Aerohive Networks Pros and Cons

Aerohive Networks Pros

Michael Bartlett
President at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
HiveManager is incredibly useful for managing APs and switches from one cloud interface.
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AlesGosek
CEO with 1-10 employees
a true controller-less approach, where each Access Point is 100% independent from the management system.
Integrated Firewall in every AP (with DPI inspection) is a killer feature and it is included already in the price of licence (with others, this feature is an add-on licence).
The feature that I like to most is unified management in a multitenant environment, where we can manage all our customers with thousands of devices (routers, switches, VPNs, and APs).
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Sandun Fernando
Network Administrator at a university with 10,001+ employees
HiveManager is extremely easy to use for anyone with little network experience.
The cloud-based controller through HiveManager is its most valuable feature. I can manage and configure changes to my access points from anywhere.
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reviewer792570
Director of Technology at a K-12 educational company or school with 51-200 employees
The cloud-based management interface allows us to fully manage all our wireless radios, ensuring consistency and ease of access.
The cloud management gives us the tools and reports that we need to monitor and troubleshoot the network.
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Ahmed Gendia
User at UAS
It is more cost effective and gives more flexibility.
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Michael Kogelman
Network Administrator at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
The HiveManager integration with the VPN Gateway is awesome.
Our transaction polling is now way more secure.
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Aerohive Networks Cons

Michael Bartlett
President at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Need port aggregation on the 2384 switches to take full advantage of ac on the APs. I understand that is on their product road map.
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AlesGosek
CEO with 1-10 employees
From our perspective, we would love to see Aerohive provide faster feature enhancement in their Virtual Appliance to match the features with the cloud solution more quickly.
The Virtual Appliance crashed once while doing an upgrade. The good thing here is, even if the management system fails, all our networks and features still remain 100% stable and working.
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Sandun Fernando
Network Administrator at a university with 10,001+ employees
Browser load time for the cloud is long and needs improvement.
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reviewer792570
Director of Technology at a K-12 educational company or school with 51-200 employees
We have had some mediocre to poor experiences with tech support: Conflicting information, condescending attitudes, and reluctance to work to resolve an issue.
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Ahmed Gendia
User at UAS
Pricing is a bit expensive.
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Michael Kogelman
Network Administrator at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Certain features only exist or work in certain versions.
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