco DNA Center provides centralized management for not only the Catalyst 9800 wireless controllers but all Cisco DNA-ready wired and wireless solutions from Cisco.

Comprehensive security

Catalyst 9800 Series wireless controllers are the first line of defense with features such as Encrypted Traffic Analytics and secure segmentation with Cisco Software-Defined Access.

Accelerate your success with services from Cisco Customer Experience

Confidently integrate wireless solutions into a secure, automated, intent-based network with expert guidance, proven experience, best practices, and innovative tools.