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Pros
"Aruba ClearPass has improved the security control in our network environment.""The initial setup was straightforward.""Aruba has improved my organization because it supported me on my level of access.""We can double verify whether a machine is compliant with our policy on the one hand, and on the other hand if it's one of our machines we let it into the network.""The most valuable feature is flexibility as it supports solutions from multiple vendors.""It's very easy to access support and the documentation is self-explanatory.""A mature and functional product.""We find that at the end of the projects we manage, all functionalities perform quite well. We've tested it a lot and find it to be overall a very good solution."

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"I can know which end users are using which features."

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Cons
"Configuration should be more easy to understand between the link of two topics.""I would like the area of managing wired technology to be improved. Wireless is very good but I'm still struggling a bit to do my end to end configurations in the wired technology area.""Aruba needs to improve and the processes must be clear.""The user interface should be improved. The logs and how the logging mechanism works can also use an upgrade.""The interface could be made easier and more intuitive.""In the future, I would like to see plugins for AI and machine learning.""Some functions could be improved.""The solution needs to upgrade its user interface. Right now, it's not so user friendly, and it's an aspect that my clients' wish was improved upon."

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"I'd like to have access to more information on the traffic passing through."

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"We pay an annual licensing fee for Aruba and there are no additional costs.""The pricing is not bad and everything is included."

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Top Answer: I've done quite a lot of work with ClearPass, and not a lot with FortiNAC/Bradford. ClearPass incorporates a number of different functions including ClearPass Guest for creating complex wireless… more »
Top Answer: It's very easy to access support and the documentation is self-explanatory.
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Avenda eTIPSExtreme Access Control, Enterasys NAC
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Overview

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. 

ExtremeControl lets you manage secure and automated access for both, BYOD and IoT devices from one convenient dashboard. It makes it easy to roll out granular policies across your wired and wireless networks to meet industry and company compliance obligations. Identity based network access control keeps unauthorized people and devices from accessing your network.
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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 CommunitiesStreet Crane, Robert Bosch, Molex Chengdu, Weir Valves & Controls UK, Renault, AESSEAL, Ducati, Alexander Dennis, UK Ministry of Defence, Manz
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Comms Service Provider25%
Energy/Utilities Company19%
Manufacturing Company13%
University13%
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Comms Service Provider26%
Computer Software Company20%
Government6%
Retailer5%
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Comms Service Provider29%
Computer Software Company18%
University17%
Healthcare Company11%
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Small Business36%
Midsize Enterprise29%
Large Enterprise36%
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Aruba ClearPass is ranked 3rd in Network Access Control with 10 reviews while ExtremeControl is ranked 7th in Network Access Control with 1 review. Aruba ClearPass is rated 8.8, while ExtremeControl is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Aruba ClearPass writes "Excellent for securing local networks, very stable, and easily scalable". On the other hand, the top reviewer of ExtremeControl writes "Enables us to know which end users are using which features and the kind of traffic coming through". Aruba ClearPass is most compared with Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine), Forescout Platform, Fortinet FortiNAC, Portnox CORE and Microsoft Intune, whereas ExtremeControl is most compared with Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine), Sophos Network Access Control, Forescout Platform and MetaAccess.

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