2020-01-19T06:38:00Z
Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Service Delivery Manager at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
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What do you like most about Mist Access Points?

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What do you like most about Mist Access Points?

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Manager of Infrastructure and Security Services at a government with 501-1,000 employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
2021-01-07T00:02:35Z
Jan 7, 2021

The triangulation feature can be used to determine where a person is in relation to the access point.

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IT Manager at a hospitality company with 201-500 employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
2020-04-19T07:40:00Z
Apr 19, 2020

The cost is the most valuable aspect of this solution.

ChandanaPiyaratne - PeerSpot reviewer
Head of Infrastructure Solutions at Thakral One (Pvt) Ltd
Real User
2020-03-16T06:56:12Z
Mar 16, 2020

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.

CA
Information Technology Consultant at a marketing services firm with 1-10 employees
Consultant
2020-01-19T06:38:00Z
Jan 19, 2020

Ability to control the access points by groups.

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Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Service Delivery Manager at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Apr 25, 2022
Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Mist Access Points. What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?
2 out of 6 answers
CA
Information Technology Consultant at a marketing services firm with 1-10 employees
Jan 19, 2020
The configuration could be improved.
ChandanaPiyaratne - PeerSpot reviewer
Head of Infrastructure Solutions at Thakral One (Pvt) Ltd
Mar 16, 2020
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. The wireless radio power needs adjustment. Different countries have different power ratings in decibel levels. While one country may have certain levels, another country will have different ones. All countries should have one standard of controlling power levels and frequencies. That way, it will be easier for us to plan with different brands.
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