MikroTik Routers and Switches Review

Good queuing functionality, good technical support and very good stability

What is most valuable?

The radius and wireless features are the most valuable aspects of the solution.

What needs improvement?

The queuing functionality needs improvement. The initial setup could be simplified.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've been using the solution for 10-15 years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The stability of the solution is great.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The scalability of the solution is very good.

How are customer service and technical support?

We've used technical support a few times and have always found them to be quite good.

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

We have previously used Cisco and HP solutions.

How was the initial setup?

If you are not familiar with the solution, the initial setup can be a bit complex. It's quite different from other solutions. Deployment times vary, but it should only take a few hours.

What about the implementation team?

I handled the implementation myself.

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

The cost of the solution is okay. It's not too expensive.

What other advice do I have?

I'd rate the solution nine out of ten. If they made it a bit easier for new users to implement, I would rate it higher.

**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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author avatarAndrew S. Baker (ASB)
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The big thing with using MikroTik is that their paradigm is very different from other solutions, so you really have to know what you want to do. Very flexible, but you have to look at things a bit differently.