Cisco Wireless Review

Supports real-time applications such as VoIP and Video Conferencing over wireless


What is most valuable?

Mobility device support. It can provide support for real-time applications, such as VoIP and Video Conferencing over wireless infrastructure.

How has it helped my organization?

For industrial IT (sensors, programmed logical controllers, trains, ports, mines) and IT for offices, we can support real-time information, reducing risk for people, speeding up time to market and giving real-time access to information and communications.

What needs improvement?

This is a good product but some basic configurations were missed such as:

  • The bind configuration between a physical port and an IP address
  • Health check for authentication/authorization server.

For how long have I used the solution?

Three years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No.

How are customer service and technical support?

Seven out of 10. They are slow to answer.

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

Yes. We switched due to company decisions.

How was the initial setup?

Complex. The solution works for beginners with basic implementations.

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

It is an expensive solution.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Yes, Aerohive and Aruba.

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

5508 OS 8
**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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