MikroTik Routers and Switches Review

A low cost solution that is easy to manage using both GUI and CLI


What is our primary use case?

Our primary use case for this solution is to provide wireless internet service.

How has it helped my organization?

This solution provides our service at a low cost with excellent quality.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is that you can do anything on all platforms.

The GUI is also good, and the CLI is excellent.

What needs improvement?

Wireless throughput has not kept up with the competition.

For how long have I used the solution?

Eight years.
Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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3 Comments
author avatarAdriano-Simao
TOP 5LEADERBOARDReal User

Hi Erik, does it allow secured data transport like encryptions, VPN, IPSec?

author avatarErik Jansson
TOP 5LEADERBOARDReal User

Yes, pretty much everything. Several variations of both including layer 2 VPN. All features can be run on the most basic device al the way to their 72 core router. Great forum too if you need details on set up problems

author avatarAndrew S. Baker (ASB)
TOP 5POPULARConsultant

I used them for wireless for a while, but there were some initial hardware bumps at that time, and I eventually moved in a different direction.

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