Built for High
Density Environments

D-Link Unified Wireless is a scalable wireless local area network solution built for high density environments. Unified wireless makes use of centralized control policies that allow network administrators to manage the configuration of all access points. Unified Wireless offers self-organizing, self-optimizing, and self-healing network capabilities to increase the stability of the entire
wireless network.


Unified Controllers and Switches

At the core of a D-Link Unified Wireless network is the hardware controller, which centralizes all aspects of access point provisioning and management.

Two different controller models are available:

D-Link also offers Unified wireless switches – which combine the controller functionality with L2+ Gigabit switching functionality.

Unified Access Points

D-Link Unified Wireless Access Points are highly manageable and scalable with high data transmission speeds. Once the APs are discovered by the switch/controller, the administrator can push a specific set of configurations onto them, rather than having to do so one by one.

In addition, RF resource management and security are also managed centrally, thus allowing the administrator to preemptively identify potential deficiencies and weaknesses in the network.


Automatic RF Management

When a number of access points are deployed close to each other, interference may result if proper RF management isn’t implemented. When a Unified AP senses a neighbor nearby, it can automatically select a non-interfering channel. This greatly reduces RF interference and will allow the administrator to deploy APs more densely. To further minimize interference, when a nearby AP is operating on the same channel, the neighboring AP will automatically lower its transmission power. At any time should the nearby AP drop from the network, the surrounding APs will increase transmission power to expand coverage.


Comprehensive Solutions

Unified Wireless also provides a comprehensive wireless solutions for easy integration into any network. The Wireless Intrusion Detection System (WIDS) featured in each switch or controller detects rogue access points, rogue clients, and can anticipate wireless threats, to help prevent potential breaches and illegal access before any damage is done to the network.

Choose Your Weapon

Choose the Unified Controller or Switch that's right for your network.

Type Maximum APs (out of the box) Maximum APs (with license upgrades) Maximum APs (in a peer group)
Wireless DWC-1000 Controller 12 66 96
Wireless DWC-2000 Controller 64 256 1024
Wireless DWS-3160-24TC Switch/Controller 12 48 192
Wireless DWS-3160-24PC Switch/Controller 12 48 192
Wireless DWS-4026 Switch/Controller 64 64 256

Software License Upgrades

With optional software license upgrades, D-Link Unified Wireless Switches and Controllers can be upgraded to support additional access points beyond what’s supported out of the box. Additionally, valuable features such as VPN/Router/Firewall and Web Content Filtering functionality can be added to the DWC-1000 controller.


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Power over Ethernet makes wireless installation simpler, safer and less expensive. Most of our business class access points support PoE allowing for single cable deployment. Combine this with a D-Link smart PoE switch and you can monitor and control your
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D-Link is dedicated to setting new standards with our industry-leading business-class networking, wireless, surveillance and storage products. In fact, we're so confident in the reliability of our products, we offer warranties that truly demonstrate our commitment – giving you full assurance that we stand behind every product, every time.


We offer a limited lifetime warranty on almost all business-class wireless access points, wireless controllers, and wireless switches. This warranty applies for as long as the original customer owns the product or five (5) years after product discontinuance, whichever
occurs first.

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