Review of Cisco’s New Wireless-N Dual Radio WAP351 Access Point

Review of Cisco’s New Wireless-N Dual Radio WAP351 Access Point

Recently, Cisco introduced new WAP351 Wireless-N Dual Radio Access Point with 5 Ports Switch. Boost productivity with this business-class access point offering 802.11n dual-radio connectivity and concurrent dual-band radios. The new Cisco WAP351 provides connectivity speeds up to 300 Mbps to help businesses increase productivity and has ability to new business applications. It is an ideal, lower-cost solution for hospitality, classrooms, conference rooms and other flexible deployments. It provides cost-effective Dual Radio wireless N connectivity for 2.4GHz and 5GHz clients, a 5-port Switch with PoE PD and PSE support and comes with Limited Lifetime Warranty. The power-device (PD) port allows the access point to be powered by a backbone switch, and the power-sourcing-equipment (PSE) port allows the access point to power an IP device. The advanced features of WAP351 will help simplify the deployment of wired and wireless devices.

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Specifications of Cisco WAP351 Wireless-N Access Point

  • Single Point Setup
  • Captive portal for highly secure
  • Dual-band radio supporting speeds up to 300 Mbps per radio
  • Comprehensive security with RADIUS secure authentication
  • 5- Port Gigabit Ethernet LAN Switch
  • Supports PD and PSE, allowing devices to be powered by a backbone switch
  • Sleek design with multiple internal antennas
  • Versatile mounting kit for installation on a ceiling, wall, or desktop

More on Cisco Wireless Access Points and PoE Devices:

Power over Ethernet (PoE): Power over Ethernet an ad-hoc system which allows a single Ethernet cable to provide both data connection and electrical power to devices such as IP cameras or wireless access points.

Powered Device (PD): A powered device is powered by a PSE device and thus consumes energy. Most commonly used powered devices are wireless access points, IP Cameras and IP Phones.

Power Sourcing Equipment (PSE): Power sourcing equipment is a device such as a switch that provides power on the Ethernet cable to Powered Devices.

 

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