Cisco Small Business 100, 300 and 500 Family of Access Points
Cisco's Small Business 100, 300 and 500 series of APs are Linux-powered units engineered as value-priced 802.11n Wi-Fi solutions for small offices. Many models in the Cisco Small Business line of wireless access points work with Cisco's Single Point Setup technology, which makes it possible to configure, manage and repair a cluster of access points from one device via an intuitive web browser interface. All of the versions support POE and feature QoS, rogue access point detection, and bridge mode for wirelessly connecting to another Ethernet LAN.
Cisco Small Business Wireless APs offer simple, affordable and secure Wi-Fi connectivity
Progent's Cisco CCIE-certified wireless network infrastructure consultants can provide online or onsite integration and debugging services to help your organization to design, implement, update, optimize, manage and debug Cisco Small Business Wi-Fi AP environments of any scale or topology. Progent's Cisco Wi-Fi controller consultants can also assist you to combine your Wi-Fi ecosystem with your wired network infrastructure and cloud-hosted resources to build an enterprise-wide connectivity foundation that is simple to manage and expand. Progent also can provide affordable Wi-Fi site surveys to assist you to decide the most efficient selection, location and configuration of Cisco Small Business wireless access points to work with your specific workplace design, building structure, and anticipated network traffic.
Cisco's Small Business WAP121 Wireless-N AP is a wallmount, single-radio 2.4GHz device that can support 16 active 802.11b/g/n clients, has a 10/100 Ethernet port, allows up to 4 access pointss and 40 active clients in a cluster, and supports throughput of up to 300 Mbps. Cisco's WAP125 is a value-priced desktop 802.11ac Wi-Fi access point that features a one Gbit LAN port with Power over Ethernet, delivers performance up to 867 Mbps, supports 10 active clients, and can be used with Cisco's FindIT Network Management platform for easy deployment and management. Cisco's WAP131 is a desktop dual-radio 802.11n access point that can handle 16 active wireless clients on each radio for a total of up to 32 clients, includes a 10/100/1000 Ethernet interface, and delivers sustained data rates of up to 300 Mbps per radio. The WAP131 does not allow AP clustering. Cisco's WAP150 is a value-priced dual-radio 802.11ac/n AP that features a 1xGE Power over Ethernet port and can support 16 clients per radio with 867 Mbps performance for AC clients and 300 Mbps for 802.11n devices. Cisco's Small Business WAP150 supports four APs per cluster.
The Cisco Small Business WAP321 model is a wall-mountable single-band (either 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz) 802.11n device with support for 80 active wireless clients in an 8-device cluster. The WAP321 features a Gigabit Ethernet port and can deliver a data rate of 300 Mbps for the selected radio. Cisco's WAP351 is a dual-radio 2.4/5 GHz 802.11a/b/g/n access point with a 5-port Gigabit Ethernet switch and can support 32 wireless clients on each radio for up to 64 clients, and deliver sustained throughput of 300 Mbps for each radio. The WAP351 AP does not allow clustering. Cisco's Small Business WAP361 is a dual-radio Wireless-AC/N AP that includes a 5 x Gb Ethernet LAN switch, can support 32 clients per radio, and delivers 867 Mbps performance for wireless AC clients and 300 Mbps for 802.11n devices. The Cisco WAP361 supports eight WAP361 access points for each cluster. Cisco's wallmount Small Business WAP371 Wireless-AC/N is a dual-band AP that works with 802.11a/b/g/n as well as the new 802.11ac IEEE specification. The WAP371 includes a 10/100/1000 Ethernet interface, can support as many as 32 wireless clients on each radio, and eight access points for each cluster.
The Cisco Small Business WAP561 802.11n Dual Radio Selectable Band access point includes one 10/100/1000 Ethernet interface and two concurrent radios that deliver 450 Mbps performance for each radio, support 64 clients for each radio, and allow 16 wireless access points for each cluster. The Cisco WAP551 is like Cisco's WAP 561 but has a single selectable band (2.4 or 5.0 GHz). The Cisco WAP571 and WAP571E (a ruggedized outdoor model) are dual-band 2.4/5 GHz 802.11ac Wave 1 APs incorporating 2 x GE interfaces with link aggregation, 3x3 MIMO, and as high as 1.9 Gigabit/sec throughput with 1300 Mbps on 11ac and 600 Mbps over 11n. Both wireless access points support 32 active WAN clients per radio and 16 WAP371 wireless access points per cluster.
How Progent Can Assist You with Cisco Small Business Wireless APs
Progent offers cost-effective remote or on-premises support from a certified CCIE network infrastructure consultant to help your organization to design, deploy, administer, optimize, update or repair a wireless environment that incorporates Cisco Small Business wireless access points. Progent can assist you manage and debug legacy Cisco Small Business devices or move efficiently to Cisco's latest generation of Wave 2 wireless access points based on the 802.11ac specification. Progent's certified Cisco Wi-Fi controller experts can help you to determine whether your wireless network should include Cisco wireless controller hardware or can be managed with software utilities.
Progent's online and onsite Wi-Fi site surveys can help your organization to identify the most efficient selection and location of Cisco Small Business wireless APs to support your user volume, offer the RF coverage you require, and deal with your critical workloads. Progent's certified network security experts can help your organization to plan, implement and validate a security and compliance strategy that covers network policies, remote network and endpoint monitoring, and centralized management. Progent's disaster preparedness experts and business continuity consultants can help you to incorporate fault-tolerance and recoverability into your Cisco product deployments to optimize the productivity of your converged wired/wireless infrastructure.
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