SPECIFICATION Sheet RFS6000 Wireless LAN Switch/Controller Enabling a secure and reliable Wireless Enterprise for medium to large deploymentsFEATURES Wireless LAN (WLAN) switch/controller and Raising the bar on enterprise class voice communications platform performance and network resiliencyWi-NG Operating System The RFS6000 Enterprise WLAN Switch/controller The RFS6000 offers a multicore, multithreaded— delivering a unified from Motorola enables the wireless enterprise Wi-NG architecture capable of supporting 2,000 tovoice, data and RF by offering an integrated WLAN communication 20,000 mobile devices and up to 48 dual radio 802.11management platformImprove business process flow platform that delivers secure and reliable voice, video a/b/g thin access points or 256 adaptive accesswith one platform for wireless and data applications. Designed on the innovative points (AP-5131 a/b/g or AP-7131 a/b/g/n) per switch/voice, video, data and multiple and modular Wi-NG operating system, the RFS6000 controller. Motorola’s patent pending clusteringRF technologies — such as provides wired and wireless networking services, technology allows a 12X capacity increase, for build-RFID, Wi-Fi (including 802.11n) multiple locationing technologies such as Wi-Fi as-you-grow networks. The result is an architectureand future technologies such and RFID; resiliency via 3G/4G wireless broadband that is purpose-built to deliver high availabilityas Wi-MAX; rich enterprise- backhaul; and high performance with 802.11n — and scalability. In addition, a user accessibleclass functionality includes networks. The enterprise class RFS6000 delivers ExpressCard™ Slot supports 3G broadband cardsseamless roaming across the best in class performance, security, scalability for a redundant wireless WAN backhaul connection,L2/L3 deployments, and manageability required to meet the needs of providing a truly self-sustainable wireless enterprise.resilient failover capabilities,comprehensive security, demanding mission critical business applications.toll-quality voice and other Gap-free security for the Wireless Enterprisevalue-added services, such Cost-effective centralized management Comprehensive network security features keepas multi-RF locationing Based on Motorola’s landmark Wireless Next wireless transmissions secure and provide Generation (Wi-NG) operating system, the RFS6000 compliance for HIPAA and PCI. The RFS6000 providesRole-based wired/ provides the tools you need to simplify and minimize gap-free security for the WLAN network, followingwireless firewall the costs associated with real-time management of a tiered approach to protect and secure data atComprehensively secures and every point in the network, wired or wireless. This mobility solutions. The Wi-NG architecture providesprotects the wired and wireless unified management of network hardware, software complete solution includes a wired/wireless firewall,network against attacks and configuration, and network policies, complete with a built-in wireless intrusion protection system (IPS),unauthorized access at Layer2 and Layer 3 with stateful built-in process monitors and troubleshooting tools. an integrated IPSec VPN gateway, AAA Radiusinspection; ability to create In conjunction with the RF Management Suite (sold Server and secure guest access with a captive webidentity and location-based separately), the RFS6000 provides centralized control portal, reducing the need to purchase and managepolicies provides granular over the entire lifecycle of your Motorola mobility additional infrastructure. Additional security featurescontrol of network access solution — allowing you to easily design, deploy, include MAC-based authentication, 802.11w to secure monitor and secure your wireless network. management frames, NAC support, anomaly analysis and more.
Adaptive AP: extending RFS6000 network architecturethe enterpriseEnables centralizedmanagement of mesh The RFS6000 offers the comprehensive functionality necessary to extend wireless voice, video and dataaccess points at remote access inside medium to large enterprises — as well as to remote locations such as branch offices.sites including automaticfirmware upgrades;provides site survivabilityfor remote locations with802.11a/b/g/n networks forunparalleled resiliencySMART RF ManagementNext generation self-healing: enables theWLAN to automaticallyand intelligently adaptto changes in the RFenvironment to eliminateunforeseen gaps in coverageWireless IntrusionPrevention SystemThe built-in WIPS systemprovides defense againstover-the-air attacks byleveraging the sensingcapabilities of AP300/AP51x1/AP7131Real Time LocationingSystem (RTLS)Provides rich locationingservices to enable real-timeenterprise asset-trackingthrough support for802.11, RFID and thirdparty locationing solutions— including industryleaders AeroScout, Ekahau,and Newbury Networks.Standards-based supportfor: EPC Global ALEinterface for processing andfiltering data from all activeand passive tags; and EPCGlobal LLRP interface forpassive RFID tag supportClustering andfailover featuresSupports multiple levelsof redundancy and failovercapabilities to ensurehigh availability networks;provides a single virtual IP(per VLAN) for the clusterfor use as default gatewayby mobile devices/wiredinfrastructure, on-boardDHCP/AAA serversynchronized failover; multi-platform license sharingenables deployment ofcost-effective networks
