Ubiquiti WLAN Competitors and Alternatives

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Anonymous User
Real User
Vice President Operations at a non-profit with 51-200 employees
Mar 19 2017

What is most valuable?

The WIFI planning tool is incredibly useful for determining proper AP location throughout our campus. The mesh... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Previously, we had a Ubiquiti WIFI system across our 32 acre campus. The signal strength was great, but it was not... more»

What needs improvement?

I would love to see a more granular web filter. Specifically, I'd like to be able to see what content clients are... more»

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

Our APs were around $630 per unit. We did have to purchase HiveManager licenses for each AP at around $110 per AP. This... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We previously used Ubiquiti networks. The solution connected several buildings across our 32 acre campus. The signal... more»

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend Aerohive to anyone seeking a robust cloud-based WIFI system. We have been pleased with the product... more»
Mathew Simupande
Real User
HPE Business Development Manager at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Aug 06 2018

What is most valuable?

The central management system. It's called Aruba Central, which allows you to manage the APs, the switch, and the controllers, etc.

How has it helped my organization?

It makes things easier because it's SD-WAN. With the central management system, I'm able to access each device. I can configure one device and... more»

What needs improvement?

The management system would be better if it were more polished, if it had a better interface like, for example, Meraki.

Which solutions did we use previously?

I used to use Meraki but with Meraki, if you stop paying for the licenses, you basically don't own the device. Once you stop paying for the... more»

What other advice do I have?

My advice would depend on the needs. It depends on what size of business you have and what you are looking to accomplish. In general, I'd... more»
Rattana Chhay
Real User
Operations at a comms service provider with 11-50 employees
Mar 19 2018

What is most valuable?

* The ability to disable RRM or set hybrid RRM. This provides a more granular design of RF in the environment. * CLI... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Compared to other solutions, captive guest network is one of the best isolation and tunneling. All other features of RF... more»

What needs improvement?

* RRM * ATF * Ortho-Polarization * AP concurrent client processing

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

Expensive.

Which solutions did we use previously?

Switched to Cisco because of upper-level decision.

What other advice do I have?

I’ve been working with Cisco Wireless since 2008. Although CPI and controllers have come a long way, the AP is the... more»

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