MikroTik Routers and Switches Review

Lowered infrastructure and maintenance costs. We did have some stability issues with different versions.


What is most valuable?

Winbox

How has it helped my organization?

Lowered infrastructure and maintenance costs.

What needs improvement?

Wireless.

For how long have I used the solution?

7 years

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Sometimes, software issues, some stability problems on different versions.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service: Pretty good.Technical Support: Pretty good.

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

Yes, Cisco. Cisco is very expensive for smaller businesses.

How was the initial setup?

Easy enough to deploy if you have networking knowledge.

What about the implementation team?

In-house.

What was our ROI?

Very good.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Cisco, Juniper.

What other advice do I have?

Try to do dome certification courses first, do not deploy Mikrotik gear without solid knowledge about networking, TCP/IP, etc.
**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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author avatarit_user141252 (IT Manager at a manufacturing company with 1,001-5,000 employees)
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Hi Adrian. How many hosts are these routers working with?

author avatarit_user144936 (Network Administrator at a tech services company with 51-200 employees)
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Depends wich model you use. if you use CCR series you can handle thousands of users.

author avatarit_user347364 (User)
Vendor

Hi Adrian, can have your personal email? Currently I'm in the middle of deciding MikroTik or Cisco, wish you can help me.