Compare Aruba Wireless vs. ExtremeWireless

Aruba Wireless is ranked 1st in Wireless LAN with 32 reviews while ExtremeWireless is ranked 17th in Wireless LAN. Aruba Wireless is rated 8.4, while ExtremeWireless is rated 0. The top reviewer of Aruba Wireless writes "Some of the implementations or features do work as advertised. Urgent areas of improvement would be customer support, better tuned default settings, and documentation". On the other hand, Aruba Wireless is most compared with Cisco Wireless, Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN and Ruckus Wireless, whereas ExtremeWireless is most compared with Meraki MS Switches, Aruba Wireless and Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN.
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Get multiple bids/quotes, and talk to the representatives about the limitations of the product; pretty standard.It's not expensive. That is the reason we switched to Aruba.Pricing is competitive. Licensing is needed to maintain access to the latest firmware, which wasn't made clear originally when we started with Arbua (or things changed, I'm not sure which). I would just say, make sure you budget for it.A recent change is that ClearPass licensing is superb. It counts user-based instead of device-based, for BYOD on-boarding.​AP signal strength and price. I know this is a competitive market, but APs should not cost so much if they do not cover a large area. ​The system was very good, but we needed to upgrade in order to adapt for our needs, and doing so with Aruba would have been more expensive. ​Besides paying for the APs, you need to pay a license each year for their use. Therefore, watch out for that and do the best you can to keep costs down.​I am aiding in transitioning my organization to a different wireless solution due to the cost. We need to expand our network and the cost of new APs and an upgraded controller have proved to be prohibitive compared to similar solutions on the market.​

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Ranking
1st
out of 22 in Wireless LAN
Views
50,647
Comparisons
43,046
Reviews
29
Average Words per Review
325
Avg. Rating
8.4
17th
out of 22 in Wireless LAN
Views
886
Comparisons
810
Reviews
0
Average Words per Review
0
Avg. Rating
N/A
Top Comparisons
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Compared 23% of the time.
Also Known As
Aruba WLAN, HP WLAN, HP Wireless
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Overview
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.Extreme ExtremeWireless Access Points deliver wired-like performance, at scale for high-density in every environment. Smart Access Points are equally adept for both distributed and centralized deployment models. ExtremeWireless Controllers provide advanced functionality to allow organizations to define how wireless voice/video/data traffic is processed without architectural constraints and in accordance with business needs.
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Sample Customers
Consulate Health Care, Los Angeles Unified School District, Science Applications International Corp (SAIC), San Diego State University, KFC, ACTS Retirement-Life CommunitiesSt. Xavier High School, Americatel, Diamond Light Source
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
University31%
K 12 Educational Company Or School12%
Comms Service Provider12%
Healthcare Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company24%
Comms Service Provider20%
K 12 Educational Company Or School8%
Media Company6%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business32%
Midsize Enterprise28%
Large Enterprise40%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business26%
Midsize Enterprise10%
Large Enterprise64%
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