Aruba Mobility Controller Virtual Appliance
Offering the functionality of a hardware controller in a cost-effective virtualized environment, Aruba’s Mobility Controller Virtual Appliance delivers industry-leading network services that maximize Wi-Fi performance.
Deploy enterprise WLANs on existing virtualization infrastructure
Scales to 16,000 concurrent users
Manages up to 16,000 concurrent users and 1,000 access points, with the ability to add additional virtual appliances, memory, and compute resources.
Support for the most popular VM platforms
Offering maximum flexibility, the Aruba VMC can be installed on VMware ESXi, Microsoft Hyper-V, and open-source KVM instances.
Dynamic Segmentation for simplicity and security
Enforcing granular user, device, and application policies over access points and network switches means there's no need to configure separate VLANs, ACLs, and subnets.
Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)-capable
Featuring Wi-Fi 6 support, including WPA3 and Enhanced Open, the Aruba VMC is backward-compatible, meeting the performance demands of a wide range of IoT and mobile devices.
To deliver network services for improved performance, roaming, and security, deploy the Mobility Controller Virtual Appliance standalone or manage via the Aruba Mobility Conductor.
Details and specifications for the Aruba Mobility Controller Virtual Appliance
Models and capacity Model MC-VA-10 MC-VA-50 MC-VA-250 MC-VA-1K Maximum AP count 10 50 250 1,000 Maximum client counts 256 800 4,000 16,000
Note: The Mobility Controller VA can be scaled by installing multiple instances of MC-VA-1K.
- 4x instances of MC-VA-1K install can scale up to 4,000 APs and 64,000 clients
- 6x instances of MC-VA-1K install can scale up to 6,000 APs and 96,000 clients
Service and warranty
- Software: 90 days, can be extended with support contract
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Aruba Mobility Conductors
Featuring a centralized dashboard, configuration hierarchy to customize deployments, and live firmware, Aruba Mobility Conductors simplify the deployment and management of multiple Aruba controllers running ArubaOS 8 or later, while feature upgrades improve network reliability.
ArubaOS delivers seamless connectivity, security, and reliability. Improve network user experiences, streamline daily network admin tasks, and simplify network engineering by upgrading your Aruba Mobility Controllers to ArubaOS 8 today.
7000 Series Mobility Controller
Perfect for mid-size campuses and branches, the 7000 Series Mobility Controller enhances WLAN performance to improve wireless access, security, and client roaming.
7200 Series Mobility Controller
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.
9000 Series Gateways
Perfect for branch and small campus networks, the next generation 9000 Series Gateways can be used for SD-WAN capabilities in the branch or enhanced Wi-Fi scalability and security.