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Pros
"The scalability and stability are quite good in general.""The most valuable feature is security, as it gives me the port bindings that cannot be accomplished using other solutions.""Downtime for branch offices is now almost zero. We have 100% real-time visibility into all of our lines. MPLS links have been replaced with lower-cost links, saving a larger percentage of line costs. Overall, I see SD-WAN as a must. And the Citrix SD-WAN product has delivered on expectations and exceeded them. (With later firmware updates we now have good firewall capabilities in the product too).""The most valuable feature is its reliability.""The best feature is the backup capability, where all of the users' computers are tied into a central data repository."

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"The most valuable features for us are NAT, ATS, server capabilities, VPN tunneling, and management.""When we started, the connection was amazing for the 100G between the switches and the co-switch. What the students typically use for school is a maximum is 40 so they now have faster technology.""The configuration syntax makes it easy for us to configure the device and perform troubleshooting when needed.""I have been able to connect the solution to many platforms such as Windows, Apple, and Android.""Overall we have found the solution to be satisfactory."

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Cons
"The initial setup could be a bit easier.""I would like to either see the price reduced or have it packaged with other products to give better value for the money.""The firewall reporting could be easier to use and filter. (It works well enough, but if I need to give an area for improvement, I think this would be it.). The built-in reporting on the product in this regard is not great.""I would like to see support for additional reporting.""Citrix should continue to offer a perpetual licensing model because it is very important to us."

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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.""In my country we don't have Huawei technology, we only have Huawei routers for ISP. There is no agent for Huawei in Egypt.""Essentially, they need to open their licensing model such that when a customer buys a device, they have a full view of all of the available licenses for it.""We have found we have to restart the routers or reconfigured them a lot of the time, this issue should improve. The quality of the hardware needs to be more durable."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"As NetScaler is now, I find it quite pricey.""The price of the subscription should be cheaper."

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"Huawei offers a cheaper enterprise router solution than Cisco.""These routers are not too expensive.""There is no licence for this solution, but the solution could be cheaper.""The price of the solution is fair."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The best feature is the backup capability, where all of the users' computers are tied into a central data repository.
Top Answer: We have a perpetual license, which is very important because it allows us to manage our costs, rather than having a monthly or yearly subscription. A yearly license is okay except that we consider… more »
Top Answer: Citrix should continue to offer a perpetual licensing model because it is very important to us.
Top Answer: Overall we have found the solution to be satisfactory.
Top Answer: We have found we have to restart the routers or reconfigured them a lot of the time, this issue should improve. The quality of the hardware needs to be more durable.
Ranking
7th
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5
Average Words per Review
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Rating
9.0
10th
out of 26 in WAN Edge
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2,457
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5
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Rating
7.0
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Also Known As
Citrix CloudBridge, WOC, NetScaler SD-WAN
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Overview

Citrix SD-WAN (formerly NetScaler SD-WAN) is a next- generation WAN Edge solution that simplifies digital transformation for enterprises. It offers the best application experience for SaaS, cloud, and virtual apps & desktops; comprehensive security; and cloud choice with automation to ensure an always-on workspace.

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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Sample Customers
AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Cornerstone Home Lending Inc., Dallara, ecVision, Essar, Eurofred, Groupe Promutuel, HMSHost Corporation, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines Ltd, Royal Caribbean International
Bus Online, VisionChina Media Inc. (VisionChina), China Network Television (CNTV), Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, ABC, BovenIJ hospital
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider32%
Computer Software Company30%
Government4%
Insurance Company4%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider52%
Computer Software Company15%
Cloud Provider5%
Media Company4%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business13%
Midsize Enterprise50%
Large Enterprise38%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Citrix SD-WAN vs. Huawei Enterprise Routers and other solutions. Updated: September 2021.
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Citrix SD-WAN is ranked 7th in WAN Edge with 5 reviews while Huawei Enterprise Routers is ranked 10th in WAN Edge with 5 reviews. Citrix SD-WAN is rated 9.0, while Huawei Enterprise Routers is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of Citrix SD-WAN writes "Lines run Active-Active so we get better bandwidth usage and we don't have backup lines sitting idle". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Huawei Enterprise Routers writes "Easy to configure and troubleshoot, but they need more visibility in the licensing model". Citrix SD-WAN is most compared with Cisco SD-WAN, VMware SD-WAN, Riverbed Steelhead, Meraki SD-WAN and Fortinet FortiGate, whereas Huawei Enterprise Routers is most compared with Cisco Enterprise Routers, MikroTik Routers and Switches, Cisco SD-WAN, MikroTik Cloud Router Switch and HPE Enterprise Routers. See our Citrix SD-WAN vs. Huawei Enterprise Routers report.

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