2018-09-25T09:23:00Z

What is your experience regarding pricing and costs for Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN?


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

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Real User

After the third year, because it's Cisco, the prices go higher.

2019-10-24T04:52:00Z
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Real User

The price is quite high, but it does have higher functionalities as well. You pay a lot, but you get a good product. Still, it could potentially be 10-15% cheaper than it is. We pay a yearly subscription. It's my understanding that you can pay for one, two, three or five-year subscriptions. There aren't any fees above that.

2019-10-23T05:52:00Z
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Real User

You have to renew your contract every year, or for three or for five years. If you do not pay right away they will suspend your subscription. You only have the option to pay yearly, not monthly. This solution is expensive, but it's a Cisco product and the solution is really stable. You pay for the quality of the product.

2019-10-22T04:42:00Z
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Real User

The setup cost varies from Service Provider to others, how they want to build the cost model. The licensing part for Meraki is extensible, it depends on which model you would choose to offer to the market as SP. Mostly pricing models are yearly contractual fees, but normally you would pay as one time cost as SP. In our case, we followed the international pricing trend for WiFi where you Bundle connectivity Per Access Point on a flat-rate monthly fee, and the customer doesn't want to pay extra charges and want easy to install plug and play solutions. In that specific case, you transfer the ownership of the hardware to the customer, while you charge only for Monitoring and Management which are minimal fees.

2019-10-21T17:16:00Z
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Real User

It's a pretty good value, but not great. Pricing is on a yearly basis for the Meraki solution.

2019-06-17T08:45:00Z
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Reseller

Meraki is certainly not the cheapest solution. The coterminous licensing that they do is a challenge with some of the sites where there's corporate and franchise sites. If a franchise is buying in and they want to put them on the same dashboard, it means that their license is going to expire earlier than it should. The fact that if you don't license it, it just stops working has been a challenge. It's not as friendly as would be ideal, where other solutions will not allow you to do any changes but it will keep working. If some of our clients are less organized at renewals this is a little bit adverse. MX appliances are a little overpriced for their power.

2019-03-12T07:26:00Z
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Top 20Reseller

The price can be negotiated.

2018-09-25T09:23:00Z
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