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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.
Top Answer: This solution is more expensive than competitors.
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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Contrail Networking
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Overview
Juniper Contrail Networking is a simple, open, and agile cloud network automation product that implements an SDN architecture. With its scale-out microservices architecture, Contrail orchestrate virtual network overlays at the performance and scale of even the most dynamic and large clouds. Contrail Networking is equipped with always-on advanced analytics capabilities to provide deep insights into application and infrastructure performance for better visualization, easier diagnostics, rich reporting, custom application development, and machine automation. It also supports integration with other analytics platforms like Juniper Networks AppFormix and streaming analytics through technologies like Apache Kafka and its API.

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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Lithium Technologies, Orange Business Services, Cloudwatt, Symantec, Cloud Dynamics, CloudSeeds
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Comms Service Provider47%
Computer Software Company19%
Retailer6%
Financial Services Firm4%
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Comms Service Provider38%
Educational Organization15%
Financial Services Firm15%
Logistics Company8%
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Comms Service Provider37%
Computer Software Company22%
Retailer4%
Healthcare Company4%
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Small Business50%
Midsize Enterprise17%
Large Enterprise33%

Juniper Contrail Networking is ranked 3rd in Software Defined Networking (SDN) while Meraki SD-WAN is ranked 1st in Software Defined Networking (SDN) with 22 reviews. Juniper Contrail Networking 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". Juniper Contrail Networking is most compared with Cisco SD-WAN, VMware NSX, Tungsten Fabric, 128 Technology SD-WAN and Cumulus Networks, whereas Meraki SD-WAN is most compared with VMware SD-WAN, Cisco SD-WAN, Versa FlexVNF, Cradlepoint NetCloud and Tungsten Fabric.

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