Cisco Wireless Review

Management & Monitoring features need to be improved. Integration with other Cisco products is helpful.

What is most valuable?

There are many valuable features including security, availability, scalability, integration With Cisco products, WEB Portal for guest users, and Cleanair.

How has it helped my organization?

The main improvement was the mobility of Notebooks, Tablets, SmartPhones and Warehouse functions.

What needs improvement?

Management, and Monitoring features need to be improved and the inclusion of a Cloud-based solution.

For how long have I used the solution?

4 years

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

Remote APs cannot work without Main Controller when using 802.1x Authentication.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No issues encountered.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No issues were encountered.

How are customer service and technical support?

It was OK! We had some problems and always checked them with the TAC.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We used MOTOROLA/SYMBOL. It is an solution with no innovation and less features than Cisco Wireless Solution.

How was the initial setup?

No, It was simple.

What about the implementation team?

I am an consultant and I implement for our clients.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Motorola and Aruba.

What other advice do I have?

That is a good solution, pay attention on Compatibility Matrix with some APs.

**Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: Cisco Select Partner
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