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Meraki CW9164

Wi-Fi 6E Designed for High-performance deployments.

Tri-band 802.11ax-compliant access point with separate radios dedicated to security, RF management, and Bluetooth® coupled with a USB port for added connectivity options.


Cisco Meraki CW9164 MR Wi-fi 6e General Purpose

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Flexible Deployment Options

With the flexibility to choose between cloud- and on-premises management, the Catalyst 9164 Series Access Point ensures network investment protection and unlocks the power of hybrid work. The Wi-Fi 6E-compliant access point takes advantage of the 6-GHz band expansion to produce a network that is more reliable and secure, with higher throughput, more capacity, and less device interference. The access points come with one 2x2:2 and two 4x4:4 radios and provide a host of cutting-edge features.

Hardware features

- Tri–radio aggregate frame rate of up to 7.49 Gbps*
- Multi-User Multiple Input Multiple Output (MU-MIMO)
- IoT and Bluetooth Low Energy Radio
- Automatic cloud-based RF Optimization
- Integrated Enterprise Security and Guest Access
- Dedicated scanning radio delivers 24x7 Air Marshal and RF analytics
- Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) & Mobile Device Management (MDM) integration
- Application-aware traffic shaping
- Voice and video optimizations
- Self-configuring, self-maintaining, always up-to-date
- Meraki Health
- Choice of Management mode

Cloud management

Management of the CW9164 is through the Meraki cloud, with an intuitive browser-based interface that enables rapid deployment without time-consuming deployment complexity and time-consuming staging process. Since the CW9164 is self-configuring and managed over the web, it can be deployed at a remote location in a matter of minutes, even without on-site IT staff.

24x7 monitoring via the Meraki cloud delivers real-time alerts if the network encounters problems. Remote diagnostic tools enable immediate troubleshooting over the web so that distributed networks can be managed with a minimum of hassle.

The CW9164’s firmware is automatically kept up to date via the cloud. New features, bug fixes, and enhancements are delivered seamlessly over the web. This means no manual software updates to download or missing security patches to worry about.

Enterprise security

- Wi-Fi Alliance: Wi-Fi 6 (R2), Wi-Fi 6E, WPA3-R3, WPA3-Suite B, Enhanced Open Security
- Bluetooth SIG: Bluetooth Low Energy
- CSA and CB 60950 and 62368
- EN 60601 certified
- Conforms to UL 2043 (plenum rating)

Product Highlights

- 2x2:2 and 4x4:4 MU-MIMO 802.11ax compatible
- 7.49 Gbps tri-radio aggregate frame rate
- 24x7 real-time WIDS/WIPS and spectrum analytics via dedicated Scanning radio
- Integrated Bluetooth Low Energy Beacon and scanning radio
- 1x 2.5 Gbps mGig Ethernet port
- USB 2.0 host interface (Type A connector) with a 4.5W power budget
- Enhanced transmit power and receive sensitivity
- Full-time Wi-Fi location tracking via dedicated Scanning radio
- Integrated enterprise security and guest access
- Application-aware traffic shaping
- Optimized for voice and video
- Self-configuring, plug-and-play deployment
- Sleek design blends into office environments

Cisco DNA Center and Catalyst 9800 WLC support

Cisco Catalyst 9164 Series Access Points can also be paired with Catalyst 9800 WLC and Cisco DNA Center. Cisco DNA Center allows you to understand your network with real-time analytics, quickly detect and contain security threats, and easily provide network-wide consistency through automation and virtualization.

Working together, the Catalyst 9164 Series and Cisco DNA offer such features as:

● Cisco DNA Spaces
● Cisco Identity Services Engine
● Cisco DNA Analytics and Assurance along with Intelligence Capture (iCAP)

For information about Cisco DNA, refer to the Cisco DNA Solution Overview.


- Integrated layer 7 firewall with mobile device policy management
- Real time WIDS/WIPS with alerting and automatic rogue AP containment with Air Marshal
- Flexible guest access with device isolation
- VLAN tagging (802.1q) and tunneling with IPsec VPN
- PCI compliance reporting
- WPA2-PSK, WPA2-Enterprise, WPA3 - Personal, WPA3 - Enterprise, WPA3 - Enhanced Open (OWE)
- EAP Local authentication - EAP-TTLS/PAP, PEAP-GTC, EAP-TLS
- Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)
- Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) and Mobile Device Management (MDM) integration
- Cisco ISE integration for guest access and BYOD posturing


- Embedded location analytics reporting and device tracking
- Global layer 7 traffic analytics reporting per network, device, and application

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