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"The most valuable features for us are NAT, ATS, server capabilities, VPN tunneling, and management.""When we started, the connection was amazing for the 100G between the switches and the co-switch. What the students typically use for school is a maximum is 40 so they now have faster technology.""The configuration syntax makes it easy for us to configure the device and perform troubleshooting when needed.""I have been able to connect the solution to many platforms such as Windows, Apple, and Android.""Overall we have found the solution to be satisfactory."

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"First and foremost, it enables the customer to deploy high availability connections. This kind of solution enables them to deploy these HA connections for policies mostly automatically. It's a more automated approach than with other vendors.""We had several clients that were paying $7,500 a month for an MPLS line for one single 10 megabit circuit and we were able to take that from $7,500 a month down to $500 a month for two 10 megabits circuits that added redundancy where before they did not have redundancy and it gave them a much better throughput.""The most valuable feature is the support for asymmetric lines."

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"In the next release of this solution, I would like to see better bandwidth management, more granular web filtering, and portal authentication.""In my country we don't have Huawei technology, we only have Huawei routers for ISP. There is no agent for Huawei in Egypt.""Essentially, they need to open their licensing model such that when a customer buys a device, they have a full view of all of the available licenses for it.""We have found we have to restart the routers or reconfigured them a lot of the time, this issue should improve. The quality of the hardware needs to be more durable."

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"They have to implement more security with it. The security, mainly their firewall functions, have to be included in the firewall features.""Their WAN optimization in terms of wireless connectivity doesn't have a very good cellular capability.""The security can be improved, with the firewall for example, because they supply a basic one but not a UTM."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"Huawei offers a cheaper enterprise router solution than Cisco.""These routers are not too expensive.""There is no licence for this solution, but the solution could be cheaper.""The price of the solution is fair."

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"You typically will license the hardware and you license the software to access the hardware capabilities. The price will range anywhere from a hundred to $300 a month. There are no additional costs.""The licensing fees depend on the bandwidth. As an example of what we charge our customers, for 100MB without Boost, the price is approximately $2,000. That includes the licensing and the unit."

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Top Answer: Overall we have found the solution to be satisfactory.
Top Answer: We have found we have to restart the routers or reconfigured them a lot of the time, this issue should improve. The quality of the hardware needs to be more durable.
Top Answer: I hope they find a good NGFW partner so they can provide full NGFW at the Edge of customer site.
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Overview
Huawei Enterprise Routers AR G3 Series Routers, the AR G3 all-in-one router series integrates multiple services including; routing, switching, 3G, WLAN, voice, and security functions in one device.

Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect is a complete, high-performance SD-WAN solution that enables service providers to quickly and cost-effectively bring new, differentiated, managed SD-WAN services to market to expand market reach, create new revenue streams and deliver SD-WAN services with SLAs in and out-of-region.

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Sample Customers
Bus Online, VisionChina Media Inc. (VisionChina), China Network Television (CNTV), Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, ABC, BovenIJ hospital
Aramex, Clair, Ascent, First Bank, Harley-Davidson
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Comms Service Provider52%
Computer Software Company15%
Cloud Provider5%
Media Company4%
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Comms Service Provider29%
Computer Software Company23%
Manufacturing Company10%
Energy/Utilities Company5%
Find out what your peers are saying about Huawei Enterprise Routers vs. Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect and other solutions. Updated: September 2021.
536,053 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Huawei Enterprise Routers is ranked 10th in WAN Edge with 5 reviews while Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect is ranked 9th in WAN Edge with 3 reviews. Huawei Enterprise Routers is rated 7.0, while Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Huawei Enterprise Routers writes "Easy to configure and troubleshoot, but they need more visibility in the licensing model". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect writes "Has enabled considerable money savings and reduction in traffic ". Huawei Enterprise Routers is most compared with Cisco Enterprise Routers, MikroTik Routers and Switches, Cisco SD-WAN, MikroTik Cloud Router Switch and HPE Enterprise Routers, whereas Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect is most compared with Cisco SD-WAN, Fortinet FortiGate, VMware SD-WAN, Prisma SD-WAN and Versa FlexVNF. See our Huawei Enterprise Routers vs. Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect report.

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