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Cisco Aironet 2800 Series Access Points

Support Wave 2 in mission-critical networks

The Aironet 2800 Series is packed with flexible technology. It gives your wireless network the capability to meet your ever-changing business goals. These best-in-class access points support the cutting-edge 802.11ac Wave 2 standard. They open the way for innovations that will help you meet today's needs and future objectives.

Compare the 2800 Series models

Aironet 2800i AP

  • 802.11ac Wave 2 Support
  • MU-MIMO 4x4, 3 spatial streams
  • Flexible Radio Assignment
  • Internal antenna

Aironet 2800e AP

  • 802.11ac Wave 2 Support
  • MU-MIMO 4x4, 3 spatial streams
  • Flexible Radio Assignment
  • External antenna

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Features and capabilities

Better performance for many client devices

The 2800 Series is 802.11ac Wave 2 compliant and supports multiuser MIMO (MU-MIMO). Multiple data streams can travel from the access point to Wave 2 supported devices. The devices connect all at once and get information fast.

Networking for the digital era

Networks are getting more complex. When you combine the 2800 with Cisco's Digital Network Architecture (Cisco DNA), you can transform your network so your organization can move faster, more efficiently, and securely.

More efficiency with Cisco HDX

High-Density Experience (HDX) comes standard. This gives the 2800 Series top-of-the-line network efficiency over a large number of wireless clients. HDX is built for best-in-class RF architecture and targets high-density networks.

Support for high-density traffic in real time

Your wireless network can get hit hard with unexpected traffic. The 2800 access points’ dual radios automatically adjust to these surprises. With Flexible Radio Assignment, your network is automatically upgraded and always ready.

Flexible deployment modes

The 2800 Series supports both controller-based and Cisco Mobility Express controllerless deployments for enterprise-class performance on small, medium and large networks.

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Use the 2800 Series to...

Upgrade your wireless network

Get more speed, capacity, and reliability for business-critical applications.

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Empower your staff

Let employees work securely the way they want but put fewer demands on IT.

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Connect with customers

Deliver personalized location-based experiences.

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