AIR-CT5508-25-K9 Cisco Networking Wireless Controller
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Cisco AIR-CT5508-25-K9 8 Ports Wireless Controller Factory New

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AIR-CT5508-25-K9 Aironet 5500 Series 8 Ports Wireless LAN Controller For Up To 25 Access Points | Made by Cisco | New Factory Sealed
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Product Overview of The Cisco AIR-CT5508-25-K9

The Cisco AIR-CT5508-25-K9 is a wireless LAN controller that is part of the Aironet 5500 Series. It is designed to manage and control wireless access points, providing a reliable and scalable solution for large-scale wireless networks. In this guide, we will explore the key features and benefits of the Cisco AIR-CT5508-25-K9, its specifications, and its role in managing up to 25 access points.

Key Features
  • Scalability: The Cisco AIR-CT5508-25-K9 is known for its scalability. It can support up to 25 access points, making it an excellent choice for medium to large-sized networks. This allows for the expansion of the wireless network as needed without the need for significant hardware upgrades.
  • Centralized Management: One of the primary functions of this controller is to provide centralized management for wireless access points. It simplifies network management by allowing administrators to configure and monitor multiple access points from a single point of control.
  • Enhanced Security: Security is a top priority in wireless networks, and the Cisco AIR-CT5508-25-K9 offers advanced security features. It provides encryption and authentication protocols to safeguard the network and its users.
  • Quality of Service (QoS): To ensure a smooth and uninterrupted user experience, this controller supports Quality of Service (QoS) features. It prioritizes traffic and optimizes network performance, especially for applications that require low latency.
  • High Performance: The Aironet 5500 Series Wireless LAN Controller is built for high performance. It can handle a large number of connected devices and provide a reliable and fast wireless connection.
  • Hardware Specifications: The controller comes with 8 integrated Gigabit Ethernet ports, which can be used to connect to the wired network.
  • It supports IEEE 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, and 802.11n wireless standards.
  • The unit's dimensions are designed to fit standard network racks, making installation easy in data center environments.
  • Software Specifications: The controller runs on Cisco's Wireless LAN Controller Software, which is known for its reliability and feature-rich capabilities.
  • It supports various wireless security protocols, including WPA, WPA2, and 802.1X for user authentication.
Benefits of the Cisco AIR-CT5508-25-K9
  • Simplified Network Management: With centralized management, administrators can easily configure, monitor, and maintain the entire wireless network, saving time and effort.
  • Enhanced Security: The controller's robust security features protect the network from unauthorized access and ensure that sensitive data remains confidential.
  • Scalability: The ability to manage up to 25 access points allows for network growth and expansion without the need for significant infrastructure changes.
  • Reliable Performance: The high-performance hardware and software of the Cisco AIR-CT5508-25-K9 ensure a reliable and fast wireless connection, even in demanding environments.
Use Cases

The Cisco AIR-CT5508-25-K9 is a versatile wireless LAN controller that can be used in various settings, including:

  • Enterprises: Large enterprises with multiple access points can benefit from the centralized management and security features of this controller.
  • Educational Institutions: Schools and universities can create reliable and secure wireless networks to support the needs of students and staff.
  • Healthcare Facilities: Hospitals and healthcare facilities can rely on the controller's scalability and performance to ensure seamless connectivity for medical devices and patient data.
More Information
  • The AIR-CT5508-25-K9 Cisco 5500 Series Wireless Controller is a wireless networking device that is used to manage and control wireless access points (APs) in a network. It is part of Cisco's 5500 Series of wireless controllers and is specifically designed for medium to large-scale wireless networks.
  • The product controller can support up to 25 APs, making it suitable for organizations with a moderate to high number of wireless devices. It can manage a large number of wireless users, allowing organizations to offer wireless connectivity to many employees, guests or customers at the same time.
  • The controller is equipped with a number of features to ensure security and reliability, including advanced security options, Quality of Service (QoS), and wireless network optimization. It supports advanced security protocols such as WPA2, EAP, and TKIP/AES, which provide a high level of security to the wireless network. The QoS feature ensures that voice and video traffic are prioritized over other types of traffic, providing a high level of performance for real-time applications.
  • The controller also provides advanced network management capabilities, allowing network administrators to easily configure and manage the wireless network. It supports a variety of wireless protocols, including 802.11a/b/g/n/ac and can be managed through a web-based interface or through Cisco's Network Control System (NCS).
High Performance of Wireless Controller
  • The AIR-CT5508-25-K9 Cisco 5500 Series Wireless Controller is a high-performance wireless controller that is designed to provide centralized control and management of wireless networks. It is designed to work with a range of Cisco wireless access points, making it a versatile and flexible solution for businesses and organizations of all sizes.
  • The wireless controller is built with powerful hardware and advanced software, which ensures that it can handle large wireless networks with ease. It is capable of managing up to 25 access points and supports up to 6000 wireless clients, making it suitable for large enterprise networks.
  • The wireless controller also features advanced security features, such as wireless intrusion detection and prevention, wireless threat defense, and rogue access point detection. These features help to protect wireless networks from various types of attacks and ensure that they remain secure.
  • The wireless controller also offers a wide range of management and troubleshooting tools, such as real-time monitoring, reporting, and analytics, which allow network administrators to quickly and easily identify and resolve any issues that may arise.
  • The Cisco AIR-CT5508-25-K9 5500 series wireless controller is compatible with a wide range of Cisco wireless access points, including the Aironet 1100, 1130, 1140, 1200, 1250, 1260, and 3500 series access points. It is also compatible with the Cisco Aironet 1530, 1550, and 1570 series outdoor access points.
  • The controller also supports a variety of wireless protocols, including 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, making it compatible with a wide range of wireless devices. Additionally, it supports the Cisco FlexConnect feature, which allows for local switching and centralized management of wireless access points.
  • In terms of compatibility with network management software, the Cisco product wireless controller is compatible with the Cisco Wireless Control System (WCS) and Cisco Prime Infrastructure software. These tools allow administrators to manage and monitor the wireless network, including the wireless access points, clients, and controllers.
General Information about this Cisco AIR-CT5508-25-K9
  • Manufacturer: Cisco
  • Part Number or SKU# AIR-CT5508-25-K9
  • Product Type: 8 Ports Controller
  • Product Name: Network Wireless
Technical Information of Wireless LAN Controller
  • Number of Ports: 8 Ports
  • Wi-fi Standard: Not Applicable
  • Wireless Transmission Speed: Not Applicable
  • Gigabit Ethernet Port: Yes
  • Number Of Expansion Slots: 9
  • Input Voltage: 110 V Ac, 220 V Ac
Power Information for 8 Ports Wireless
  • Power Device: Internal power supply
  • Installed Qty: 1
  • Max Supported Qty: 2
  • Voltage Required: AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)
  • Power Provided: 115 Watt
Environmental Parameters
  • Min Operating Temperature:32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature: 104 °F
  • Humidity Range Operating: 10 - 95% (non-condensing)

In summary, the Cisco AIR-CT5508-25-K9 Aironet 5500 Series Wireless LAN Controller is a robust and versatile solution for managing up to 25 access points in various deployment scenarios. Its scalability, centralized management, security features, and reliability make it an attractive choice for organizations looking to provide efficient and secure wireless connectivity. Whether in a corporate, educational, healthcare, or retail setting, this WLC helps optimize network performance and ensure a seamless wireless experience for users.

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