Aruba Wireless Review

Easy to use, the 335-AP provides reliability, stability

What is our primary use case?

We have made a full 32-site school transition from Mary to Aruba wireless.

How has it helped my organization?

Reliability, stability, and best use of our network.

What is most valuable?

The Aruba 335-AP.

For how long have I used the solution?

Three to five years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

There were stability issues, but only on initial deployment.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Very few scalability issues, mostly user error.

How is customer service and technical support?

Great support.

Which solutions did we use previously?

We used Meru. We switched to Aruba for the newer technologies they presented.

How was the initial setup?

It was pretty straightforward.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Licencing can be surprising and needs improvement. Look into all features, what you need versus what you want, and know that nothing comes without some kind of license.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Meru, Cisco, Aerohive. 

What other advice do I have?

It's a great product, easy to use, easy monitoring, and great tech support. Plan out placement as thoroughly as possible.

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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