Small Business 100, 300 and 500 Series of Wireless Access Points
Cisco's Small Business 100, 300 and 500 series of wireless access points are Linux-based units engineered as entry-level 802.11n Wi-Fi APs for small offices. Many versions in Cisco's Small Business family of APs work with Cisco's Single Point Setup technology, which makes it possible to configure, control and repair a group of access points from a single AP via an intuitive browser-based interface. All versions include Power over Ethernet and feature QoS, rogue access point detection, and bridge mode for connecting to another Ethernet LAN.
Cisco Small Business Wireless APs offer easy, cost-effective and secure wireless connectivity
Progent's Cisco CCIE-certified Wi-Fi network infrastructure experts offer remote or on-premises configuration and debugging services to help your organization to plan, implement, update, optimize, administer and troubleshoot Cisco Small Business wireless access point environments of any size or topology. Progent's Cisco Wi-Fi controller experts can also help you to integrate your wireless ecosystem with your wired network infrastructure and cloud-based resources to create an enterprise-wide connectivity solution that is simple to administer and scale. Progent also can provide affordable Wi-Fi site surveys to help you to determine the most efficient selection, placement and configuration of Cisco Small Business Wi-Fi APs to work with your unique workplace design, construction, and expected workloads.
The Cisco Small Business WAP121 AP is a wallmount, single-radio 2.4GHz unit able to handle 16 active 802.11n clients, includes a Fast Ethernet port, allows up to 4 AP devices and 40 active wireless clients in a cluster, and can handle data rates of up to 300 Mbps. Cisco's Small Business WAP125 is a value-priced desktop 802.11ac wireless AP that includes a 1xGE port with Power over Ethernet (PoE), delivers performance as high as 867 Mbps, supports 10 active users, and works with Cisco's FindIT Network Management software for easy configuration and control. Cisco's Small Business WAP131 is a desktop dual-band 2.4/5 GHz 802.11a/b/g/n access point that can support 16 active wireless clients on each radio for a total of up to 32 wireless clients, includes a GE port, and can support throughput of 300 Mbps for each radio. The WAP131 does not allow AP clustering. Cisco's Small Business WAP150 is a value-priced dual-radio AC/n wireless access point that includes a 1xGE Power over Ethernet (PoE) port and can handle 16 clients from each radio with 867 Mbps performance for 802.11ac devices and 300 Mbps for 802.11n clients. The Cisco WAP1501 allows 4 APs for each cluster.
Cisco's Small Business WAP321 model is a wall-mountable single-band (either 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz) 802.11a/b/g/n device with support for 80 active wireless clients in an 8-device cluster. The WAP321 features a 10/100/1000 Ethernet interface and can deliver throughput of 300 Mbps for the selected radio. The Cisco Small Business WAP351 is a dual-radio 2.4/5 GHz 802.11n AP that includes a 5-port Gigabit Ethernet interface and can support 32 active clients per radio for a total of up to 64 active clients, and support throughput of 300 Mbps for each radio. The WAP351 access point does not support clustering. The Cisco WAP361 is a dual-band 802.11ac AP that includes a 5 x Gb Ethernet LAN switch, allows 32 active WLAN clients per radio, and offers 867 Mbps throughput for 802.11ac devices and 300 Mbps performance for 802.11n clients. Cisco's WAP361 allows eight access points for each cluster. Cisco's wallmount WAP371 Wireless-AC/N is a dual-band device that supports 802.11n and the latest 802.11ac IEEE standard. The WAP371 Wireless-AC/N has a GE interface, can support as many as 32 active clients on each radio, and eight access points for each cluster.
Cisco's WAP561 802.11n Dual Radio Selectable Band wireless access point features one Gigabit Ethernet port and dual concurrent radios (2.4 and 5.0 GHz) that offer 450 Mbps throughput for each radio, support 64 devices for each radio, and allow up to 16 wireless access points for each cluster. Cisco's WAP551 is similar to the 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 version) are dual-band 2.4/5 GHz 802.11ac Wave 1 APs incorporating two Gb Ethernet interfaces with link aggregation, 3x3 MIMO, and up to 1.9 Gigabit/sec performance with 1300 Mbps over 11ac and 600 Mbps on 11n. Both access points support 32 clients per radio and 16 wireless access points on each cluster.
How Progent Can Assist You with Cisco Small Business Wi-Fi APs
Progent offers cost-effective online or on-premises help from a Cisco-certified CCIE network infrastructure consultant to assist you to plan, deploy, administer, tune, update or troubleshoot a Wi-Fi network that incorporates Cisco Small Business Wi-Fi APs. Progent can help you manage and debug legacy Cisco Small Business devices or migrate efficiently to Cisco's current lineup of Wave 2 Wi-Fi access points based on 802.11ac technology. Progent's Cisco Wi-Fi controller experts can assist you to see whether your wireless network calls for Cisco wireless controller appliances or can be configured and maintained with software utilities.
Progent's remote and onsite wireless site surveys can assist your organization to identify the most appropriate selection and location of Cisco Small Business Wi-Fi access points to support your client density, provide the coverage you require, and keep up with your critical applications. Progent's certified cybersecurity experts can assist you to plan, implement and validate a security and compliance strategy that includes policy enforcement, remote network monitoring, and centralized management. Progent's disaster preparedness consultants and business continuity consultants can help you to build fault-tolerance and recoverability into your Cisco product deployments to maximize the uptime of your seamless wired/wireless network infrastructure.
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