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Ruckus Cloudpath vs Sophos Network Access Control comparison

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We performed a comparison between Ruckus Cloudpath and Sophos Network Access Control based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Network Access Control (NAC) solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.

To learn more, read our detailed Ruckus Cloudpath vs. Sophos Network Access Control report (Updated: September 2022).
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"Ruckus technical support is very good and helpful whenever we need them.""I find the solution to be very rich in features.""The solution is easy to use, well designed, robust, and has good traffic capacity."

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"The pricing is very reasonable and you can negotiate on the price.""Sophos' technical support is great, very fast and responsive, and they always know how to fix the problem.""It is intuitive in the sense that I don't have to struggle with the configuration.""The installation is very straightforward."

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"I believe the solution is missing some great features which are present in other solutions like Aruba, UiPath, and Cisco ISE.""The hardest part we've had to deal with is trying to find some physical product recently as everything is going like hotcakes.""The solution could improve by adding more detailed information that customers have available on the dashboards."

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"The interface on the cloud could be a bit better - just to give more performance on it.""An area that could be improved is the information about licensing, which is fairly confusing at present.""In order to provide better management, it would be ideal with they offered better plugins for their firewall.""I would say that anything that makes it easier to use and obtain statistics and metrics on any issue is always welcome. Anything that provides more information or insights into what is going on on the network would be beneficial."

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  • "The licensing of the solution is user-based and the price is good."
  • "The cost was somewhere around $700 for the access points, however, there was a discount."
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    Top Answer:I find the solution to be very rich in features.
    Top Answer:The licensing of the solution is user-based and the price is good.
    Top Answer:I believe the solution is missing some great features which are present in other solutions like Aruba, UiPath, and Cisco ISE. One example of an improvement could be regarding mobile device… more »
    Top Answer:The wifi control is fantastic and makes it very easy to administer.
    Top Answer:The licensing is modular. That means, you typically buy a base license and then add on what you need to increase its functionality. If you want to, for example, install a main gateway, or if you want… more »
    Top Answer:I would like to see mobile administration capabilities in the next release so that we can administer the device from a mobile device.
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    Cloudpath Enrollment System is a software/SaaS platform that delivers secure wired and wireless network access for BYOD, guest users and IT-owned devices. It streamlines getting devices on the network and secures every connection with powerful encryption. Cloudpath software gives you granular policy control over what network resources users can access. It lets you deliver a great end-user experience and virtually eliminates helpdesk tickets related to network access. Choose from cloud-based or virtualized on-premises deployment. Cloudpath software supports any user, any device, and any network infrastructure.

    Sophos NAC Provides comprehensive, easy-to-deploy network access control that protects enterprise networks from the threats posed by non-compliant, compromised, or misconfigured endpoint computers. The software solution is vendor-neutral and works with existing network infrastructure and security applications. Computers are permitted or denied access to the network, based on a centrally defined, policy-driven assessment - and isolated, quarantined for remediation, automatically remediated, or sent alerts. Administrators can define and manage policies uniquely for managed and guest computers, including checking their security status and ensuring that no unwanted applications are run.
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    Sample Customers
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    Rushmoor Borough Council
    Top Industries
    Comms Service Provider22%
    Computer Software Company15%
    Educational Organization8%
    Computer Software Company21%
    Comms Service Provider20%
    Real Estate/Law Firm5%
    Company Size
    Small Business25%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise57%
    Small Business80%
    Midsize Enterprise10%
    Large Enterprise10%
    Small Business26%
    Midsize Enterprise25%
    Large Enterprise49%
    Buyer's Guide
    Ruckus Cloudpath vs. Sophos Network Access Control
    September 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Ruckus Cloudpath vs. Sophos Network Access Control and other solutions. Updated: September 2022.
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    Ruckus Cloudpath is ranked 7th in Network Access Control (NAC) with 3 reviews while Sophos Network Access Control is ranked 5th in Network Access Control (NAC) with 4 reviews. Ruckus Cloudpath is rated 9.0, while Sophos Network Access Control is rated 8.8. The top reviewer of Ruckus Cloudpath writes "Does what's needed with good technical support and good coverage". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Sophos Network Access Control writes "Great security with a user-friendly interface and excellent stability". Ruckus Cloudpath is most compared with Aruba ClearPass, Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine), Fortinet FortiNAC and Forescout Platform, whereas Sophos Network Access Control is most compared with Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine), Aruba ClearPass, Fortinet FortiNAC, F5 BIG-IP Access Policy Manager (APM) and Portnox CORE. See our Ruckus Cloudpath vs. Sophos Network Access Control report.

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