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"Cradlepoint NetCloud is very stable."

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"It gives you that level of visibility to understand what's going on between layer four and layer seven."

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Cons
"In our situation, the initial setup was complex."

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"The training could be better. When it comes to the demo dashboard capability, I feel like it could be much easier for our customers to use. Our last customer complained about this."

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"Cradlepoint's prices are on par with similar solutions."

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"The licensing structure is very flexible."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: Cradlepoint NetCloud is very stable.
Top Answer: I believe the net cloud licensing is roughly a couple hundred dollars a year, but I'm not positive. Another manager of ours buys the licenses and I just approve them. I look at the numbers every now… more »
Top Answer: Cradlepoint has a Trend Micro interface. They run Trend Micro, kind of like firewall — web filtering on top of it. There could be some room for improvement there, but that's kind of reaching.
Top Answer: It gives you that level of visibility to understand what's going on between layer four and layer seven.
Top Answer: The licensing structure is very flexible. It's very flexible depending on what exactly is in a customer's IT infrastructure. It's not rigid at all. It's not as if they say, "Oh, you need to have this… more »
Top Answer: The training could be better. When it comes to the demo dashboard capability, I feel like it could be much easier for our customers to use. Our last customer complained about this. Fortinet comes with… more »
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Overview

Cradlepoint’s NetCloud is an integrated platform that connects modern enterprises from the Edge to the cloud to ensure pervasive connectivity and greater availability. It combines advanced Enterprise Software-Defined Network (SDN) and Software-Defined Perimeter (SD-P) technologies that enable dynamic connectivity and network management of fixed branch locations, vehicles, and M2M/IoT deployments within one pane of glass platform.

Contrail SD-WAN delivers a simple, automated multicloud SD-WAN. It enables you to create an evolvable architecture to simplify growth, from secure routers to SD-WAN, SD-Branch, and beyond. It automates the WAN edge across Juniper virtual cloud endpoints and on-premises next-generation firewall or universal CPE platforms. And it provisions and enforces multilevel security policy at scale, across multiple clouds and enterprise sites with diverse topologies.

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Comms Service Provider33%
Computer Software Company20%
Government5%
Hospitality Company5%
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Comms Service Provider44%
Computer Software Company19%
Transportation Company7%
Retailer7%
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Cradlepoint NetCloud is ranked 12th in SD-WAN with 1 review while Juniper Contrail SD-WAN is ranked 15th in SD-WAN with 1 review. Cradlepoint NetCloud is rated 8.0, while Juniper Contrail SD-WAN is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of Cradlepoint NetCloud writes "An all-in-one subscription that enables your transition to a Wireless WAN". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Juniper Contrail SD-WAN writes "Provides layer four to seven protection but does not support a next-generation firewall". Cradlepoint NetCloud is most compared with Peplink SpeedFusion, Meraki SD-WAN, VMware SD-WAN, Fortinet FortiGate and Cisco SD-WAN, whereas Juniper Contrail SD-WAN is most compared with Fortinet FortiGate and VMware SD-WAN.

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