Aerohive Networks Competitors and Alternatives

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Real User
Senior Network Engineer/Mobility Specialist at CCSI - Contemporary Computer Services, Inc.
Jan 04 2017

What is most valuable?

The Dashboard, with its centralized "cloud" interface is the most valuable feature of Meraki. If you are a smaller organization, have a small IT staff, and/or basic wireless needs Meraki provides the perfect solution. That is not to say that... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We use Meraki as a managed service provider for several clients that found the product and price a fit for their organization.

What needs improvement?

One of the virtues of the product could possibly be viewed as an achilles heel. The product is straightforward and does not have lots of features and fine tuning available vendors such as Cisco and Aruba. Some may be available when unlocked... more»
Aruba Networks
Real User
Network Design and Delivery at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Oct 17 2016

What is most valuable?

As a network engineer, the feature that I value with Aruba is the management of the devices, like the one-touch provisioning of a wireless network.

How has it helped my organization?

Aruba Access Points are like plug-and-play devices that you just turn on and leave there and will automatically speak with its controller! It just makes the network administrator's work easier.

What needs improvement?

I worked on getting the root cause of multiple alarms of wireless access points in our management platform and found it to be caused by a software bug of the current version in the wireless controller. While doing this task, I found that the... more»
Real User
Systems Engineer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Apr 11 2018

What is most valuable?

The list of options you have is great: * throttling guest networks * the controller dashboards for administration * on-the-fly configuring, settings, hours of use, etc. The most valuable is the central administration. Provides quick views of... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It really is almost a set-it-and-forget-it solution. Our helpdesk guys can easily administrate it if needed, and troubleshoot with minimal training. Along with our documenting and naming schemes for APs and locations of devices, finding and... more»

What needs improvement?

The cloud controller needs work. My big issue is that all APs can't set static IPs. Also, adding customers to your dashboard is not that easy at all. I wish I could pop out some reporting from the dashboards as well.

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