Enabling toll-quality voice for The ability to dynamically adjust the power and channels 3G Wireless for WANthe Wireless Enterprise on any thin access point automatically eliminates the Backhaul gaps in coverage that occur when an AP fails or there Support for 3G wirelessSupport for VoWLAN provides cost-effective voice cards to backhaul WANservices throughout the wireless enterprise, is a change in your environment — for example, the traffic when the primaryenabling push-to-talk and more for employees introduction of an increased volume of liquid or metal WAN Link failsinside the four walls as well as outside. The rich — all without any physical intervention. The elegantfeature set provides granular control over the many feature protects against under- or over-powering — Enhanced End-to-Endwireless networking functions required to deliver scenarios that could reduce performance and network Quality of Service (QoS)high performance persistent clear connections with availability. And adjustments are completely transparent Enhances voice andtoll-quality voice. Quality of Service (QoS) ensures — there is no impact on voice calls and data sessions video capabilities;superior performance for voice and video services. in progress — protecting the quality of service and the prioritizes network trafficWMM Admission Control, including TSPEC, SIP user experience to ensure user productivity. to minimize latency and provide optimal qualityCall Admission Control, and 802.11k radio resource of experience; SIP Callmanagement, ensures dedicated bandwidth for voice Maximize benefits — and minimize costs Admission Control andcalls as well as better control over active voice calls All the enterprise class services such as security, voice, Wi-Fi Multimediafor a variety of VoIP handsets. In addition, the fixed performance and resiliency are built into the Wi-NG Extensions (WMM-Powermobile convergence (FMC) ready RFS6000 provides architecture — the innovative and modular operating Save) with Admissionsupport for third-party solutions and future services, system (OS) for the RFS6000. These comprehensive Control enhancesincluding the extension of the desk phone to mobile services come at no additional cost and are packaged multimedia applicationdevices over the WLAN and WWAN. together to make mobility work — even better. support and improves battery life and capacity;Adaptive AP for increased network network optimization End-to-end supportflexibility — and site survivability through granular As an industry leader in mobility, Motorola offers the bandwidth contracts basedThe RFS6000 simplifies and reduces the cost of experience gained from deploying mobility solutions on bandwidth utilizationextending mobility to remote and branch offices as all over the globe in many of the world’s largest network load and numberwell as telecommuters. Motorola’s Independent Mesh enterprises. Leverage this expertise through Motorola of users for differentAccess Points (AP-51X1 a/b/g and AP-7131 a/b/g/n) can Enterprise Mobility Services, which provides the applications being used, inbe deployed at remote locations yet centrally managed comprehensive support programs you need to deploy different locations; TSPECin the Network Operations Center (NOC) through the and maintain your RFS6000 at peak performance. Admission Control ensuresRFS6000 (single switch or a cluster for scalability). Motorola recommends protecting your investment with ample bandwidth and aAn IPSec VPN tunnel secures all traffic between the superior user experience ‘Service from the Start Advance Exchange Support’, aaccess points and the wireless switch. Remote Site for VoIP calls multi-year program that provides the next-business-daySurvivability (RSS) mesh access points deliver secure device replacement , technical software support and True mobilityuninterrupted wireless service — providing unparalleled software downloads you need to keep your business Virtual AP provides betterresiliency that survives a WAN link outage. running smoothly and productively. This service also control of broadcast traffic includes ‘Comprehensive Coverage’, which covers and enables multiplePut your RF on autopilot normal wear and tear, as well as internal and external mobile and wirelessThe Wi-NG architecture delivers SMART RF components damaged through accidental breakage — applications with qualityManagement, which provides the dynamic RF tuning significantly reducing your unforeseen repair expenses. of service when networkrequired for optimal network performance. This feature is congested; Pre-emptivetakes self-healing to the next level, dramatically reducing For more information, visit us on the web at Roaming ensures Motorolanetwork monitoring IT costs by enabling the WLAN to mobile devices roam before www.motorola.com/rfs6000 or access our signal quality degrades;intelligently adapt to the ever-changing RF environment. global contact directory at Power Save Protocol www.motorola.com/enterprisemobility/contactus optimizes battery lifeRFS6000 SpecificationsPacket Forwarding Layer 2 or Layer 3 deployment of thin access ports and Adaptive AP AP-51X1 802.11a/ b/g and AP-7131 802.11a/b/g/n access points802.1D-1999 Ethernet bridging; 802.11-.802.3 bridging; 802.1Q VLAN tagging andtrunking; proxy ARP; IP packet steering-redirection Layer 3 Mobility (Inter-Subnet Roaming)Wireless Networking IPv6 client supportWireless LAN: Supports 32 WLANs; multi-ESS/BSSID traffic segmentation; Thin Access Ports: Supports 1-48 “thin” 802.11a/b/g AP300 access points VLAN to ESSID mapping; auto assignment of VLANs for L2 or L3 deployment per RFS6000 Switch/controller (on RADIUS authentication); power save protocol and 576 802.11a/b/g AP300s per cluster; Legacy polling; pre-emptive roaming; VLAN Pooling and support: AP100 for L2 deployments only dynamic VLAN adjustment; IGMP Snooping Adaptive AP: S upports adoption of 256 adaptive AP-51X1 802.11a/b/gBandwidth management: Congestion control per WLAN; per user based on user and AP-7131 802.11a/b/g/n access points in adaptive count or bandwidth utilization; dynamic load balancing mode per RFS6000 Switch/controller and 3,072 per of AP300s and Adaptive APs in a cluster; bandwidth cluster; multiple country configuration support; Legacy provisioning via AAA server support: AP-4131 port conversion for L2 deployments only Continued on back