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"If a customer already is a FortiGate customer, the cost to go to the FortiAP is incredibly affordable, because you already have the controller.""For indoor access points, there is a one-time cost, upfront, whereas outdoor access points have an annual fee.""Fortinet would do something with their pricing model to attract smaller business users and eliminate the mandatory service contracts."

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21st
out of 24 in Wireless LAN
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55
Comparisons
27
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0
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5th
out of 24 in Wireless LAN
Views
8,173
Comparisons
6,451
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6
Average Words per Review
1,316
Avg. Rating
8.0
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Also Known As
Broadcom Wireless LAN InfrastructureFortiWLM, FortiAP, Fortinet AP/OAP, Meru Wireless LAN
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Overview

Broadcom is a worldwide leader in SoC solutions for a wide range of wireless LAN infrastructure applications. Broadcom provides SoC solutions that serve retail, service provider gateways and enterprise access points over Wi-Fi.

Broadcom’s wireless LAN infrastructure portfolio includes a diverse range of solutions including CPU+wireless LAN 802.11 designs and products built around our market leading 5G Wi-Fi 11ac technology.

Broadcom’s wireless LAN infrastructure SoCs are used by leading OEMs that develop solutions that benefit home users, IT administrators, operators, service providers and telecom carriers.

Consolidate security and wireless LAN management with our integrated wireless solutions. Single-pane-of-glass management for security and access without the need to add point products simplifies deployment and reduces management complexity. These solutions are highly scalable to support even the largest organizations and distributed enterprises.

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Sample Customers
State Bank of India, Coty, BaneseBlack Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
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Comms Service Provider28%
Computer Software Company19%
Manufacturing Company6%
Government6%
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Small Business38%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise50%
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Broadcom Wireless LAN is ranked 21st in Wireless LAN while Fortinet FortiWLM is ranked 5th in Wireless LAN with 8 reviews. Broadcom Wireless LAN is rated 0.0, while Fortinet FortiWLM is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Fortinet FortiWLM writes "The single pane of glass allows us to tighten security and more easily and quickly create VLANs to help protect data". Broadcom Wireless LAN is most compared with , whereas Fortinet FortiWLM is most compared with Aruba Wireless, Cisco Wireless, Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN, Ruckus Wireless and Ubiquiti Wireless.

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