More Information for 8 Ports Access Points
The AIR-CT5508-50-K9 Cisco 8 Ports Wireless LAN (WLAN) Controller is a device that manages and controls wireless networks in enterprise environments. It is designed to work with Cisco Aironet access points, and can support up to 50 access points and up to 5,000 wireless clients.
The controller is responsible for managing the wireless network infrastructure, including security, RF management, and network access control. It can also provide advanced features such as location-based services and wireless intrusion prevention.
The part features 8 Gigabit Ethernet ports, which can be used for connecting to the wired network or for connecting to other controllers in a hierarchical network design. It also includes a built-in web-based management interface, which allows for easy configuration and monitoring of the wireless network.
The controller also supports Cisco's FlexConnect feature, which allows for central management of access points located at remote sites, while also providing local switching and security.
High Performance of Aironet 5500 Series Access Points
The AIR-CT5508-50-K9 Cisco 8 Ports Wireless LAN Controller is considered to be a high-performing wireless LAN controller. It is designed to manage and control up to 50 wireless access points, providing centralized wireless network management for large and complex enterprise networks.
One of the key features of the part is its support for 802.11ac Wave 2 technology, which enables high-speed wireless connections and supports a large number of wireless clients. This allows the controller to handle heavy wireless traffic and provide a stable and reliable wireless network experience for users.
The controller also includes a number of advanced security features, such as wireless intrusion prevention, rogue access point detection, and wireless LAN security, which help to protect against unauthorized access and wireless threats.
The product also includes a variety of management and monitoring tools, including a web-based management interface, command-line interface, and SNMP-based management, which allows network administrators to easily monitor and manage the wireless network.
The AIR-CT5508-50-K9 Cisco 8 Ports Wireless LAN Controller is considered to be a reliable and high-performing wireless LAN controller. It is designed to manage and control wireless networks with up to 50 access points and up to 5000 clients, providing robust and reliable wireless network infrastructure.
The controller is compliant with various industry standards such as IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac and is compatible with various Cisco wireless access points, which ensures its compatibility with various network devices and systems. Additionally, it has been tested and certified by Cisco, which adds to its reliability.
The part also features a robust and durable design, which helps to ensure its longevity and reliability in harsh environments. It also includes a built-in network management and security features such as 802.1X authentication, WPA2/WPA3, and VPN support, which help to ensure the security of the network.
Key Information about Cisco AIR-CT5508-50-K9
- Manufacturer: Cisco
- Model Number or SKU# AIR-CT5508-50-K9
- Product Line: Aironet
- Porduct Series: 5500
- Product Model: 5508
- Product Name: Aironet 5508 Wireless LAN Controller
- Product Type: Wireless LAN Controller
Interfaces / Ports of Cisco Wireless LAN Controller
- Total Number of Ports: 8
- Gigabit Ethernet Port Yes
- USB Yes
- Management Port Yes
Management & Protocols of Wireless Controller Aironet 5500 Series
- SNMP v1/v2c/v3
- 802.1Q Vtagging
- Input Voltage 110 V AC
- Input Voltage 220 V AC
- Power Source Power Supply
Dimensions & Weight
- Height 1.8 Inch
- Depth 21.2 Inch
- Width 17.3 Inch
- Weight (Approximate) 20 LBS
- Additional Information-
- 2 x Service Ports
- 1 x Utility Port
- Up to 50 Cisco access points
With the growing number of wireless devices, there is a clear pointer that your business requires a wireless controller. Regardless of the size of your organization, you will find controllers that match your need. But what are these controllers used for? In a wireless local area network (WLAN), a controller manages all wireless access points. That permits wireless devices to connect to the network and communicate with each other. Think of it as an audio amplifier, but in this case, a controller amplifies the signal from the router so that even devices at far distances can connect.
How to Buy a Wireless Controller
You have to consider many factors when planning to buy a wireless network controller. At the top of the list is the budget. Depending on the resources you have set aside for this project, you can go for high-end 10-gigabit controllers or choose cost-effective options. Another factor to consider is the size of your organization. Assuming that you have enough money on your budget, a wireless controller with many access points and port is the ideal choice for large enterprises. The same will do for small businesses, but not be economical. So, instead of buying an 8-port controller, you can go for a 4-port one with few access points. Medium-sized organizations are better off with 6-point controllers such as AIR-CT5760-1K-K9 Cisco 5760.
What are the Benefits of Wireless Network Controllers?
The first benefit is better security for both your wired and wireless networks. Most cybercrimes begin at the unsecured wireless network access points. But with controllers, you can authenticate users and assign access privileges to maintain your network security. You can also detect and stop any unauthorized attempt to access the network on time before it turns into a disaster.
A wireless controller makes it possible and easier to monitor and manage a network. You can remotely monitor the entire IT infrastructure and save on the time and cost of site surveying. The simplified network monitoring and management ensure reliability while reducing the maintenance cost.
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Undoubtedly, your business needs a wireless network. You cannot think of going wireless without a controller. Buy quality wireless controllers at ALLHDD at the best price. We have different types and models for every organization's size and specific needs. Contact us if you need more information about shopping on our website. We are also available to answer all your queries.
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