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2019-10-24T04:52:00Z

What is your experience regarding pricing and costs for Aruba Switches?

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We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

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Top 5Real User

I don't know the exact cost of the licensing, but based on what I have heard from my sales team, Aruba is affordable. Aruba switches are cheaper than the switches from Cisco and other vendors.

2020-12-29T15:43:48Z
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Top 5Consultant

The pricing is perfect.

2020-12-29T14:48:35Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The product is a bit expensive.

2020-12-16T09:41:00Z
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Top 10Real User

This is an expensive product, costing about double what most competitors do. I would like to keep Aruba as my infrastructure, but it costs a lot.

2020-12-06T06:28:31Z
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Top 10Real User

The price point was a big consideration for us and it is reasonable enough that we're able to standardize on Aruba for the networking pieces in our organization. This also includes Wi-Fi and access points. Generally speaking, the price is good.

2020-10-30T00:04:33Z
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Top 5Reseller

here are no licensing costs for the Aruba Switches. However, there are licensing costs for some of their other solutions.

2020-09-21T06:34:00Z
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Top 5Consultant

Price-wise, the product is a little expensive compared to the competition.

2020-09-01T05:25:10Z
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Top 5Real User

The price for Aruba is quite a bit cheaper than it is for similar products by Cisco.

2020-08-23T08:17:16Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

There are no licenses, you just purchase the switch. Comparing with Cisco, and some other solutions, it's a cheap product.

2020-07-27T07:17:39Z
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Top 10MSP

For Aruba, there is no licensing to deal with, and that's the best. For features or protocols, no licensing is ever needed.

2020-07-26T08:19:07Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The price of these switches is high.

2020-07-19T08:15:00Z
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Top 10Real User

Aruba switches are cheaper than Cisco for a similar feature set. The licensing costs are also cheaper than Cisco.

2020-06-28T08:51:00Z
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Top 10Real User

The pricing is decent. It's less expensive than Cisco.

2019-11-18T07:22:00Z
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Top 5Real User

This solution is not cheap and they don't have a plan to certify it as Cisco does. Cisco is a famous vendor with options for certification. Aruba does not have a certified license in ARC and CNV. Their certification is for the marketing of the device in Cisco. The license is annual. If you purchase a switch, you get a one-year free subscription. Aruba has better pricing than Cisco.

2019-11-13T05:28:00Z
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Top 5Real User

We just had all the licenses for five years included in the bidding process. Since the competitive nature of the resulting contract, our actual costs might not reflect the standard market prices. Due to the visibilityof our project, Aruba has been generous with the included amount of licenses, which will serve us for years to come.

2019-10-31T06:27:00Z
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Top 5Real User

Licensing costs are on a yearly basis.

2019-10-24T04:52:00Z
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