Compare D-Link Wireless vs. Ruckus Wireless

D-Link Wireless is ranked 12th in Wireless LAN with 1 review while Ruckus Wireless is ranked 4th in Wireless LAN with 17 reviews. D-Link Wireless is rated 7.0, while Ruckus Wireless is rated 8.8. The top reviewer of D-Link Wireless writes "Password restriction feature needs improvement, but it does automatically accesses the network and provide connection so no needs further configuration. ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Ruckus Wireless writes " Adaptive Antenna Technology Provides Enhanced Wireless Connectivity ". D-Link Wireless is most compared with Huawei Wireless, Aruba Wireless and Ubiquiti WLAN, whereas Ruckus Wireless is most compared with Aruba Wireless, Cisco Wireless and Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN.
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"The biggest adjustment improvement will come from a price adjustment because the price is quite high; it feels like premium pricing. I suggest shaving off 10 percent to 20 percent. That would help grow users and increase the number of clients."We also looked at Cisco and Aruba but Ruckus pricing was better.We found it a little more expensive than the other competitors on the market.The cost per AP license should be worked on.The only complaint I have about Ruckus is the price, but considering other enterprise WiFi products are similarly priced, I feel Ruckus is a superior product.It's definitely a good value. It's more expensive than some of the other offerings out there, but when you compare it to other enterprise-class gear, it's very well priced. And the beauty of it is, because it has better range because of their patented BeamFlex - which is the way they can send and receive and listen to signals - you can actually use fewer access points. That means that it's a cheaper overall project.​Pricing is very competitive for an enterprise solution. Regarding licensing, always carry the support contract on the controller (not needed on APs)​.​The cost can be prohibitive for many as it is a high-end product in the WiFi market.​

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Ranking
12th
out of 22 in Wireless LAN
Views
2,742
Comparisons
2,392
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
562
Avg. Rating
7.0
4th
out of 22 in Wireless LAN
Views
22,480
Comparisons
18,973
Reviews
15
Average Words per Review
373
Avg. Rating
8.9
Top Comparisons
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D-Link WLAN
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Overview
D-Link Wireless offers a wide range of robust wireless Access Points (APs) operating in both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz frequency bands, supporting the latest wireless standards including 802.11ac and 802.11n. These access points can be managed independently as standalone devices, or collectively by using Central Wi-Fi Manager, a free centralized controller software that can be installed on a Windows server or PC.The Virtual SmartZone Data Plane (vSZ-D) is a wireless LAN data plane appliance in a virtualized form factor. Made to work seamlessly with the Ruckus Virtual SmartZone Wireless LAN Controller (vSZ), the vSZ-D enables secure tunneled WLANs from Ruckus APs while minimizing CAPEX spending and maximizing Wi-Fi deployment flexibility and scale. Operators, ISPs and large enterprises can deploy the vSZ-D in a centralized data center with the vSZ, or at specific venues in a distributed topology.
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Sample Customers
Metropolitan Public Defender, Mission MotorcyclesAmerican University of Sharjah, Baruch College, Centro Escolar Liceo Santo Tomšs, Chevalier College, Chico Unified School District, Colegio de Fomento El Prado, Columbia Public Schools, Delta School District, Dordt College, Douglas County School District, Drew University, Armonea, Central Utah Clinic, Grove Hill Medical Center, Inner South Community Health Service, Midwest Surgical, Satilla Regional Medical Center, Lyndoch Living, Polonus, Roaring Fork School District, Sonora State, Vivid, Sydney, Players Club, Sandals, Scandic Hotels, Sheraton LAX, Sunbird
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REVIEWERS
Comms Service Provider30%
Manufacturing Company10%
K 12 Educational Company Or School10%
Healthcare Company10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider30%
Software R&D Company16%
K 12 Educational Company Or School10%
Manufacturing Company9%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business36%
Midsize Enterprise18%
Large Enterprise45%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business6%
Midsize Enterprise10%
Large Enterprise84%
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