Enabling wireless networks to learn, predict, protect, and progress, Arista’s Cognitive WiFi™ solution optimizes the wireless experience. Harnessing the power of the cloud, big data analytics, and automation, Cognitive WiFi augments network admin capacity with the power of intelligence, speed and accuracy. Through root cause analysis and proactive problem resolution options, Cognitive WiFi also reduces the mean-time-to-resolve problems, minimizing troubleshooting effort for the network.

The new next-gen AP C-250 is designed with the latest in Wireless technology for high performance scenarios. WiFi6 technology enables higher data rates and increased capacity. It also helps improve battery life of client devices. Uplink and Downlink OFDMA and MU-MIMO lowers latency and enables communication with multiple client devices at the same time. This is the ideal AP for a dynamic environment with a large variety of client devices.

 

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Arista Cognitive WiFi Specifications

The C-250 is designed with high-efficiency, high density next generation WiFi6. Features like OFDMA and MU-MIMO (uplink and downlink) provide enhanced capacity. With 8 antennas for better coverage, integrated BLE and Dual 2.5Gb 802.3bt PoE with failover, the C-250 is the AP for the new wireless Enterprise.

Access Point Comparison Matrix

  C-250
C-130
C-130/E
C-130
C-120
C-120
C-110
C-110
C-100
C-100
O-105/E
O-105
W-118
W-118
Radio Components 802.11b/g/n/ax radio (2.4 Ghz) 802.11b/g/n radio 802.11b/g/n radio 802.11b/g/n radio 802.11b/g/n radio 802.11b/g/n radio 802.11b/g/n radio
802.11a/g/n/ax radio (5 Ghz) 802.11a/n/ac radio (Wave 2) 802.11a/n/ac radio (Wave 2) 802.11a/n/ac radio (Wave 2) 802.11a/n/ac radio (Wave 2) 802.11a/n/ac radio (Wave 2) 802.11a/n/ac radio (Wave 2)
802.11b/g/n/ac multifunction radio 802.11a/b/g/n/ac scanning radio   802.11a/b/g/n/ac scanning radio     BLE
BLE 4.1 radio           802.11a/b/g/n/ac scanning radio
Antenna Internal Internal and External Internal Internal Internal Internal and External Internal
Ports 2x 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet 2x Gigabit Ethernet 4x Gigabit Ethernet (1x Uplink, 3x LAN)
USB 2.0 USB 2.0 USB 2.0       Gigabit passthrough
Max Data Rate 4.8 / 1.4 Gbps 1.7 Gbps / 800 Mbps 1.7 Gbps / 800 Mbps 876 Mbps / 300 Mbps 876 Mbps / 300 Mbps 876 Mbps / 300 Mbps 877 Mbps / 300 Mbps
Spatial Streams 8x8:8(5 Ghz) / 4x4:4 (2.4 Ghz) 4x4:4 MU-MIMO 4x4:4 MU-MIMO 2x2:2 MU-MIMO 2x2:2 MU-MIMO 2x2:2 MU-MIMO 2x2:2 MU-MIMO
Channel Width 20/40/80/160 MHz 20/40/80/80+80 MHz 20/40/80/80+80 MHz 20/40/80/80 MHz 20/40/80/80 MHz 20/40/80/80+80 MHz 20/40/80/80+80 MHz
Power 802.3bt 802.3at 802.3at 802.3at 802.3af 802.3at 802.3at 802.3af
DC Power
WIPS Yes
Mesh Support Yes
Operating Temperature 0C – 45C (32F – 113F)/ -20C to 65C (-4F - 149F) for C105 only