We performed a comparison between Meraki SD-WAN and Prisma SD-WAN based on real PeerSpot user reviews.Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco, Big Switch Networks, Nuage Networks and others in Software Defined Networking (SDN).
"The most valuable feature of Meraki SD-WAN is the Auto VPN."
"The best feature we're using is the packet shaping."
"We have found the product to be quite scalable."
"The product does have a variety of features we can work with."
"I'm not directly involved in SD-WAN monitoring and maintenance, but based on what I've heard from our infrastructure team, it's working well."
"The solution is stable."
"I have found the dashboard very useful, you can configure all of your devices at the same time by just changing some menus."
"What I found most valuable in Meraki SD-WAN is its simplicity. I also like its manageability."
"The gateway is available on the cloud which allows you access from anywhere and still connects to your home gateway."
"I like that the integration with Palo Alto is easy."
"From the main controller, we can administer the customer's devices, QoS, network, and traffic. We can monitor it and we can change and create policies as well as upgrade the software. We can totally control a customer's network from one site, the Prisma SD-WAN portal."
"If the MPLS goes down, there is a really smooth transition for a branch site to take traffic over the Internet. It will advertise the routes of that site in a jiffy."
"There is a point in a very large organization where you hit the VPN limit, or tunnel limit."
"I'm not too familiar with the Meraki environment, but I suppose more automation is always a good thing."
"We'd like features that provide more transparency when there are issues. Right now, it's hard to get clarity on problems. We need more visibility."
"The solution lacks controllers."
"The product should be able to support more than three internet lines."
"I think they should enhance the security."
"You need to have internet access to configure the solution. You cannot do it locally, there should be a local option."
"It's a matter of cost and expenses that we may take some issue with."
"We are incorporating their zone-based firewalls. Prisma SD-WAN has limited documentation on how it manipulates traffic, e.g., how it is interacting with TCP and UDP. We recently had some traffic that was black holing. We literally had to do packet captures to see that the new zone-based firewall, which runs on top of Prisma SD-WAN, was causing issues."
"I would also like to see improvement in the product training for customers. Palo Alto has not initiated very much training but they have to do so because this is a new product. If you have experience in a legacy environment, and you are moving to Prisma SD-WAN, you don't have a training framework. That is one of the disadvantages."
"I'd like to see them move more towards CASB."
"The only con is the pricing because it's more premium."
Software-defined WAN is a new approach to network connectivity that lowers operational costs and improves resource usage for multi-site deployments, allowing network administrators to use bandwidth more efficiently and ensure the highest possible level of performance for critical applications without sacrificing security or data privacy. For more information on deploying and configuring SD-WAN on the Meraki MX Security Appliance, see the Meraki SD-WAN Deployment Guide.
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Meraki SD-WAN is ranked 1st in Software Defined Networking (SDN) with 31 reviews while Prisma SD-WAN is ranked 8th in Software Defined WAN (SD-WAN) Solutions with 4 reviews. Meraki SD-WAN is rated 8.0, while Prisma SD-WAN is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Meraki SD-WAN writes "Known for ease of use and ubiquitous management platform that covers everything, but has some limitations and is not as robust as some of the other vendors". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Prisma SD-WAN writes "We haven't experienced anything ever go down. It has limited documentation on how it manipulates traffic". Meraki SD-WAN is most compared with Cisco SD-WAN, VMware SD-WAN, Cradlepoint NetCloud, Versa FlexVNF and Citrix SD-WAN, whereas Prisma SD-WAN is most compared with Prisma Access by Palo Alto Networks, Cisco SD-WAN, VMware SD-WAN, Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect and Fortinet FortiGate.
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