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Datto Networking Switches vs Meraki MS Switches comparison

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We performed a comparison between Datto Networking Switches and Meraki MS Switches based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Ethernet Switches solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.

To learn more, read our detailed Datto Networking Switches vs. Meraki MS Switches report (Updated: September 2022).
635,162 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "The pricing for the support is very high."
  • "It's was $100,000 per year."
  • "We only pay for support."
  • "The pricing is very aggressive."
  • "Their prices are competitive and not bad. It is cheaper than Cisco. We have a yearly license."
  • "The solution does not require a license to use it."
  • "The price could be cheaper."
  • "There is a subscription payment model or you can purchase licenses on a one, two, and five-year basis. If you want decent support, the solution is not expensive."
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  • "Its price is definitely competitive."
  • "Meraki is a little bit expensive, but when you compare the pricing with others, Meraki is a good option."
  • "This product is quite expensive."
  • "The licensing is purchased on a one, three, five, and seven year basis."
  • "The only drawback is the cost — that's what kills them."
  • "The yearly maintenance fee is $100 and you can purchase the switches used for about $200 each."
  • "They can get the price down for small businesses. The way I bought it, I paid hardly anything, and I got all my licensing with it. The firewall appliance is around $900, and the switches are around $150. This is for the device itself. For licensing, I signed at $70 or something like that for the switch. Technical Support is included in this."
  • "When you compare it to other switches like HP, Juniper, and Ruckus, Meraki MS Switches are cheaper."
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    Also Known As
    Juniper EX Series
    Datto Switches
    MS220, MS320, MS420
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    Overview

    Juniper Ethernet Switches are made up of the EX Series product line. These EX Series Ethernet Switches provide branch, campus and data center networks with access, aggregation and core layer switching solutions. The end result is secure, fast and efficient application and data delivery.

    Today's enterprise networks increasingly demand mobile access, optimal availability, virtualization, and unified communications. The Juniper Ethernet Switches EX Series caters for all of these requirements, ensuring business continuity, network flexibility and maximum productivity.

    Datto Networking Switches are designed to work seamlessly with our WiFi access points and cloud management system, enabling MSPs to monitor all networks and connected devices of all clients from a single multi-tenant view.

    The Cisco Meraki MS brings the benefits of the cloud to networks of all sizes: simplified management, reduced complexity, network wide visibility and control, with lower operational cost for campus and branch deployments. Cisco Meraki access switching is available in both Layer 2 and powerful Layer 3 models. Mission-critical features like deep, Layer 7 application visibility, network topology, virtual stacking, QoS for business critical applications, 802.1X access control, and more are present in all models.
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    Sample Customers
    BlackLotus, Staminus, Community Bank, BAS Group, Cloud Dynamics, Privalia, Fluidata, and Tesla Motors.
    ProMission Projects, Ash Creek Enterprises
    Cisco Live Milan, Hyatt
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    Comms Service Provider38%
    Financial Services Firm14%
    Government10%
    Non Tech Company7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company16%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Government9%
    Educational Organization6%
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    REVIEWERS
    Construction Company14%
    Computer Software Company11%
    Comms Service Provider11%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company16%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Retailer6%
    Government6%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business46%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise36%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business28%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise54%
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    REVIEWERS
    Small Business58%
    Midsize Enterprise22%
    Large Enterprise20%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business34%
    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise47%
    Buyer's Guide
    Ethernet Switches
    September 2022
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    Datto Networking Switches is ranked 30th in Ethernet Switches while Meraki MS Switches is ranked 5th in Ethernet Switches with 44 reviews. Datto Networking Switches is rated 0.0, while Meraki MS Switches is rated 8.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Meraki MS Switches writes "Reliable and easily accessible switches with a plug and play setup". Datto Networking Switches is most compared with , whereas Meraki MS Switches is most compared with Aruba Switches, Cisco Ethernet Switches, Ubiquiti UniFi Switches, NETGEAR Switches and MikroTik Cloud Router Switch.

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