Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN competitors and alternatives
Aruba Networks
Real User
Director of I.T. at a manufacturing company with 51-200 employees
Apr 09 2018

What is most valuable?

Overall, the wireless networks that we have configured are the most valuable. We have three wireless networks: One for employee use, one for guest use, and one for our warehouse use, which uses MAC authentication. These wireless networks just... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Many of the devices (laptops, tablets, phones, inventory devices) throughout our organization require wireless capability. Our Aruba configuration gives us the flexibility to be wireless, keeping the same three wireless networks at all... more»

What needs improvement?

The Aruba Central cloud portal needs a lot of work. It is complicated to navigate.
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.
Real User
IT Director at a pharma/biotech company with 51-200 employees
Dec 28 2016

What do you think of Aerohive Networks?

Valuable Features Overall management / UI is great. There is a lot to it, but it is well organized and relatively simple to use. The guest user portal and generation of PPSK's has proven invaluable. • Improvements to My Organization The self-registration guest wi-fi portal and optional approval are very important to the functionality of our environment. • Room for Improvement While the UI is great, it could still use some tweaks. The latest revision is heading in the right direction. • Use of Solution Started using it in August 2015, but didn't use it in-depth until about May-June 2016. • Deployment Issues The biggest issue we encountered was a bug in the guest self-registration portal, which was minor in the big picture. • Stability Issues Stability is...

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