We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"Cisco's technical support is very good and better than other vendors."
"It's simple to manage when there's a problem."
"The interface is excellent. We've been really happy with it."
"The interface makes it easy to manage."
"The most valuable feature is the technology of the security that is offered."
"The most valuable feature is cloud management."
"The most valuable feature is the ease of deployment."
"I really don't have any problems with the stability of the product."
"A good management tool that can be managed through the cloud or firewall."
"In the next release, I would like to see a third-party high tech center to connect multiple users to a particular network."
"It could be slightly cheaper but it's fine."
"We haven't had any issues with the solution. We like the way it works. There isn't anything I can think of that makes me worry that it might be lacking in a certain area."
"When we are using SSID roaming, it is not flexible in terms of which AP it connects to."
"In the next release, I would like to see the central control plane have the flexibility to control and distribute policies to all LAN networks, balance the traffic, and the performance based on application monitoring."
"The Meraki platform needs better on-premises management options."
"The price could be slightly lowered to make it more competitive in the market."
"If there are advanced features that you can have enabled, they should allow users access to that in an easier manner."
"Integrating with the firewall and management console was a little complex."
"The pricing is based on a subscription and is a bit high at the moment."
"This solution is quite costly and there are costs in addition to the licensing fees."
"This solution is slightly more expensive than others, such as Ruckus Wi-Fi."
"It's not super expensive and it's not super cheap."
"The cost is not so much for Wireless LAN, but when you have to get the security license, it costs a lot."
"The price of the product could be cheaper."
"The price is on the high side when compared to Aruba."
"It is expensive."
SonicWall SonicWave series wireless access points (APs) combine high-performance IEEE 802.11ac Wave 2 wireless technology with flexible deployment options. These APs can be managed via the cloud using SonicWall WiFi Cloud Manager (WCM) or through SonicWall's industry-leading next-generation firewalls.
Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN is ranked 3rd in Wireless LAN with 47 reviews while SonicWall SonicWave Access Points is ranked 22nd in Wireless LAN with 1 review. Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN is rated 8.2, while SonicWall SonicWave Access Points is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN writes "Knowledgeable and helpful support, and it scales and load-balances to fit our needs". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SonicWall SonicWave Access Points writes "A great management option that offers good integration with many capabilities". Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN is most compared with Aruba Wireless, Ubiquiti Wireless, Cisco Wireless, Ruckus Wireless and Mist Access Points, whereas SonicWall SonicWave Access Points is most compared with Aruba Wireless, Ubiquiti WLAN, Ruckus Wireless, Dell EMC Ruckus and Cisco Wireless.
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