We performed a comparison between Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN and ExtremeWireless based on real PeerSpot user reviews.
Find out in this report how the two Wireless LAN solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
"The most useful feature of Juniper Wireless AP is the reporting Marvis."
"The simplicity is great."
"The solution is pretty generic and easy to use."
"The initial setup is pretty straightforward."
"The solution is very easy to use."
"Its ease of use and flexibility are most valuable. It is cloud-based software."
"You can scale the solution easily."
"What I liked about these is that they worked. I didn't touch them or do anything with them. They were up and running when I came here. Once they are set up and running, you don't have to worry about them."
"The most valuable features of Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN are the ease of use and the ability to manage it from the cloud."
"It is very handy to have a support number to call."
"The solution is easy to use."
"The most valuable feature is stability."
"In terms of the most valuable features, I like the integration with the fabric. The network fabric completely integrates with wireless as well."
"It provides seamless connectivity if you move around."
"The stability of the solution has been fine."
"It's reliable and works well. It's pretty stable."
"ExtremeWireless provides us with enterprise-level authentication methods at an excellent cost. It supports all the latest authentication methods. Another advantage is the built-in DHCP server. We don't need third-party DHCP servers to get the IPF."
"It's cloud-based and very easy to deploy."
"The most valuable feature is the cloud-managed aspect."
"If you want to do more specific stuff, it's a bit limited."
"I need a bit more time with it before criticizing the features."
"Juniper Wireless AP can improve by continually improving its reporting and integration with other systems."
"There should be better Spanish-language technical support."
"This solution could benefit from a heat mapping ability so that you can tell where the hotspots are, and where the good signals are."
"It would be good to integrate with ISE in the future."
"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."
"The price could be slightly better, but then again, we negotiate deals every time so the market price isn't really relevant."
"It would be useful to have a service management platform integrated within this solution where we can measure the customer experience."
"The licensing model is a terrible idea."
"The annual maintenance is something that needs to be changed."
"It is a subscription model, so it is maybe a bit pricey."
"The solution should offer better support."
"The management portal is in need of improvement."
"In the next release, I would like to see more security features."
"The main area for improvement is the company's local visibility."
"The reports could prove in ExtremeWireless. However, we are in the early stages of use and we might be able to configure them better."
"The user interface of ExtremeWireless could be better. It is not user-friendly."
"The ExtremeWireless WiNG Access Point on-premise is not as good as the cloud and many of my customers are switching. It is easier for my clients to manage everything from the cloud. I currently use a model of the controller that does not support any cloud functionality."
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.
Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN is ranked 3rd in Wireless LAN with 62 reviews while ExtremeWireless is ranked 9th in Wireless LAN with 12 reviews. Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN is rated 8.0, while ExtremeWireless is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN writes "Highly reliable, effective site blocking, and beneficial reports". On the other hand, the top reviewer of ExtremeWireless writes "Simple to implement, provides seamless connectivity, and is reliable". Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN is most compared with Aruba Wireless, Ubiquiti Wireless, Cisco Wireless, Mist AI and Cloud and Fortinet FortiWLM, whereas ExtremeWireless is most compared with Ruckus Wireless, Aruba Wireless, ExtremeCloud IQ, HPE Ethernet Switches and Meraki MS Switches. See our Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN vs. ExtremeWireless report.
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