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Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Service Delivery Manager at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
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What is your primary use case for MikroTik Routers and Switches?

How do you or your organization use this solution?

Please share with us so that your peers can learn from your experiences.

Thank you!

PeerSpot user
19 Answers
Firewall Engineer at a marketing services firm with 1-10 employees
Top 5Leaderboard
22 May 21

I mainly use this solution for hotspot networks but also for lots of other things, for example, to connect more than one type of server, merging more than one connection together, firewall, multiple ID cameras, wireless device to connect different sites, and VPNs.

Hermann Medrano - PeerSpot reviewer
Telecommunications Engineer at Universidad
Real User
Top 5
27 April 21

I configure and implement WiFi internet and wide area networks using MikroTik Routers and Switches. I also use it for connectivity with end-users and for implementing a firewall and routing protocols.

Orlando Silva - PeerSpot reviewer
Manager at Truenet
Real User
Top 10
03 February 21

We have a website with online shopping, and the MikroTik products are part of our network infrastructure. We also resell these products, and our customers buy them for both wired routing and wireless access points.

IT Manager at Yayasan Darul Quran Mulia
Real User
Top 5
26 January 21

We use MikroTik Routers and Switches as a router and firewall. We also use it to manage our Hotspot users.

Udochi Ododo - PeerSpot reviewer
Manager, Technical Planning and Solutions Design at Galaxy Backbone Ltd
Real User
Top 5
11 January 21

I am a solution provider and I deploy this product for my customers. Primarily, it is used for last-mile access. When I deploy it in an enterprise environment, It is normally for bandwidth control.

Director at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Real User
Top 10
16 December 20

We are using this solution for multiple things. It provides a hotspot gateway, triple PoE, login ID, authentication, and login tapes. We use it to provide a connection for our clients.

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IT Infrastructure Engineer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Real User
Top 10
02 December 20

I mainly use MikroTik Routers. We use them for laboratory and integral solution purposes and different kinds of load balancing and network switching. We also use them for different kinds of use cases that highly rely on network switching. I am using the latest version, and I do automatic updates.

Chief Solutions Architect at Tech2go Strategic IT Solutions
Real User
16 September 20

We manage wide area networks for our clients nationwide. We run a data center and provide internet services. We use MikroTik for our network operation centers. We also manage WiFi for hospitalities and a lot of multi-dwelling units. We have experience in deploying MikroTik, NETGEAR, and HP products.

Senior System Engineer at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Real User
03 September 20

We mainly use this solution for switch and routing.

Information Technology Manager at a logistics company with 51-200 employees
Real User
27 August 20

MikroTik is our main router for incoming and outgoing traffic throughout the system architecture.

Network Security Engineer at a outsourcing company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
13 February 20

I have worked more with the MikroTik Routers, as opposed to their switching products. We use this solution to route traffic in our network. For example, if one group is experiencing a slow connection then we can re-route the traffic. This is possible because we have multiple links on our premises.

Mahmood Shah - PeerSpot reviewer
Solutions architect at NetSys
Real User
13 February 20

I primarily use the solution as a firewall, and for routing purposes, and for multi-band load balancing.

IT Systems Engineer at Mozolo Technologies
29 January 20

We use MikroTik both in our company and clients. Even extended to our household clients. MikroTik devices offer you similar features you'll normally get from high priced devices like Cisco and HP, however at a fraction of the costs. This works very nicely with us since our clients are mainly small and medium. The device price doesn't dictate whether the client gets a solution. VLANs, L3 Routing, Load Balancing, HotSpot are amongst some of the features we normally use in many of our deployments.

MartynasLaugalys - PeerSpot reviewer
Network Expert at a tech vendor with 10,001+ employees
Real User
23 December 19

We primarily use our MikroTik devices as layer three routers.

NikitaMoroz - PeerSpot reviewer
Team Lead at a comms service provider with 1-10 employees
Real User
09 December 19

We use this product to route traffic with dynamic routing protocols like BGP. We also use it for filtering traffic and making network translations to provide access to services that are behind it. In this regard, it acts as a firewall. It hosts a lot of B2B sessions with our internal and external peers.

Technical Support Engineer at Point PC
Real User
28 October 19

We are a system integrator and this is one of the solutions that we implement for our customers. Our primary customers are Fiber to the home (FTTH), which are small customers who are connecting by fiber.

NOC Manager/Network Administrator at a tech vendor with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
22 October 19

We use this solution for normal routing, as well as load balancing for internet traffic. I have a dual internet load balancing setup. This is an on-premises solution.

User at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Real User
21 October 19

We primarily use the solution for high performance, low-cost routers and for low-cost wifi environments where we need specific configurations.

Technology Manager at Klinic Community Health
Real User
15 May 19

Our primary use case for this solution is to provide wireless internet service.

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