Juniper WLC Series Overview

Juniper WLC Series is the #14 ranked solution in our list of top Wireless LAN tools. It is most often compared to Cisco Wireless: Juniper WLC Series vs Cisco Wireless

What is Juniper WLC Series?
WLC Series Wireless LAN Controllers deliver and manage wireless local area networks with the highest level of reliability, performance, security, and management in the industry. They integrate secure, wireless LANs with any size wired infrastructures, from small branch offices to the largest enterprise or university campus.

Juniper WLC Series is also known as Juniper WLAN.

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Juniper WLC Series Customers
Apollo Hotel Papendrecht, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Bajaj Capital, Baloise Insurance, BAS Group, Borealis, Danish Crown, Deloitte Belgium, Jan Yperman Hospital, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, MercaSID, S.A., NHTV Breda University, Parklands College and Christopher Robin Pre-Primary, San Antonio Community Hospital, Sandia National Laboratories, Springfield Public Schools (SPS), St. Catherine University, TalkTalk, The Education Village, University of Copenhagen, University of the Highlands and Islands, University of the West of Scotland (UWS), Valdosta State University, Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec), zulily
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IT Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Provides a sound Wi-Fi infrastructure

What is most valuable?

Client load balancing Multiple SSID support

How has it helped my organization?

Provides reliable and effective Wi-Fi to our clients and it is very scalable for high density installations.

For how long have I used the solution?

Two years. (WLA522 AP)

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

Deployment in conjunction with WLC and ringmaster caused no issues.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No issues with stability.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No issues with scalability.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Changed solution as the demand for Wi-Fi grew.

What about the implementation team?

Senior IT Administrator at a energy/utilities company with 501-1,000 employees
Do a proof of concept to make sure you like the product then go for it

What is most valuable?

The Scalability it has has to add up to 256 Wireless Access Points for future expansion.

How has it helped my organization?

Allows end users to roam the office and be productive wireless without being plugged into an Ethernet cable

For how long have I used the solution?

Juniper WLC880R - one year

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

No deployment has issues everything went great

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No as long as you upgrade to current software release from Juniper

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No as it can handle 256 wireless access points

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service: 10 out of 10 Technical Support: 10 out of 10 as they…
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QA Engineer at a tech vendor with 201-500 employees
Real User
Start small then grow

Valuable Features

Ranagement Flexibility - RingMaster (8/10) Virtualisation of Infrastructure (WLCv case) Controllers (9/10)

Room for Improvement

WLCv was a product at the being of its evolution, so there was room for improvement there.

Use of Solution

2 years.

Deployment Issues

No issues encountered.

Stability Issues

No issues encountered.

Scalability Issues

I've never executed scalability tests, but others did and there were no big issues there.

Customer Service and Technical Support

Very good. They have very experienced engineers on the site I worked on.

Initial Setup

The initial setups are pretty straightforward. They have good enough installation user guides.

Implementation Team


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