Compare Cisco Cloud Services Router vs. Huawei Enterprise Routers

Cisco Cloud Services Router is ranked 4th in Routers with 10 reviews while Huawei Enterprise Routers is ranked 5th in Routers with 1 review. Cisco Cloud Services Router is rated 7.4, while Huawei Enterprise Routers is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Cisco Cloud Services Router writes "´╗┐It connects all my environments together in a smart, efficient way. However, they could make the pricing cheaper". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Huawei Enterprise Routers writes "Good performance and easy to manage our VPN connections from headquarters to branch offices". Cisco Cloud Services Router is most compared with , whereas Huawei Enterprise Routers is most compared with MikroTik Routers and Switches, Cisco Enterprise Routers and Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Routers.
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Pros
The most valuable feature is the SNMP traps that I use to monitor the router and the availability of the network.The most important feature is that it is designed for mobile vehicle communication in harsh conditions.It provides peace of mind because it is a stable product that you aren't going to lose sleep over at night wondering if it will be running or not.It integrates well with the other products we're using. We have it with multiple windows like Palo Alto, Arista and it easily integrated with them.It allowed us to create a more secure VPN than we would have been able to do without it.It handles stress very well. We have not reached a point of needing to worry about its capabilities.It seems pretty stable. We have never had any issues with it.It connects all the accounts with the weaknesses, and this is what we were looking for. Also, it connects with the on-premise side.

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The most valuable features for us are NAT, ATS, server capabilities, VPN tunneling, and management.

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You can use this router in a scalable solution but it has its limitations.I would like to see better security, where there are more access controls and data confidentiality.I would like the ability to moderate between devices on-premise to off-premise. This would be a vast improvement.They have an online registration that happens after they pick up block months. If they could decrease to yearly or something, sometimes the device is not cell phone accessible. That becomes an issue or challenge for us. If that can be improved, that would be really great.It is too complex. It is not easy to set up, even with the documentation that they provided. It is a little confusing.The ease of use within the AWS environment needs to improve. Sometimes, it is very esoteric in how you use it. Therefore, you have to learn to use it, then you are able to.I would like some deployment examples and guides specific to AWS VPCs and how to separate your subnets. Then, how they tie-in with the Internet gateway and any NAT services that we are running on our VPC. This would be extremely helpful.It does the job, but it's not cloud native. It could be even better, like having a single pane of glass and being less expensive.

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In the next release of this solution, I would like to see better bandwidth management, more granular web filtering, and portal authentication.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
The pricing is good for what it offers.Purchasing the product on the AWS Marketplace was very simplistic. Our organization was trying to centralize our billing costs, and simplicity was best.The pricing is fine, though it might have been cheaper going through a partner or doing a direct buy.Purchasing through the AWS Marketplace was easy; click a button and you have it.The cost needs improvement. It is very expensive through the AWS Marketplace.The price is a little high, more than what we wanted to pay. This is one area where we would like to understanding how the price could be brought down a bit more.Purchasing it through the AWS Marketplace was very simple. We went through the AWS Marketplace because it was the easiest way to get the product up and running very quickly.The should make the Dynamic Multipoint VPN solution more affordable.

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Huawei offers a cheaper enterprise router solution than Cisco.

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Cisco CSR, Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000v, Cisco CSR 1000v
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Overview

The Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000v (CSR 1000v) is a virtual-form-factor router that delivers comprehensive WAN gateway and network services functions into virtual and cloud environments. Using familiar, industry-leading Cisco IOS XE Software networking capabilities, the CSR 1000v enables enterprises to transparently extend their WANs into provider-hosted clouds. Similarly, cloud providers themselves can use it to offer enterprise-class networking services to their tenants or customers.

Huawei Enterprise Routers AR G3 Series Routers, the AR G3 all-in-one router series integrates multiple services including; routing, switching, 3G, WLAN, voice, and security functions in one device.
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Under Armour, HealthSparq, AdobeBus Online, VisionChina Media Inc. (VisionChina), China Network Television (CNTV), Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, ABC, BovenIJ hospital
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