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Pros
"The security is very good.""The technical support from Extreme Networks is perfect.""The most valuable feature is stability.""It's reliable and works well. It's pretty stable.""The solution is easy to use and manage. Overall it is very simple to understand and users do not know it is a cloud solution.""In terms of the most valuable features, I like the integration with the fabric. The network fabric completely integrates with wireless as well."

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"The most valuable feature is the level of security on the Wi-Fi network.""Great management interface.""The most beneficial thing about Ubiquiti is that it is simple to deploy.""The solution is scalable.""The pricing is very competitive and the feature sets are very good. It compares well against more expensive options.""All of the interfacing is very good.""Ubiquiti WLAN has been stable and is easy to install.""I have found Ubiquiti WLAN scalable. We have approximately 200 users using the solution in my organization and do not plan to increase usage."

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Cons
"The current product line is very high-level and is well suited for enterprise-level organizations, but they need a more cost-effective solution for smaller businesses.""The ability to integrate with network devices from other vendors would be helpful.""The management portal is in need of improvement.""The solution should offer better support.""The reports could prove in ExtremeWireless. However, we are in the early stages of use and we might be able to configure them better.""In the next release, I would like to see more security features."

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"The strength of the signal from the access points could be improved.""Switching devices requires reconfiguration from scratch.""The downside is the interface changes, where they are constantly doing firmware updates.""I have found they need to work on the stability of the solution.""The support needs improvement. The official support is kind of complex. It's not that straightforward compared to Cisco and Aruba.""Largely we're happy with the product, however, the firmware deployments could maybe be managed a little bit differently.""The coverage could be increased.""The solution is stable but could improve."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"There are both paid and free licenses of the cloud environment, with only basic functionality in the free version.""The purchase of 350 access points cost approximately $250,000 USD.""The solution is priced well and we currently are only paying for a license for maintenance."

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"This solution is reasonably priced.""This product is more cost-effective than some others on the market.""It is a cost-effective solution.""There is no licensing cost for this solution.""There is a license required for this solution."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: In terms of the most valuable features, I like the integration with the fabric. The network fabric completely integrates with wireless as well.
Top Answer: You do need to pay a licensing fee. Currently, we are upgrading. We pay an annual licensing fee.
Top Answer: In the next release, I would like to see more security features.
Top Answer: yes. aprox. same  issues at the half price
Top Answer: You can save backups of this controller locally and then I can export it to wherever I want.
Top Answer: It doe not cost much, I could say that it delivers a nice pack for what it costs.
Ranking
14th
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4
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8.5
6th
out of 26 in Wireless LAN
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Comparisons
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9
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7.7
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Overview
Extreme ExtremeWireless Access Points deliver wired-like performance, at scale for high-density in every environment. Smart Access Points are equally adept for both distributed and centralized deployment models. ExtremeWireless Controllers provide advanced functionality to allow organizations to define how wireless voice/video/data traffic is processed without architectural constraints and in accordance with business needs.

UniFi is a revolutionary Wi-Fi system that combines Enterprise performance, unlimited scalability, a central management controller and disruptive pricing.

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Sample Customers
St. Xavier High School, Americatel, Diamond Light Source
NASCAR Grand-AM, Maritime Parc, Outdoor Music Festival, One Republic Tour, British Armed Forces, Arcadia School District, Bartlett School District, Universidad del Azuay, Estelar Hotels, Intercontinental Bali, Moscow - Enforta, Miami - Sling Broadband, Manhattan - MST, Ecuador - Aire.EC
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider25%
Computer Software Company17%
Government9%
Educational Organization6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider41%
Computer Software Company15%
Government7%
Educational Organization4%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business29%
Midsize Enterprise43%
Large Enterprise29%
REVIEWERS
Small Business42%
Midsize Enterprise33%
Large Enterprise25%
Find out what your peers are saying about ExtremeWireless vs. Ubiquiti WLAN and other solutions. Updated: September 2021.
543,089 professionals have used our research since 2012.

ExtremeWireless is ranked 14th in Wireless LAN with 6 reviews while Ubiquiti WLAN is ranked 6th in Wireless LAN with 10 reviews. ExtremeWireless is rated 8.6, while Ubiquiti WLAN is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of ExtremeWireless writes "A stable and secure solution that is straightforward to implement". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Ubiquiti WLAN writes "Robust, easy to install, easy to deploy, and has good visibility". ExtremeWireless is most compared with Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN, Aruba Wireless, Ruckus Wireless, Meraki MS Switches and Fortinet FortiWLM, whereas Ubiquiti WLAN is most compared with Aruba Wireless, Aruba Instant, Cisco Wireless, D-Link Wireless and Huawei Wireless. See our ExtremeWireless vs. Ubiquiti WLAN report.

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