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Find out what your peers are saying about Huawei Wireless vs. Mist Access Points and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
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"We've found the solution to be quite stable.""The solution is very user-friendly and easy to use.""The solution is easy to set up.""The solution offers very good value for money.""You can add a lot of features, such as cloud, integration with IoT, etc. They have a lot of options available but the top feature is the performance.""Installation is easy.""This solution is very simple and the interface is user-friendly.""It is based on 802.11ax, which is a new technology. There are several valuable things, such as its speed and mobility. There are options for self-organizing networking so that it can perform operations and maintain itself. Its three interfaces are very good and user friendly."

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"The cost is the most valuable aspect of this solution.""If you compare wired versus wireless, it's convenient. You don't need to have one place for connectivity. You can move around and it's easier. Sometimes it's a hassle to work with wires, which is why wireless is so convenient.""Has an extremely good feature set.""The triangulation feature can be used to determine where a person is in relation to the access point."

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Cons
"This solution has issues with bugs and instability.""As such, there are no problems. It has been good. There were some issues with the network design, but that is not specifically related to the product. We had to make some improvements in the network design. The product as such is fine, and there are no big issues. We are using the latest version having most of the features available in the industry, so the specs are very high. If something new comes up new in the industry, it needs to be incorporated into the product.""The scalability could be better.""The scalability could be a bit better.""While I am fine with the current licensing price, I would appreciate it to be more cost-effective.""The manageability could be improved.""The security of the solution could be better in the future.""They should actually first test the equipment thoroughly and then launch it. Sometimes, things come out too soon, before they are ready."

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"The user experience should be improved. It's not user-friendly.""The inter-functionality with other vendors was a negative for us.""There seems to be different versions of standards used in the wireless access points. In the future, it would be helpful if the solution could come up with some kind of universal standard for all devices and all access points."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "We don't have any control on the pricing. This comes from Huawei in India. Pricing-wise, Huawei is very aggressive and competitive if you compare them to competitors, like Cisco, Aruba, and Ruckus. The Indian Huawei team tells us, "Just pick up the order and design the infrastructure. If there are any pricing challenge, we'll work on that and we will try to match things 100 percent.""
  • "Huawei comes at a cheaper price than competitors like Cisco and Aruba."
  • "It is not monthly. It is a kind of perpetual licensing. We pay once depending on the kind of services we need to deliver. There are no licensing fees."
  • "Its price is very good. This wireless system totally costs about 30,000 euros, and some of the other solutions cost about 45,000 euros. It is a difference of 15,000 euros, which is quite a lot of money."
  • "The price is good for the solution and there is a license required."
  • "It is very cost-effective."
  • "Extras come with a surcharge."
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  • "The price of this product is approximately the same as competing products in the market."
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    Has an extremely good feature set.
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    I found the inter-functionality with other vendors a negative, and we weren't particularly happy with their sales model when it came to roll-out and implementation.
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    Also Known As
    Huawei WLAN
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    Overview
    Huawei WLAN products are compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n/ac standards to establish high-speed, secure, and reliable wireless network connections for indoor and outdoor applications.WLAN products can be used in enterprise offices, schools, hospitals, large shopping malls, exhibition centers, airports, and more.

    Best Wi-Fi and Bluetooth LE performance
    In addition to delivering the best Wi-Fi range and performance which is automatically optimized through reinforcement learning algorithms, Mist Access Points have a dynamic vBLE 16 element antenna array for the industry’s most accurate and scalable location services.

    Data collection, analysis and enforcement
    Mist Access Points are purpose-built to collect metadata for over 150 states that allows the cloud-based AI engine to perform analytics, machine learning, location service and event correlation. APs incorporate a 3rd radio for always-on security monitoring, troubleshooting and synthetic client tests.

    Converged platform for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth LE, and IoT
    Access Points feature integrated Internet of Things (IoT) sensors and an interface port to integrate and control analog/digital devices. This enables Mist to bridge the physical, location and connectivity realms, unlocking value from your network and eliminating the need for complex and costly overlay solutions.

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    Sample Customers
    Anhui Agricultural University (AAU), China Everbright Bank
    Dartmouth, Hitachi, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Nebraska Furniture Mart, NTT, Okta
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    Comms Service Provider27%
    Manufacturing Company27%
    Computer Software Company18%
    Educational Organization9%
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    Computer Software Company15%
    Financial Services Firm4%
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    Find out what your peers are saying about Huawei Wireless vs. Mist Access Points and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
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    Huawei Wireless is ranked 7th in Wireless LAN with 11 reviews while Mist Access Points is ranked 17th in Wireless LAN with 4 reviews. Huawei Wireless is rated 8.0, while Mist Access Points is rated 5.8. The top reviewer of Huawei Wireless writes "It has a very good price and provides value for money". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Mist Access Points writes "Fast, with good availability and good management". Huawei Wireless is most compared with D-Link Wireless, Aruba Wireless, Cisco Wireless and Ubiquiti WLAN, whereas Mist Access Points is most compared with Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN, Aruba Wireless, Cisco Wireless, Ruckus Wireless and Juniper WLC Series. See our Huawei Wireless vs. Mist Access Points report.

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