Cisco Wireless Review

Central control of all APs is a valuable feature. Better training is needed.


Valuable Features

Central controlling of all APs.

Improvements to My Organization

It has enabled the organization to become cable-free.

Room for Improvement

Training support for clients is needed.

Use of Solution

3 years -

Cisco Wlan Controller 5508

Deployment Issues

No issues encountered.

Stability Issues

No issues encountered.

Scalability Issues

No issues encountered.

Customer Service and Technical Support

Customer Service:

Excellent.

Technical Support:

Middle.

Previous Solutions

No other solution was used.

Initial Setup

Pretty Straightforward.

Implementation Team

A vendor(Xiamen WisDom Net), They have 3 CCIE engineers in routing and switches but not in Wi-Fi, They quickly improvee their Wi-Fi skills and even I improved a lot.

ROI

High.

Other Solutions Considered

We invited 6 vendors that offered Cisco, Juniper, Aerohive brand Wi-Fi solutions to evaluate and compare products.

Other Advice

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
1 Comment
Senior Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employeesConsultant

Cisco wireless controllers in appliances are very stable implementations. There are many official courses covering from the fundamentals to troubleshooting.

04 May 16
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