The Cisco 2500 series wireless controller enables systemwide wireless functions in small to medium-sized enterprises and branch offices. Designed for 802.11n performance, Cisco 2500 series wireless controllers are entry-level controllers that provide real-time communication between Cisco Aironet access points to simplify the deployment and operation of wireless networks.
As a component of the Cisco unified wireless network, this controller delivers centralized security policies, wireless intrusion prevention system (wIPS) capabilities, award-winning RF management, and quality of service (QoS) for voice and video. Delivering 802.11n performance and scalability, the Cisco 2500 series provides low total cost of ownership and flexibility to scale as network requirements grow.
Wired-network speed and nonblocking performance for 802.11n networks.
Provides both real-time and historical information about RF interference impacting network performance across controllers, via systemwide Cisco CleanAir technology integration.
Comprehensive End-to-end security
Offers CAPWAP-compliant Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS) encryption to help ensure full-linerate encryption between access points and controllers across remote WAN/LAN links.
Supports unified communications for improved collaboration through messaging, presence, and conferencing Supports all Cisco unified communications wireless IP phones for cost-effective, real-time voice services.
Integrates Cisco VideoStream technology as part of the Cisco medianet framework to optimize the delivery of video applications across the WLAN.
Part of Payment Card Industry (PCI) certified architecture, and are well-suited for retail customers who deploy transactional data applications such as scanners and kiosks