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"We found it a little more expensive than the other competitors on the market.""We also looked at Cisco and Aruba but Ruckus pricing was better."""The biggest adjustment improvement will come from a price adjustment because the price is quite high; it feels like premium pricing. I suggest shaving off 10 percent to 20 percent. That would help grow users and increase the number of clients."""We paid for a three-year contract last year. I am not sure about what we paid. It is certainly less expensive than Meraki.""The price is reasonable."

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Top Answer: In my opinion, the main difference is, that Cisco Meraki has a Controllerless cloud-based managing and monitoring system, similar to Aerohive. I don’t know Ruckus, but I would expect, that it is… more »
Top Answer: The Antenna system named BEAMFLEX + is the great difference between all other brands. This Patented Technology gives Ruckus the best performance in all scenarios. No doubt Ruckus is superior.
Top Answer: Hi Imad, Thanks for your input. Do you have any POC data for Cisco and Aruba? Thanks in advance
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TP-Link EAP, Auranet EAP, Auranet
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Overview
The Virtual SmartZone Data Plane (vSZ-D) is a wireless LAN data plane appliance in a virtualized form factor. Made to work seamlessly with the Ruckus Virtual SmartZone Wireless LAN Controller (vSZ), the vSZ-D enables secure tunneled WLANs from Ruckus APs while minimizing CAPEX spending and maximizing Wi-Fi deployment flexibility and scale. Operators, ISPs and large enterprises can deploy the vSZ-D in a centralized data center with the vSZ, or at specific venues in a distributed topology.

Auranet access points provide a business-class wireless network solution that’s flexible, manageable, secure, and easy-to-deploy. The free EAP Controller software allows users to manage hundreds of EAPs at multiple sites, all from a single location. The ability to control, adjust and visualize the entire network from any connected PC makes centralized business Wi-Fi management more efficient than ever before. Auranet EAPs also feature captive portal and advanced RF management functions, which make them ideal for demanding, high-traffic environments such as campuses, hotels, malls and offices.

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American University of Sharjah, Baruch College, Centro Escolar Liceo Santo Tomšs, Chevalier College, Chico Unified School District, Colegio de Fomento El Prado, Columbia Public Schools, Delta School District, Dordt College, Douglas County School District, Drew University, Armonea, Central Utah Clinic, Grove Hill Medical Center, Inner South Community Health Service, Midwest Surgical, Satilla Regional Medical Center, Lyndoch Living, Polonus, Roaring Fork School District, Sonora State, Vivid, Sydney, Players Club, Sandals, Scandic Hotels, Sheraton LAX, SunbirdReflections Resort,Sim Lim Square, Hotel Mary Colombia, Peru WISP, Chase Grammer School
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Comms Service Provider40%
Religious Institution13%
K 12 Educational Company Or School7%
Professional Training And Coaching Company7%
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Comms Service Provider31%
Computer Software Company18%
Manufacturing Company6%
Media Company6%
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Small Business51%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise37%
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Small Business29%
Midsize Enterprise12%
Large Enterprise59%
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Ruckus Wireless is ranked 1st in Wireless LAN with 18 reviews while TP-Link Auranet EAP is ranked 16th in Wireless LAN. Ruckus Wireless is rated 8.8, while TP-Link Auranet EAP is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Ruckus Wireless writes "Extremely scalable, great mesh technology, and capable of whitelisting networks". On the other hand, Ruckus Wireless is most compared with Aruba Wireless, Cisco Wireless, Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN, ExtremeCloud IQ and WatchGuard Secure Wi‑Fi, whereas TP-Link Auranet EAP is most compared with Aruba Instant, Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN and Cisco Wireless.

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