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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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"Cloud analytics that provide all its attributes.""The solution has been stable."

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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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"Inability to import a user with one click.""The solution can be scaled but it has limitations from my experience."

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"The solution is priced high compared to competitors. However, for the features that are included in the solution, the price becomes more reasonable."

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Top Answer: 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… more »
Top Answer: It's not expensive and it comes with everything included. There's no need to buy extra stuff on both, like hardware and software support. It's very well priced. I can't see that anyone could be… more »
Top Answer: 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… more »
Top Answer: The solution is priced high compared to competitors. However, for the features that are included in the solution, the price becomes more reasonable. There is no licensing, you just have to purchase… more »
Top Answer: I would recommend this solution to others. I rate WatchGuard Secure Wi-Fi an eight out of ten.
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11th
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17th
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8.0
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Overview


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.

WatchGuard is a global leader in network security, secure Wi-Fi, and network intelligence products and services for SMBs and Distributed Enterprises worldwide. Our mission is to make enterprise-grade security accessible to companies of all types and sizes through simplicity, making WatchGuard an ideal solution for distributed enterprises and SMBs. WatchGuard is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, with offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America.

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Retailer7%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Aruba Networks, Cisco, Ruckus and others in Wireless LAN. Updated: October 2021.
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Aruba Instant On Access Points is ranked 11th in Wireless LAN with 1 review while WatchGuard Secure Wi‑Fi is ranked 17th in Wireless LAN with 2 reviews. Aruba Instant On Access Points is rated 10.0, while WatchGuard Secure Wi‑Fi is rated 8.0. 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 WatchGuard Secure Wi‑Fi writes "Cloud analytics has simplified our operation; easily manageable for multiple locations". Aruba Instant On Access Points is most compared with Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN and NETGEAR Insight Access Points, whereas WatchGuard Secure Wi‑Fi is most compared with Ubiquiti WLAN, Aruba Instant, Ruckus Wireless and ExtremeCloud IQ.

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