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Cisco 8540 Wireless LAN Controller for 6000 Access Point AIR-CT8540-K9

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$42,250.00 $27,350.54
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Call 805-522-9123

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As a component of the Cisco Software-Defined Access Solution, the 8540 provides real-time communications between Cisco Aironet access points, Cisco Prime Infrastructure, and the Cisco Mobility Services Engine. It is also interoperable with other Cisco controllers. cisco 8540 wireless lan controller

The 8540 comes with integrated services:

  • Application Visibility and Control (AVC) provides granular classification and prioritization of thousands of business-critical apps with dynamic protocol updates
  • Location-aware Bonjour and Chromcast can enable various services to be advertised across a Layer 3 network at a user and device level
  • An embedded policy classification engine offers simplified BYOD with native device profiling and onboard services
  • Software-defined segmentation with Cisco TrustSec reduces access control list maintenance, complexity, and overhead

The 8540 Series offers exceptional scalability:

  • Optimize 802.11ac Wave 2 next-generation networks with 40 Gb throughput
  • Support up to 6000 access points and 64,000 clients
  • Consolidate multiple controllers into one with a single point of touch
  • Support centralized, distributed, and mesh deployments
  • Deploy Cisco FlexConnect in sites with up to 100 access points, in up to 2000 groups

The 8540 offers high-availability features for uninterrupted application availability and no incremental system downtime:

  • Sub-second failover for access point and client failover for uninterrupted application availability
  • Dual-redundant 1 Gigabit or 10 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity
  • Dual-redundant power supplies installed (AC or DC)
  • Hot-swappable power supply and solid state storage with no incremental system downtime
  • Enhanced system uptime with fast system restarts

Additional Specifications:

  • Access points Up to 6000
  • Clients Up to 64,000
  • VLANs Up to 4096
  • Deployment modes Centralized, Cisco FlexConnect, and mesh
  • Form factor 2-rack-unit (2RU)
  • I/O interface 4 x 1-Gb or 10GB-ports
  • Power supply Dual-redundant power supplies installed (AC or DC)  

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