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"Meraki solutions come with a choice of several different subscription options including one year, three years, five years, seven years, and ten years.""The licensing fees are approximately $1,000 USD annually.""The pricing is fair, but if they can make it less it would be even more attractive.""Any license you buy until January 2021 gets you an extra year for that purchase.""like everything else, it's negotiable.""If you purchase a Meeraki box, you have to purchase a license, and it's already the basic license, you will have you SD-WAN included.""This solution is more expensive than competitors."

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Top Answer: We have found the product to be quite scalable.
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Top Answer: With Meraki, it's more of a basic connectivity. It doesn't have all the feature sets that a Cisco SD-WAN solution has. It's limited. The product needs to offer connectivity in the major clouds due to… more »
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Overview
HPE Software Defined Networking gives network administrators the ability to pinpoint, diagnose, verify and solve network issues in real-time, from data centre to branch office. The SDN Software Developer Kit lets you create apps for any standards-based, SDN-enabled device by quickly setting up a developer environment and creating applications on the HPE VAN SDN Controller. SDN applications allows you to join the platform disccusion to learn and share your own apps with active SDN community then deploy directly to the enterprise-ready HPE VAN SDN Controller, the control point for your SDN-enabled network that simplifies management, provisioning and orchestration. Portfolio for SDN Transformation includes: SDN Insfrastructure, Network Virtualization and SDN Applications.

Software-defined WAN is a new approach to network connectivity that lowers operational costs and improves resource usage for multi-site deployments, allowing network administrators to use bandwidth more efficiently and ensure the highest possible level of performance for critical applications without sacrificing security or data privacy. For more information on deploying and configuring SD-WAN on the Meraki MX Security Appliance, see the Meraki SD-WAN Deployment Guide.

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Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider39%
Computer Software Company19%
Retailer6%
Educational Organization6%
REVIEWERS
Comms Service Provider38%
Educational Organization15%
Financial Services Firm15%
Logistics Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider37%
Computer Software Company22%
Retailer4%
Healthcare Company4%
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Small Business48%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise32%

HPE SDN is ranked 13th in Software Defined Networking (SDN) while Meraki SD-WAN is ranked 1st in Software Defined Networking (SDN) with 22 reviews. HPE SDN is rated 0.0, while Meraki SD-WAN is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Meraki SD-WAN writes "Ultimate flexibility in this solution lends opportunities for creative problem solving and cost savings". HPE SDN is most compared with Cisco SD-WAN, Cumulus Networks, VMware NSX and Juniper Contrail Networking, whereas Meraki SD-WAN is most compared with VMware SD-WAN, Cisco SD-WAN, Versa FlexVNF, Cradlepoint NetCloud and Aviatrix.

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