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We performed a comparison between HPE Wireless WAN and Ubiquiti Wireless based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

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

To learn more, read our detailed HPE Wireless WAN vs. Ubiquiti Wireless report (Updated: September 2022).
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"HPE Wireless is easy to use. Integration is not an issue. It is easy to integrate HPE Wireless with any operating system and other brands of switches.""Setting up the solution initially is very easy.""The solution is easy to use.""The most valuable features of this solution are it supports the newest virus technology, which helps with bandwidth, and is very stable.""The main benefit of this product is the lifetime warranty, up to 99 years. For example, if your switch card fails after 10 years, and the hardware fails, it will be replaced with the very same switch or the equivalent model available at the time.""The support has been responsive and helpful.""The most important is that the solution is stable.""It's easy to use."

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"The scalability of Ubiquiti Wireless is very good. We can add and transfer access points, it is highly scalable.""Easy to use and flexible.""Ubiquiti is easier to install than Mikrotik.""Having dual-band is important. Having compatibility with very old equipment on certain frequencies, for example on 2.4 and 5.8.""The solution is easy to use and flexible.""Overall, it's a straightforward solution.""The setup is easy and user friendly.""I like the simplicity, the ease of use."

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"Technical support could be improved. They could respond a bit faster.""The installation is easy. However, my implementation is complicated and you would need special training to complete it.""Scalability is an aspect of this product that should be improved.""Sometimes it can be difficult to find the right sizing.""It's very old-fashioned, which is why we have made the decision to replace it.""I would say that the integration with other vendors in areas such as management or the visibility of other vendors in the management tools could be improved.""It should be a faster device.""The scalability and the support could be better."

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"I would like local support from the parent company.""One of the Ubiquiti access points broke down, and it can't be used. It's still down now, so overall Ubiquiti hasn't been a good experience for me.""Difficult to see error logs and locate the problem.""The external devices, the outdoor devices, are not so rugged. For example, for the weather that we have here in Florida, it doesn't hold up well even though it is supposed to be designed for outdoor use.""Tech support is mostly remote and could be better.""The solution needs to improve its features and offer more to the customer.""Performance could be improved in the solution because when I compare it with Ruckus and other APs, some of those APs are better performing, so you don't have to deploy too many APs to get the same level of Wi-Fi coverage and stability. It's not about how many clients the solution can handle, but it is more about stability and coverage. Another room for improvement in Ubiquiti Wireless, compared to other brands, is that it doesn't do well when used in an office network. It has a limitation on how reliable the AP of the system is.""The production is not very stable in our experience."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "I find the price to be reasonable."
  • "Price wise, it is on the medium end of the scale. It could be lower."
  • "We don't pay a licensing fee, we purchased the product."
  • "There is a license for this solution and the license is normally paid annually but this depends on the contract."
  • "The solution is quite expensive. You have to pay for every node and it can get expensive fast, it is approximately £3,000 per month."
  • "We have been satisfied with the price."
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  • "The product is expensive."
  • "Ubiquiti Wireless is affordable."
  • "If you do not have a big budget, you can use Ubiquiti, it is cost-effective."
  • "I like the fact that it offers enterprise features at a cheap price. If you compare it with Cisco, it has most of the features that Cisco has been offering but at a lesser price. I am satisfied with its price."
  • "The price has been fair for what I have been using it for. There is no license for this solution."
  • "There are no licensing fees for this solution, but the cost is on the higher side."
  • "This solution is cheaper compared to others."
  • "The price of the solution is high and could be cheaper."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:We don't pay a licensing fee, we purchased the product.
    Top Answer:The initial setup could be simplified. The integration with Microsoft could be improved. The scalability and the support could be better.
    Top Answer:Ubiquiti Wireless is extremely easy to set up and is an excellent option for small businesses, offering enterprise features for a one-time fee and no ongoing licensing fees. Ubiquiti Wireless is very… more »
    Top Answer:For me, Ubiquiti was easy to install, configure, set up, and maintain, while also providing solid coverage and better handoffs between APs. This is especially relevant if you are using Apple products… more »
    Top Answer:Ubiquiti Wireless offers a wide range of WLAN products. We tested their devices before ultimately choosing Cisco Meraki. Ubiquiti devices have good outdoor performance and the connection is very… more »
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    Also Known As
    Wireless WAN, HP Wireless WAN
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    HPE Wireless WAN, a Software-Defined WAN dynamically selects the best path for each app based on policies and real-time network measurements. Flexibly and securely connect users to apps with higher visibility into vital traffic. WAN Portfolio include the following: HPE OfficeConnect OC20 802.11ac Series Access Points, HPE FlexNetwork MSR2000 Router Series, HPE FlexNetwork HSR6800 Router Series and HPE FlexNetwork VSR1000 Virtual Services Router Series.
    Ubiquiti Wireless is connecting Everyone, Everywhere
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    Sample Customers
    Bell Canada
    NASCAR Grand-AM, Maritime Parc, Outdoor Music Festival, British Armed Forces, Arcadia School District, Moscow - Enforta
    Top Industries
    Computer Software Company25%
    Financial Services Firm13%
    Real Estate/Law Firm13%
    Energy/Utilities Company21%
    Educational Organization16%
    Manufacturing Company5%
    Comms Service Provider24%
    Computer Software Company15%
    Manufacturing Company6%
    Company Size
    Small Business50%
    Midsize Enterprise33%
    Large Enterprise17%
    Small Business66%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise18%
    Small Business36%
    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise45%
    Buyer's Guide
    HPE Wireless WAN vs. Ubiquiti Wireless
    September 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about HPE Wireless WAN vs. Ubiquiti Wireless and other solutions. Updated: September 2022.
    634,590 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    HPE Wireless WAN is ranked 6th in Wireless WAN with 12 reviews while Ubiquiti Wireless is ranked 1st in Wireless WAN with 39 reviews. HPE Wireless WAN is rated 7.6, while Ubiquiti Wireless is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of HPE Wireless WAN writes "Provides network security, is user friendly, stable, and scalable, and has a lifetime warranty". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Ubiquiti Wireless writes "Attractive pricing and good for home use and small businesses, but not easily scalable and lacks security features". HPE Wireless WAN is most compared with Ruckus Wireless WAN, whereas Ubiquiti Wireless is most compared with Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN, Ruckus Wireless WAN, Cambium Networks Wireless WAN, Aruba Wireless and Fortinet FortiWLM. See our HPE Wireless WAN vs. Ubiquiti Wireless report.

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