"The integration with ClearPass is the most valuable feature."
"The access it grants to wifi is the solution's most valuable feature."
"The quick setup and automatic code embedded in one access point is really useful."
"The central management of multiple devices is the solution's most valuable aspect."
"The products offer a lot of flexibility. Almost everything can be configured. It works very well for providing remote services."
"I like the status page Cisco added that shows you the health of the wireless connection."
"Meraki WLAN is easy to deploy, includes a cloud controller, and updates continuously. It also offers high visibility."
"The solution is easy to install."
"Great architecturally based dashboard and the solution is accessible from anywhere."
"The ability to manage it remotely is the most valuable. If it has an internet connection, you can get to it. It is a great product for remote clinics. We kind of thought about doing this kind of standalone technology. Meraki is easy to manage. From a management perspective, it is the easiest to use, especially in the cloud. I like Meraki. I even have it in my home."
"Cisco Meraki is HIPAA compliant."
"I really don't have any problems with the stability of the product."
"The initial setup is pretty straightforward."
"The reach of the solution could be improved. It could be a bit stronger."
"There was only ever one case in which an access point failed, but it was reintegrated. The issue was more of a matter of oversight. One part of the network had covered ten access points."
"The meshing could use improvement but aside from that nothing else really needs improvement."
"The management component is difficult to understand and not very user-friendly which increases deployment time."
"Doesn't support enough access points in one cluster."
"The throughput of the switches for wireless could be improved."
"An area for improvement would be that Meraki doesn't work well in a warehouse environment. The device is too sensitive to other wireless devices, which provokes noise and can require a reboot to erase this."
"I would like to see integration with sensors."
"If there are advanced features that you can have enabled, they should allow users access to that in an easier manner."
"The ease of use is average. It could be more user-friendly."
"In the next release, I would like to see the central control plane have the flexibility to control and distribute policies to all LAN networks, balance the traffic, and the performance based on application monitoring."
"It would be better if they enable full integration with Cisco's cloud-based network in the next release."
"The dashboard could be a bit better. I'd like to see more information about the whole controller and APs. It should be as simple and convenient."
Aruba Instant delivers the only controllerless Wi-Fi solution that is easy to set-up, and loaded with security and smarts needed to accelerate your business without breaking your budget.
Aruba Instant is ranked 11th in Wireless LAN with 5 reviews while Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN is ranked 4th in Wireless LAN with 55 reviews. Aruba Instant is rated 8.6, while Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Aruba Instant writes "Offers a lot of flexibility, almost everything can be configured". 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 Instant is most compared with Ubiquiti WLAN, Ruckus Wireless, Aruba Wireless, TP-Link Auranet EAP and Huawei Wireless, whereas Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN is most compared with Aruba Wireless, Ubiquiti Wireless, Cisco Wireless, Ruckus Wireless and Fortinet FortiWLM. See our Aruba Instant vs. Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN report.
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