Cost-effectively manage and secure your wireless networks with the Cisco 5500 Series Wireless Controller. Automated wireless configuration and management functions give you more visibility and control. The 5500 Series is designed for high-performance wireless networking.
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As a component of the Cisco Unified Wireless Network, the controller provides real-time communication between Cisco Aironet access points, the Cisco Wireless Control System (WCS), and the Cisco Mobility Services Engine. It delivers centralized security policies, wireless intrusion prevention system (IPS) capabilities, RF management, and quality of service (QoS).
To help ensure an exceptional end-user experience on the wireless network, the Cisco 5500 Series provides a variety of capabilities:
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