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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: All are good selections, and this question is difficult to answer without knowing your throughput requirements, as each vendor has multiple models within there series. Personally I recommend looking… more »
Top Answer: The product offers educational licenses that are priced very reasonably.
Top Answer: We use the product under an educational license, and therefore, we find the solution to be reasonably priced.
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out of 26 in Wireless LAN
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Rating
8.2
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out of 26 in Wireless LAN
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1,473
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Cisco WLAN Controller
TP-Link EAP, Auranet EAP, Auranet
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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.

Auranet access points provide a business-class wireless network solution that’s flexible, manageable, secure, and easy-to-deploy. The free EAP Controller software allows users to manage hundreds of EAPs at multiple sites, all from a single location. The ability to control, adjust and visualize the entire network from any connected PC makes centralized business Wi-Fi management more efficient than ever before. Auranet EAPs also feature captive portal and advanced RF management functions, which make them ideal for demanding, high-traffic environments such as campuses, hotels, malls and offices.

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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)
Reflections Resort,Sim Lim Square, Hotel Mary Colombia, Peru WISP, Chase Grammer School
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Comms Service Provider18%
Government10%
Computer Software Company8%
Manufacturing Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider35%
Computer Software Company19%
Government5%
Educational Organization5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider42%
Computer Software Company23%
Media Company7%
Manufacturing Company5%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business38%
Midsize Enterprise26%
Large Enterprise37%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business27%
Midsize Enterprise16%
Large Enterprise57%
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Cisco Wireless is ranked 2nd in Wireless LAN with 54 reviews while TP-Link Auranet EAP is ranked 20th in Wireless LAN. Cisco Wireless is rated 8.2, while TP-Link Auranet EAP 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 NETGEAR Insight Access Points, whereas TP-Link Auranet EAP is most compared with Aruba Instant, Ruckus Wireless, Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN and Ubiquiti WLAN.

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