"Cradlepoint NetCloud is very stable."
"Meraki SD-WAN is a very stable and scalable solution with good technical support."
"The solution has many features available."
"This product contributed to a huge benefit in our bottom line on operational costs."
"The solution is scalable."
"They're known for their ease of use and ubiquitous management platform that covers everything. Meraki really excels in plug-and-play solutions. You just plug it up, and everything works. All of the components—the firewall/router, the switches, the access points, the cameras—work very nicely together, and they all can be managed from one platform. That is probably their biggest selling point. Everything comes in one ubiquitous package, and you don't have to manage different components from different platforms. You can see everything from one platform."
"The most valuable feature is application awareness."
"As long as the LAN is well structured, installations and setup can be complete within forty-five minutes."
"Meraki can react fast to emerging trends."
"In our situation, the initial setup was complex."
"Meraki could make better use of virtual connect."
"The solution needs to enact more advanced protections."
"We'd like features that provide more transparency when there are issues. Right now, it's hard to get clarity on problems. We need more visibility."
"Meraki offers the client basic security, it is not the same as what FortiGate is offering."
"From the vice perspective, they just are not as robust as some of the other vendors. They have limitations in throughput and the number of circuits that they can support on a wide area network. Their higher-end security is all cloud-based. They have some capability with the premise-based solutions, but the higher ends are all cloud-based, and that's via Cisco Umbrella."
"The port density should be improved because this solution is limited to two."
"The product could be improved by being made more simple to use. We had some issues integrating our MPLS with Meraki SD-WAN."
"There are currently issues with NAT-Unfriendly situations on G4 networks that should be resolved."
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Cradlepoint’s NetCloud is an integrated platform that connects modern enterprises from the Edge to the cloud to ensure pervasive connectivity and greater availability. It combines advanced Enterprise Software-Defined Network (SDN) and Software-Defined Perimeter (SD-P) technologies that enable dynamic connectivity and network management of fixed branch locations, vehicles, and M2M/IoT deployments within one pane of glass platform.
Software-defined WAN is a new approach to network connectivity that lowers operational costs and improves resource usage for multi-site deployments, allowing network administrators to use bandwidth more efficiently and ensure the highest possible level of performance for critical applications without sacrificing security or data privacy. For more information on deploying and configuring SD-WAN on the Meraki MX Security Appliance, see the Meraki SD-WAN Deployment Guide.
Cradlepoint NetCloud is ranked 3rd in Software Defined Networking (SDN) with 1 review while Meraki SD-WAN is ranked 1st in Software Defined Networking (SDN) with 18 reviews. Cradlepoint NetCloud is rated 8.0, while Meraki SD-WAN is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Cradlepoint NetCloud writes "An all-in-one subscription that enables your transition to a Wireless WAN". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Meraki SD-WAN writes "Ultimate flexibility in this solution lends opportunities for creative problem solving and cost savings". Cradlepoint NetCloud is most compared with Peplink SpeedFusion, Cisco SD-WAN, Fortinet FortiGate, VMware SD-WAN and Versa FlexVNF, whereas Meraki SD-WAN is most compared with VMware SD-WAN, Cisco SD-WAN, Versa FlexVNF, Citrix SD-WAN and Prisma SD-WAN.
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