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    AirEngine 9703-S Access Controller

    Next-Generation High-Performance AC


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AirEngine 9703-S Access Controller

AirEngine 9703-S is a next-generation high-performance wireless Access Controller (AC) for midsize and large enterprises, enterprise branches, and education campuses. It can manage up to 4096 Access Points (APs) and supporting a maximum of 120 Gbps forwarding performance. The AC features high scalability and offers users considerable flexibility in configuring the number of managed APs.
When used with Huawei APs in compliance with 802.11n/ac/ax/be, the AirEngine 9703-S can be used to construct midsize and large campus networks, enterprise office networks, wireless Metropolitan Area Networks (MANs), and hotspot coverage networks.

Mass Storage

High Performance

Supports various high-rate interfaces such as 100G/40G/25G/10G/GE Combo interfaces, delivering 120 Gbps forwarding capability and managing up to 4096 APs.

Flexible Layout


Multiple data forwarding modes, including direct forwarding and tunnel forwarding. Fine-grained user rights management with user- and role-based access controls.

Continuous Security

High Reliability

Supports WLAN AC 1+1 HSB and port redundancy backup including Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP) and Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP), doubling service reliability.


Parameters AirEngine 9703-S
Ports 2 x 100G QSFP28/(2 x QSFP+ + 4 x 25GE SFP28)/(2 x QSFP+ + 8 x 10GE SFP+)/8 x 25GE SFP28 + 4 x 25GE SFP28 4 x 10GE SFP+ 8 x GE Combo*
Power Supply 1+1 AC/DC
Forwarding Capability 120 Gbit/s
Maximum Number of Managed APs 4096
Maximum Number of Access Users 51200
AP-AC Networking Layer 2 or Layer 3 networking
Forwarding Mode Direct forwarding or tunnel forwarding
AC Active/Standby Mode 1 + 1 HSB
Radio Protocol 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax/be

* Slashes (/) indicate that the port combinations are mutually exclusive.