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"The most valuable features are the survey, spectrum analysis, and reporting."

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"The most valuable feature of Aruba Wireless is application monitoring.""I like the way it groups and manages access points.""The technical support is very good.""It is easy to install and deploy.""The most valuable feature is the fact that it can work with many devices. It supports everything that we need it to.""Aruba Wireless is easily scaled between a lot of devices and a lot of endpoints. When we decided to use it as our solution, we had planned to use it exactly for its ability to scale.""The technical support is 24/7 from the UA.""The fact that Aruba Wireless has a virtual controller onboard the internet access points makes it cheaper than other solutions."

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Cons
"The surveying features are in need of improvement, along with general usability."

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"For a more senior tool, a local application monitoring related to IoT vendors would be useful.""A lot of the access point commands are in the command line interface, versus being in the GUI.""There is a lot of information for users about the product, but it needs to be better organized so that solutions are easier to find.""The upgrades tend to be buggy and better testing is needed before they are released.""The urgent areas of improvement would be customer support, better tuned default settings, and documentation.""Better integration between the controller and the ClearPass portal would be a nice change.""Improvements to the GUI, such as being able to search in the Mobility Master, would be nice.""Aruba needs to be more competitive with newer products. Their legacy makes that more difficult for them."

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"This product is very expensive."

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"If you compare it to other solutions then it's reasonably priced.""Get multiple bids/quotes, and talk to the representatives about the limitations of the product; pretty standard.""I think they should lower their prices.""Aruba is comparable to competing solutions when it comes to price.""The support pricing for Juniper Mist is higher than Aruba.""The price of Aruba Wireless should be cheaper.""Aruba is probably cheaper than Cisco, and yet you get all the things that you want."

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out of 6 in Network Modeling
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Average Words per Review
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54,097
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45,754
Reviews
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Average Words per Review
662
Avg. Rating
7.6
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Aruba WLAN, HP WLAN, HP Wireless
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Overview

AirMagnet Survey is a software-based site survey solution that allows IT and network professionals to plan and deploy wireless 802.11n/a/b/g/ac LAN for optimal performance, security and compliance. The tool provides users the ability to visualize RF coverage, collect real world performance data, and map interferers. The new Survey Mobile app allows for design and validation of lower end BYOD on Android phones and tablets.

Aruba deliver superb Wireless performance and multi-user MIMO aware ClientMatch to boost network efficiency and support the growing device density and app demands on your network.
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Sample Customers
Houston Methodist Hospital, Love's Travel StopsConsulate Health Care, Los Angeles Unified School District, Science Applications International Corp (SAIC), San Diego State University, KFC, ACTS Retirement-Life Communities
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Comms Service Provider41%
Manufacturing Company12%
University12%
Legal Firm6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider28%
Computer Software Company23%
Manufacturing Company6%
K 12 Educational Company Or School5%
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University27%
Comms Service Provider17%
K 12 Educational Company Or School10%
Manufacturing Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider29%
Computer Software Company22%
K 12 Educational Company Or School7%
Government5%
Company Size
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Small Business43%
Midsize Enterprise35%
Large Enterprise22%
REVIEWERS
Small Business34%
Midsize Enterprise26%
Large Enterprise41%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business16%
Midsize Enterprise22%
Large Enterprise62%
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AirMagnet Survey is ranked 2nd in Network Modeling with 2 reviews while Aruba Wireless is ranked 1st in Wireless LAN with 15 reviews. AirMagnet Survey is rated 6.6, while Aruba Wireless is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of AirMagnet Survey writes "Good spectrum analysis and reporting features, but the antenna options could be improved and the price reduced". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Aruba Wireless writes "Overall a good product that provides role-based authentication native to the controller, but has code stability issues". AirMagnet Survey is most compared with Ekahau Site Survey, iBwave Wi-Fi, Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN, AirCheck and Cisco Wireless, whereas Aruba Wireless is most compared with Cisco Wireless, Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN, Ruckus Wireless, Ubiquiti WLAN and Mojo Networks.

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