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Alcatel-Lucent OmniAccess Stellar vs. Aruba Wireless
July 2022
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  • "The price of this product is average and it is a one-time, perpetual license."
  • "It's pricey, but better than similar solutions."
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  • "Get multiple bids/quotes, and talk to the representatives about the limitations of the product; pretty standard."
  • "I think they should lower their prices."
  • "Aruba is comparable to competing solutions when it comes to price."
  • "The support pricing for Juniper Mist is higher than Aruba."
  • "The price of Aruba Wireless should be cheaper."
  • "Aruba is probably cheaper than Cisco, and yet you get all the things that you want."
  • "The access points are more cost-effective over some other providers, both in cost per AP and the option of a controller-less environment."
  • "I think it would be better if they lowered the price."
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    Top Answer:The features aren't much different than those in Aruba, but deployment is easier to configure and the pricing is better… more »
    Top Answer:If the customers plan to go on the cloud side, they need encryption and daily communications from a security… more »
    Top Answer:Other resellers are successfully implementing this solution for healthcare. They are using this Stellar solution for the… more »
    Top Answer:Confidentiality Integrity and Availability Or just CIA are the basic elements of security. How secure is your… more »
    Top Answer:Depends.  I have personally used both Cisco and Aruba so I am familiar with them.  Extreme I am not, so unless they have… more »
    Top Answer:At my organization, we researched Ruckus Wireless among other solutions but ultimately chose Aruba wireless. What did… more »
    Also Known As
    Alcatel Lucent OmniAccess Stellar, OmniAccess Stellar
    Aruba WLAN, HP WLAN, HP Wireless, Aruba Instant On AP Series Access Point
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    Juniper Wireless Access Points work in conjunction with Juniper Mist Cloud Services and Mist AI to deliver premier wireless access capabilities. The Juniper Mist Edge extends microservices to the campus to bring agility and scale while enabling new applications at the edge.

    The Alcatel-Lucent OmniAcces WLAN Switch/controller product family provides the industry's strongest integrated security feature set with a comprehensive line of WLAN switch/controllers, each designed for a specific environment such as the enterprise campus, building or branch office environments.

    Aruba Wireless is a secure, high-performance, multi-user wireless LAN supporting Wi-Fi 6. As workplaces and user expectations change, users can now maintain hybrid workplaces and IoT without compromising performance, reliability, or security. Aruba Wireless delivers better performance and capacity and greater AIOps visibility throughout all devices and users. In addition, through built-in network intelligence, network operations are made simpler while keeping everything secure through user and guest encryption.

    Aruba Wireless, offered through Aruba Networks, is helping achieve digital transformation and IoT with seamless connectivity through multiple Wi-Fi access points. For the user’s convenience, Aruba Wireless provides indoor, outdoor, and remote access points to help boost faster and safer connectivity.

    Choosing Aruba Wireless can help improve your organization’s user experience with wireless LAN in many ways, including:

    • Transforming hybrid workplaces: Employees can move seamlessly between home and office, with reliable internet and without compromising security.

    • Connect and protect IoT: With built-in AP support for BLE, Zigbee, and USB-port extensions, users can extend visibility, control, and connectivity to IoT devices and applications.

    • Expand the 5G experience to the enterprise network: Empower users to experience 5G with Wi-Fi 6 by automatically enabling cellular devices to join Aruba Wireless LAN securely and reliably.

    Aruba Gateways and Controllers

    Small organizations as well as large enterprises require excellent performance and security for cloud, mobility, and digital transformation. Therefore, in addition to the access points, Aruba Wireless also offers a variety of gateways and controllers, including:

    • 9000 Series: With SD-WAN capabilities, it’s excellent for small campus networks looking for enhanced Wi-Fi scalability and security.

    • 7200 Series: Perfect for campus WLAN scalability or branch SD-WAN and VPN Concentrator capabilities, the 7200 Series optimizes Wi-Fi performance to guarantee smooth roaming.

    • 7000 Series: Acting as a controller or gateway to provide WAN intelligence, the 7000 Series is a policy-based router and an excellent solution for small to mid-sized campuses.

    • Mobility Controller Virtual Appliance: Maximizes Wi-Fi and network services in an economical, virtualized environment.

    • SD-WAN Virtual Gateways: Orchestrate virtual gateways in public cloud infrastructure, like Amazon Web Services (AWS).

    • Mobility Conductor Hardware Appliance: While enhancing the scalability and reliability for large campus WLANs, Aruba Mobility Conductors bring the full capability of ArubaOS.

    • Mobility Conductor Virtual Appliance: To scale large campus deployments, Aruba Mobility Conductors simplify the deployment and management of up to 1,000 Mobility Controllers.

    • ArubaOS Network Operating System: Great for remote workers in mid-sized and large companies who need seamless connectivity to and security over Wi-Fi.

    Reviews from Real Users

    Aruba Networks is aiding organizations in transforming to a hybrid work environment with Aruba Wireless. Users especially love its ability to work with many devices and its ability to group and manage access points.

    A senior IT solutions architect at a manufacturing company says, "The most valuable feature is the fact that it can work with many devices. It supports everything that we need it to."

    Gary F., a network administrator at wireless at Abilene Christian, notes, "I like the way it groups and manages access points."

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    Sample Customers
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    Mineola School District
    Consulate Health Care, Los Angeles Unified School District, Science Applications International Corp (SAIC), San Diego State University, KFC, ACTS Retirement-Life Communities
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    Comms Service Provider29%
    Computer Software Company20%
    Educational Organization8%
    Manufacturing Company6%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Manufacturing Company11%
    Educational Organization9%
    Comms Service Provider29%
    Computer Software Company18%
    Educational Organization5%
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    Small Business60%
    Midsize Enterprise20%
    Large Enterprise20%
    Small Business26%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise60%
    Small Business37%
    Midsize Enterprise24%
    Large Enterprise38%
    Small Business26%
    Midsize Enterprise20%
    Large Enterprise54%
    Buyer's Guide
    Alcatel-Lucent OmniAccess Stellar vs. Aruba Wireless
    July 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Alcatel-Lucent OmniAccess Stellar vs. Aruba Wireless and other solutions. Updated: July 2022.
    610,518 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Alcatel-Lucent OmniAccess Stellar is ranked 14th in Wireless LAN with 3 reviews while Aruba Wireless is ranked 1st in Wireless LAN with 36 reviews. Alcatel-Lucent OmniAccess Stellar is rated 9.0, while Aruba Wireless is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Alcatel-Lucent OmniAccess Stellar writes "Easy to use from a single pane of glass and it integrates well with many systems". On the other hand, 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". Alcatel-Lucent OmniAccess Stellar is most compared with Ruckus Wireless, Cisco Wireless, Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN, Ubiquiti WLAN and Aruba Instant, whereas Aruba Wireless is most compared with Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN, Cisco Wireless, Ubiquiti WLAN, Ruckus Wireless and NETGEAR Insight Access Points. See our Alcatel-Lucent OmniAccess Stellar vs. Aruba Wireless report.

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