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Pros
"The performance is good.""The most important is that the solution is stable.""The solution is easy to use.""The main benefit of this product is the lifetime warranty, up to 99 years. For example, if your switch card fails after 10 years, and the hardware fails, it will be replaced with the very same switch or the equivalent model available at the time.""It's easy to use.""The most valuable features of this solution are it supports the newest virus technology, which helps with bandwidth, and is very stable."

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"The performance is very nice, the throughput is better than any other product, and it's reliable.""The analytic solution is good and should be improving further.""I made some comparisons with other competitors and I found that Ruckus was number one in regards to stability.""The performance of this solution is amazing in terms of radiofrequency technology.""The feature I like most, is the product activity.""The deployment access in the local system is about 200 access points. External access points is more. The number is huge. There about 1,000 users in total.""The solution is easy to use and offers good management for wireless.""The most valuable feature is the ease of adding an access point."

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Cons
"It should be a faster device.""It's very old-fashioned, which is why we have made the decision to replace it.""Technical support could be improved. They could respond a bit faster.""HPE Wireless WAN could provide better access points and better pricing.""The scalability and the support could be better.""In the next release of the solution, there should be better integration with other platforms."

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"The pricing needs to be reconsidered because it's expensive.""This product needs a point-to-point, bridge solution.""I have some friends who have not heard of Ruckus, but are aware of other competitors.""The captive portal should be more customizable because right now, it is very limited.""I would like to see built-in Wi-Fi.""The support could be faster. It takes time for them to reply.""The solution could use a better user interface.""Integration with AirMagnet, the design software, would be good because it takes the layout of a building and positions the access points accordingly, based on the areas and the construction materials."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"I find the price to be reasonable.""Price wise, it is on the medium end of the scale. It could be lower.""We don't pay a licensing fee, we purchased the product.""There is a license for this solution and the license is normally paid annually but this depends on the contract."

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"The solution is a little pricey, so customers sometimes select other products because of the price.""This solution offers a yearly subscription. The price is not high, other solutions are much higher than Ruckus.""This is a wonderful product for the price.""It's expensive but you get more coverage."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: We don't pay a licensing fee, we purchased the product.
Top Answer: The initial setup could be simplified. The integration with Microsoft could be improved. The scalability and the support could be better.
Top Answer: The actual wireless access points themselves are very powerful.
Top Answer: There's nothing that anyone else is doing that the Ruckus doesn't do. If you compare to the market, I don't see room for improvement, to be honest. There's nothing feature-wise that I see with Ruckus… more »
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6th
out of 11 in Wireless WAN
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Average Words per Review
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Rating
6.4
3rd
out of 11 in Wireless WAN
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Average Words per Review
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8.6
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Overview
HPE Wireless WAN, a Software-Defined WAN dynamically selects the best path for each app based on policies and real-time network measurements. Flexibly and securely connect users to apps with higher visibility into vital traffic. WAN Portfolio include the following: HPE OfficeConnect OC20 802.11ac Series Access Points, HPE FlexNetwork MSR2000 Router Series, HPE FlexNetwork HSR6800 Router Series and HPE FlexNetwork VSR1000 Virtual Services Router Series.

The Ruckus product portfolio of Wi-Fi, switching, IoT, LTE, software and SaaS lets you deliver a great end-user connectivity experience while reducing the amount of time you spend managing the network. And because Ruckus packs more capability into every network element, you can build that network at a lower cost per connection.

Whether your users are employees, customers, guests, residents, students, visitors, fans, or subscribers, Ruckus products are designed to enhance their experience—and yours.

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Bell Canada
American University of Sharjah, Dordt College, Drew University, Lamar University, Raroa School
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Comms Service Provider37%
Computer Software Company14%
Educational Organization6%
Government6%
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Small Business50%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Large Enterprise25%
Find out what your peers are saying about HPE Wireless WAN vs. Ruckus Wireless WAN and other solutions. Updated: May 2021.
511,307 professionals have used our research since 2012.

HPE Wireless WAN is ranked 6th in Wireless WAN with 6 reviews while Ruckus Wireless WAN is ranked 3rd in Wireless WAN with 12 reviews. HPE Wireless WAN is rated 7.0, while Ruckus Wireless WAN is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of HPE Wireless WAN writes "Provides network security, is user friendly, stable, and scalable, and has a lifetime warranty". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Ruckus Wireless WAN writes "Great management features and easy to set up". HPE Wireless WAN is most compared with Ubiquiti Wireless, whereas Ruckus Wireless WAN is most compared with Ubiquiti Wireless, Cambium and Fortinet FortiWLM. See our HPE Wireless WAN vs. Ruckus Wireless WAN report.

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