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by Ruckus
Product Line: Ruckus ZoneDirector Series
Product Type: Wireless LAN Controller
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Product Description

The ZD1100 Ruckus device offers versatile connectivity options with 2 ports supporting auto MDX, auto-sensing 10/100/1000 Mbps, RJ-45 for efficient network performance. It is designed for optimal operation within a broad temperature range of 32°F (0°C) to 122°F (50°C) and a humidity range of 15% to 95%, ensuring reliability under various environmental conditions. Supporting up to 50 managed APs, 128 WLANs (BSSIDs), and 1,250 concurrent stations, alongside advanced features such as Hotspot WISPr, Mesh networking, and comprehensive IPv4, IPv6 support, this device is capable of fulfilling complex networking requirements.

Key Feature for the ZD1100

  • What are the input and output power specifications of the device?
    The device requires an input of 110-240V AC and provides an output of 12V DC, 1A.
  • How many ports does the model support, and what are their capabilities?
    It supports 2 ports with auto MDX, auto-sensing 10/100/1000 Mbps capabilities, using RJ-45 connectors.
  • What are the physical dimensions and weight of this networking hardware?
    The dimensions are 25cm (L) x 15.93cm (W) x 3.86cm (H) and it weighs 2.2 lbs (1 kilogram).
  • Can you detail the operating temperature range?
    The minimum operating temperature is 32°F (0°C) and the maximum is 122°F (50°C).
  • How many Managed APs and WLANs (BSSIDs) does it support?
    It supports up to 50 Managed APs and 128 WLANs (BSSIDs).
  • What is the maximum number of concurrent stations the device can handle?
    It can handle up to 1,250 concurrent stations.
  • Does the device support Mesh networking and Captive Portal?
    Yes, both Mesh networking and Captive Portal are supported.
  • Is the device compatible with both IPv4 and IPv6?
    Yes, it supports IP versions IPv4, IPv6, and dual-stack configurations.
  • What type of VLAN support does the device offer?
    It offers VLAN support with 802.1Q (1 per BSSID), including dynamic VLAN capabilities.
  • What management and authentication features are available?
    Features include a web user interface, CLI, FlexMaster™ SNMP v1, v2, v3, RADIUS (primary and backup), L2 or L3 auto-discovery, and DCHP Server support.

Product Review

The Ruckus ZD1100 delivers efficient network management with support for up to 50 managed access points and the ability to handle up to 1,250 concurrent stations, making it suitable for medium-sized deployments. Its comprehensive feature set, including dual-stack IPv4/IPv6 support, VLANs, and a built-in DHCP server, enhances network flexibility and scalability. However, the device's maximum operating temperature limit of 122°F (50°C) may restrict its deployment in high-temperature environments, potentially impacting its performance in certain scenarios.


The Ruckus ZD1100 is a compact yet powerful network controller designed to simplify the management of wireless networks. It is equipped to support up to 50 managed access points (APs), making it a suitable choice for small to medium-sized enterprises. In terms of physical dimensions, the device measures 25cm in length, 15.93cm in width, and 3.86cm in height, with a weight of 2.2 lbs (1 kilogram), facilitating easy placement in various settings without requiring extensive space. Powering the ZD1100, it accepts an input voltage of 110-240V AC and outputs 12V DC, 1A, ensuring efficient power usage. Connectivity is robust, featuring 2 ports that support auto MDX and auto-sensing capabilities for 10/100/1000 Mbps speeds through RJ-45 connectors. This enables the device to adapt to different network environments seamlessly. The operational temperature range of the ZD1100 extends from a minimum of 32°F (0°C) to a maximum of 122°F (50°C), with humidity tolerance ranging from 15% to 95%. This wide range of operating conditions signifies the device's reliability across various environments. Key features of the Ruckus ZD1100 include: - Support for up to 128 WLANs (BSSIDs), allowing for extensive network segmentation and management. - The capability to handle up to 1,250 concurrent stations, providing ample capacity for network users. - Integration of Hotspot 2.0 and WISPr for seamless public access and billing functionalities. Furthermore, the ZD1100 emphasizes enhanced user access and network management features:
  • Guest Access and Captive Portal support enable easy and secure access for visitors.
  • Mesh networking support facilitates flexible deployment scenarios without the need for cabled backhaul.
  • Comprehensive voice support through 802.11e/WMM for quality of service in VoIP applications.
On the technical side, the ZD1100 supports both IPv4 and IPv6, ensuring future-proof operation as networks evolve. VLAN support through 802.1Q for each BSSID and dynamic VLAN assignment enhances network security and segmentation. Notably, the device offers redundancy with a 1+1 configuration and auto-synchronization, minimizing downtime and ensuring continuous network availability. For network configuration and management, the ZD1100 is accessible via a web user interface, CLI, and supports FlexMaster™ along with SNMP versions 1, 2, and 3 for comprehensive remote management. Additionally, it includes a built-in DHCP server, supports both primary and backup RADIUS servers, and facilitates L2 or L3 auto-discovery of network devices, streamlining the deployment and management process. In summary, the Ruckus ZD1100 stands out as a versatile and reliable network controller, suitable for a variety of enterprise environments. Its hardware capabilities, combined with advanced networking features, ensure efficient operation, management, and scalability of wireless networks, making it an essential component for businesses looking to maintain robust wireless connectivity.


Model Number Ruckus ZD1100
Input Voltage AC 110-240V
Output Power DC 12V, 1A
Dimensions Length: 25cm, Width: 15.93cm, Height: 3.86cm
Weight 2.2 pounds (1 kg)
Network Ports 2 x RJ-45, auto-sensing 10/100/1000 Mbps, auto MDX
Minimum Operating Temperature 0°C (32°F)
Maximum Operating Temperature 50°C (122°F)
Max Supported APs 50
Max WLANs (BSSIDs) 128
Max Concurrent Users 1,250
Hotspot Support WISPr compliant
Guest Network Available
Authentication Page Available
Mesh Networking Available
Quality of Service 802.11e/WMM for Voice
Supported IP Protocols IPv4, IPv6, Dual-Stack
VLAN Support 802.1Q, one per BSSID, dynamic VLANs
System Redundancy 1+1 with auto-synchronization
DHCP Service Supported
Management Interfaces Web UI, CLI, FlexMaster, SNMP v1/v2/v3
RADIUS Support Primary and Secondary
Discovery Modes Layer 2 or Layer 3
Minimum Operating Humidity 15%
Maximum Operating Humidity 95%

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