"It is easy to install and deploy."
"The most valuable feature is the client match."
"It has an aesthetically pleasing GUI for configuration."
"Overall, it's a very strong solution."
"There is no problem with downtime."
"Aruba Wireless is easily scaled between a lot of devices and a lot of endpoints. When we decided to use it as our solution, we had planned to use it exactly for its ability to scale."
"We were able to increase capacity very easily."
"The technical support is 24/7 from the UA."
"Fortinet FortiWLM is good for tracking assets, monitoring, and overall management."
"The most valuable features are the roaming profile, the mesh, and the performance."
"The most valuable features are central management and the many other features available."
"This is the only product on the market currently that supports as many access points for wifi users."
"The product is a stable solution."
"I found that It's really good when comparing it to any other product or it is much better in terms of features that the customer requires."
"The most valuable features of this solution are its speed, reliability, and integration with the firewall."
"Although there are a few steps, the initial setup is pretty straightforward."
"Most of the access points don't include the chargers."
"Better integration between the controller and the ClearPass portal would be a nice change."
"Better integration with equipment from other vendors would ease the deployment process in some cases."
"Improvements to the GUI, such as being able to search in the Mobility Master, would be nice."
"There needs to be better visibility on the day-to-day monitoring."
"The urgent areas of improvement would be customer support, better tuned default settings, and documentation."
"The Help option within the GUI needs to be improved."
"The network times for protocol synchronization can be improved."
"The roaming of Fortinet FortiWLM could improve when comparing it to other solutions. We are missing some of the functionality in the controller. Additionally, they should offer more logs instead of using FortiAnalyzer because all the users will not be using the same thing."
"Areas for improvement would be the compatibility with Apple products and cross-platform integration."
"The pricing model can be improved to encourage use by small business and individuals and the hardware could stand to be redesigned."
"In the next release, they could improve by adding a controller-less server, or architecture that is provided in other solutions, such as Aruba. This would be a great benefit for customers."
"When using the FortiGate as the wireless controller, you cannot have automatic user registration, which is something that they should offer."
"Cost is something that could be improved, but you have to pay for what you get."
"Technical support is very poor. We are not satisfied with the technical support because there is not any direct person from Fortinet for any troubleshooting, which we expected."
"Documentation could be improved."
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Aruba Wireless is ranked 1st in Wireless LAN with 20 reviews while Fortinet FortiWLM is ranked 12th in Wireless LAN with 9 reviews. Aruba Wireless is rated 8.0, while Fortinet FortiWLM is rated 7.4. 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 Fortinet FortiWLM writes "Solves access point issues and reduces the need for excessive wifi transmission ". Aruba Wireless is most compared with Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN, Ubiquiti WLAN, Cisco Wireless, Ruckus Wireless and Huawei Wireless, whereas Fortinet FortiWLM is most compared with Cisco Wireless, Ruckus Wireless, Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN, Ubiquiti Wireless and Fortinet FortiWLC. See our Aruba Wireless vs. Fortinet FortiWLM report.
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