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"The coverage Aruba provides across the physical area is much better. Most probably because of the new technology, the 4x4 antenna, and everything around it. It's just a much better, easier to use, and easier to manage product."

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"It's easy to set everything up during implementation."

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"If there's a way to get a floor map of our office space so we can place the access points on a map to be able to see what's what, where everything is going, where the most traffic is being connected, that would be a nice feature."

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"One thing that is lacking is, compared with some other brands, the signal is a bit weaker. Ruckus has much wider signal coverage."

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Top Answer: It's easy to set everything up during implementation.
Top Answer: The pricing of the product is very reasonable and appropriate for the market. We are based in the Phillippines and we do not find it overly expensive. It's my understanding that we've been given… more »
Top Answer: During the implementation, I have had several problems. There were issues handing over the user to the other access point during our roaming. However, this has been addressed before. One thing that is… more »
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Ingredients for success.

Fast 802.11ac Wave 2, secure employee and guest access, easy-to-use web, and mobile app management.

Say yes to secure Wi-Fi access.

Pre-built access control lists (ACLs) and built-in firewall in the access points prevent malicious traffic from entering your network – we call it “hassle-free” security.

Never drop an important call.

With Instant On, voice and video business applications are automatically prioritized, so you stay connected with your peers.

Fortinet controllers for infrastructure Wi-Fi manage authentication and encryption of our enterprise-class infrastructure access points. These controllers are powered by Fortinet’s System Director operating system for seamless mobility and high-density environments.

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Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
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Aruba Instant On Access Points is ranked 23rd in Wireless LAN with 1 review while Fortinet FortiWLC is ranked 12th in Wireless LAN with 1 review. Aruba Instant On Access Points is rated 10.0, while Fortinet FortiWLC is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Aruba Instant On Access Points writes "Is easy to manage, has a very nice interface, and looks nicer on the ceiling". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Fortinet FortiWLC writes "Easy to set up with fair pricing and excellent technical support". Aruba Instant On Access Points is most compared with Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN and NETGEAR Insight Access Points, whereas Fortinet FortiWLC is most compared with Fortinet FortiWLM and Aruba Instant.

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