Ubiquiti Wireless Valuable Features

Walter Shelver
Owner at CableWeb

Ubiquiti Wireless is extremely easy to set up. If you do all the proper working parameters for it, it's extremely easy to set up. It's got something called "adoption," so you connect all of your switches and your APs, give them power, and then you actually open the software. You log into the switch, open the software and adopt the APs. The switch adopts, the AP picks up what it is and what it's doing, gives you diagnostics on it, and it's a 10 or 15 minute process. You can turn around, connect all these switches up, switch the switch on and it tells you those switches are there and it adopts the switches.

With MikroTik for instance, you have a lot of setup protocols to do. If you're not a MikroTik engineer, a MikroTik solution is very difficult to set up. If you're not a NETGEAR engineer, or you're not somebody that knows NETGEAR, NETGEAR is very difficult to set up initially if you don't know the product. Whereas something like Ubiquiti, you literally just switch it on, you adopt the APs, and that's it. There's a couple of parameters you need set, so you obviously have to have a networking background to do it but just from a setup perspective, it's one of the easiest systems that I've ever set up.

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SarmadAlwakeel
IT Manager at Cyber IT Solutions

It's very easy to use. The hardware is very easy to use, compared to Microsoft. Microsoft is more complicated. It has software that is okay if you are familiar with it. In my opinion, Ubiquiti hardware is more heavy-duty than Microsoft.

It is also the first company in Iraq that provides a product with an antenna and feeds all in one compact design. Before that, we had the magnetic adapter alone and then antenna alone.

After that, Microsoft and other companies have produced equipment like Ubiquiti, but it was the first one that made this design.

You should also not forget that we use Ubiquiti for point to point with devices. All their features are very popular here in Iraq, though.

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Walter Shelver
Owner at CableWeb

One of the nice features is the backup version control.

The Cloud Key is used for the adoption process, which provides a single login control solution for your switching. Nobody can just get onto your switches, or onto your wireless units. This is a nice solution from a security perspective.

When it comes to setting it up, this is one of the fastest solutions out there. It has an adoption set up, where you set up your switches, connect your APs to see the switches, and from there it detects your system. It actually tells you what it detects from the network and then you adopt that. Whether it is another switch or another Ubiquity product, it will adopt it. Obviously, it only works with other Ubiquity products.

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Henk Uittenbogaard
CEO at AnyWi Technologies BV

I think two major things are the most valuable for our operations. The quality is very important, and we have seen that this system has been reliable for the last 10 years. That is an important factor. Managing the number of towers and access points has always been a challenge and made this type of business quite expensive in this location.

The main thing for us is the prices and meeting and beating the price of competitors. So the most important feature is the value itself. Technology-wise, everyone can offer the same thing. Our standard is to have the best service and offer it all for less.

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Alexander Ernst
IT Manager at IMP Bautest AG

I like the features that allow configuration of the access points, the firewalls, and the switches from an application on your smartphone. If my mother calls and tells me there's a problem with the internet connection or WiFi, I can check it on my mobile phone and can then restart the device or let her know there's another reason for the problem. It helps because my parents are over 70 years old.

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Hansel Baro
Senior Site Reliability Engineer / System Administrator at a hospitality company with 51-200 employees

I like the fact that you can set it up like a wireless connection. Previously, we used to connect from one SSID to another. When we started using Ubiquiti, everyone was so happy because even if they moved from one place or another, say from the pantry to a meeting room, they didn't need to connect manually to another SSID. This is one of the features that I really like about it. It is doing a great job.

It offers a free controller that you can use to see if the devices are connected or not and if they are up or down.

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Marzio Zolla
President at EMPSOL SRL

It's a good, quality product.

The pricing of the solution is excellent. It offers a great value.

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Illia Rudenko
Manager at Delta X

In general, I like the solution very much. The solution has simple management. It's easy to use.

The ability to walk between access points without losing the network is very useful.

Wireless options are pretty easy to buy in Ukraine.

Their hardware is very good.

The company is always innovating on the product. They are continuously working to make it better.

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EduardoRomero
MIT at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

Having dual-band is important. Having compatibility with very old equipment on certain frequencies, for example on 2.4 and 5.8. On the 2.4 frequency, there are a lot of things in the house that uses it, sometimes old TVs cannot connect to the new technologies but they work fine with this solution.

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reviewer965880
Network Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

We use the solution for many of our smaller customers and the cloud management aspect of the solution is very good. If you compare it to other vendors that have a controller, it's much easier to manage the cloud-based solution because we travel a lot. It allows us to manage everything from any place.

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CandelarioDimas
System Engineer at DIMASOFT.NET

I have found the most valuable features to be the ability to use the main centralized administration process and the internet.

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reviewer1484211
Security and Compliance Manager at a tech services company with 11-50 employees

I like the price, quality, and consistency of manufacturing.

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Mariusz Czarnecki
CEO at SoniqSoft JRMM sp. z o.o. s.k.

The most valuable feature is the ease of setup.

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Pierre Claver B Traore
Head, IT Division at USTTB (University)

The range is usually pretty good, which is the most important thing to use because more or less, all wireless access points are the same.

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reviewer1126884
Principal Consultant with 51-200 employees

The most valuable features are ease of deployment, ease of use, and the interface.

The interference suppression technology that they use is very good.

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Ravikumar Subbiah
IT MANGER PAN-INDIA at Escon Elevator Private Limited

I have found the most valuable features to be how user-friendly it is and how simple it is to do the configurations.

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Steve Pender
Managing Member at Pender & Associates

Ubiquiti Wireless is easy to use, it's stable and flexible, and the performance is great. It is scalable as well.

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Eli Abitbol
Director at Existco PTY LTD

Valuable features include the fact that the solution is very easy to manage. The Unify platform is very good and the Edge platform is very stable. It's a well priced solution and as far as I'm concerned, it's enterprise class. Training was easy and reasonable, and it's all very good.

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Badar Raqeeb
Team Lead at Comstar - Information Systems Associates Ltd.

I like that it's cheaper and inexpensive. It's also easy to use and lightweight.

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reviewer1454037
IT & Software Manager at a energy/utilities company with 51-200 employees

This product is easy to use and it's very flexible. 

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GeorgesKouassi
Supervisor at Neurones Technologies

The indoor WiFi connection works well.

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