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Pros
"It's very easy to access support and the documentation is self-explanatory.""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.""The most valuable feature is flexibility as it supports solutions from multiple vendors.""The aspect of Aruba ClearPass that I like most is that it has a lot of options, it is very versatile.""The interface is very easy to use and the workflow is quite straightforward.""A mature and functional product."

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"Ruckus technical support is very good and helpful whenever we need them.""The solution is easy to use, well designed, robust, and has good traffic capacity.""I find the solution to be very rich in features."

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Cons
"The licensing model could be improved.""Some functions could be improved.""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.""The initial setup was quite complex, it is not that easy.""The interface could be made easier and more intuitive.""In the future, I would like to see plugins for AI and machine learning."

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"The hardest part we've had to deal with is trying to find some physical product recently as everything is going like hotcakes.""I believe the solution is missing some great features which are present in other solutions like Aruba, UiPath, and Cisco ISE.""The solution could improve by adding more detailed information that customers have available on the dashboards."

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  • "The pricing is not bad and everything is included."
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  • "The licensing of the solution is user-based and the price is good."
  • "The cost was somewhere around $700 for the access points, however, there was a discount."
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    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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    I find the solution to be very rich in features.
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    The licensing of the solution is user-based and the price is good.
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    I believe the solution is missing some great features which are present in other solutions like Aruba, UiPath, and Cisco ISE. One example of an improvement could be regarding mobile device… more »
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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. 

    Cloudpath Enrollment System is a software/SaaS platform that delivers secure wired and wireless network access for BYOD, guest users and IT-owned devices. It streamlines getting devices on the network and secures every connection with powerful encryption. Cloudpath software gives you granular policy control over what network resources users can access. It lets you deliver a great end-user experience and virtually eliminates helpdesk tickets related to network access. Choose from cloud-based or virtualized on-premises deployment. Cloudpath software supports any user, any device, and any network infrastructure.

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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
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    Find out what your peers are saying about Aruba ClearPass vs. Ruckus Cloudpath and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
    564,599 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Aruba ClearPass is ranked 3rd in Network Access Control (NAC) with 6 reviews while Ruckus Cloudpath is ranked 9th in Network Access Control (NAC) with 3 reviews. Aruba ClearPass is rated 8.6, while Ruckus Cloudpath is rated 9.0. 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 Ruckus Cloudpath writes "Does what's needed with good technical support and good coverage". Aruba ClearPass is most compared with Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine), Forescout Platform, Fortinet FortiNAC, Microsoft Intune and Sophos Network Access Control, whereas Ruckus Cloudpath is most compared with Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine), Fortinet FortiNAC, Sophos Network Access Control, Pulse Policy Secure and Forescout Platform. See our Aruba ClearPass vs. Ruckus Cloudpath report.

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