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How to Download and Install Cisco Mobility Express Software
If you are looking for a simple, reliable, and affordable wireless solution for your small or medium-sized business, you might want to consider Cisco Mobility Express software. This software is a virtual wireless LAN controller integrated on 802.11ac Wave 2 access points that can support up to 100 access points and 2000 clients. In this article, we will show you how to download and install Cisco Mobility Express software on your access points and how to troubleshoot some common issues that you might encounter.
What is Cisco Mobility Express Software?
Cisco Mobility Express software is a wireless solution that brings the best practices and quality of Cisco's large- and medium-scale solutions to smaller-scale implementations without additional cost or complexity. It allows you to manage your wireless network from a web-based interface or a mobile app, without the need for a physical controller. It also provides advanced features such as Flexible Radio Assignment, Fast Lane, Wi-Fi optimizations, and Wi-Fi analytics for iOS devices.
Features and Benefits of Cisco Mobility Express Software
Some of the features and benefits of Cisco Mobility Express software are:
Simple by design: You can set up your wireless network in minutes using the controller configuration wizard and the intuitive web interface or mobile app. You can also use the Smart Assist feature to automatically optimize your network settings based on best practices.
Reliable and secure: You can enjoy high-performance wireless connectivity with 802.11ac Wave 2 technology and multiuser Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MU-MIMO) capabilities. You can also protect your network from unauthorized access and threats with built-in security features such as Wireless Intrusion Prevention System (WIPS), rogue detection, and Secure Shell (SSH) encryption.
Affordable and scalable: You can save money by using access points that can act as both controllers and clients, without the need for additional hardware or licenses. You can also scale your network easily by adding more access points as your business grows.
Supported Access Points and Clients
The following access points can run the wireless LAN controller function on Cisco Mobility Express software:
Cisco Aironet 4800 Series
Cisco Aironet 3800 Series
Cisco Aironet 2800 Series
Cisco Aironet 1850 Series
Cisco Aironet 1830 Series
Cisco Aironet 1815 Series
Cisco Aironet 1560 Series
Cisco Aironet 1540 Series
The following access points can join a Mobility Express network and service clients, but they cannot run the wireless LAN controller function:
Cisco Aironet 3700 Series
Cisco Aironet 2700 Series