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Cisco Office Extend Access Point OEAP 600

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An OfficeExtend access point provides secure communications from a controller to an access point at a remote location, seamlessly extending the corporate WLAN over the Internet to an employee's residence. The user's experience at the home office is exactly the same as it would be at the corporate office. Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS) encryption between the access point and the controller ensures that all communications have the highest level of security.

Purposely designed for the teleworking environment, the Cisco Aironet 600 Series OfficeExtend Access point delivers full 802.11n speed with simultaneous 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz RF band support.

Network Diagram

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Business Benefits

  • Extends Borderless Network services and policies to the home-office teleworker.
  • Protects the corporate environment with industry-standard control and wireless access point (CAPWAP) support.
  • Simultaneously supports corporate and personal network activity with traffic segmentation.
  • Increases productivity and reduces cellular cost by extending voice to the home wirelessly or via a wired Ethernet port.
  • Reduces setup time with simplified IT provisioning.

Supported Controller Platforms

The 600 Series OfficeExtend Access Point is supported on the Cisco 5508 Series Controller, WISM-2, and Cisco 2500 Series Controllers and requires the controller software release.

Currently, Cisco 1040, 1130, 1140, and 3502I series access points that are joined to a Cisco 5500 Series Controller can be configured to operate as OfficeExtend access points.

Benefits for the Teleworker

  • Zero-touch deployment at the home office speeds setup time and gets you working right away.
  • Simultaneous dual-band support helps avoid congestion caused by home devices.
  • Backward capability supports 802.11a/b/g devices as well as newly deployed 802.11n devices.

Video on OEAP 600

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Aironet 600 Series OfficeExtend Access Point Configuration Guide

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