Cisco Catalyst 9105 Access Point has a great price and Wi-Fi 6 features.
October 12, 2021

Cisco Catalyst 9105 Access Point has a great price and Wi-Fi 6 features.

Onessimo Azevedo | TrustRadius Reviewer
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Overall Satisfaction with Cisco Catalyst 9100 Access Points

In our company, we are using Cisco Catalyst 9105 Access Points in our internal environment. The purpose of acquiring these access points more than 1 year ago was to promote a digital transformation and mobility in internet access within the company for employees and special guests. The Cisco Catalyst 9105 [Access Point] solved the wireless connectivity issue and expanded coverage with more modern Wifi 6 technology and high-speed 2.4Ghz and 5ghz radios. Connectivity and authentication take place through 802.1x authentication and are managed by a centralized Cisco WLC that is responsible for provisioning the 9105s in the network and controlling the radio frequency.
  • Access point 9105 is cheap, Cisco Wi-Fi 6 entry model
  • Can be controlled by a WLC
  • 4Ghz and 5Ghz
  • MU-MIMO 2X2
  • PoE and energy savings
  • Bluetooth 5
  • For offices
  • They do not have four antennas to transmit and receive signal.

Do you think Cisco Catalyst 9100 Access Points delivers good value for the price?

Yes

Are you happy with Cisco Catalyst 9100 Access Points's feature set?

Yes

Did Cisco Catalyst 9100 Access Points live up to sales and marketing promises?

Yes

Did implementation of Cisco Catalyst 9100 Access Points go as expected?

Yes

Would you buy Cisco Catalyst 9100 Access Points again?

Yes

  • Solution with great investment at low price
  • Wider wireless network coverage in offices
  • Network security with WPA3
  • Delivers great performance at a low price
Performance is an important requirement in the wireless network and the [Cisco] Catalyst 9105 [Access Point] manages to deliver great throughput as it is a WIFI 6 device with MU-MIMO 2X2 and beamforming technology. [It also] supports a medium density of users without experiencing internet downtime issues.
The company can easily grow by purchasing new access points of the same model or higher and acquiring Cisco WLC licenses for management. It is a simple procedure and can be performed on demand.
The company implemented the access points together with the Cisco supplier. A site survey was carried out to understand how many units were needed and the best installation position in the office. It was simple and we had no problems.
[Cisco] Catalyst [9100] 9105 Access Points are recommended for office environments. They are small and have an attractive design with integrated antennas and good WiFi signal coverage. The price compared to the [Cisco] Catalyst 9115 Access Point is much lower, reaching almost 3 times lower, being an excellent cost-benefit. [Cisco Catalyst] Access Point 9105 is wifi 6, fast, has Bluetooth, avoids noise, has good coverage, and in case of problems has great Cisco Smartnet support.