We performed a comparison between Huawei Enterprise Routers and MikroTik Routers and Switches based on real PeerSpot user reviews.
Find out in this report how the two Routers solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
"When we started, the connection was amazing for the 100G between the switches and the co-switch. What the students typically use for school is a maximum is 40 so they now have faster technology."
"The solution offers good customer support and good performance."
"The initial setup is easy."
"The product is very reasonably priced."
"Overall we have found the solution to be satisfactory."
"The scalability is good."
"The configuration syntax makes it easy for us to configure the device and perform troubleshooting when needed."
"There is a lot of information available about routers and how to configure Huawei Routers right now."
"MikroTik Routers and Switches are good and easy to use."
"The MikroTik Hotspot is great."
"We've enjoyed the fact that it has very good performance."
"It's pretty stable."
"The stability is good."
"I like MikroTik's GUI. It's completely handy and easy to handle because of its GUI. Despite other brands like Cisco urging me to switch, I didn't because they don't have a GUI. This is the most comfortable thing in my project that anyone can use easily. It's effortless to maintain MikroTik routers because both screens make it very easy in GUI mode. You can easily interact with your hardware."
"I've never had any issues with the solution."
"They have amazing speed and reliability, and they also provide value for money. They are pretty powerful."
"We have found we have to restart the routers or reconfigured them a lot of the time, this issue should improve. The quality of the hardware needs to be more durable."
"Essentially, they need to open their licensing model such that when a customer buys a device, they have a full view of all of the available licenses for it."
"Lacks sufficient market availability."
"Huawei Enterprise Routers can improve by enhancing their security. The software architecture and the operating system that runs on their router and the security capability are not as strong when compared to Cisco."
"There is not much of a technical team for Huawei available in Pakistan as compared to Cisco with respect to very complex networks."
"It would be better if local storage management was more flexible, so that unused data could be easily removed."
"The only problem I see is configuration loss."
"The configuration is complex and should be simplified."
"They can improve the way the user interface is laid out. Their user interface is slightly geeky. There is more than one way to do the same thing in the user interface, and they need to work on that."
"Technical support could be better. They don't have good support like Cisco. It can also be more stable and scalable."
"I would like to have the option of having multiple logins."
"They should improve technical support and make direct access available to the customers."
"The solution needs to offer better documentation."
"It could be more scalable. Product awareness could also be better. There's a lack of awareness when it comes to MikroTik. People only know about Cisco and others, and they won't rely on MikroTik. This is primarily because of hardware limitations. While this product is good economically, it's unsuitable for high-end projects. In the next release, I want this product to be more compatible."
"It would be very good if these products are accessible via different kinds of shells and GUI. It will make these solutions very usable."
"Sometimes, when I need to reboot or change software, MikroTik crashes."
MikroTik Routers and Switches provide all the features necessary for network administrators to secure and monitor their networks and are suitable for companies of any size. The solution is ideal for creating Wi-Fi hotspots, connecting multiple servers, setting up firewalls and VPNs, and distributing bandwidth. MikroTik's user-friendly dashboard helps you interact easily with your hardware. With MikroTik's user interface, you can obtain real statistics by user or IP address and monitor bandwidth consumption.
Benefits and Key Features of MikroTik Routers and Switches
Reviews from Real Users
MikroTik stands out among competitors for a number of reasons. Two major ones are its reasonably priced products and its user-friendly user interface, which makes it easy to work and communicate with its hardware.
Parameshwar P., a director at Navyug Networks, writes, "I like MikroTik's GUI. It's completely handy and easy to handle because of its GUI. Despite other brands like Cisco urging me to switch, I didn't because they don't have a GUI. This is the most comfortable thing in my project that anyone can use easily. It’s effortless to maintain MikroTik routers because both screens make it very easy in GUI mode. You can easily interact with your hardware.”
Rodney T., the chief solutions architect at Tech2go Strategic IT Solutions, says, "They are very good at providing the bandwidth for multi-tenants and multi-dwelling units. We're managing Wi-Fi hotspots for hundreds of locations, and the speed and performance are quite there. They also have very cheap 10G products that come with really good and flexible software. They are way cheaper than the top brands, and they're able to deliver the same performance and capabilities."
A principal consultant at a tech services company notes, "The most valuable aspect of this solution is the combination of value for money. They're extremely cost effective, yet they provide you with an extensive feature set of things you can do across the board. Also, they're pretty reliable, as far as equipment goes."
Huawei Enterprise Routers is ranked 3rd in Routers with 11 reviews while MikroTik Routers and Switches is ranked 1st in Routers with 25 reviews. Huawei Enterprise Routers is rated 7.4, while MikroTik Routers and Switches is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of Huawei Enterprise Routers writes "Easy to configure and troubleshoot, but they need more visibility in the licensing model". On the other hand, the top reviewer of MikroTik Routers and Switches writes "Works well, is easy to set up, and has a great user community". Huawei Enterprise Routers is most compared with Cisco Enterprise Routers, Cisco SD-WAN, Fortinet FortiGate, MikroTik Cloud Router Switch and VMware SD-WAN, whereas MikroTik Routers and Switches is most compared with Cisco Enterprise Routers, Ubiquiti UniFi Switches, Cisco Ethernet Switches, MikroTik Cloud Router Switch and NETGEAR Switches. See our Huawei Enterprise Routers vs. MikroTik Routers and Switches report.
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