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Full Part Number: AIR-CT5508-100-K9

Manufacturer: Cisco Systems, Inc.


The Cisco AIR-CT5508-100-K9 is a high-performance wireless LAN controller designed to manage and secure wireless networks for medium to large enterprises. Supporting up to 100 access points, this controller offers robust, scalable, and flexible WLAN management with advanced security features and simplified deployment. Powered by Cisco's industry-leading technology, the AIR-CT5508-100-K9 ensures reliable wireless connectivity, seamless mobility, and comprehensive network control.

Key Features:

  • Support for 100 Access Points: Manages up to 100 Cisco access points, providing extensive coverage for large enterprise environments.
  • Advanced Security: Features robust security protocols, including WPA/WPA2, rogue access point detection, and integrated firewall capabilities.
  • Seamless Mobility: Supports seamless roaming across multiple access points without loss of connectivity, ensuring uninterrupted user experience.
  • Scalable Architecture: Easily scalable to accommodate growing network needs, with support for additional access points and clients.
  • High Availability: Offers redundant power supplies and failover capabilities to ensure continuous operation and minimize downtime.
  • Comprehensive Management: Centralized management of the wireless network through the Cisco Wireless Control System (WCS) or Cisco Prime Infrastructure.
  • Quality of Service (QoS): Supports advanced QoS features to prioritize critical traffic and ensure optimal performance for voice, video, and data applications.
  • Flexible Deployment: Compatible with various deployment scenarios, including centralized, distributed, and mesh networks.


  • Enterprise Networks: Ideal for medium to large enterprises requiring centralized management and robust security for their wireless networks.
  • Educational Institutions: Supports high-density environments such as schools, colleges, and universities, providing seamless connectivity for students and staff.
  • Healthcare Facilities: Ensures secure and reliable wireless connectivity for medical devices, patient monitoring systems, and healthcare applications.
  • Retail Stores: Provides wireless connectivity for point-of-sale systems, inventory management, and customer Wi-Fi services.
  • Hospitality Industry: Enhances guest experience with reliable and secure wireless connectivity across hotels and other hospitality venues.

Exact Specifications:

  • Supported Access Points: Up to 100
  • Max Clients: Up to 2500
  • Interfaces: 8 x 1 Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45), 1 x Console port (RJ-45), 1 x USB 2.0 port
  • Power Supply: Dual redundant, hot-swappable power supplies
  • Dimensions: 1.75" x 17.3" x 21.75" (4.45 cm x 43.94 cm x 55.25 cm)
  • Weight: 25 lbs (11.34 kg)
  • Operating Temperature: 32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C)
  • Security Protocols: WPA, WPA2, 802.1X, RADIUS, rogue AP detection, and mitigation
  • Management: Cisco Wireless Control System (WCS), Cisco Prime Infrastructure
  • QoS: Wireless Multimedia (WMM), Traffic Classification and Marking, Load Balancing
  • Compliance: FCC, UL, CE, RoHS

Why Choose the AIR-CT5508-100-K9:

  • High Performance: Supports up to 100 access points and 2500 clients, ensuring reliable and high-speed wireless connectivity across large environments.
  • Robust Security: Advanced security features protect your network from unauthorized access and threats, ensuring data integrity and compliance.
  • Seamless Mobility: Provides seamless roaming and uninterrupted connectivity, enhancing the user experience for mobile users.
  • Scalability: Easily scalable to meet growing network demands, accommodating additional access points and users as needed.
  • High Availability: Redundant power supplies and failover capabilities ensure continuous operation and minimize downtime.
  • Comprehensive Management: Centralized management simplifies network administration and provides visibility into network performance and security.
  • Quality of Service: Advanced QoS features prioritize critical traffic, ensuring optimal performance for mission-critical applications.
  • Trusted Brand: Cisco's reputation for quality and reliability ensures you are investing in a top-tier wireless LAN controller backed by industry-leading support.

Choose the Cisco AIR-CT5508-100-K9 for a powerful, secure, and scalable wireless LAN controller that meets the demands of medium to large enterprise environments, providing reliable and high-performance wireless connectivity.


SKU: AIR-CT5508-100-K9
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