Cisco Catalyst 9800 Series Wireless Controllers

June 17, 2021

NETWORKING

Cisco Feeling the Love for the AireOS Controllers

As the sun sets on the AireOS controllers, #rememberingAireOS helps us remember and celebrate our journey thus far. We know that transitioning to a new OS can be scary, but we bet that any fear will be eclipsed by the excitement over the Cisco Catalyst 9800 Controller family.

March 22, 2021

NETWORKING

Meet the Users Who Use User Defined Network

During a recent Educause webinar, Cisco Architect Stephen Orr moderated a discussion of Cisco User Defined Network (UDN) between representatives from two universities who discussed deploying the solution at their schools and how it changed the way their students connect to the network.

February 1, 2021

NETWORKING

After 15 years, Cisco Wireless AireOS Controllers are going away

Cisco AireOS controllers have served us well through many iterations of the Wi-Fi standard, from the early days of 802.11n, to 802.11ac waves 1 and 2 and now with 802.11ax or Wi-Fi 6 Cisco. But with the latest standard in place and the Cisco Catalyst Controllers paving the way, Cisco recently announced that their Wireless AireOS Controllers have gone End-of-Life.

September 8, 2020

NETWORKING

Remote Workforce Wireless Solutions on Catalyst 9800 WLC

Cisco’s Remote Workforce Wireless Solution brings the corporate Wi Fi to remote workers. It provides secure and seamless wireless access experience to users and reduces the device pre-configuration efforts for Network Admins.

August 10, 2020

NETWORKING

Miercom concludes: Cisco Embedded Wireless Controller easy to deploy, powerful and an excellent value

Cisco released the Embedded Wireless Controller (EWC) last year to a lot of fanfare and we are happy to report that Miercom, an independent, nonpartisan testing lab, has given us really high marks in their latest assessment.

May 19, 2020

NETWORKING

Wireless Deployment Flexibility: Driven by Cisco Catalyst Virtualization

Cisco's Catalyst 9800 controller series introduced a high-value functionality: Deploy Anywhere. Catalyst 9800-CL controllers enable optimized network performance and centralized control of WLAN deployments with no associated hardware costs.

March 3, 2020

NETWORKING

Creating More Agile and Upgradable Networks with a Controller-Based Architecture

Controllers bring purposeful intelligence into an Intent-Based Network by acting as intermediaries between human operators specifying intents, and all the switches, routers, and access points that provide the required connectivity.