The Ruckus Wireless ZoneDirector™ 5000 (ZD5000) is the first WLAN controller to uniquely combine power, simplicity and scalability into an affordable system. Supporting up to 20,000 clients and 2048 WLANs per device, the ZD5000 manages up to 1000 ZoneFlex Smart Wi-Fi access points from a single location. The ZD5000 integrates the Ruckus Smart/OS application engine that delivers advanced features such as smart wireless meshing, high availability, hot spot authentication, elegant guest networking and dynamic Wi-Fi security. Redundant and secure, the ZD5000 provides WLAN-wide network, security, RF and location management within a single, easy-to-use and affordable WLAN system.
- 512 APs groups, 2048 WLAN groupings.
- Two 1 Gbps ports for full redundancy.
- IPv6 support.
- ntegrated DHCP server.
- Dynamic VLAN assignment.
- Dynamic Pre-Shared Key generation and Zero-IT administration of clients.
- Integrated wireless performance test tool (SpeedFlex) measures WI-Fi throughput of clients, APs and mesh links.
- Users access policies provide rich WLAN control.
- Robust authentication support (802.1X, captive portal, Active Directory, RADIUS, local database, WISPr).
- Time-based WLAN broadcasting.