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Pros
"The aspect of Aruba ClearPass that I like most is that it has a lot of options, it is very versatile.""A mature and functional product.""The interface is very easy to use and the workflow is quite straightforward.""It's very easy to access support and the documentation is self-explanatory.""The most valuable feature is flexibility as it supports solutions from multiple vendors.""We find that at the end of the projects we manage, all functionalities perform quite well. We've tested it a lot and find it to be overall a very good solution."

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"The solution is easy to use."

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Cons
"The licensing model could be improved.""The interface could be made easier and more intuitive.""Some functions could be improved.""The initial setup was quite complex, it is not that easy.""The solution needs to upgrade its user interface. Right now, it's not so user friendly, and it's an aspect that my clients' wish was improved upon.""In the future, I would like to see plugins for AI and machine learning."

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"The installation is easy, it can take between five minutes to four hours depending on the complexity of the environment. The speed of the installation could improve for more complex environments."

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  • "The pricing is not bad and everything is included."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer: 
    Aruba ClearPass is a Network Access Control tool that gives secure network access to multiple device types. You can adapt the policies to VPN access, wired, or wireless access. You can… more »
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    Hi, The NAC can operate without the 802.1x mechanism on the switch side. Also, I think you are making a very wrong comparison on the basis of the class it belongs to(FortiNac vs FortiAuthenticator).… more »
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    We use ExtremeControl for network switching management.
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    8.6
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    Also Known As
    Avenda eTIPS
    Extreme Access Control, Enterasys NAC
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    Overview

    ClearPass Policy Manager provides secure network access in a world made up of mobile and IoT devices. It features ultra-scalable AAA with RADIUS and uses contextual data based on every user and device to enforce adaptive policies for wireless, wired or VPN access. 

    ExtremeControl lets you manage secure and automated access for both, BYOD and IoT devices from one convenient dashboard. It makes it easy to roll out granular policies across your wired and wireless networks to meet industry and company compliance obligations. Identity based network access control keeps unauthorized people and devices from accessing your network.
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    Sample Customers
    Consulate Health Care, Los Angeles Unified School District, Science Applications International Corp (SAIC), San Diego State University, KFC, ACTS Retirement-Life Communities
    Street Crane, Robert Bosch, Molex Chengdu, Weir Valves & Controls UK, Renault, AESSEAL, Ducati, Alexander Dennis, UK Ministry of Defence, Manz
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    Comms Service Provider25%
    Energy/Utilities Company19%
    Manufacturing Company13%
    University13%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider28%
    Computer Software Company18%
    Government7%
    Retailer5%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider31%
    Computer Software Company20%
    Government9%
    University6%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business36%
    Midsize Enterprise29%
    Large Enterprise36%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business26%
    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise55%
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    Aruba ClearPass is ranked 3rd in Network Access Control (NAC) with 6 reviews while ExtremeControl is ranked 12th in Network Access Control (NAC) with 1 review. Aruba ClearPass is rated 8.6, while ExtremeControl is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Aruba ClearPass writes "Excellent for securing local networks, very stable, and easily scalable". On the other hand, the top reviewer of ExtremeControl writes "Stable, easy to use, and installation can be simple". Aruba ClearPass is most compared with Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine), Forescout Platform, Fortinet FortiNAC, Ruckus Cloudpath and Pulse Policy Secure, whereas ExtremeControl is most compared with Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine), Sophos Network Access Control and Forescout Platform.

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