Aruba Airwave Overview

Aruba Airwave is the #2 ranked solution in our list of top LAN Management tools. It is most often compared to Cisco Prime LAN Management: Aruba Airwave vs Cisco Prime LAN Management

What is Aruba Airwave?
Offering granular visibility into wired and wireless networks, AirWave is the only management platform designed with mobile devices and apps in mind. By proactively monitoring the health and performance of all things connected, AirWave lets IT gain the insights they need to support the digital workplace.
Aruba Airwave Buyer's Guide

Download the Aruba Airwave Buyer's Guide including reviews and more. Updated: January 2021

Aruba Airwave Customers
Henkel, University of Findlay, University of Minnesota Duluth, University of Iowa
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Pricing Advice

What users are saying about Aruba Airwave pricing:
  • "The cost is perfect because the devices have a lifetime warranty, and the licensing is good as well."
  • "This product is not expensive."

Aruba Airwave Reviews

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Paul Coulter
Senior Wireless Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Real User
Top 10Leaderboard
Feb 1, 2019
Helps people with troubleshooting so they get better use out of their technical staff

What is our primary use case?

My primary use case of this solution is to control access points through airwave. modify configs, and enhance RF tweaking.

Pros and Cons

  • "It has improved my organization by increasing troubleshooting opportunities which makes things more efficient."
  • "Whenever you get an error it doesn't immediately tell you what the thing is that is causing the error. You have to sit down and research it. If it could say what error is causing the issue, it would make my troubleshooting a lot quicker."

What other advice do I have?

I think everybody needs this solution. It helps a lot with technical troubleshooting and no matter what end products you have, Airwave is a good solution for everybody. I would rate it an eight and a half out of ten.
reviewer826335
Technical Support Specialist Networks at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
May 9, 2019
Provides a lot of reporting capabilities and has a good interface

What is our primary use case?

The main use case for this solution is reporting.

Pros and Cons

  • "This solution gives you a lot of reporting capabilities, and it has a very good interface."
  • "I would like to see an integration of services into one system, rather than having multiple systems to do multiple things."

What other advice do I have?

This is a straightforward solution but I would suggest that somebody implement it for you. Also, make sure that they have a really good background in it. I would rate this product a nine out of ten.
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Shohidul Islam
Deputy Manager at STBL
Reseller
Top 5Leaderboard
Nov 4, 2020
Feature-rich, reasonably-priced, and stable

What is our primary use case?

We are a solution provider and Aruba Airwave is one of the products that we implement for our customers. Most of our customers use this product to manage and monitor their networks.

What is most valuable?

What I like about Aruba is that it has a lot of features.

What needs improvement?

The integration with other platforms like Cisco needs to be improved.

For how long have I used the solution?

We have been deploying Aruba Airwave to our customers for two years, and I have been working on it for almost three.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

This solution is definitely stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Aruba Airwave is scalable. The license allows anywhere from 100 to 1,000 users, and then…