APX 530 – Next Generation Access Points
Even though “next generation” has become a bit of a buzzword when it comes to new products from Sophos, the brand new APX series can actually be called a step forward. Of course, the APX 530 was equipped with the latest technologies, such as the Wave 2 standard. . In terms of performance, it even outperforms the AP 100, its comparable predecessor, by a factor of two.
However, with the APX series, Sophos is also introducing the first access points that are security heartbeat-enabled and can benefit from Synchronized Security.
If you buy a “next generation” access point, you need to be aware that it will only work with the latest Sophos technologies! The Sophos APX 530 is compatible with Sophos Central Wireless 2.0, an SG Firewall (from UTM 9.700) or an XG/XGS Firewall (from SFOS 17.5.5)!
Like actually all APs of the APX series, these are designed for indoor operation. Those looking for an outdoor access point are still best served by the current APX 320X model.
The APX 530 is ideal for offices with a few employees that require high capacity.