Cisco Small Business 100, 300 and 500 Family of Access Points
Cisco's Small Business 100, 300 and 500 family of access points are Linux-powered units engineered as value-priced 802.11n wireless solutions for small offices. Most models in Cisco's Small Business portfolio of access points support Cisco's Single Point Setup technology, which makes it possible to set up, manage and repair a cluster of access points from one AP via a simple browser-based interface. All of the versions support POE and provide QoS, rogue access point awareness, and bridging for connecting to another network.
Cisco Small Business Wireless APs provide simple, cost-effective and secure Wi-Fi networking
Progent's Cisco CCIE Wi-Fi infrastructure consultants offer remote or onsite integration and debugging support to help your organization to plan, implement, upgrade, tune, manage and debug Cisco Small Business Wi-Fi access point deployments of any size or topology. Progent's Cisco wireless controller experts can also help you to integrate your wireless ecosystem with your wired network and cloud-based resources to create an enterprise-wide connectivity solution that is easy to manage and expand. Progent also offers affordable Wi-Fi site surveys to assist you to decide the most efficient selection, location and setup of Cisco Small Business Wi-Fi APs to work with your specific workplace layout, building structure, and anticipated workloads.
Cisco's Small Business WAP121 Wireless-N AP is a wallmount, single-radio 2.4GHz device that can support 16 802.11b/g/n clients, includes a 10/100 Ethernet port, permits up to four access pointss and 40 active wireless clients per cluster, and can handle sustained throughput of up to 300 Mbps. The Cisco WAP125 is an entry-level desktop 802.11ac wireless access point that includes a one Gbit port with Power over Ethernet, provides performance as high as 867 Mbps, handles 10 active users, and can be used with Cisco's FindIT Network Management software for easy configuration and management. Cisco's Small Business WAP131 is a desktop dual-band 2.4/5 GHz 802.11n AP that can support 16 active clients per radio for up to 32 wireless clients, includes a GE LAN interface, and can support sustained data rates of 300 Mbps for each radio. The WAP131 does not support clustering. The Cisco WAP150 is a general-purpose 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 802.11ac devices and 300 Mbps for 802.11n clients. The Cisco WAP1501 allows four access points per cluster.
Cisco's Small Business WAP321 model is a wall-mountable single-band (either 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz) 802.11n unit with support for 80 wireless clients in an 8-AP cluster. The Cisco WAP321 includes a GE port and can support a data rate of 300 Mbps for the activated radio. Cisco's WAP351 is a dual-band 802.11a/b/g/n wireless access point that includes a 5-port Gigabit Ethernet interface and can support 32 active clients per radio for up to 64 active clients, and support sustained throughput of 300 Mbps per radio. The WAP351 does not allow clustering. Cisco's Small Business WAP361 is a dual-band 2.4/5 GHz 802.11ac Wave 1 AP that includes a 5-port Gigabit Ethernet LAN switch, can support 32 active WLAN clients per radio, and offers 867 Mbps performance for 802.11ac clients and 300 Mbps performance for 802.11n devices. Cisco's Small Business WAP361 supports 8 access points per cluster. Cisco's wall-mountable WAP371 Wireless-AC/N is a dual-radio device that works with 802.11a/b/g/n and the new 802.11ac IEEE standard. The WAP371 Wireless-AC/N has a Gigabit Ethernet port, can handle as many as 32 wireless clients per radio, and eight access points per cluster.
Cisco's Small Business WAP561 802.11n Dual Radio access point features one Gigabit Ethernet port and dual concurrent radios (2.4 and 5.0 GHz) that deliver 450 Mbps throughput per radio, can handle 64 devices per radio, and allow 16 APs for each cluster. Cisco's WAP551 is like the WAP 561 but features a single selectable band. The Cisco WAP571 and WAP571E (the weather-proof outdoor model) are dual-band 2.4/5 GHz Wireless-AC/N access points that feature two Gb Ethernet ports with link aggregation, and as high as 1.9 Gigabit/sec throughput with 1300 Mbps over 802.11ac and 600 Mbps over 11n. Both units support 32 clients on each radio and 16 WAP371 APs on each cluster.
How Progent Can Assist You with Cisco Small Business Wi-Fi APs
Progent offers affordable online or on-premises help from a certified CCIE network expert to help your organization to design, install, administer, tune, update or repair a Wi-Fi environment that includes Cisco Small Business wireless access points. Progent can assist you manage and debug legacy Cisco Small Business devices or migrate efficiently to Cisco's current generation of Wave 2 wireless APs based on 802.11ac technology. Progent's Cisco Wi-Fi controller experts can assist you to see whether your Wi-Fi network calls for Cisco wireless controller hardware or can be configured and maintained with software-based tools.
Progent's online and onsite wireless site surveys can assist your organization to determine the most efficient selection and placement of Cisco Small Business Wi-Fi access points to support your user volume, offer the RF coverage you need, and deal with your critical workloads. Progent's certified cybersecurity consultants can assist you to design, deploy and validate a security and compliance strategy that covers network policies, remote network monitoring, and unified management. Progent's disaster preparedness experts and business continuity consultants can assist you to build availability and recoverability into your Cisco product deployments to maximize the productivity of your seamless wired/wireless infrastructure.
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