We performed a comparison between Juniper Wireless Access Points (AP Series) and Ruckus Wireless 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 solution is pretty generic and easy to use."
"The most useful feature of Juniper Wireless AP is the reporting Marvis."
"The simplicity is great."
"I haven't heard any complaints about the WiFi equipment at all causing problems."
"Zero-handoff is one of the top features. The client balancing between the access points is good. Its security is also fine."
"I really like Ruckus Unleashed, which is the feature that provides a quick solution for me to control the APs."
"It's good for low-level usage."
"Ruckus features a centralized architecture solution with ultrasound technology, which helps us with communication and roaming."
"Ruckus Wireless provides good coverage."
"Ruckus Wireless supports the most recent technologies. We can trace every individual and what kind of traffic they're using on our campus. It is very helpful."
"I am familiar with the brand and it works well."
"I need a bit more time with it before criticizing the features."
"If you want to do more specific stuff, it's a bit limited."
"Juniper Wireless AP can improve by continually improving its reporting and integration with other systems."
"We would like to see a better licensing model for our customers."
"The solution should have more analytics capabilities."
"It would be nice if there was a way to compare access points and hardware so you can always get the same level of performance."
"The solution could include more security features."
"The solution lacks a lot of features other solutions provide. If you are an organization that is more focused on security or you need a lot of other features, such as location tracking then Ruckus Wireless may not be the right choice. If you want a solution with more than basic security I would choose Arista or Aruba."
"I think it would be nice if Ruckus offered the option of a cloud interface for easy configuration of Ruckus Wireless."
"They should work to make their licensing more affordable."
"Ruckus is a bad solution in general. It's pretty old and outdated."
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.
Ruckus Wireless is part of Ruckus Networks/Commscope and provides reliable wireless network solutions and services to large venues, schools, hotels, hospitals, malls, and public spaces (and more) worldwide.
Wireless access is an integral necessary part of today’s modern, fast-paced lifestyle. It is essential that dependable, safe wireless capabilities be available in most of today’s largely populated public spaces. Ruckus Wireless is the trusted industry leader in assisting organizations of all sizes to provide wireless access throughout their locations, both inside their physical structures and adjacent open outdoor areas.
Ruckus Wireless empowers users to design and create a wireless network across their organizational space to ensure that wireless coverage is available consistently to anyone who needs it. Ruckus can handle anything from homes and small to medium-sized businesses to hospitals, college campuses, airports, malls, stadiums and more. Ruckus also has excellent options for outdoor wireless networks. Many users choose Ruckus Wireless for broad extensive outdoor use. The solution offers excellent durable outdoor access points and a very robust, super fast, reliable Wi-Fi. Each and every access point is very powerful, and the outdoor access points can be very easily disguised to keep the network secure.
Another strong point is that Ruckus technology is based on frequencies. If there is ever any type of wireless interference, Ruckus Wireless can change frequency automatically so there are never any interruptions. Users also have the option to block outside access points and signals that may interfere with their network and make their network the only one that people can see within the network. Users can additionally whitelist certain networks if desired.
Ruckus uses the latest next-gen Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi 6, ensuring that more devices can be handled with greater speed and continuity. With Ruckus, users have great control over network traffic. They can also allocate the amount of bandwidth network users are granted based on their status - eg., guest, corporate, etc. - and give users priority on the network based on their status. Ruckus also has mesh and beamforming capabilities, which are recognized as a valued feature for many users.
Ruckus Wireless is robust, extremely reliable, very easy to deploy, and offers amazing coverage and rock solid connectivity. It is very easy to add additional access points across the network. Ruckus Wireless is very easy to use and manage using an app on any mobile device.
Reviews from Real Users
A Director Engineering & New Business at a comms service provider says Ruckus “provides superior coverage and is very dependable”
Sintayehu A., Director Of Information Communication Technology at Dire Dawa University, relates that "Ruckus Wireless supports the most recent technologies. We can trace every individual and what kind of traffic they're using on our campus. It is very helpful."
Philip S., Independent Consultant - Wireless, says, "The solution is very stable. I've worked with it at a hospital before, where we deployed it all over the hospital. It worked everywhere and continuously worked flawlessly."
Juniper Wireless Access Points (AP Series) is ranked 13th in Wireless LAN with 3 reviews while Ruckus Wireless is ranked 4th in Wireless LAN with 44 reviews. Juniper Wireless Access Points (AP Series) is rated 9.0, while Ruckus Wireless is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Juniper Wireless Access Points (AP Series) writes "Easy to use, works well, and simple to deploy remotely". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Ruckus Wireless writes "Great performance, easy to set up and simple to configure". Juniper Wireless Access Points (AP Series) is most compared with Aruba Wireless, Mist AI and Cloud, Cisco Wireless and Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN, whereas Ruckus Wireless is most compared with Aruba Wireless, Cisco Wireless, Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN, ExtremeWireless and Fortinet FortiWLM. See our Juniper Wireless Access Points (AP Series) vs. Ruckus Wireless report.
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