Cisco Catalyst 9800 80 Wireless Controller
High availability and seamless software updates enabled by hot patching keep your clients and services always on in planned and unplanned events.
Secure air devices and users with the Cisco Catalyst 9800-80. Wireless infrastructure becomes the strongest first line of defense with Cisco Encrypted Traffic Analytics (ETA) and Software-Defined Access (SD-Access).
The controller comes with built-in security: secure boot runtime defenses image signing integrity verification and hardware authenticity.
Built on a modular operating system the 9800-80 features open and programmable APIs that enable automation of day-0 to day-N network operations.
Model-driven streaming telemetry provides deep insights into the health of your network and clients.
- Maximum number of access points : Up to 6000
- Maximum number of clients : 64 000
- Maximum throughput : Up to 80 Gbps
- Maximum WLANs : 4096
- Maximum VLANs : 4096
- Max site tags : 6000
- Max Flex APs per site : 100
- Max policy tags : 6000
- Max RF tags : 6000
- Max RF profiles : 12000
- Max policy profiles : 1000
- Max flex profiles : 6000
- Fixed uplinks : 8x 10 GE or 6x 10 GE + 2x 1 GE SFP+/SFP
- Modular uplinks (optional)
- The supported uplink modules are
- The uplink modules are hot-swappable.
- Supports 10 GE 40 GE and 100 GE QSFP transceivers
- Redundant power supply : AC or DC power supply
- Maximum power consumption with modules 600W
- Deployment modes : Centralized Cisco FlexConnect® and Fabric Wireless (SD-Access)
- Form factor : 2RU
- License : Smart License enabled
- Operating system : Cisco IOS XE
- Management : Cisco DNA Center Cisco Prime Infrastructure integrated WebUI and third party (open standards APIs)
- Interoperability : AireOS-based controllers
- Policy engine : Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)
- Location platform : Cisco Connected Mobile Experiences (CMX)/Cisco DNA Spaces*
- Access points : Aironet 802.11ac Wave 1 and Wave 2 access points Catalyst 9100 802.11ax access points
- Width : 17.3 inches (43.94 cm)
- Depth : 20.5 inches (52.07 cm)
- Height : 3.47 inches (8.81 cm)
- Weight : 31.5 lb (14.29 kg)
- Hard Disk Drives (HDD) : SATA solid-state drive (SSD)
- 240 GB of memory