The Cisco Embedded Wireless Controller on Catalyst Access Points delivers an easy-to-deploy, easy-to-manage, controllerless Wi-Fi 6 network. All without requiring a dedicated appliance, for small to midmarket as well as distributed enterprises. It combines RF excellence with Cisco Catalyst 9800 IOS XE benefits by putting controller function on the AP.
The Cisco Embedded Wireless Controller on Catalyst Access Points manages up to 100 APs and 2000 clients. It is best suited for distributed branches and small campuses that want enterprise-class features and want to upgrade to Wi-Fi 6 using minimal IT resources. Powered by Cisco IOS XE Software, the controller adds another choice to the Catalyst 9800 family. It also provides a clear upgrade path as your network needs grow.
Advanced security features protect the integrity of your network and data, all the way to your clients and end devices.
We've combined our most powerful controller with the latest Wi-Fi 6 AP to provide enterprise-level resiliency that keeps your network always on, even during upgrades or software refreshes.
Answer a few simple questions using the web UI or mobile application, and your wireless network is up and running.
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