Aruba 7000 Series Mobility Controllers and Gateways

Meeting the needs of small and mid-sized campuses has never been simpler.

Improved network performance, visibility, and control

Designed to support the needs of small to mid-sized campuses, the Aruba 7000 Series can act as a controller or gateway to deliver WAN intelligence, policy-based routing and enhanced security.

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High performance, greater scale

Ensuring the highest levels of performance and availability for small campuses and large branches, the 7000 Series delivers seamless L2/L3 roaming for thousands of users or client devices.

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Simplify secure access

Easily centralize the configuration of role-based access controls with Aruba’s built-in Policy Enforcement Firewall for Dynamic Segmentation.

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Eliminate branch complexity

Deploying with SD-Branch software is a simple, affordable way to support multiple WAN connections (Internet, MPLS, and cellular), plus provide software-defined role-based policy enforcement and path optimization.

Product features that meet the needs of mid-sized campuses and branch environments

Flexible use cases

Support data centers, public cloud, and SaaS routing by deploying the 7000 Series as a controller with ArubaOS or as a SD-Branch gateway.

Up to 64 APs and 8 Gbps of throughput

With up to 24 Ethernet ports and multiple WAN connections, it’s ideal for mid-sized and distributed enterprises.

Dynamic Segmentation for simplicity and security

Enforcing granular user, device, and application policies over both access points and network switches means there's no need to configure separate VLANs, ACLs, and subnets.

Support for Wi-Fi standards

Offering WPA and Enhanced Open as part of 802.11ax, the 7000 provides enhanced security and backwards compatibility.

Machine learning and advanced analytics

AirMatch applies machine learning to automate RF optimization and adapt to changing WLAN conditions, while ClientMatch improves client roaming and resolves sticky client issues.

Details and specifications for the Aruba 7000 Series


  • Performance and capacity

    Maximum campus or remote AP licenses1616323264
    Maximum concurrent users/devices1,0241,0242,0482,0484,096
    Maximum VLANs4,0964,0964,0964,0964,096
    Active firewall sessions64k64k64k64k64k
    Concurrent GRE tunnels2562565125121,024
    Concurrent IPsec sessions1,0241,0242,0482,0484,096
    Concurrent SSL sessions1,0241,0242,0482,0484,096
    Firewall throughput (Gbps)44888
    Wired Bridged throughput (Gbps)44888
    Encrypted throughput 3DES (Gbps)
    Encrypted throughput AES-CBC-256 (Gbps)
    Encrypted throughput AES-CCM (Gbps)
    Encrypted throughput AES-GCM-256 (Gbps)
    Interfaces and indicators
    Form factor/footprintDesktop/fanlessDesktop/fanless1xRU1xRU1xRU
    10/100/1000BASE-T4816248 (combo)
    1000BASE-X--2xSFP-8 (combo)
    10G Ports (10G or 1G supported)---2xSFP+
    USB 2.012211
    Management/status LEDsYesYesYesYesYes
    LINK/ACT and status LEDsYesYesYesYesYes
    LCD panel and navigation buttonsNoNoYesYesYes
    Console portmini USB,
    RJ-45mini USB,
    micro USB,
    mini USB,
    Out-of-band management portNoNoYesYesNo
    Power over ethernet (PoE) support

    PoE1 Role/ModePowered Device (PD)Power Source Equipment (PSE)PSEPSE-
    PoE In or OutIn – Port 0OutOutOut-
    Max concurrent of PoE Ports-81224-
    Max2 concurrent PoE+ Ports-81224-
    PoE Power Budget-100W150W400W-

    1 PoE: 802.3af, up to 15.4W from the PSE and up to 12.95W at the PD, not to exceed the total PoE Power Budget.
    2 PoE+: 802.3at, up to 30W per port from the PSE and up to 25.5W at the PD, not to exceed the total PoE Power Budget.

