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Product Line: Cisco WS-SVC-WISM2
Product Type: LAN Controller
Original price $0.00 - Original price $1,334.00
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Current price $1,334.00
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Product Description

The WS-SVC-WISM2 is designed for medium to large single-site WLAN deployments, supporting up to 1000 access points and 15,000 clients, with the capability to update 500 access points simultaneously. It offers Layer 3 mobility services and includes a service port and a redundancy port, both with 1000 Mbps Ethernet internal connectivity, alongside a console port that combines RS232 male, RJ-45 connector, and Mini-USB. The unit requires 225 W input power, dissipates up to 768 BTU/hour, and operates within a temperature range of 0 °C to 40 °C, ensuring reliable performance under various environmental conditions.

Key Feature for the WS-SVC-WISM2

  • What is the maximum number of access points supported by this WLAN controller?
    This controller supports up to 1000 access points.
  • How many clients can be accommodated by the WLAN deployment?
    The deployment can accommodate up to 15,000 clients.
  • Can the controller update multiple access points simultaneously, and if so, how many?
    Yes, the controller can update up to 500 access points at a time.
  • Does it offer Layer 3 mobility services?
    Yes, Layer 3 mobility services are supported.
  • What are the specifications of the service and redundancy ports?
    Both the service and redundancy ports are 1000 Mbps Ethernet internal.
  • What types of console ports are available on this device?
    The device includes an RS232 Male/RJ-45 connector and a Mini-USB console port.
  • What are the dimensions and weight of this WLAN controller?
    The dimensions are 1.6 in. (Width) x 15.3 in. (Depth) x 16.3 in. (Height), and it weighs 11 lbs.
  • What is the operating temperature range for this device?
    The operating temperature range is from 0 °C to 40 °C.
  • What power input does the WLAN controller require?
    It requires an input power of 225 W.
  • Is the WLAN controller CE certified?
    Yes, it is CE certified.

Product Review

The Cisco WS-SVC-WISM2 supports up to 1,000 access points and 15,000 clients, making it suitable for medium to large single-site WLAN deployments. It offers a high degree of scalability with the ability to update 500 access points simultaneously and includes Layer 3 mobility services for advanced network management. However, its operational temperature range is limited to 0°C to 40°C, which may restrict deployment in environments with extreme temperatures.


The Cisco WS-SVC-WISM2 is a high-performance wireless services module designed for medium to large single-site WLAN deployments. This module supports up to 1000 access points and can serve up to 15,000 clients, offering significant scalability for growing networks. It is capable of updating 500 access points at a time, ensuring minimal downtime and efficient management of the wireless infrastructure. One of the key features of the WS-SVC-WISM2 is its support for Layer 3 mobility services, allowing for seamless roaming and superior network performance across a large site. The module comes equipped with a service port and a redundancy port, both supporting 1000 Mbps Ethernet internal connections, which are essential for high-speed data transfers and network reliability. Connectivity options include a console port that offers both RS232 male and RJ-45 connectors, along with a mini-USB interface. This flexibility in connectivity options ensures that network administrators can easily manage and configure the module using various methods. The status indicators on the device include Power, System, Alarm, Console, and USB, providing clear and immediate feedback on the operational status. Physically, the WS-SVC-WISM2 measures 1.6 inches in width, 15.3 inches in depth, and 16.3 inches in height, with a weight of 11 lbs. This compact size allows it to fit into a variety of network environments without requiring excessive space. The device operates within a temperature range of 0 °C to 40 °C and can be stored in temperatures ranging from -40 °C to 75 °C. Humidity levels for operation are between 10% (noncondensing) and 95% (noncondensing), with a storage humidity of up to 95%. The power input for the module is 225 W, and it has a heat dissipation rate of 768 BTU/Hour, indicating efficient power usage and thermal management. The WS-SVC-WISM2 is also CE certified, ensuring compliance with European safety, health, and environmental protection standards. For software, the module requires controller software version or later, which includes the latest features and security enhancements for optimal performance and protection of the wireless network. Key specifications include: - <>
  • Support for up to 1000 access points and 15,000 clients.
  • Dual 1000 Mbps Ethernet internal ports for service and redundancy.
  • Comprehensive console connectivity options with RS232, RJ-45, and mini-USB.
The Cisco WS-SVC-WISM2 is designed to meet the needs of demanding wireless environments, offering high capacity, reliability, and flexibility. With its advanced features and specifications, it provides a solid foundation for supporting a wide range of wireless applications and devices, making it an ideal choice for enterprises seeking to implement a scalable and efficient wireless network infrastructure.


Part NumberWS-SVC-WISM2
Deployment ScopeMedium to Large Single-Site Wireless LAN
Max Access Points Supported1000
Max Client Support15,000
Batch Update CapabilityUpdate up to 500 Access Points simultaneously
Layer 3 MobilitySupported
Service Interface Speed1 Gbps Ethernet, Internal
Redundancy Interface Speed1 Gbps Ethernet, Internal
Management Port OptionsRS232 Male/RJ-45 and Mini-USB
Indicator LightsPower, System Status, Alarm, Console Activity, USB Activity
Device Width1.6 inches
Device Depth15.3 inches
Device Height16.3 inches
Device Weight11 pounds
Operational Temp Range Low0 degrees Celsius
Operational Temp Range High40 degrees Celsius
Storage Temp Range Low-40 degrees Celsius
Storage Temp Range High75 degrees Celsius
Operational Humidity Range Low10%, Non-condensing
Operational Humidity Range High95%, Non-condensing
Humidity Range in StorageUp to 95%
Power Requirement225 Watts
Thermal Output768 BTU/Hour
ComplianceCE Certified
Required Controller Software Version7.0.116.0 or newer

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