As wireless speeds increase, don’t let your switches become a bottleneck. Prepare your access switches for 802.11ac Wave 2 with Catalyst Multigigabit Technology. It delivers speeds beyond 1 Gigabit on existing Category 5e/6 cables. The technology also supports Power over Ethernet (PoE), PoE+, and Cisco Universal PoE (UPOE) so you don’t need to install new electrical circuits to power your access points.
Create better user experiences with 802.11ac Wave 2, and enjoy up to five-fold jump in wireless speeds up to 6.8 Gigabits. Catalyst Multigigabit technology delivers speeds beyond 1 Gigabit on existing cabling to catapult you to speeds that surpass anything available previously.
Category 5e cables inside buildings that connect switches to wireless access points are limited to just 1-Gigabit speeds. Cisco founded the NBASE-T Alliance in 2014 to make it possible to support up to 10 Gbps over installed Category 5e and 6 cables. Use NBASE-T to support 802.11ac Wave 2 today.
Multigigabit technology supports PoE, PoE+, and UPOE so you don’t need to install new electrical circuits to power your access points. Only Cisco provides 60 Watts UPOE to power downstream devices in a next-generation workspace, including IP phones, IPTVs, surveillance cameras, and virtual desktop clients.
Stackable, Layer 2 and 3, 480 Gbps
PoE, PoE+, StackPower, UPOE
100 access points supported
Optional Stacking, Layer 2 and 3, 160 Gbps
PoE, PoE+, UPOE
50 access points supported
Small form factor
Supports Layer 3
8 or 12 Gigabit Ethernet ports
PoE+ support with up to 240W of PoE budget
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