ExtremeWireless Overview

ExtremeWireless is the #13 ranked solution in our list of top Wireless LAN tools. It is most often compared to Aruba Wireless: ExtremeWireless vs Aruba Wireless

What is ExtremeWireless?
Extreme ExtremeWireless Access Points deliver wired-like performance, at scale for high-density in every environment. Smart Access Points are equally adept for both distributed and centralized deployment models. ExtremeWireless Controllers provide advanced functionality to allow organizations to define how wireless voice/video/data traffic is processed without architectural constraints and in accordance with business needs.
ExtremeWireless Buyer's Guide

Download the ExtremeWireless Buyer's Guide including reviews and more. Updated: January 2021

ExtremeWireless Customers
St. Xavier High School, Americatel, Diamond Light Source
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Pricing Advice

What users are saying about ExtremeWireless pricing:
  • "There are both paid and free licenses of the cloud environment, with only basic functionality in the free version."
  • "The purchase of 350 access points cost approximately $250,000 USD."

ExtremeWireless Reviews

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Gassan Armouti
CEO at SOLTEK IT
Reseller
Top 5
May 4, 2020
A stable and secure solution that is straightforward to implement

What is our primary use case?

This product is typically used to cover normal Wi-Fi applications, such as the hospitality sector or small companies. We have been involved in lots of projects where we have installed this solution for our clients.

Pros and Cons

  • "The security is very good."
  • "The current product line is very high-level and is well suited for enterprise-level organizations, but they need a more cost-effective solution for smaller businesses."

What other advice do I have?

With the inception of the Extreme Cloud, we are now in the process of migrating all of our customers to that cloud-based deployment. Concerning Extreme Wireless, our customers are happy and I haven't had any specific requests for new features. My advice for anybody who is implementing this solution is to take the required training. I would rate this solution a ten out of ten.
reviewer1296780
Product manager at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Reseller
Sep 16, 2020
Good support, easy to manage, and excels in the cloud environment

What is our primary use case?

We are a distributor for various networking products and ExtremeWireless is one of the solutions that we have experience with. We do between 2,000 and 3,000 projects a year for industries such as hospitality, entertainment, and education.

Pros and Cons

  • "The technical support from Extreme Networks is perfect."
  • "The ability to integrate with network devices from other vendors would be helpful."

What other advice do I have?

In summary, this is a good product and one that I recommend. I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.
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reviewer1305210
IT Director at a educational organization with 501-1,000 employees
Real User
Oct 24, 2020
Perfectly stable, and the documentation makes the setup procedure easy

What is our primary use case?

Our primary use is to support wireless infrastructure for the K-12 environment.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is stability.

What needs improvement?

The management portal is in need of improvement. In the next release, I would like to see more granular search functions in the administration portal.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Extreme for about 13 years, since it was known as Aerohive.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The stability is 100%, which is why I chose them.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

This product is absolutely scalable. I just bought 350 access points to replace my existing infrastructure, and we support approximately 3,200 individuals.…