"I really like the user interface."
"The Airwave is the best feature for a single management point for all APs in the environment."
"The functionality is very high and we can properly meet the clients' requirements."
"The technical support is 24/7 from the UA."
"We were able to increase capacity very easily."
"It has an aesthetically pleasing GUI for configuration."
"It has very flexible features."
"There is no problem with downtime."
"Cisco Meraki is HIPAA compliant."
"From a security perspective, this product has several advantages."
"The cloud manageability feature is valuable."
"The most valuable feature is the ease of deployment."
"I like the status page Cisco added that shows you the health of the wireless connection."
"The product has been very stable over the years."
"I like the record that is being kept and multiple SSDs."
"Its flexibility, ease of management via the portal, and the variety of access points are the most valuable features."
"A lot of the access point commands are in the command line interface, versus being in the GUI."
"The network times for protocol synchronization can be improved."
"When we connect to Wi-Fi devices it could be easier because sometimes, it takes a lot of time to complete."
"Most of the access points don't include the chargers."
"I believe more security options are needed."
"Better integration with equipment from other vendors would ease the deployment process in some cases."
"Aruba needs to be more competitive with newer products. Their legacy makes that more difficult for them."
"Integration with the corporate LAN where Catalyst products are installed is a major challenge."
"We're are not fully utilizing the features of Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN to know a more in-depth analysis of what areas need to be improved. However, the security could improve. It would be a benefit to be able to lock out particular clients that are trying to connect from outside the building."
"The throughput of the switches for wireless could be improved."
"The user interface needs to be improved."
"Initially, I liked some of the filtering features, but that's one of the components that we ran into problems with."
"It would be better if they enable full integration with Cisco's cloud-based network in the next release."
"It is expensive. Juniper seems to have a lot more to offer for future expansion. Juniper has some features that are not there in this solution."
"Meraki is still very much a small office type of solution. It is not a fit for large enterprise networks, as it doesn't have tunneling functionalities."
Aruba Wireless is ranked 1st in Wireless LAN with 20 reviews while Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN is ranked 4th in Wireless LAN with 55 reviews. Aruba Wireless is rated 8.0, while Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Aruba Wireless writes "Overall a good product that provides role-based authentication native to the controller, but has code stability issues". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN writes "Knowledgeable and helpful support, and it scales and load-balances to fit our needs". Aruba Wireless is most compared with Ubiquiti WLAN, Cisco Wireless, Ruckus Wireless, Mist Access Points and Fortinet FortiWLM, whereas Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN is most compared with Ubiquiti Wireless, Cisco Wireless, Ruckus Wireless, Mist Access Points and Aruba Instant. See our Aruba Wireless vs. Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN report.
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