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AIR-CT5508-12-K9 Cisco 5500 Series Wireless Controller


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Cisco’s AIR-CT5508-12-K9 wireless controller offers multiple benefits that make it a smart purchase for network administrators seeking efficient, scalable, and reliable wireless management. This controller is designed to optimize 802.11n/ac performance, which is crucial for today’s high-bandwidth applications and media-rich content. By delivering up to nine times the performance of legacy 802.11a/g networks, it ensures that your wireless network is ready for the demands of a modern business environment.

With 12 access point licenses included out of the box and the ability to scale up to 500 APs, the AIR-CT5508-12-K9 is ideal for both small and large-scale wireless deployments. This flexibility allows your network to grow as your organization expands, without the need for immediate infrastructure overhaul. This means cost savings and future-proofing investments.

Furthermore, the AIR-CT5508-12-K9 can support up to 7000 clients, which is invaluable in high-density environments like large offices, universities, and conference centers. Such capability ensures that a multitude of devices can connect without experiencing decreases in network performance, maintaining productivity and user satisfaction.

This model is equipped with eight SFP uplink ports, allowing for robust connectivity and network backbone integration, offering a high degree of network design flexibility. These ports support various SFP modules for different media types and distance requirements, adding to the unit’s versatility.

Additionally, the controller provides streamlined management with a user-friendly interface and comprehensive security features to protect against threats. The capability to manage a network centrally allows for quicker responses to any issues that arise, minimizing downtime and maintaining business continuity.

Investing in the AIR-CT5508-12-K9 means choosing a controller that will deliver a strong and secure wireless network foundation, capable of supporting your organization’s wireless needs now and in the future. With Cisco’s reputation for quality and the controller’s robust feature set, this product is an excellent choice for businesses looking to improve their wireless infrastructure.

AIR-CT5508-12-K9 includes 12 access point licenses and delivers superior 802.11n/ac performance that optimized up to nine times wireless performance of 802.11a/g networks. It supports up to 500 access points and 7000 clients with necessary licenses.

Quick Specs

Figure 1 shows the appearance of AIR-CT5508-12-K9.

Table 1 shows the Quick Specs.

Product Code


Access points 

12 licenses include (500 licenses max)

Device Type

Wireless controller


8 x SFP uplinks

Console ports

10/100/1000 RJ-45

Wireless standards


Dimensions (W x D x H)

44 x 53.9 x 4.45 cm

Package Weight

15.87 Kg

Product Details

Figure 2 shows the front panel of AIR-CT5508-12-K9.


Service port (RJ-45)

Console port (Mini USB Type B)

Console port (RJ-45)

SFP distribution ports

Redundant port (RP) for future use (RJ-45)

Management port LEDs

USB ports 0 and 1 (Type A)

Expansion module (EM) slot

· You can use only one console port (either RJ-45 or mini-USB). When you connect to one console port, the other is disabled.

Figure 3 shows the back panel of AIR-CT5508-12-K9.


Power supply PS1

Power supply PS2 slot with blank cover

Power supply PS1 on/off switch

Fan tray

Power supply PS1 AC cable connection


Compare to Similar Items

Table 3 shows the comparison of similar items.





Access Points

12 access points licenses

25 access points licenses

50 access points licenses

Max Access Points




Max Client Support





8 x SFP uplinks

8 x SFP uplinks

8 x SFP uplinks

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