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Wireless Solutions
« on: March 21, 2018, 09:25:39 AM »
Meraki, Cisco 5500s, Aruba, Huawei... what are you using, what do you see out there?

I see lots of Cisco, increasing Meraki, and Aruba guys that make sad faces if a third-party product doesn't work as well with their gear as it does with Cisco...
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Re: Wireless Solutions
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2018, 12:31:39 PM »
Meraki, Cisco 5500s, Aruba, Huawei... what are you using, what do you see out there?

I see lots of Cisco, increasing Meraki, and Aruba guys that make sad faces if a third-party product doesn't work as well with their gear as it does with Cisco...

100% Cisco at my place,  good thing it's not a security product so I don't have to touch it.
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Re: Wireless Solutions
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2018, 12:54:20 PM »
^ :lol:

Cisco is certainly what I'm most familiar with, but I feel like Meraki will be overtaking it. I'm seeing more than one big firm discussing a shift to Meraki.
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Re: Wireless Solutions
« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2018, 07:58:56 PM »
We are about 80% Meraki for wireless globally at this point. My Meraki feelings are very love/hate right now so just depends on which day you catch me on lol.

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Re: Wireless Solutions
« Reply #4 on: March 22, 2018, 08:03:19 PM »
We are about 80% Meraki for wireless globally at this point. My Meraki feelings are very love/hate right now so just depends on which day you catch me on lol.

Well... what do you love and what do you hate?
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Re: Wireless Solutions
« Reply #5 on: March 22, 2018, 08:35:31 PM »
40% Cisco 40% Aruba 20% Meraki

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Re: Wireless Solutions
« Reply #6 on: March 23, 2018, 06:13:39 AM »
100% Cisco at the last few jobs. It works very well and I like it.
At home I'm running Ruckus and also liking it. I kind of like the underdogs.

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Re: Wireless Solutions
« Reply #7 on: March 23, 2018, 02:39:36 PM »
We are about 80% Meraki for wireless globally at this point. My Meraki feelings are very love/hate right now so just depends on which day you catch me on lol.

Well... what do you love and what do you hate?

Honestly for wireless only it is a lot more love than hate. It is the non-wireless products like their firewalls and switches where most of my hate comes from. I should probably make a separate thread outlying my adventures and what I love/hate about the entire Meraki platform. That is if anyone is interested.

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Re: Wireless Solutions
« Reply #8 on: March 23, 2018, 03:36:06 PM »
We are about 80% Meraki for wireless globally at this point. My Meraki feelings are very love/hate right now so just depends on which day you catch me on lol.

Well... what do you love and what do you hate?

Honestly for wireless only it is a lot more love than hate. It is the non-wireless products like their firewalls and switches where most of my hate comes from. I should probably make a separate thread outlying my adventures and what I love/hate about the entire Meraki platform. That is if anyone is interested.

Yes, please do!
Take a baseball bat and trash all the routers, shout out "IT'S A NETWORK PROBLEM NOW, SUCKERS!" and then peel out of the parking lot in your Ferrari.
"The world could perish if people only worked on things that were easy to handle." -- Vladimir Savchenko
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Accounting is architecture, remember that!