HPE Aruba Networking 7200 Series Mobility Controllers

Delivering industry-leading network services, the 7200 Series maximizes Wi-Fi performance to ensure seamless roaming. It’s perfect for campus WLAN scalability or branch SD-WAN and VPN Concentrator capabilities.

Network performance, visibility, and control

Enhancing WLAN performance, the HPE Aruba Networking 7200 Series is designed to support the most demanding large campus networks, with optional SD-WAN capabilities.

High performance, greater scale

High performance, greater scale

Ensuring the highest levels of performance and availability, the 7200 Series delivers seamless L2/L3 roaming for thousands of users or client devices. 

Simplify secure access

Simplify secure access

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

Eliminate branch complexity

Eliminate branch complexity

Deploying with SD-branch software is an affordable way to support multiple WAN connections, including the internet, MPLS, cellular, software-defined role-based policy enforcement, and path optimization.

Ideal for today’s mobile and IoT devices and performance demands

Flexible use cases

Support data centers, public cloud, and SaaS routing by deploying the 7200 Series as a controller with ArubaOS or as a SD-Branch gateway.

Up to 2,048 access points and 100 Gbps of throughput

Providing connectivity for up to 32,728 concurrent users or client devices, the 7200 Series is ideal for the most demanding enterprise, higher education, and large public venue requirements.

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.

Supports 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 HPE Aruba Networking 7200 Series Mobility Controllers

  • Performance and capacity
    Maximum campus or remote AP licenses2565121,0242,0482,048
    Maximum concurrent users/devices8,19216,38424,57632,76832,768
    Maximum VLANs4,0964,0964,0964,0964,096
    Active firewall sessions1 million (M)2M2M2M2M
    Concurrent GRE tunnels4,0968,19216,38432,76832,768
    Concurrent IPsec sessions8,19216,38424,57632,76832,768
    Concurrent SSL sessions4,0968,1928,1928,1928,192
    Firewall throughput (Gbps)12204040100
    Wired Bridged throughput (Gbps)12204040100
    Encrypted throughput 3DES (Gbps)57252857
    Encrypted throughput AES-CBC-256 (Gbps)57223046
    Encrypted throughput AES-CCM (Gbps)57202975
    Encrypted throughput AES-GCM-256 (Gbps)57263570
    Interfaces and indicators
    Form factor/footprint1xRU1xRU1xRU1xRU1xRU
    10G Ports (10G or 1G supported)2xSFP+4xSFP+4xSFP+4xSFP+8xSFP+
    40G Ports----2xQSFP+
    USB 2.021111
    Management/status LEDsYesYesYesYesYes
    LINK/ACT and status LEDsYesYesYesYesYes
    LCD panel and navigation buttonsYesYesYesYesYes
    Console portmicro USB,
    mini USB,
    mini USB,
    mini USB,
    micro USB,
    Out-of-band management portYesNoNoNoYes
    Dimensions (H x W x D)4.4 cm x 44.2 cm x 33.4 cm
    (1.75" x 17.38" x 13.13")
    4.4 cm x 44.5 cm x 44.5 cm
    (1.75" x 17.5" x 17.5")
    4.4 cm x 44.5 cm x 44.5 cm
    (1.75" x 17.5" x 17.5")
    4.4 cm x 44.5 cm x 44.5 cm
    (1.75" x 17.5" x 17.5")
    4.4 cm x 44.2 cm x 40.1 cm
    (1.73" x 17.4" x 15.79")
    Weight4.95 kg (10.19 lbs)7.45 kg (16.43 lbs)7.45 kg (16.43 lbs)7.45 kg (16.43 lbs)7.9 kg (17.41 lbs)
    MTBF (Hours)129,597 (@40C)106,536 (@40C)113,751 (@40C)116,590 (@40C)281,896 (@40C)
    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 Humidity10% to 95%, NC5% to 95%, NC5% to 95%, NC5% to 95%, NC5% to 95%, NC
    Operating Altitude10,000 feet10,000 feet10,000 feet10,000 feet10,000 feet
    Acoustic Noise149 dBA52.9 dBA52.9 dBA52.9 dBA47.1 dBA
    Maximum Heat Dissipation (BTU/hour)260375427563819
    Maximum Power Consumption75.2W110W125W165W240W
    Power SourceInternal power supply350-watt AC or DC power supply350-watt AC or DC power supply350-watt AC or DC power supply550-watt power supply

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

    Power adapter and supply specifications
    Features350-watt AC350-watt DC550-watt
    Input voltage range100 VAC to 240 VACDC -48V to DC -60V100 VAC to 240 VAC
    Output voltage+12VDC, 29.16A+12VDC, 29.16A+12VDC, 29.16A
    Input frequency50-60 Hz50-60 Hz50-60 Hz
    AC line input current (steady state)5 - 2.5A5 - 2.5A7.1 - 3.4A
    Operating Temperature-5° to +55° C-5° to +55° C-5° to +55° C
    CoolingInternal fan (Air flow rear to front)Internal fan (Air flow rear to front)819 Internal fan (Air flow rear to front)
    Weight1.3 kg (2.8 lbs)1.3 kg (2.8 lbs)0.87 kg (1.9 lbs)
    Regulatory and safety compliance
    Regulatory SKU informationARCN7205 (7205)
    ARCN0100 (7210)
    ARCN0101 (7220)
    ARCN0102 (7240XM)
    ARCN7280 (7280)
    Minimum ArubaOS Release6.4.3.0 (7205) (7210) (7220) (7240XM) or (7280)
     802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6), AOS 8.4; WI-FI CERTIFIED WPA3™, AOS 8.4; WI-FI CERTIFIED Enhanced Open™, AOS 8.4
    Regulatory and Safety ComplianceFCC Part 15 Class A CE
    Industry Canada Class A
    VCCI Class A (Japan)
    EN 55022 Class A (CISPR 22 Class A), EN 61000-3, 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, EN 55024, AS/NZS 3548
    UL 60950, EN 60950
    CAN/CSA 22.2 #60950
    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
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Wi-Fi 6E

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

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