We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The initial setup is pretty straightforward."
"The most valuable feature is that Ruckus offers better coverage."
"The solution is very stable. I've worked with it at a hospital before, where we deployed it all over the hospital. It worked everywhere and continuously worked flawlessly."
"The speed between client to client is really nice. It is better than any other vendor, but officially, I cannot say that to people."
"The most valuable feature is the performance. It works great."
"The most valuable feature for me is reliability."
"The reason we picked Ruckus, in addition to our long-standing relationship with them, is pretty much that the RFS characteristics of it seem to be the best."
"Its roaming capabilities and the fact that we can have redundant backup controllers are the most valuable. There is a backup controller that is heart beated to the primary. It is also fairly easy to install."
"There are occasional OS bugs."
"It is very difficult to convince the customer to choose Ruckus because of the price."
"Previously, we would need to purchase appliances every time but it caused our data centers to get filled. Ruckus now has cloud-based controllers. They resolved the issue we were having."
"The pricing needs to be more competitive. They need to re-examine their business model and see if there is a way to provide their service at a cheaper cost."
"The initial setup is complex."
"They have so many products that there are so many different part numbers for the US and other countries. That means it's easy to make a mistake with the licensing. You have to have somebody knowledgeable on the other end with the licensing. If you make one mistake, it can be a $2,000 mistake."
"In the next release of this solution, I would like to see a more detailed spectrum analysis."
"The price could be improved."
"The pricing needs to be more clear and licensing could be less expensive."
"Not all of our clients can afford a fully corporate solution like Ruckus. But for many of our clients, pricing is the only factor that prevents them from choosing Ruckus, as we have found Ruckus to be a very suitable and reliable solution for integrating wireless access points to a company's network."
"We have a yearly license for our multiple mode 200 or 300 Ruckus Wireless systems. It's a good price."
"The reason we picked Ruckus, in addition to our long-standing relationship with Ruckus, is pretty much that the RFS characteristics of it seem to be the best."
"It is a pricey solution."
"Ubiquiti and Aruba Instant On are good for small businesses in terms of cost than Ruckus Wireless."
"It is a good product, but it is pricey. In terms of the pricing, it is a bit expensive."
"This is a very expensive solution."
"If you walk into any restaurant or hotel you will find Ruckus Wireless solutions because it is economical when it comes to pricing. There is a basic subscription for the license and support."
Alcatel-Lucent OmniAccess Stellar is ranked 16th in Wireless LAN with 1 review while Ruckus Wireless is ranked 3rd in Wireless LAN with 45 reviews. Alcatel-Lucent OmniAccess Stellar is rated 9.0, while Ruckus Wireless is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Alcatel-Lucent OmniAccess Stellar writes "Excellent BYOD features, user network profiles, and unified communication capabilities". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Ruckus Wireless writes "Great performance, easy to set up and simple to configure". Alcatel-Lucent OmniAccess Stellar is most compared with Aruba Wireless, Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN, Cisco Wireless and Ubiquiti WLAN, whereas Ruckus Wireless is most compared with Aruba Wireless, Cisco Wireless, Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN, Aruba Instant and Fortinet FortiWLM.
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