MikroTik Routers and Switches Overview

MikroTik Routers and Switches is the #1 ranked solution in our list of top Routers. It is most often compared to Cisco Enterprise Routers: MikroTik Routers and Switches vs Cisco Enterprise Routers

What is MikroTik Routers and Switches?
The Made for Mikrotik program consists of two parts: "Mikrotik certified Integrators" and "Mikrotik certified Accessories". MikroTik Certified Accessories are made by Mikrotik approved companies, who make accessories specifically for MikroTik products. This includes RouterBOARD compatible cases, outdoor antennas and other products. MikroTik Certified Integrators are companies who make turnkey solutions based on Mikrotik RouterBOARD and RouterOS, their products include assembled CPE/AP devices, preinstalled Integrated antennas and Rackmount solutions assembled for and with RouterOS.
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Technology Manager at Klinic Community Health
Real User
A low cost solution that is easy to manage using both GUI and CLI

What is our primary use case?

Our primary use case for this solution is to provide wireless internet service.

How has it helped my organization?

This solution provides our service at a low cost with excellent quality.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is that you can do anything on all platforms. The GUI is also good, and the CLI is excellent.

What needs improvement?

Wireless throughput has not kept up with the competition.

For how long have I used the solution?

Eight years.
I.T. Manager at a university with 51-200 employees
Vendor
The two most valuable features to me are the firewall and traffic bonding. The interface could be more user friendly.

Valuable Features:

The two most valuable features to me are the firewall and traffic bonding.

Room for Improvement:

The interface could be more user friendly and more intuitive in terms of what information or features are found where. I also wish there was a dashboard, kind of like landing page with all the basic system analytics.

Deployment Issues:

We've had no issues with deployment.

Stability Issues:

We've had no issues with stability.

Scalability Issues:

We've had no issues with scalability.
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Network Administrator at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Consultant
Lowered infrastructure and maintenance costs. We did have some stability issues with different versions.

What is most valuable?

Winbox

How has it helped my organization?

Lowered infrastructure and maintenance costs.

What needs improvement?

Wireless.

For how long have I used the solution?

7 years

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Sometimes, software issues, some stability problems on different versions.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service: Pretty good.Technical Support: Pretty good.

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

Yes, Cisco. Cisco is very expensive for smaller businesses.

How was the initial setup?

Easy enough to deploy if you have networking knowledge.

What about the implementation team?

In-house.

What was our ROI?

Very good.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Cisco, Juniper.

What

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