Environment : This article applies to Aruba S2500/S3500 Mobility Access Switches
Aruba Stacking technology allows Aruba Mobility Access Switches (MAS) to be connected together to act like a single chassis. This allows all the units to share a single management IP address and allows to use a single image to be upgrade on all the units and has a single configuration file. Once connected the Aruba Stacking Protocol assigns role and the unit numbers to all the members of the stack.
density without the overhead and initial investment chassis requires
different physical devices.
Mobility Controller and AirWave
flexibility in deployment of the number of uplinks and bandwidth per stack.
Capital expense savings may be realized in the core of customer networks due
to fewer uplinks.