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Pros
"The solution is less expensive than other options.""The ePoE+ is great."

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"This is a sophisticated product with easy configuration that can save time and effort.""This is an OK solution for small to medium-sized businesses with no IT staff.""The most valuable feature of this solution is the interface because it is very simple and easy to learn, even for somebody who hasn't seen it before.""The interface is great. It's easy to understand for the customer.""The management is cloud-based so you do not have to be on-premises to work with it.""The initial setup is straightforward. You only need two people for deployment and maintenance.""The solution has been very stable so far.""The product provides a single-pane-of-glass in for management of wireless, security, and switching from multiple devices."

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Cons
"You do need to be an IT person in order to handle the initial setup. An AV person would struggle a bit.""The documentation could be improved; it's quite basic."

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"The pricing needs to be more competitive with other products on the market.""This product depends on a cloud connection in order to function. If you have an unstable internet connection or other connectivity issues the product will not function as expected.""This solution is too simple for some cases, and there should be more configuration options.""Sometimes there's a problem with the pricing model they use. They should work to fix this.""There is not much training available for this solution.""The solution could be simplified a bit.""It could be easier to use and easier to implement.""Communication of compliance risk is awkward at best and threatening at worst. It needs to be addressed."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"The price completely depends on the environment. There are no additional fees."

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"This product is more than the competition, but you get what you pay for.""With the solution that we currently have, I think it costs about 1,200 pounds a year. They bill on a yearly basis.""This is not a cheap solution.""The DNA subscription is a three-year minimum term.""The pricing is high and it is where we get the most pushback from customers.""We paid for our switches outright, at a cost of between $15,000 USD and $18,000 USD.""Its price is definitely competitive.""Meraki is a little bit expensive, but when you compare the pricing with others, Meraki is a good option."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: Why those brands? Can you take an other brands as opinions? You should try Unifi, Qnap, or even Cisco 1000 series. All of those are pretty similar on quality, functions and bargains for what you are… more »
Top Answer: The solution is less expensive than other options.
Top Answer: The pricing of the solution is quite good. It's affordable and pretty reasonable. It's less costly than, for example, Cisco. That said, I do not know the exact costs as that is not part of my… more »
Top Answer: This product has QoS, decent visibility of what's going on, and it's a managed switch.
Top Answer: The yearly maintenance fee is $100 and you can purchase used switches for about $200 each.
Top Answer: Mandatory maintenance is an area that needs improvement.
Ranking
21st
out of 37 in Ethernet Switches
Views
1,774
Comparisons
1,585
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
763
Rating
6.0
6th
out of 37 in Ethernet Switches
Views
4,201
Comparisons
3,375
Reviews
28
Average Words per Review
558
Rating
8.4
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Also Known As
MS220, MS320, MS420
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Overview

Luxul is the leading innovator of simple-to-deploy professional grade IP networking solutions made just for custom installation professionals. Designed for use in both residential and commercial environments, the Luxul family offers a complete line of solutions that simplify network design and deployment—resulting in a scalable network that is both powerful and easy to install. With Luxul, installers can deliver the ultimate IP network without the complexity associated with traditional networking gear. All Luxul products include free lifetime support and a three-year limited warranty. Plus, Luxul equipment is available only through authorized distributors of residential and commercial integration products.

The Cisco Meraki MS brings the benefits of the cloud to networks of all sizes: simplified management, reduced complexity, network wide visibility and control, with lower operational cost for campus and branch deployments. Cisco Meraki access switching is available in both Layer 2 and powerful Layer 3 models. Mission-critical features like deep, Layer 7 application visibility, network topology, virtual stacking, QoS for business critical applications, 802.1X access control, and more are present in all models.
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Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider16%
Computer Software Company16%
Financial Services Firm8%
Retailer6%
REVIEWERS
Computer Software Company23%
Comms Service Provider15%
Financial Services Firm8%
Integrator8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider27%
Computer Software Company18%
Government5%
Construction Company4%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business69%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise11%
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Luxul Switches is ranked 21st in Ethernet Switches with 2 reviews while Meraki MS Switches is ranked 6th in Ethernet Switches with 33 reviews. Luxul Switches is rated 6.0, while Meraki MS Switches is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Luxul Switches writes "Rock-solid connectivity and WiFi coverage". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Meraki MS Switches writes "Pushing out policies from a single location is an easy way of leveraging utilities and resources ". Luxul Switches is most compared with Ubiquiti UniFi Switches, NETGEAR Switches, Cisco Ethernet Switches, QSC Q-SYS NS Series and D-Link Ethernet Switches, whereas Meraki MS Switches is most compared with Aruba Switches, NETGEAR Switches, HPE Ethernet Switches, Ubiquiti UniFi Switches and MikroTik Cloud Router Switch.

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