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          Cisco 8500 Series Wireless Controller, Dual AC PSU, 500 Access Points

          Cisco 8500 Series Wireless Controller, Dual AC PSU, 500 Access Points
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          Item #: 30873030
          Mfr. Part#: AIR-CT8510-500-K9
          Availability: Temporarily Out-of-Stock
          Est. Ship: Call for next available delivery

          • Supports 10 Gigabit Ethernet, ARP, BOOTP, DHCP, Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, ICMP/IP, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IPSec, SSH, TCP/IP, UDP/IP, IEEE 802.11n Networking

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          The Cisco 8500 series controller provides centralized control, management, and troubleshooting for high-scale deployments in service provider and large campus deployments. The 8500 series provides flexibility to support multiple architectures in the same controller - centralized controller switched for campus, Cisco FlexConnect for lean branches managed over the WAN as well as mesh support for deployments where full Ethernet cabling is unavailable.

          Cisco 8500 series controllers automate wireless configuration and management functions and allow network managers to have the visibility and control needed to cost-effectively manage, secure, and optimize the performance of their branch networks. As a component of the Cisco Unified Wireless Network, this controller provides real-time communications between Cisco Aironet access points, the Cisco Prime infrastructure, and the Cisco Mobility Services Engine, and is interoperable with other Cisco controllers. The Cisco 8500 series controller has integrated Cisco CleanAir technology, providing the industry's only self-healing and self-optimizing wireless network for branches.
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          Actual Weight 35.10 lb(s)
          Compatibility Notes Scalability:
          Supports 300, 500, 1000, 3000, and 6000 access points
          Supports 64,000 clients
          Supports up to 6000 branch locations (up to 2000 Cisco FlexConnect groups) with 100 access points per branch
          Supports up to 4096 VLANs

          RF Management:
          Provides both real-time and historical information about RF interference impacting network performance across controllers, through systemwide Cisco CleanAir technology integration.

          Cisco FlexConnect, Centralized Switching, and Mesh AP Support:
          Centralized control, management, and client troubleshooting.
          Seamless client access in the event of a WAN link failure (local data switching).
          Secure guest access.
          Indoor and outdoor mesh access point support.
          Efficient access point upgrade that optimizes the WAN link utilization for downloading access point images.
          Cisco OfficeExtend technology that supports corporate wireless service for mobile and remote workers with secure wired tunnels to Cisco Aironet 1130 or 1140 Series Access Points.
          Rogue detection for Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance.

          Service Provider Wi-Fi:
          Wi-Fi Certified Passpoint (Hotspot 2.0) certified facilitating hotspot operation for mobile data offloads.
          Network-based mobility management with Proxy Mobile IPv6 Mobility Access Gateway (MAG) support for integration with cellular data networks.

          Access Point Support:
          Cisco Aironet 600 Series Access Points, Cisco Aironet 1040 Series Access Points, Cisco Aironet 1130 Series Access Points, Cisco Aironet 1140 Series Access Points, Cisco Aironet 3600 Series Access Points, Cisco Aironet 3500 Series Access Points, Cisco Aironet 2600 series Access points, Cisco Aironet 1250 Series Access Points, Cisco Aironet 1260 Series Access Points, Cisco Aironet 1240 Series Access Points, Cisco Aironet 1550 series Access points, and Cisco 891 Series Integrated Services Router and Cisco 881 Series Integrated Services Router

          Comprehensive End-to-End Security:
          Offers control and provisioning of wireless access points (CAPWAP)-compliant Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS) encryption on the control plane between access points and controllers across remote WAN links.

          End-to-End Voice:
          Supports Cisco Unified Communications for improved collaboration through messaging, presence, and conferencing.
          Supports all Cisco Unified Communications wireless IP phones for cost-effective, real-time voice services.

          Fault Tolerance and High Availability:
          Access points continue to provide seamless services when a controller fails; provides failover to another backup controller for centralized control and management.
          SSID high availability with sub second access point failover from primary to standby controller.
          Redundant power supply helps to ensure maximum availability.
          10 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity support: 2 x 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports for redundancy.

          Enterprise Wireless Mesh:
          Allows access points to dynamically establish wireless connections without the need for a physical connection to the wired network.
          Available on select Cisco Aironet access points, Enterprise Wireless Mesh is ideal for warehouses, manufacturing floors, shopping centers and any other location where extending a wired connection may prove difficult or aesthetically unappealing.
          Contents Controller, documentation
          Physical Dimensions 1.7"h x 17.3"w x 28"d
          Networking Protocol 10 Gigabit Ethernet, ARP, BOOTP, DHCP, Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, ICMP/IP, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IPSec, SSH, TCP/IP, UDP/IP
          Remote Management Protocol HTTP, HTTPS, RMON, SNMP 1, SNMP 2c, SNMP 3, Telnet
          Transport Protocol DHCP, ICMP/IP, IPSec, TCP/IP, UDP/IP
          Returns Policy Due to manufacturer restrictions, all sales on this item are final.
          UNSPSC 43222609
          Warranty - Labor 90 Days
          Warranty - Parts 90 Days
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