Anonymous UserElectronics and Telecommunications Engineer at a tech services company
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"Cradlepoint NetCloud is very stable."
"First and foremost, it enables the customer to deploy high availability connections. This kind of solution enables them to deploy these HA connections for policies mostly automatically. It's a more automated approach than with other vendors."
"We had several clients that were paying $7,500 a month for an MPLS line for one single 10 megabit circuit and we were able to take that from $7,500 a month down to $500 a month for two 10 megabits circuits that added redundancy where before they did not have redundancy and it gave them a much better throughput."
"The most valuable feature is the support for asymmetric lines."
"In our situation, the initial setup was complex."
"They have to implement more security with it. The security, mainly their firewall functions, have to be included in the firewall features."
"Their WAN optimization in terms of wireless connectivity doesn't have a very good cellular capability."
"The security can be improved, with the firewall for example, because they supply a basic one but not a UTM."
"Cradlepoint's prices are on par with similar solutions."
"You typically will license the hardware and you license the software to access the hardware capabilities. The price will range anywhere from a hundred to $300 a month. There are no additional costs."
"The licensing fees depend on the bandwidth. As an example of what we charge our customers, for 100MB without Boost, the price is approximately $2,000. That includes the licensing and the unit."
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.
Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect is a complete, high-performance SD-WAN solution that enables service providers to quickly and cost-effectively bring new, differentiated, managed SD-WAN services to market to expand market reach, create new revenue streams and deliver SD-WAN services with SLAs in and out-of-region.
Cradlepoint NetCloud is ranked 12th in SD-WAN with 1 review while Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect is ranked 9th in SD-WAN with 3 reviews. Cradlepoint NetCloud is rated 8.0, while Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect is rated 9.0. 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 Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect writes "Has enabled considerable money savings and reduction in traffic ". Cradlepoint NetCloud is most compared with Peplink SpeedFusion, Meraki SD-WAN, VMware SD-WAN, Fortinet FortiGate and Cisco SD-WAN, whereas Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect is most compared with Cisco SD-WAN, VMware SD-WAN, Fortinet FortiGate, CloudGenix and Versa FlexVNF.
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