Compare the Newest Catalyst 9800 Series Wireless Controllers

Cisco Catalyst 9800 Series Wireless Controllers, the newest line of controllers, is very different from the other controllers offered by Cisco currently in that it is based on the IOS-XE code. They combine the best of RF excellence with IOS XE benefits.

Learn more: Cisco’s new 802.11ax-Ready Wireless Controller for the 5G World

These are the industry’s most reliable and highly secure controllers, ready to deploy anywhere–including the cloud of your choice. They provide operational ease and save time and money.

Your options for deploying a Catalyst 9800 series WLC allow you to do so in multiple locations:

  • On the Cloud
  • On a switch
  • In an on-premise appliance

Compare Catalyst 9800 Series Wireless Controllers
Catalyst 9800-40 Catalyst 9800-80 Catalyst 9800-CL Catalyst 9800 Embedded
  • For small to medium-sized campus deployments
  • Up to 2,000 APs, 32,000 clients, and 40-Gbps throughput
  • Hot patching, time saving and hitless upgrades
  • Advanced, on-demand telemetry

View 9800-40 data sheet >>

  • For large campus and service provider deployments
  • Up to 6000 APs, 64,000 clients, and 80-Gbps throughput
  • Hot patching, time saving and hitless upgrades
  • Advanced, on-demand telemetry

View 9800-80 data sheet>>

  • Deploy in private or public (AWS) cloud
  • Up to 6,000 APs and 64,000 clients
  • Hot patching, time saving and hitless upgrades
  • Advanced, on-demand telemetry

View 9800-CL data sheet >>

  • Catalyst 9800 embedded on a Catalyst 9000 switch
  • Ideal for SD-Access-enabled distributed branches and small campuses
  • Up to 200 APs and 4,000 clients
  • Hot patching, time saving and hitless upgrades

View 9300 data sheet>>

Cisco Catalyst 9800 Series Wireless Controllers-Ordering Information
Cisco Catalyst 9800-80 Wireless Controller
Type Product ID Description
Wireless controller C9800-80-K9 Cisco Catalyst 9800-80 Wireless Controller
LIC-C9800-DTLS-K9 Cisco Catalyst 9800 Series Wireless Controller DTLS License
Accessories, spares C9800-AC-1100W= Cisco Catalyst Wireless Controller 1100 AC Power Supply
C9800-DC-950W= Cisco Catalyst Wireless Controller 950W DC Power Supply
C9800-18X1GE(=) Cisco Catalyst 9800-80 GE Module
C9800-10X10E(=) Cisco Catalyst 9800-80 10 GE Module
C9800-1X40GE(=) Cisco Catalyst 9800-80 1 Port 40 GE Module
C9800-2X40GE(=) Cisco Catalyst 9800-80 2 Ports 40 GE Module
C9800-1X100GE(=) Cisco Catalyst 9800-80 1 Port 100 GE Module
View Cisco Catalyst 9800-80 Wireless Controller Data Sheet
Cisco Catalyst 9800-40 Wireless Controller
Type Product ID Description
Controller C9800-40-K9 Cisco Catalyst 9800-40 Wireless Controller
LIC-C9800-DTLS-K9 Cisco Catalyst 9800 Series Wireless Controller DTLS License
Accessories, spares C9800-AC-750W R= Cisco Catalyst 9800-40 750W AC Power Supply Reverse Air
View Cisco Catalyst 9800-40 Wireless Controller Data Sheet
Cisco Catalyst 9800-CL Cloud Wireless Controller
Type Product ID Description
Controller C9800-CL-K9 Cisco Catalyst 9800-CL Wireless Controller for Cloud
LIC-C9800-DTLS-K9 Cisco Catalyst 9800 Series Wireless Controller DTLS license
  • Purchase the above SKU for software download and Cisco TAC support.
  • The 9800-CL private cloud image for VMware ESXi, KVM, and Cisco NFVIS on ENCS can be downloaded from software.cisco.com.
  • The 9800-CL public cloud image for AWS can be subscribed and deployed from the AWS Marketplace.
View Cisco Catalyst 9800-CL Cloud Wireless Controller Data Sheet

More Related:

Cisco’s new 802.11ax-Ready Wireless Controller for the 5G World

Cisco’s Wireless Solutions-Deployment Modes

Cisco Catalyst 9300 Series–Tech Overview

Why Migrate to Cisco Catalyst 9300 Switches?

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