Cisco Small Business 100, 300 and 500 Family of Access Points
Cisco's Small Business family of access points are Linux-based devices engineered as value-priced 802.11n wireless solutions for small offices. Most models in Cisco's Small Business portfolio of APs work with Cisco's Single Point Setup system, which makes it possible to configure, manage and repair a group of access points from a single device via a simple browser-based interface. All of the versions support Power over Ethernet and provide Quality of Service (QoS), rogue access point awareness, and bridge mode for connecting to another network.
Cisco Small Business Wi-Fi Access Points offer easy, cost-effective and secure Wi-Fi networking
Progent's Cisco CCIE-certified wireless network infrastructure consultants can provide online or on-premises configuration and debugging support to help your organization to design, configure, update, optimize, administer and troubleshoot Cisco Small Business wireless access point deployments of any size or topology. Progent's Cisco Wi-Fi controller consultants can also assist you to combine your Wi-Fi environment with your wired network and cloud-hosted resources to create a seamless enterprise-wide connectivity foundation that is easy to administer and expand. Progent also can provide affordable wireless site surveys to assist you to determine the most efficient selection, location and configuration of Cisco Small Business wireless access points to work with your unique workplace layout, construction, and anticipated workloads.
Cisco's Small Business WAP121 Wireless-N AP is a wall-mountable, single-band 2.4GHz device able to handle 16 active 802.11b/g/n wireless clients, includes a Fast Ethernet port, allows up to 4 AP devices and 40 active wireless clients per cluster, and can handle sustained data rates of up to 300 Mbps. The Cisco Small Business WAP125 is a value-priced desktop 802.11ac Wi-Fi AP that features a one Gbit port with PoE, delivers throughput as high as 867 Mbps, handles 10 active users, and works with Cisco's FindIT Network Management platform for easy configuration and control. Cisco's Small Business WAP131 is a desktop dual-radio 802.11n AP able to handle 16 active clients on each radio for up to 32 clients, includes a Gigabit Ethernet port, and can support throughput of up to 300 Mbps for each radio. The WAP131 does not support clustering. The Cisco Small Business WAP150 is a value-priced Wave 1 dual-radio 802.11ac/n wireless access point that features a 1xGE Power over Ethernet port and can handle 16 clients per radio with 867 Mbps throughput for 802.11ac clients and 300 Mbps for 802.11n clients. The Cisco Small Business WAP150 supports four access points per cluster.
The Cisco Small Business WAP321 Wireless-N AP is a wallmount selectable-band (2.4 or 5 GHz) 802.11n device that can handle 80 wireless clients sharing an 8-AP cluster. The Cisco WAP321 includes a Gigabit Ethernet port and can deliver a sustained data rate of 300 Mbps for the activated radio. Cisco's Small Business WAP351 is a dual-radio 2.4/5 GHz 802.11n AP that includes a 5-port Gigabit Ethernet interface and can handle 32 active wireless clients on each radio for a total of up to 64 clients, and deliver throughput of 300 Mbps for each radio. The WAP351 AP does not support clustering. Cisco's Small Business WAP361 is a dual-radio 802.11ac Wave 1 AP that features a 5 x Gb Ethernet switch, can support 32 active WLAN clients per radio, and offers 867 Mbps throughput for wireless AC devices and 300 Mbps performance for 802.11n clients. Cisco's WAP361 supports 8 WAP361 access points for each cluster. Cisco's wall-mountable WAP371 Wireless-AC/N is a dual-band device that supports 802.11n as well as the new 802.11ac wireless networking specification. The WAP371 Wireless-AC/N has a GE port, can handle 32 wireless clients on each radio, and 8 access points for each cluster.
The Cisco WAP561 Wireless-N Dual Radio AP includes one Gigabit Ethernet LAN interface and two concurrent radios that offer 450 Mbps throughput for each radio, can handle 64 devices per radio, and allow 16 wireless access points per cluster. The Cisco WAP551 is like Cisco's WAP 561 but features a single radio selectable band (2.4 or 5.0 GHz). The Cisco Small Business WAP571 and WAP571E (the weather-proof outside model) are dual-band 802.11ac access points that feature 2 x GE LAN interfaces with link aggregation (LAG), and as high as 1.9 Gbps performance with 1300 Mbps over 802.11ac and 600 Mbps on 11n. Both wireless access points support 32 active WAN clients per radio and 16 WAP371 APs per cluster.
How Progent Can Assist You with Cisco Small Business Wireless APs
Progent can provide affordable online or onsite support from a certified CCIE network infrastructure consultant to assist you to plan, install, manage, optimize, update or troubleshoot a Wi-Fi network that includes Cisco Small Business wireless APs. Progent can help you manage and debug legacy Cisco Small Business devices or migrate efficiently to Cisco's latest generation of Wave 2 Wi-Fi APs based on 802.11ac technology. Progent's Cisco Wi-Fi controller consultants can assist you to determine whether your Wi-Fi network calls for Cisco wireless controller appliances or can be configured and maintained with software-based tools.
Progent's remote and on-premises wireless site surveys can assist you to determine the most efficient selection and placement of Cisco Small Business Wi-Fi access points to handle your client density, provide the RF coverage you need, and deal with your critical applications. Progent's cybersecurity consultants can assist you to plan, deploy and test a compliant security strategy that covers policy enforcement, remote network monitoring, and centralized management. Progent's disaster preparedness experts and business continuity experts can help your organization to build fault-tolerance and recoverability into your Cisco product implementations to maximize the uptime of your seamless wired/wireless network infrastructure.
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