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Ruckus ZoneDirector 5000 supporting up to 100 ZoneFlex AP's

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The ZoneDirector 5000 (ZD5000) is 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 (APs) and 2048 wireless LANs (WLANs) within a single, easy-to-use platform. If you don't believe us, compare it for yourself against the alternatives.

With 6x 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 is the first Smart WLAN platform to combine power, simplicity and scalability into a single, affordable system.

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, hot spot authentication, guest networking and dynamic Wi-Fi security at no additional cost.

Unrivaled Scalability:
- Supports up to 1,000 APs, 20,000 clients, 2048 WLANs per device
- Distributed forwarding architecture maximizes data throughput by eliminating the need to send all traffic through the controller
- 512 APs groups, 2048 WLAN groupings

Highly Resilient:
- Automatic smart redundancy for high availability
- Dual, hot-swappable AC or DC power supplies
- Redundant fans
- Centralized or distributed deployment
- Two 1 Gbps ports for full redundancy

Advanced Feature Set:
- Smart meshing support
- Simple and elegant guest networking and captive portal
- Hot spot 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

Strong Security:
- Rogue AP detection
- Client blacklisting
- DoS attack prevention
- Password guessing protection
- Client isolation protects against peer-to-peer snooping
- L2-4 ACL support

Super Simple Management:
- Graphic and Web 2.0 intuitive user interface
- HTTP and HTTPS/SSL connections
- Full CLI support
- Manageable by Ruckus FlexMaster system
- SNMP v1/v2c/v3, Telnet/SSHv2 support

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