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Optimized for 802.11ac Wave2 performance, the Cisco 8540 Wireless LAN Controller is a highly scalable, service-rich, resilient, and flexible platform. It provides centralized control, management, and troubleshooting for high-scale deployments in service provide, enterprise, and large campus deployments.
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As a component of the Cisco Software-Defined Access Solution, the 8540 provides real-time communications between Cisco Aironet access points, Cisco Prime Infrastructure, and the Cisco Mobility Services Engine. It is also interoperable with other Cisco controllers.
The 8540 comes with integrated services:
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The 8540 Series offers exceptional scalability:
The 8540 offers high-availability features for uninterrupted application availability and no incremental system downtime:
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|Access points||Up to 6000|
|Clients||Up to 64,000|
|VLANs||Up to 4096|
|Deployment modes||Centralized, Cisco FlexConnect, and mesh|
|Form factor||2-rack-unit (2RU)|
|I/O interface||4 x 1-Gb or 10GB-ports|
|Power supply||Dual-redundant power supplies installed (AC or DC)|
|Product warranty||3 years|