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Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Director of Delivery at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
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What is your primary use case for Ubiquiti UniFi?

How do you or your organization use this solution?

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

Thank you!

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9 Answers
BrianCook - PeerSpot reviewer
Information Security Officer - VP at Unified Technology Solutions
Top 5Leaderboard
03 February 21

We use it for the ability to manage and make changes at multiple locations from a single dashboard. As an MSP we manage a lot of networks and driving to each site wastes valuable employee time.

Network Administrator at a consultancy with self employed
Real User
Top 10Leaderboard
15 November 20

We use the UniFi Security Gateway (USG) and the access points. Normally, we use it to set up small scale networks. I have not implemented any large-scale corporate networks with it. Rather, they have been small to medium-sized. It is useful if they want to configure VLAN or implement VPN connectivity between two sites. The VPN can also be configuring using UniFi Wireless.

BrianCook - PeerSpot reviewer
Information Security Officer - VP at Unified Technology Solutions
Top 5Leaderboard
03 August 20

Provide WiFi and Networking to School and Business Campuses that are Clients of our MSP, because we manage the networks too we can't just install some equipment and walk away, we need to be able to quickly make changes. The UniFi line gives us that ability through the Cloud Management feature. We host our own cloud management server so we are not tied to the manufacture's whims, schedules, and changes. The software easily resides on other cloud-based servers we already had so the additional monthly cost is minimal.

Director at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
30 April 20

Our primary use case for the solution is for our own office use. In addition, we've deployed it in a retirement village where we use it for tracking nurses as well as providing internet access for residents and staff. We deal with small to medium size enterprise companies. Our company are resellers and integrators, and I'm a company director.

Consultant at SharKom Srl
05 March 20

The solution is primarily meant for internal office use. The solution has only one SSID, and there aren't normally restrictions on bandwidth, etc.

BrianCook - PeerSpot reviewer
Information Security Officer - VP at Unified Technology Solutions
Top 5Leaderboard
05 February 21

@Fabrizio Sagrlio I’m confused by your answer as UniFi easily supports Multiple SSIDs and Bandwidth restrictions through the controller dashboard. 

PeerSpot user
Manager ITeS at DMI
12 January 20

Ubiquiti UniFi is used for deploying Wi-Fi connectivity for staff and students. All of the services have MAC bindings and are whitelisted, and once they leave they can no longer use it.

Learn what your peers think about Ubiquiti UniFi. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: September 2022.
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08 July 19

We use this solution for both wired and wireless networking in a factory that is based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

it_user1111458 - PeerSpot reviewer
IT Director at Newport
Real User
04 June 19

We used this solution in a beachside hotel with twelve floors, three hundred and fifty rooms.

PeerSpot user
Supervisor of IT Infrastructure & Cybersecurity at a tech consulting company with 51-200 employees
Top 5Leaderboard
11 February 19

Ubiquiti UniFi is the most cost-effective network (wired and wireless) solution on the market. I think the reason they are so cost effective is that their support model is community driven. If your needs are rather basic and you are willing to dig in and learn the solution, it will pay dividends for years to come. The advanced feature sets are lacking, but for small businesses, Ubiquiti UniFi checks most of the boxes for features required. Ubiquiti UniFi offers a lot of enhancements through software (which is free) as time goes on making the hardware a better value all the time. No support contracts required.

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Hi, You can purchase WiFi access points from any of the above vendors. But it must be a commercial access point as in AP a few connect to the limited devices and a few can connect large devices with a single AP. It will totally depend on your work environment and access point signals covering the area. In the hall, AP can cover a large area but there is a concrete wall between two rooms or a corridor then it can down the signal to 50 DBM. So, when deciding on a WIFI/AP keep all these things in mind.
Ender Kefoglu - PeerSpot reviewer
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15 November 21
If you want high performance and stability, you should definitely go with Ruckus Wireless.  Ruckus Wireless APs have: - Adaptive antenna technology (called BeamFlex) This technology analyzes different paths to reach the client and electronically turns itself to a directional antenna, choosing the path that gives the best performance to reach each specific client. If the client is mobile or if the environment changes (such as a warehouse) the selection of paths/direction also changes instantly. Transmitting in a directional way allows a good Signal-to-Noise Ratio and also causes less interference for other nearby APs outside the path of the directional transmission. - ChannelFly technology This technology chooses the best channel based on performance rather than background scanning for noise. - Polarization Diversity This technology allows the clients not to lose signal strength when held at different angles (important for mobile devices such as tablets and telephones). - Better receive sensitivity compared to the competitors All these features make Ruckus Wireless a better choice than any other competitor (better performance, better coverage area, more stable and surprise-free communication especially in not so easy conditions such as noise, too many clients, too much traffic).
Ariel Lindenfeld - PeerSpot reviewer
Director of Content at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Feb 07, 2016
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Managing Director at a tech services company
07 February 16
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