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Ultra-Reliable Wireless Backhaul (formerly Fluidmesh)

Get ultra-reliable, low-latency wireless backhaul for OT and IT mobility and fixed applications.

Easily connect standard, mission-critical, and real-time applications anywhere you need them

Cisco Ultra-Reliable Wireless Backhaul is a new generation of wireless technology that lets you achieve fiberlike performance for mission-critical applications. Like 5G URLLC, it features ultra-low latency to enable the most demanding real-time applications. Like fiber, it offers ultra-reliable broadband connectivity. It’s easy to deploy, maintain, and operate, making it the ideal choice for IT and OT backhaul.

With Cisco Ultra-Reliable Wireless Backhaul, you can…

Get reliable, fiberlike wireless anywhere

Enjoy ultra-reliable, low-latency connectivity for your most demanding applications.

Simplify deployment and operation

Easy to install as Wi-Fi, the technology uses an integrated web tool to deploy. You can manage from anywhere with its simple interface. 

Keep control of your network

Control costs, service levels, and results with your own private network. See all your network's KPIs on a dashboard.

From railways to mining, we've got you covered

Rail

Enable communications-based train control (CBTC), passenger Wi-Fi, video surveillance, and more for metros, light rail, high-speed, and cargo trains. See Connected Rail solution brief.

Terminal operations

Support 24/7 operations and enable real-time maintenance. Connect to your RTG, STS, terminal tractors, AGV for TOS, and automation operations in ports.

Security

Deploy real-time safety and security applications, such as video surveillance, VoIP, and emergency calling.

Mining

Enjoy stable and reliable wireless to drive your automation projects, from FMS dispatch to AHS and ADS.

2021 IoT Breakthrough Awards Program

Cisco wins M2M Network Equipment Company of the Year award with wireless backhaul.

Our award-winning Ultra-Reliable Wireless Backhaul products

Cisco FM4500 Fiber

  • Ideal for wayside communications
  • SFP fiber port for direct connection
  • Up to 500 Mbps with Ultra-Reliable Low-Latency

Cisco FM4500 Mobi

  • M12 connectors for enhanced vibration resistance
  • Suitable for trucks, cranes, and rail
  • Up to 500 Mbps with Ultra-Reliable Low-Latency

Cisco FM3500 Endo

  • Good choice for IT and OT backhaul
  • RJ-45 Ethernet ports
  • Up to 500 Mbps with Ultra-Reliable Low-Latency

Cisco FM3200 Base

  • Point-to-multipoint base station
  • Wide horizontal coverage antenna
  • Up to 150 Mbps with Ultra-Reliable Low-Latency

Cisco FM4200 Fiber

  • Ideal for CBTC and low-bandwidth wayside communications
  • SFP fiber port for direct connection
  • Up to 100 Mbps with Ultra-Reliable Low-Latency

Cisco FM1200 Volo

  • Fixed wireless networks
  • Point-to-point, point-to-multipoint, and mesh
  • Up to 100 Mbps with Ultra-Reliable Low-Latency

Cisco FM1000 Gateway

  • Cisco FM radio traffic aggregator
  • Medium-scale Fluidity deployments
  • Support for hundreds of Cisco FM radios

Cisco FM10000 Gateway

  • Cisco FM radio traffic aggregator
  • Large-scale Fluidity deployments
  • Support for hundreds of Cisco FM radios

Cisco FM Shield Bracket

  • Thick steel structure for impact resistance
  • Resistant to strong vibrations on moving vehicles
  • Wall- or pole-mount for flexible installation

Cisco FM Ponte Kit

  • Wireless bridge kit consisting of 2 radios
  • Ideal for video, voice, and data backhauling
  • 50 Mbps with Ultra-Reliable Low-Latency

Bridging the digital divide

School districts like Canutillo in Texas are collaborating with Cisco to deliver secure, fast, reliable Wi-Fi access to educators, students, and communities.

Customer success stories

See our top deployments and how our customers succeed with our IoT wireless solutions. See more success stories

Which set of wireless technologies is best for you?

Answer up to eight questions, and you'll be on your way to discovering which wireless technology may best meet your needs.

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