Cisco Aironet 2800 Series Access Points Reviews

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February 06, 2021
Tomasz Piekarski | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Great coverage.
  • Easy central management.
  • Great reliability.
  • Easy deployment.
  • Access to advanced config is easy.
  • Power measurements and neighbouring AP channel detection are built-in.
  • Form factor.
  • Automatic channel allocation is prone to be problematic.
  • Price.
  • No central management options other than WLC.
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May 25, 2021
Caroline Marques | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • The 2802i is a model with integrated antennas and has a beautiful look.
  • The 2802i has software that automatically detects an interference in the 2.4ghz radio and changes the channel.
  • Powerful and supports high density of clients connected on both radios.
  • It can be controlled by a controller.
  • It does not support the new 802.11ac protocol.
  • It depends on the controller to enable the advanced features.
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May 15, 2021
Umair Ali Khan | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • High density user support
  • 11ac support
  • MIMO support
  • Centralized management
  • Clean air for RF
  • Rogue detection and containment
  • Requires POE+ switches or adapters
  • Expensive hardware
  • Sometimes AP stuck in bootloop after OS upgrade
  • Does not work with normal POE
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May 28, 2021
Ahmed Mujeeb | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Access point range can be improved.
  • RF optimization in 2.4 GHz is weak.
  • Unable to show all the hostnames in clients.
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April 29, 2021
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Like the energizer bunny these things just keep running
  • Lots of cool features that our non cisco AP's never had
  • Support is always top notch when needed
  • A built in meshing system would be super forward thinking
  • Price reduction in the 2XXX series lineup
  • Make the licensing experience easier to deal with
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May 17, 2021
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Internal wireless coverage.
  • Good reliability even in factory environment.
  • AUX port can be used to increase bandwidth.
  • The price is quite high.
  • Some hardware failure.
  • AUX port is not PoE so it can't be used as a real redundant port.
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April 23, 2021
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Fairly priced
  • Well built
  • Great performance
  • Units do get pretty hot during high usage.
  • The mount could have a more versatile design.
  • Out of the box firmware is always an old version.
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December 17, 2020
Christopher J Evans | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Cisco DNA support. It is easy to integrate, configure, and manage.
  • Extended wireless coverage while providing amreliable connection.
  • No speed loss thanks to dual 5 GHz radio. It applies on the same elevation level; different floors require enabling 2.4 GHz for better performance.
  • It has been five years since the release of the Cisco Aironet 2800 Series Access Points, so end of life is close.
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December 14, 2020
Mark McCully | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Great price point
  • Easy to managed and upgraded with Cisco WLAN Controller
  • Provides great indoor wireless coverage
  • Cisco TAC support could be better
  • We have seen a decent number of APs have hardware failure issues
  • Could have more advanced features
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December 15, 2020
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
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Pros and Cons

  • Well-made hardware
  • Easy to mount and hide
  • Extremely long range!
  • High capacity for many concurrently connected devices
  • Price could be more competitive
  • Getting them all licensed and imported into your wireless LAN controller can be tough
  • More mounting bracket options included
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November 08, 2019
Luis Felipe Campa Macias | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Roaming
  • Easy SSID configuration
  • Provisioning
  • Monitoring
  • En el auditorio y roof garden // In an auditorium or rooftop garden
  • En salas de juntas // In meeting rooms
  • Dentro de las naves industriales donde están nuestros almacenes. // In industrial buildings where there are warehouses
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October 28, 2019
Erick Saldana | TrustRadius Reviewer
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Pros and Cons

  • They have high bandwidth utilization
  • Work really well in high density areas
  • Signal strength is good
  • They can hold some high temperatures
  • For some reason even after setting a static IP they sometimes fall back to dhcp (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol).
  • Would be great if they were waterproof for outdoor use.
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September 20, 2019
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Cisco Clean Air feature (with WLC).
  • Roaming is really smooth and users are quite happy about that.
  • Flexconnect feature.
  • Sometimes it's quite hard to get the AP connected to the right WLC.
  • If the APs lose connection to the WLC, then sometimes it will be automatically moved in shutdown state.
  • Configuration via GUI is a really long process, while with CLI it takes a lot of effort.
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July 01, 2019
Jonathan Cabestel | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Roaming while we are on meeting
  • Categorize traffic
  • The management interface of the 5508 Cisco controller where we plug them in is very user friendly
  • Price tag is high.
  • They are not pretty, compared to 2700 access point these are bulky and non-aesthetic.
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March 06, 2019
Edwin Sandys | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • CleanAir - I like the fact that some of the higher model Cisco AP's can adjust to frequency interference as required. However, I am sad that this is not standard across all APs.
  • MIMO - In a nutshell, Cisco APs have the ability to digest more users over multiple antennas which is ideal for handling better bandwidth for users.
  • Resilience - Believe it or not, we have Cisco 1550 APs that withstood the Cyclone Winston which affected Fiji in February 2016. Our APs were still standing and operational despite this Category 5 cyclone.
  • CleanAir - Put this technology into all the APs.
  • GPS Tracker - I can't understand why only the Cisco 1570 has this option as well as larger Cisco 3800 APs. Why can't this be in all APs so they can be easily mapped in Google for positioning and later plotted for the coverage zone.
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December 28, 2018
Aldo Adrián Ramírez Vázquez | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Coberture, it's the number one. The range is so wide, so our user can go furthest without losing connection.
  • Speed.
  • Features: reports, analytics, mobility express.
  • A Bluetooth console would be great.
  • An integrated radius solution will be great.
  • Different colors (many clients don't like the white one and want to "paint" the AP).
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June 13, 2018
Hawkinson, John | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Their ability to auto negotiate within the system to adjust the radios between the different frequencies.
  • Easy automated installation with the wlc and prime.
  • The flexconnect capability that allows the use of local internet connectivity to be used for nonbusiness connectivity.
  • The mounting brackets are confusing to figure out what you really need when ordering.
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June 12, 2018
James Arnold | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • The client coverage with the 1562 APS was an added benefit of the mesh deployment.
  • Client coverage was larger than expected
  • Trust-sec integration with ISE provides additional security and supports our move to BSD access
  • The 1562 APS was new in their product lifecycle there have been several software bugs
  • Using the 5G band for mesh back hall limits range
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June 19, 2019
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Sturdy Design: Device looks and feels very high quality.
  • Great coverage and supports Wave 2 +.
  • MU-MIMO Support as well as the option for higher Transmit Power.
  • With the large heat sync, this device is heavy.
  • The external antenna model doesn't look nice. Some customers might not like it.
  • Requires additional power, existing power injectors will not be sufficient. Not necessarily an issue but worth mentioning.
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July 05, 2019
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Support wifi 4 standard (802.11AC).
  • Provide enough throughput to support any application need.
  • Availability of different models provide choices that should satisfy needs of most of environments, but some features like clean Air support are missing on some models.
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What is Cisco Aironet 2800 Series Access Points?

The Cisco Aironet 2800 Series Access Points is 802.11ac Wave 2 compliant and supports multiuser MIMO (MU-MIMO).
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What is Cisco Aironet 2800 Series Access Points?

The Cisco Aironet 2800 Series Access Points is 802.11ac Wave 2 compliant and supports multiuser MIMO (MU-MIMO).

What is Cisco Aironet 2800 Series Access Points's best feature?

Reviewers rate Product Scalability highest, with a score of 8.8.

Who uses Cisco Aironet 2800 Series Access Points?

The most common users of Cisco Aironet 2800 Series Access Points are from Mid-size Companies and the Government Administration industry.