The Cisco 5500 Series Wireless Controller, shown in Figure 1, is a highly
scalable and flexible platform that enables system wide services for
mission-critical wireless networking in medium-sized to large enterprises and
campus environments. Designed for 802.11ac and 802.11n performance and maximum
scalability, the 5500 Series offers enhanced uptime Optimized for
high-performance wireless networking, the Cisco 5500 Series Controller offers
improved mobility and prepares the business for the next wave of mobile devices
and applications. The 5500 Series supports a higher density of clients and delivers
more efficient roaming, with at least nine times the throughput of existing
802.11a/g networks. The 5500 Series automates wireless configuration and
management functions and allows network managers to have the visibility and
control needed to cost-effectively manage, secure, and optimize the performance
of their wireless networks. With integrated Cisco CleanAir® technology, the
5500 Series protects 802.11n performance by providing cross-network access to
realtime and historic RF interference information for quick troubleshooting and
Maximum Performance and Scalability.
Improved Mobility and Services.
Licensing Flexibility and Investment Protection.
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Comprehensive Wired/Wireless Security.