What is a wireless LAN controller and who has taken it to the cloud?

colibri serviceThe main function of a traditional wireless LAN controller (WLC ) is to configure wireless access points (AP) that connect to it locally.

However, due to the technological characteristics of a wireless area network (or Wi-Fi as it is commonly known), the traditionally used Wi-Fi network architecture and the manufacturers’ commercial strategies, a WLC carries out or can carry out many other functions, which can be grouped into the following categories:

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