NETGEAR ProSafe High Capacity Wireless Controller WC9500

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Product Description

NETGEAR ProSafe High Capacity Wireless Controller WC9500

The ProSAFE WC9500 High Capacity Wireless Controller is a scalable,high performance WLAN solution for centralized management of up to 200 ProSAFE wireless access points in a single wireless controller. Three WC9500 Wireless Controller can stack into a single cluster to support up to 600 Access Points,with a fourth WC9500 acting as a redundant backup. The supported AP's extends from entry level single band WNAP210/WNAP320/WN370 APs to dual band business class WNDAP360/350,and premium grade 3x3 WNDAP660/620,and outdoor WND930 AP's,and is also 802.11ac ready.

The WC9500 Wireless Controller is easy to configure with an intuitive user interface and setup wizard,comprehensive dashboard and monitoring statistics. Flexible enough to support a few dozen laptops to several thousand tablets,it delivers enterprise grade functionality for mid to large-sized organizations,but without the cost and complexity of big IT. The WC9500 comes fully equipped with enterprise grade features such as comprehensive wireless security (WPA,WPA2,Radius,LDAP,Rogue AP protection),guest access,and full networking functionality including embedded DHCP server,VLAN on wired and wireless networks support,to full Quality of Service differentiation. Additionally,with no recurring annual license fees:Simply pay as you grow.

Technical Specification

NETGEAR ProSafe High Capacity Wireless Controller WC9500

Compatibility Information

Designed For NETGEAR Dual Band Wireless-N Access Point WNDAP350, Dual Band Wireless-N Access Point WNDAP360, Premium 3 x 3 Dual Band Wireless-N Access Point WNDAP660, WAC720, WAC730, WAC740 4 x 4, Wireless-N Access Point WNAP320, Wireless-N WNAP210 v2, WN370, WND930 ¦ NETGEAR Premium WAC740


Device Type Network management device
Height (Rack Units) 1U
Width 44 cm
Depth 43 cm
Height 4.3 cm
Weight 7.57 kg
Localisation Worldwide (excluding China)


Form Factor External
Connectivity Technology Wired
Data Link Protocol Gigabit Ethernet, 10 Gigabit Ethernet
Network / Transport Protocol TCP/IP, UDP/IP, ICMP/IP, IPSec, BOOTP, DHCP
Routing Protocol CIDR
Remote Management Protocol SNMP 1, RMON, Telnet, SNMP 2c, HTTP, TFTP, SSH
Capacity Manageable access points: 200 ¦ Maximum number of access points (per cluster): 600 ¦ BSSIDs: 144 ¦ Concurrent stations per cluster: 36000 ¦ Concurrent stations: 12000 ¦ Profile groups: 9 ¦ Profiles: 128 ¦ Security profile groups per profile group: 9 ¦ Detectable rogue access points: 512
Status Indicators Power, status, fan
Features Auto-sensing per device, auto-negotiation, load balancing, LDAP support, VLAN support, Syslog support, stackable, IPv6 support, SNTP support, Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM) support, Auto Channel Select (ACS), Access Control List (ACL) support, RADIUS support, roaming function, DHCP server, IPv4 support, rogue access point detection, tagged VLAN, Captive Portal
Encryption Algorithm DES, Triple DES, IKE, TKIP, WPA-PSK, AES-CCMP, AES-CCM, WPA2-PSK, WPA-Enterprise, WPA2-Enterprise, AES-CBC, 128-bit SSL, 1024-bit RSA, 2048-bit RSA, TLS 1.1, WEP
Authentication Method X.509 certificates, Radio Service Set ID (SSID), TACACS, LDAP, Active Directory
Compliant Standards IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.1Q, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.1x, IEEE 802.11i, IEEE 802.11e

Expansion / Connectivity

Interfaces 2 x 10Gb Ethernet - SFP+ ¦ 1 x 1000Base-T (management) - RJ-45 ¦ 1 x console - DB-9 ¦ 1 x USB 2.0 - Type A


MTBF 664,072 hours


Power Device Internal power supply - hot-plug
Installed Qty 2
Max Supported Qty 2
Power Redundancy Yes
Voltage Required AC 100/230 V
Power Consumption Operational 82.3 Watt
Power Provided 165 Watt

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Limited warranty - replacement - lifetime - on-site - response time: next business day ¦ Limited warranty - software application support - 90 days

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
Max Operating Temperature 45 °C
Humidity Range Operating 10 - 90%

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