Ruckus Wireless ZoneDirector 5000 Controller
The Ruckus ZoneDirector 5000 (901-5100-US10) with dual AC power supplies is one of the industry's first controller-based system that can be flexibly deployed either in-line or out of the data path, supporting up to 20,000 clients, 1,000 access points and 2048 wireless LANs (WLANs) within a single, easy-to-use platform.
Ruckus Wireless ZoneDirector 5000 Controller Overview:
The Ruckus Wireless ZoneDirector 5000 is highly resilient with dual/hot-swappable AC/DC power supplies and fans. The ZD5000 integrates the same ZoneFlex Smart/OS software as other ZoneDirector platforms, supporting advanced features such as meshing, hotspot authentication, guest networking and dynamic Wi-Fi security at no additional cost.
With 6 times the processing power and twice the capacity and redundancy of previous ZoneDirectors, the ZD5000 is perfect for large-scale wireless environments such as hotels, schools, hospitals and managed service environments. With a lifetime warranty, the ZD5000 from Ruckus Wireless is one of the first Smart WLAN platform to combine power, simplicity and scalability into a single, affordable system.
Ruckus Wireless ZoneDirector 5000 Controller Features:
- Smart meshing support
- Simple and elegant guest networking and captive portal
- Hotspot authentication (WISPr support)
- AP and WLAN groupings streamlines operation of a large number of small-sized networks from a single controller
- IPv6 support
- Integrated DHCP server
- Dynamic VLAN assignment
- Dynamic Pre-Shared Key generation and Zero-IT administration of clients
- Integrated wireless performance test tool (SpeedFlex) measures WI-Fi throughput of clients, APs and mesh links
- Users access policies provide rich WLAN control
- Traffic thresholds for users on a specific SSID to ensure fairness
- Robust authentication support (802.1X, captive portal, Active Directory, RADIUS, local database, WISPr)
- Time-based WLAN broadcasting
- Band steering provides spectral optimization
- Airtime fairness allows better user experience
- Dynamic (performance based) channel assignment ensures faster client connectivity
- Dynamic and configurable client load balancing to optimize overall WLAN system performance
What's in the Box?
- ZoneDirector 5000
- Licensed for up to 100 ZoneFlex Access Points
- Dual AC Power Supplies
- AC power cords
- Rack Rail Mount Kit