Ubiquiti WLAN Competitors and Alternatives

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Consultant
President at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
May 07 2018

What is most valuable?

* HiveManager is incredibly useful for managing APs and switches from one cloud interface. * It is simple to onboard new devices, and update policies across all devices. * Great dashboard: visibility into status and use is crystal clear; easy... more»

How has it helped my organization?

* Reliable WiFi across each floor. * Segmented networks. * VLANs for security. * Much better environment for our users. * We have been able to physically and virtually separate IoT, voice, and data.

What needs improvement?

Need port aggregation on the 2384 switches to take full advantage of ac on the APs. I understand that is on their product road map. The Aerohive access points have dual 1GB Ethernet ports for aggregation, which enables full 2.6Gbps data.... more»
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Aruba Networks
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Real User
Network Design and Delivery at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Oct 17 2016

What is most valuable?

As a network engineer, the feature that I value with Aruba is the management of the devices, like the one-touch provisioning of a wireless network.

How has it helped my organization?

Aruba Access Points are like plug-and-play devices that you just turn on and leave there and will automatically speak with its controller! It just makes the network administrator's work easier.

What needs improvement?

I worked on getting the root cause of multiple alarms of wireless access points in our management platform and found it to be caused by a software bug of the current version in the wireless controller. While doing this task, I found that the... more»
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Real User
Website and EComm at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jun 01 2017

What is most valuable?

The dashboard to keep track of 30 or so APs, switches, routers and logs, is invaluable. I liked the UX on this. Notifications (minus the techno-speak so it's obvious what the problem is) help us respond to access points down or rogue access... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It's cut down the amount of time administering an expansive WiFi network spread over 43 acres. We can easily monitor the up/down time so establishing KPIs and SLAs for the IT department becomes something attainable. Adding APs is a very... more»

What needs improvement?

The error logs need to be much more comprehensive.

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