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    AirEngine 9700-M1 Access Controller

    Delivering superior forwarding performance for medium- to large-sized enterprises.


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Superior Capacity and Performance

Supports 12 x GE electrical interfaces, 12 x 10 GE optical interfaces, and 2 x 40 GE optical interfaces with 120 Gbit/s forwarding capability and management of 3072 APs.

Flexible Installation

Rich Functionality

Offers both direct forwarding and tunnel forwarding; fine-grained user rights management with user- and role-based access controls; and rich authentication mechanisms that minimize Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) security threats.

Network Operation Mode

Flexible O&M

Wide range of Operations and Maintenance (O&M) options, including eSight, web system, and Command Line Interface (CLI), all centrally managed with Huawei's intelligent eSight Network Management System (NMS).


Parameters AirEngine 9700-M1
Ports 12 x GE electrical ports + 12 x 10 GE optical ports + 2 x 40GE optical ports (One 40 GE optical port and four 10 GE optical optical ports are mutually exclusive.)
Power Supply 1+1 AC/DC
Forwarding Capability 120 Gbit/s (direct forwarding)
120 Gbit/s (tunnel forwarding)
Maximum Number of Managed APs 3072
Maximum Number of Access Users 36,864
AP-AC Networking Layer 2 or Layer 3 networking
Forwarding Mode Direct forwarding (distributed forwarding or local forwarding) or tunnel forwarding (centralized forwarding)
AC Active/Standby Mode 1 + 1 HSB or N + 1 backup
Radio Protocols 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ac Wave 2/ax/be