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"It is priced well for the market, for what it needs to do.""The pricing and licensing are pretty fair and really competitive. There are other SD-WAN solutions that are pretty costly because they build in a service where they'll manage it for you, which is really great. I don't know if Exinda has that option as well. However, we are a small shop and cost-conscious. For things like this, we are accustomed to self-managing and this solution suits us just fine. For a tool that gives you, like the graphs and reporting, it has a fair price point."

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Top Answer: The most valuable feature is the ability to create policies where we can tailor them to the customer. It enables us to prioritize apps and users for bandwidth.
Top Answer: The price is okay. Although, our license for Exinda has low bandwidth. I don't know what the price has to be for more bandwidth. I don't think there are additional costs to the standard licensing. I… more »
Top Answer: Exinda has not allowed us to also maintain app performance without buying more bandwidth because we generally allocate a certain amount of bandwidth to our customers. Our bandwidth depends on how many… more »
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Exinda is designed to help Network Managers solve pressing IT problems in today's complex network. Our award winning technology combines interactive analytics, an intelligent recommendation engine and powerful actions like shaping and optimization, all in one solution.
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) is a software- and hardware-integrated, WAN optimization and application acceleration solution, and part of Cisco Intelligent WAN (IWAN). Cisco WAAS reduces latency and optimizes bandwidth. (4:46 min). Cisco WAAS provides an elastic "scale as you grow" enterprise-wide deployment model with Cisco AppNav and industry-leading scalability for secure acceleration of email, file, web, software-as-a-service (SaaS), video, and VDI applications. Cisco IWAN with Akamai Connect optimizes web and mobile applications by extending the Akamai Intelligent Platform directly into the branch.
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Sample Customers
UMass Dartmouth, MLB Network, R&R Ice Cream, Savills, Manhattan School of Music, Blum Shapiro, Cincinnati Public Schools, City of Richmond, Genting Casinos, The Salvation Army, VoIP Unlimited, Frontier Silicon, Lakeshore Toltest, CTI Foods
Dimension Data, National Rugby League
Top Industries
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Comms Service Provider29%
University29%
Manufacturing Company14%
Marketing Services Firm14%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider30%
Computer Software Company21%
Government6%
Non Profit6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider45%
Computer Software Company22%
Financial Services Firm6%
Manufacturing Company5%
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Small Business22%
Midsize Enterprise33%
Large Enterprise44%
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Exinda is ranked 3rd in WAN Optimization with 6 reviews while WAAS is ranked 8th in WAN Optimization. Exinda is rated 8.2, while WAAS is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Exinda writes "Gives us the ability to prioritize network traffic into a hierarchy". On the other hand, Exinda is most compared with Steelhead, Citrix SD-WAN and Symantec Proxy, whereas WAAS is most compared with Steelhead, Citrix SD-WAN and Ipanema IpIengine.

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