    Dimensions (H x W x D)4.1 cm x 20 cm x 20 cm
    (1.6" x 7.9" x 7.9")
    4.2 cm x 20.32 cm x 20.32 cm
    (1.65" x 8.0" x 8.0")
    4.42 cm x 31.75 cm x 33.7 cm
    (1.74" x 12.75" x 13.3")
    4.37 cm x 44.2 cm x 31.3 cm
    (1.72" x 17.4" x 12.32")
    4.4 cm x 30.5 cm x 21.1 cm
    (1.7" x 12" x 8.3")
    Weight0.92 kg (2.03 lbs)1.0 kg (2.2 lbs)3.4 kg (7.5 lbs)5.127 kg (11.3 lbs)2.06 kg (4.54 lbs)
    MTBF (hours, @ 40C)323,896300,000232,843311,901390,679
    Environmental range
    Operating temperature0° C to 40° C0° C to 40° C0° C to 40° C0° C to 40° C0° C to 40° C
    Storage temperature-40° C to 70° C-40° C to 70° C-40° C to 70° C-40° C to 70° C-40° C to 70° C
    Humidity/Storage humidity5% to 95%, NC5% to 95%, NC5% to 95%, NC10% to 95%, NC5% to 95%, NC
    Operating altitude10,000 feet10,000 feet10,000 feet10,000 feet10,000 feet
    Acoustic noise30 dBA (fanless)0 dBA (fanless)39.8 – 58.6 dBA34.3 – 71.2 dBA29.1 – 57.4 dBA
    Maximum heat dissipation (BTU/hour)51.184303001,842168
    Maximum power consumption16.6W (with USB)126W (with PoE)190W (with PoE)450W (with PoE)55W
    Power SourcePoE or 12v - 30W150-watt power supplyinternal power supplyinternal power supplyinternal power supply

    3 Sound power per ETSI 300 753 in accordance with ISO 7779

    Power adapter and supply specifications
    Features12v - 30W150-watt
    Input voltage range90 VAC to 264 VAC90 VAC to 264 VAC
    Output voltage+12VDC, 4A54VDC, 2.78A
    Input frequency47-63 Hz47-63 Hz
    AC line input current (steady state)1.0A2.0A
    Operating Temperature0° C to 40° C0° C to 40° C
    Weight0.24 kg (0.53 lbs)0.72 kg (1.58 lbs)
    Regulatory and safety compliance
    Regulatory SKU informationARCN01014 (7005)
    ARCN7008 (7008)
    ARCN0103 (7010)
    ARCN7024 (7024)
    ARCN7030 (7030)
    Minimum ArubaOS Release6.4.1.0 (7005) (7008) (7010) (7024) (7030)
     WI-FI CERTIFIED WPA3, AOS 8.4; WI-FI CERTIFIED Enhanced Open, AOS 8.4; Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax), AOS 8.4; WI-FI CERTIFIED 802.11ad, AOS 8.4
    Safety certificationsUL 60950-1 Second Edition
    CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1 Second Edition EN 60950-1 Second Edition
    EN 60950:2005
    IEC 60950-1 Second Edition
    NOM (obtained by partners and distributors)
    Electromagnetic emissions certificationsFCC Part 15 Class B CE AS/NZS CISPR22 Class B
    CISPR22 Class A (7010, 7024, 7030), Class B (7005)
    EN55022 Class A (7010, 7024, 7030), Class B (7005)
    ICES-003 Class A (7010, 7024, 7030), Class B (7005)
    VCCI Class A (7010, 7024, 7030), Class B (7005) EN61000-3-2
    EN 61000-4-2, EN 61000-4-3, EN 61000-4-4, EN 61000-4-5, EN 61000-4-6, EN 61000-4-8, EN 61000-4-11, AS/NZS 3548
    KN22 Class B KCC
    CNS13438 Class B EN55024/CISPR24 KN24
    Industry Canada Class B
    CE mark, cTUVus, CB, C-tick, Anatel, NOM, MIC
    TelcoCommon Language Equipment Identifier (CLEI) Code
    Service and warranty information
    Hardware: 1 year parts/labor, can be extended with support contract
    Software: 90 days, can be extended with support contract
Wi-Fi 6E

Wi-Fi 6E

Extending Wi-Fi 6 to the 6 GHz band, Wi-Fi 6E provides a more contiguous spectrum and less interference while supporting multi-gigabit speeds and extremely low latency.

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