MikroTik Software and Solutions

MikroTik Reviews

Real User
Network Engineer at a maritime company with 201-500 employees
Oct 20 2019

What do you think of MikroTik Routers and Switches?

What is most valuable?

The radius and wireless features are the most valuable aspects of the solution.

What needs improvement?

The queuing functionality needs improvement. The initial setup could be simplified.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've been using the solution for 10-15 years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The stability of the solution is great.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The scalability of the solution is very good.

How are customer service and technical support?

We've used technical support a few times and have always found them to be quite good.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We have previously used Cisco and HP solutions.

How was the initial setup?

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Erik Jansson
Real User
Technology Manager with 51-200 employees
May 16 2019

What do you think of MikroTik Routers and Switches?

What is our primary use case?

Our primary use case for this solution is to provide wireless internet service.

How has it helped my organization?

This solution provides our service at a low cost with excellent quality.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is that you can do anything on all platforms. The GUI is also good, and the CLI is excellent.

What needs improvement?

Wireless throughput has not kept up with the competition.

For how long have I used the solution?

Eight years.
Real User
User at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Oct 21 2019

What is most valuable?

The cost and versatility are the solution's most valuable features. You can do anything with them if you know how to. The solution has a whole portfolio of routing features available. You don't need to buy special licenses for the solution. You have everything there. The configuration capabilities… more»

What needs improvement?

The solution doesn't fit every need. There are lots of things you cannot do. There is no management and there is no controller in wireless. It's not a real whole network. You have to work them into other solutions. Mikrotik is mostly a standalone solution and you have to manage how it relates to… more»

What other advice do I have?

We buy from wholesalers, but we don't have a special selling agreement with anyone. I'd rate the solution ten out of ten when it fits. It's useless if it doesn't fit. If it fits, I don't think there's a better product when you are looking at price-performance. Overall, I'd rate them nine out of ten… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We use a few different solutions. We are installing big networks with Aruba and use Extreme Networks as well. Which solution we ultimately use depends on the project itself.

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