Compare Enterprise WLAN Controllers

 

 

  NX 5500 NX 7500 NX 9600 VX 9000
USAGE The NX 5500 brings the power of advanced wireless LAN services and a single point of control for the entire WLAN to small and mid-size businesses. The NX 5500 is designed for a small campus, large-branch office, or distribution center deployments. The NX 7500 brings the next generation of WLAN speed, security, reliability and flexibility to the midsize enterprise. The NX 7500 is designed to provide all the services required in a campus-style environment such as an office complex, a manufacturing operation or a university with multiple buildings in one location. Manage the explosion of wireless devices and mobile applications in your enterprise with our NX 9600 Integrated Services Platform, designed for the NOC or private cloud. This single appliance provides one management interface to control your entire distributed network. Designed for the NOC, Data Center or campus deployments. Combine the power of virtualization and high-performance advanced wireless services with the VX9000. Provides endless scalability, superior deployment flexibility and centralized management of the entire wireless network through a single windowpane, bringing a new level of simplicity, cost-efficiency and much needed hardware independence to the wireless LAN. The VX9000 runs in either a private or a public cloud, allowing you the flexibility to install it on the servers in your own NOC or on a leased server in the public cloud.
PORTS 6 x 1 GbE
  • 2 x 1 GbE
  • Optional 10 GbE (NMC)
  • 2 x 1 GbE
  • 4 x 10 GbE (NX 9610)
N/A
ACCESS POINT CAPACITY

512

2048

10240

10000
WIRELESS CLIENTS 16,000
  • 16,384 – Operating as a site/campus controller
  • 65,536 – Operating as a NOC controller
  • NX 9600: 200,000 (NoC controller)
  • NX 9610: 200,000 (NoC controller)
  • 32,000 (campus controllers)
500,000 (NoC controller)
POWER CONSUMPTION

30 Watts

110 Watts

110 Watts

N/A
STORAGE

32 GB solid state drive for firmware images and critical data

  • 64GB solid-state drive for firmware images and critical data
  • Single 500GB hard-drive (NX 7510, NX 7520)
  • RAID-1 with dual 500GB hard drives (NX 7530)
  • 4 x 2TB hard-drives with RAID-5
  • 64 GB Solid State Drive for firmware images and critical data
Please refer to the spec sheet for storage recommendations
WIRELESS THROUGHPUT

6 Gbps

20 Gbps

NX 9600: 2 Gpbs
NX 9610: 40 Gbps
N/A
FEATURES
  • Plug-and-play, Smart Routing, Comprehensive integrated network security services, Smart RF, BYOD support
  • Hierarchical management
  • Fast and easy Zero Touch Installation
  • Guest Wi-Fi/Captive Portal
  • DHCP Server
  • RADIUS Server
  • Centralized configuration/provisioning
  • Centralized troubleshooting
  • Hierarchical management
  • Fast and easy Zero Touch Installation
  • Guest Wi-Fi/Captive Portal
  • DHCP Server
  • RADIUS Server
  • Centralized configuration/provisioning
  • Centralized troubleshooting, Network Assurance
  • With cloud capability and costefficient infinite scalablity, simply pay as you grow, improve server resource utilization, simplify server management and eliminate the need for single purpose appliances
  • VX9000 provides comprehensive cloud-ready wireless service and a single point of control for any size enterprise