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Cluster9210
Real User
Network Architect with 10,001+ employees
Apr 17 2018

What is most valuable?

The ClearPass clustering model saved us staff time and reduced errors by eliminating the need to manage individual RADIUS servers. The... more»

How has it helped my organization?

* It eliminated the management of 10 different individual discrete RADIUS servers. * We are able to satisfy many different organizational needs... more»

What needs improvement?

The product's graphical user interface (GUI) could use an update and better integration between the guest management and policy management... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We were using a different vendor's wireless infrastructure, and we switched to the Aruba platform - and ClearPass, that was part the package.... more»

What other advice do I have?

Do a proof of concept. Actually get your hands on the product and don't just look at the brochure, the glossy about the product. I rate it a... more»
Michael Velasco
User
Consultant
Feb 27 2018

What do you think of Aruba ClearPass?

What is our primary use case?: ClearPass is the best Network Access Control "Swiss army knife" out there right now. It can do 802.1x (WPA2-Enterprise) for WiFi and LAN. It also has one of the slickest guest captive portal experiences and workflows out there, along with an easy, drop-in BYOD application. I have not had too much experience with OnGuard, the endpoint integrity feature, but it does that too. With all of the ClearPass integrations and RADIUS Change of Authorization (CoA), it is possible to login wired or wireless endpoints based on a variety of identity stores, then create and associate security policies, e.g., DACLs, based on a device.  Dynamically provision VLAN assignments, i.e., no more "color-coded ports", write Palo Alto Networks (PAN) NGFW policies that are...
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Joe Hillenbrand
Real User
Network Administrator with 51-200 employees
Mar 12 2018

What is most valuable?

ClearPass is the most valuable tool in my arsenal. It ties everything together: users, devices, IoT, mobile devices, guests, and networks. All of it. It has an easy to learn web... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We got rid of books after our third year of installing Aruba WiFi. Our educational delivery system is 99% online with the exception of a few AP classes dictated by the State. As... more»

What needs improvement?

* The AirWave Dashboard heat maps could be better designed. * Instructions on adding layouts are not as clear as they could be.

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

Cost is important. I switched because Aruba's costs were well below Cisco's. Aruba has outpaced Cisco in the marketplace and in performance.
John Le Brun
Real User
Independendent Consultant at John LeBrun
Mar 11 2018

How has it helped my organization?

Gives us network access control, visibility, scalability, security, and control in what is becoming an uncontrollable, inundated BYOD and IoT world.

What needs improvement?

Aruba is always finding better, innovative ways to make their products easier and more friendly. It is always being improved, but what I would like to see is “AAS”. Not only Aruba... more»

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

I provide straight answers. Licensing and pricing are extremely straightforward. Run a 90 day free Proof of Concept (PoC) for each product by implementing and using it fully in... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

I did not personally use a previous solution.

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What is Aruba ClearPass?

ClearPass Policy Manager provides secure network access in a world made up of mobile and IoT devices. It features ultra-scalable AAA with RADIUS and uses contextual data based on every user and device to enforce adaptive policies for wireless, wired or VPN access. 

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Consulate Health Care, Los Angeles Unified School District, Science Applications International Corp (SAIC), San Diego State University, KFC, ACTS Retirement-Life Communities


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