NETGEAR Switches Alternatives and Competitors

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Eric Gorman
Real User
Owner/CTO at a tech services company
Dec 05 2018

What is most valuable?

Two of the most important features are the ease of monitoring and setup. The setup is a breeze with the Insight switches and monitoring of the Ethernet switches for our… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It is very easy to use. They give you the ability within the screens to make changes and you can push them down to all the devices at once. It's saving us a lot of time in… more»

What needs improvement?

One area that has room for improvement, and I know NETGEAR is working on it, is adding more features to the product lines in terms of what we can manage through the… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The pricing for what you get with the Insight product line is very fair and the value is there, including the annual licensing fees for the Insight Pro for each device… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

Previously, we used different equipment. I switched to them because they not only have the Insight product line saved us a lot of time, but it's also very cost-effective… more»

What other advice do I have?

Definitely consider the Insight product line, but make sure that you understand what you're getting and that you're getting the right piece of equipment within the Insight… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I looked at Cisco Meraki vs NETGEAR, and Ubiquiti as well. I ended up choosing NETGEAR because of the cost, the quality, and the ease of use. Insight makes it easy. I know… more»
Hans Mertens
Reseller
CEO at a tech vendor with 11-50 employees
Dec 11 2018

What is most valuable?

Remote management is the most important thing for us. And monitoring, of course, allows us to see when something is wrong with a client. We get notified that an access… more»

How has it helped my organization?

We recently had a problem with a client, a restaurant in the city. We had installed the Insight management solution for the switches and the access points, and another… more»

What needs improvement?

The main negative thing is the speed. When you use the portal, if you have a lot of customers and locations in the portal, and you need to scroll through those clients or… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Insight pricing is okay. It's very competitive. The costs of the hardware and additional services weren't low because Unify is much cheaper, but the costs conformed to the… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We used Ubiquity. The main reason we switched was because we had a lot of defective products from Ubiquity. The main problem was that, in Belgium, there was only one year… more»

What other advice do I have?

Just try it. It's a good product, it's a good solution. If you come from Ubiquity, it's a little bit different but, in the end, it's all about the devices and the… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Before we went to NETGEAR, we had a look at, of course, Ubiquity; we had a look at Meraki vs NETGEAR, and we had a look at TP-Link. All together we had four in the… more»
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