We performed a comparison between Aruba Wireless and Ubiquiti WLAN based on our users’ reviews in four categories. After reading all of the collected data, you can find our conclusion below.
Comparison Results: Although it may be less cost-effective, users feel that Aruba is a more mature, robust product and provides better reliability and better service and support. Aruba consistently provides seamless trusted connectivity and an excellent secure user experience. Aruba works well for both SMBs and large business enterprises, making it a very versatile desired solution.
"The most useful feature of Juniper Wireless AP is the reporting Marvis."
"The solution is pretty generic and easy to use."
"The simplicity is great."
"Setup is straightforward."
"I like the analytics feature."
"It offers an easy initial setup."
"Aruba is easier than Juniper."
"The functionality is very high and we can properly meet the clients' requirements."
"All features are useful for me. It lets me perform some specific configurations depending on the site or the client. All WAN features are valuable."
"We appreciate the integration options that are available."
"Aruba Central is a valuable feature because I can monitor access points remotely, even if I'm not in the office."
"The solution is scalable."
"Ubiquiti WLAN's most valuable features are that it works well in a hybrid environment and isn't heavy on resources."
"Ubiquiti provides good connectivity for the end-user, so I think it's stable."
"You can save backups of this controller locally and then I can export it to wherever I want."
"The solution is not complex to deploy."
"Ubiquiti WLAN is stable."
"The solution has a lot of great features."
"The solution works well and in the short time I have used it, I've enjoyed its capabilities."
"I need a bit more time with it before criticizing the features."
"If you want to do more specific stuff, it's a bit limited."
"Juniper Wireless AP can improve by continually improving its reporting and integration with other systems."
"The Help option within the GUI needs to be improved."
"There needs to be better visibility on the day-to-day monitoring."
"Most of the access points don't include the chargers."
"Aruba Wireless has room to improve the connection from one AP to another."
"I believe that Aruba's support could be improved."
"I believe more security options are needed."
"There are some issues we occasionally have. However, they are easily remedied."
"They should have more support for implementing Aruba Wireless in Smart Cities and outdoor applications."
"When I started to upgrade, the controller for Unbuntu was really struggling to start up, however, that has since been solved."
"The solution could improve by having a cloud version. A cloud version is the easiest to configure anywhere in the world."
"Ubiquiti lacks troubleshooting tools. For example, there aren't tools that your clients can use to gather input on the AP itself. There's no visibility in the application layer or reporting. It doesn't have a lot of management features."
"I have never used cloud solutions. My first approach would be something related to the cloud, and backups on the cloud, and maybe an easier way to connect to it because I have an on-premises environment."
"Largely we're happy with the product, however, the firmware deployments could maybe be managed a little bit differently."
"The downside is the interface changes, where they are constantly doing firmware updates."
"The product needs to improve the user interface in the migration from old to new versions."
"The support needs improvement. The official support is kind of complex. It's not that straightforward compared to Cisco and Aruba."
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.
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:
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:
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."
UniFi is a revolutionary Wi-Fi system that combines Enterprise performance, unlimited scalability, a central management controller and disruptive pricing.
Aruba Wireless is ranked 1st in Wireless LAN with 41 reviews while Ubiquiti WLAN is ranked 5th in Wireless LAN with 14 reviews. Aruba Wireless is rated 8.0, while Ubiquiti WLAN is rated 7.8. 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 Ubiquiti WLAN writes "Robust, easy to install, easy to deploy, and has good visibility". Aruba Wireless is most compared with Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN, Cisco Wireless, Ruckus Wireless, Fortinet FortiWLM and Mist AI and Cloud, whereas Ubiquiti WLAN is most compared with Aruba Instant, Cisco Wireless, D-Link Wireless, Huawei Wireless and NETGEAR Insight Access Points. See our Aruba Wireless vs. Ubiquiti WLAN report.
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