The Cisco Aironet 2500 Series Wireless LAN Controller for Lightweight Access Points
(Cisco AIR- CT2504-5-K9) works in conjunction with Cisco
lightweight access points and the Cisco Wireless Control System (WCS). It is an
entry-level controller designed to provide systemwide wireless LAN functions in
small to medium-sized offices.
controller supports up to five lightweight access points. Support for
additional access points can be obtained with adder licenses. The Cisco Aironet
2500 Series Adder License: 5 Access Points (part number LIC-CT2504-5A) is
available through Connecting Up.
controllers can simplify management of access points for organizations with
small, single-site wireless networks of fewer than 500 users.
Centralised management: As a component of
the Cisco Unified Wireless Network, the Cisco 2500 Series Wireless LAN
Controller allows network administrators to manage systemwide security policies
and mobility services such as voice, guest access, and location services.
Scalability: The controller supports up to
500 clients and a maximum of 50 access points through adder license upgrades.
Four Gigabit Ethernet ports (Note:
Connecting access points directly to the controller is not currently
One console port
Wireless standards: IEEE 802.11a, 802.11b,
802.11g, 802.11d, 802.11h, 802.11n
10BASE-T, IEEE 802.3u 100BASE-TX specification, 1000BASE-T, and IEEE 802.1Q
Designed for use with wireless control
Web-based: HTTP/HTTPS individual device
Command-line interface: Telnet, SSH, serial
about this product is available on the Cisco website.
Service and Support
will provide five years of hardware and software service and support
("SMARTnet") for this product.
your request has been approved, you will receive a confirmation email from Connecting Up.
Your product will be delivered within 8 - 12 weeks. For details, see The Cisco Donation Program.
AC input: 100 to 240 VAC; 50/60 Hz
Operating temperature: 32 to 104°F (0 to
Storage temperature: -13 to 158°F (-25 to
Operating humidity: 10 to 95 percent,
Storage humidity: up to 95 percent