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"Cost is one of the reasons why we are switching to Aruba. Aruba is significantly lower than Cisco in price. We do the licensing on a three-year basis. Cisco makes licensing very difficult.""The price of this product is reasonable.""This is an expensive product.""The product could be priced better.""Cisco Wireless is a little bit expensive when compared to other solutions.""The price is a little high. However, you get what you pay for. The quality of the product is high, you will find it is worth the money. There is some additional cost, for example, customer support.""It's expensive because a lot of the controls come with licenses.""This solution is expensive, but you get value for your money."

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Top Answer: The standard answer to such a question is: it depends. The pricing for both solutions is very similar: per-AP, Meraki is more expensive than Cisco Wireless. Cisco APs are cheaper, but the controller… more »
Top Answer: Ruckus Wireless offers users the benefit of being both easy to set up and get running as well as being very user friendly. This user-friendly quality also renders it easy to learn how to use and… more »
Top Answer: You cannot use them together if you want central management. This is because they are independent products.
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2nd
out of 26 in Wireless LAN
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Rating
8.2
23rd
out of 26 in Wireless LAN
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165
Comparisons
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Cisco WLAN Controller
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Overview
With Cisco Wireless you will successfully plan, deploy, monitor, troubleshoot, and report on indoor and outdoor wireless networks - all from a centralized location.

Datto Networking WiFi access points are indoor/outdoor rated, auto-optimize to continuously improve broadcast and performance, and work together to form a self-organizing, self-healing, encrypted mesh network with seamless WiFi roaming.

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Sample Customers
Aegean Motorway, Baylor Scott & White Health, Beachbody, Bellevue, Brunel University London, Bucks County Intermediate Unit , Chartwell School, Children's Hospital Colorado, Cisco Live Milan, City of Biel, City of Mississauga, Dundee Precious Metals, Electricity Authority of Cyprus, Erickson Living, Goldcorp, Great Ormond Street Hospital, Grupo Industrial Saltillo (GIS)
ProMission Projects, Ash Creek Enterprises
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Comms Service Provider18%
Computer Software Company9%
Government9%
Manufacturing Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider35%
Computer Software Company19%
Government5%
Educational Organization5%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business37%
Midsize Enterprise27%
Large Enterprise36%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business26%
Midsize Enterprise16%
Large Enterprise58%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Aruba Networks, Cisco, Ruckus and others in Wireless LAN. Updated: October 2021.
541,108 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Cisco Wireless is ranked 2nd in Wireless LAN with 55 reviews while Datto Networking WiFi is ranked 23rd in Wireless LAN. Cisco Wireless is rated 8.2, while Datto Networking WiFi is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Cisco Wireless writes "Robust with a good level of performance and very helpful technical support". On the other hand, Cisco Wireless is most compared with Aruba Wireless, Ruckus Wireless, Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN, Ubiquiti WLAN and Mist Access Points, whereas Datto Networking WiFi is most compared with Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN, Ubiquiti WLAN and Dell EMC Ruckus.

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