Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN competitors and alternatives
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Consultant
President at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
May 07 2018

What is most valuable?

* HiveManager is incredibly useful for managing APs and switches from one cloud interface. * It is simple to onboard new devices, and update policies across all devices. * Great dashboard: visibility into status and use is crystal clear; easy... more»

How has it helped my organization?

* Reliable WiFi across each floor. * Segmented networks. * VLANs for security. * Much better environment for our users. * We have been able to physically and virtually separate IoT, voice, and data.

What needs improvement?

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. The Aerohive access points have dual 1GB Ethernet ports for aggregation, which enables full 2.6Gbps data.... more»
Arubahp
Aruba Networks
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Real User
Network Design and Delivery at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 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»
Ubiquiti networks
Ubiquiti Networks
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Real User
Senior Network Engineer/Mobility Specialist at CCSI - Contemporary Computer Services, Inc.
Jun 26 2017

What do you think of Ubiquiti WLAN?

Valuable Features As a turnkey solution. • Improvements to My Organization Best for SoHo businesses. • Room for Improvement Managability and customization • Use of Solution 1 year • Deployment Issues It was difficult to get diagnostic info as there is no "console" or serial communications. • Stability Issues The product is slightly unstable. • Scalability Issues I suspect it does not scale to large deployment or very dense environments, but to be fair I have not done more than 5 at a location. • Customer Service and Technical Support The technical support is poor. Just a chat window. No actual person to talk with. • Previous Solutions I implement many different vendors' equipment as I work for an integrator. • Implementation Team I am the...

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