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​Cisco WAP581 Wireless-AC Dual Radio Wave 2 Access Point with 2.5GbE LAN

Cisco WAP581 Wireless-AC/N Dual Radio Wave 2 Access Pointview expanded image

Gigabit Wi-Fi, multigigabit Ethernet

Deliver gigabit wireless connectivity and guest access more securely and reliably. Improve your Wi-Fi coverage with a better mobile experience using the latest wireless technologies. The high-performance Cisco WAP581 Wireless-AC Dual Radio Wave 2 Access Point is designed to meet the needs of today’s wireless network and to deliver the best user experience.

The future of high-speed wireless is here

Get your network ready for the latest wireless technologies. The Cisco WAP581 Access Point supports the 802.11ac Wave 2 Wi-Fi standard.

Features and capabilities

  • Supports 4 x 4, multi-user, multiple-input, multiple-output (MU-MIMO) technology on 5.0-GHz radio and 3 x 3 MIMO technology on 2.4-GHz radio for maximum performance.
  • Supports Dual Gigabit Ethernet (2.5 GE and 1 GE) LAN with Energy Efficient Ethernet and link aggregation.
  • Provides the Integrated Wireless Spectrum Analysis tool, which detects nearby radio frequency interference for easy troubleshooting.
  • Supports both Power over Ethernet (PoE) and AC power with optional external power adapter (adapter sold separately).
  • Supports Social Media login for guests (Google and Facebook).
  • Offers captive portal that enables highly secure guest access with customized roles and rights.
  • Integrated with Cisco Umbrella to help manage security across all wireless devices.
  • Works with the new Cisco® FindIT Network Management platform for easy management, monitoring and control your Cisco 100, 300 and 500 Series Access Points.

Specifications at a glance

  • Concurrent dual-band radio: 2.8 Gbps on 5-GHz radio, 600 Mbps on 2.4-GHz radio
  • Robust security: WPA2, 802.1X with RADIUS authentication, rogue access-point detection
  • Wi-Fi Scheduler lets you control Wi-Fi access during and after business hours
  • Integrated Wireless Packet Capture tool assists in troubleshooting
  • Intelligent QoS prioritizes network traffic to keep critical applications at top performance
  • Support for energy-saving sleep mode and port-control features
  • Multiple internal antennas allow for installation on ceiling, wall or desktop

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