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Pros
"The dashboard is very good. It's easy for us to find what we need. It's very specialized."

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"The most valuable feature of this solution is how it is centralized.""Overall, the suite of tools is quite useful.""Functionality of the cloud key in terms of monitoring and managing the environment.""I like the centralized management console, where we can add all of the devices to the Unifi controller and then management them from a single point.""The cloud management has revolutionized the way we provide services to clients, onsite trips have almost ceased and once complicated changes are made in minutes."

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"The solution offers limited integrations."

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"Software interfaces could be improved and there is a lack of documentation.""I don't like the concept of the QoS, Quality of Service configuration because it doesn't give very granular configuration access to prioritize network traffic.""Documentation could be improved, especially regarding known issues or new features. It relies heavily on the user community to provide support and info. There is a vast user group with support groups on both the dedicated forums as well as most social media platforms.""If I could manage the W-LAN or other items without a UniFi switch, that would be very helpful. I have not tried, but I think some options are tied to the hardware, like the Ubiquiti switch.""Setting up IP generation for something like guest access is pretty confusing and should be improved."

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2nd
Views
520
Comparisons
227
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
481
Rating
7.0
1st
Views
1,224
Comparisons
179
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
699
Rating
8.0
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Overview
Purple WiFi Hotspot Software, cloud software, gives you complete control and flexibility to manage your bandwidth and edit the block of paid time you want to offer, the price you charge or manage the speed and usage. Purple Wifi cloud software provides an overlay over existing hardware and can be up and running within an hour. Purple has partnered with OpenDNS to provide a convenient content filtering system which blocks inappropriate material and it can help you access your data, real-time.
Ubiquiti Networks UniFi AP, Featuring a clean industrial design, can be integrated seamlessly into any wall or ceiling surface (mounting kits included). The LED indicator simplifies deployment and configuration. With its software-based capabilities, the UniFi virtual control plane allows for unlimited scalability under one centralized controller. The UniFi Controller software is bundled with the UniFi AP hardware at no extra charge - no separate software, licensing or support fee.
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Sample Customers
USS Midway, Llechwedd Slate Caverns, United Wireless Arena and Conference Center, The Wellington Centre, Wood Green, Colliers, schuh, Fermain Valley Hotel
NASCAR Grand-AM, Maritime Parc, Outdoor Music Festival, One Republic Tour, British Armed Forces, Arcadia School District, Bartlett School District, Universidad del Azuay, Estelar Hotels, Intercontinental Bali, Moscow - Enforta, Miami - Sling Broadband, Manhattan - MST, Ecuador - Aire.EC
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider42%
Computer Software Company13%
Retailer5%
Media Company5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider32%
Computer Software Company15%
Wholesaler/Distributor6%
Manufacturing Company4%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business100%

Purple WiFi is ranked 2nd in Wi-Fi Hotspot Software with 1 review while Ubiquiti UniFi is ranked 1st in Wi-Fi Hotspot Software with 6 reviews. Purple WiFi is rated 7.0, while Ubiquiti UniFi is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Purple WiFi writes "Good dashboard and an easy initial setup but requires more integration capabilities". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Ubiquiti UniFi writes "Good centralized management and easy to set up, but technical support needs to be improved". Purple WiFi is most compared with Guest Internet Solutions and Proximity MX, whereas Ubiquiti UniFi is most compared with Guest Internet Solutions.

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