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Cisco Systems, Inc.


The Cisco AIR-CT5520-K9 is a powerful wireless LAN controller designed to provide centralized control, security, and management for large-scale wireless networks. Part of Cisco's Catalyst 5500 Series, this controller offers advanced features to optimize wireless connectivity, enhance network performance, and ensure seamless mobility for users. It is suitable for enterprise environments requiring high reliability, scalability, and security for wireless networking.

Key Features:

  • Scalability: Supports up to 1500 access points (APs) and 20,000 clients per controller.
  • High Performance: Delivers up to 20 Gbps throughput and supports up to 2 Tbps switching capacity.
  • Advanced Security: Includes integrated wireless security features like WPA3, AES encryption, and rogue AP detection.
  • Centralized Management: Managed via Cisco DNA Center or Cisco Prime Infrastructure for simplified network administration.
  • Quality of Service (QoS): Prioritizes critical applications and traffic for optimized performance.
  • High Availability: Redundant power supplies and seamless failover mechanisms ensure continuous operation.
  • Analytics and Assurance: Provides real-time analytics and proactive troubleshooting tools for network optimization.


  • Large Enterprises: Ideal for large-scale deployments in corporate offices, campuses, and multi-site environments.
  • Education: Suitable for schools, colleges, and universities needing reliable and scalable wireless networking solutions.
  • Healthcare: Provides secure and efficient wireless connectivity for hospitals and medical facilities.
  • Hospitality: Enhances guest Wi-Fi experience in hotels, resorts, and convention centers.
  • Retail: Supports wireless networking in retail environments for customer engagement and operational efficiency.


  • Maximum Supported APs: 1500
  • Maximum Clients: 20,000
  • Throughput: Up to 20 Gbps
  • Switching Capacity: Up to 2 Tbps
  • Ports: 2 x 10 Gigabit Ethernet (SFP+) ports, 1 x 1 Gigabit Ethernet management port
  • Redundancy: Dual hot-swappable power supplies
  • Management: Cisco DNA Center or Cisco Prime Infrastructure
  • Dimensions: 43.9 x 44.5 x 4.45 cm (17.3 x 17.5 x 1.75 inches)
  • Weight: 7.4 kg (16.3 lbs)
  • Operating Temperature: 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
  • Compliance: RoHS, CE, FCC Class A, UL, IEC

Why Choose AIR-CT5520-K9:

  • Cisco Reliability: Backed by Cisco's reputation for high-quality networking equipment and extensive support.
  • Scalability: Supports a large number of access points and clients, making it suitable for growing network demands.
  • Advanced Security Features: Includes robust security measures to protect against wireless threats and unauthorized access.
  • Centralized Management: Simplifies network administration with centralized management and automation tools.
  • High Performance: Provides high throughput and switching capacity to handle bandwidth-intensive applications.
  • Analytics and Troubleshooting: Offers real-time analytics and proactive troubleshooting tools for network optimization and management.

Choose the Cisco AIR-CT5520-K9 wireless LAN controller for a robust and scalable solution that enhances wireless network performance, security, and management capabilities in enterprise environments. Whether for large enterprises, educational institutions, healthcare facilities, hospitality venues, or retail environments, this controller provides the reliability and features needed to support modern wireless networking requirements.


SKU: AIR-CT5520-K9
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