Entry-level 802.11ac access points
The 1700 Series supports 802.11ac Wave 1. But if you're looking to expand your wireless network or deploy a new one, consider the next-generation Cisco Aironet 1850 Series. It supports the latest Wi-Fi standard, 802.11ac Wave 2, which doubles the performance of Wave 1. The 1850 Series is designed to meet the needs of small and medium-sized enterprise networks.
Features and benefits
Easy introduction to 802.11ac
The 1700 Series provides entry-level access points for small to midsize organizations at an attractive price for migrating to 802.11ac.
Wave 1 support
Gain up to three times more bandwidth than 802.11n networks with 3x3 multiple input and multiple output (MIMO) and two spatial streams.
Cisco CleanAir Express Spectrum Intelligence detects RF interference and provides basic spectrum analysis capabilities while simplifying ongoing operations across 20-, 40-, and 80-MHz-wide channels.
Optimized access point roaming
Client devices are intelligently directed to the proper access points in their coverage range, offering the fastest data rate available as people move.