OmniAccess WLAN Review
I switched to OmniAccess as it is centralized, and has great scalability but they need to simplify the config process


Valuable Features

  • Scalability,
  • Centralization
  • Redundancy.

These features allows us to control and deploy configuration for all remote OAW allowing centralized management.

Improvements to My Organization

We needed a solution to provide internet access for the majority of 317,68 KM square site and assure authentication, authorization and accountability compliance of users. OmniAccess has enabled us to do so.

Room for Improvement

Simplification of the configuration processes and improvement of the maintenance software OmniVista 3600.

Use of Solution

4 years.

Deployment Issues

Yes, I had bugs when deploying with different Internet Browsers.

Stability Issues

No issues encountered.

Scalability Issues

No. We currently have >100 users and increasing.

Customer Service and Technical Support

Customer Service:

5/10

Technical Support:

7/10

Previous Solutions

Yes, I used solutions based on different Access Points, with independent management. I switched to OmniAccess because it is centralized, and has great scalability.

Initial Setup

We used the wizard for initial configuration and it was straightforward.

Implementation Team

I implemented it myself after doing training with Alcatel.

ROI

Our RO`i isn't money related, since it is used to a community service.

Pricing, Setup Cost and Licensing

We don't have any costs related to this product.

Other Solutions Considered

Yes, one solution based on Cisco.

Other Advice

Good planning, before implementing this solution.

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

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