The Cisco 2100 Wireless LAN Controller works in conjunction with Cisco lightweight access points and the Cisco Wireless Control System (WCS) to provide systemwide wireless LAN functions.
As a component of the Cisco Unified Wireless Network, the Cisco 2100 Wireless LAN Controller presents network administrators with the visibility and control necessary to effectively and securely manage business-class WLANs and mobility services, such as voice, guest access, and location services. The Cisco 2100 Wireless LAN Controller supports up to six lightweight access points, making it a cost-effective solution for multi-controller architectures typical of enterprise branch deployments. It may also be used for single controller deployments for small and medium-sized business environments. The Cisco 2100 Wireless LAN Controller provides eight Ethernet ports, two of which can provide power directly to Cisco lightweight access points.
- Provides eight 10/100 Ethernet ports, intended to support a combination of access points and redundant LAN uplinks.
- Two of the eight 10/100 Ethernet ports are 802.3af Power over Ethernet (PoE) enabled, rated for use with Cisco Aironet lightweight access points.
- Allows for convenient desktop mounting or rack mounting, with optional rackmount kit for flexible deployment.
Wireless LAN Controller Series
The Cisco 2100 Wireless LAN Controller is a model in the Cisco Wireless LAN Controller family which includes standalone controllers, integrated controllers, and modular wireless LAN controllers that work in conjunction with Cisco switches and routers.