We changed our name from IT Central Station: Here's why

HPE Wireless WAN vs Ruckus Wireless WAN comparison

Cancel
You must select at least 2 products to compare!
Featured Review
Find out what your peers are saying about HPE Wireless WAN vs. Ruckus Wireless WAN and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
564,643 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Quotes From Members
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use.
Here are some excerpts of what they said:
Pros
"The main benefit of this product is the lifetime warranty, up to 99 years. For example, if your switch card fails after 10 years, and the hardware fails, it will be replaced with the very same switch or the equivalent model available at the time.""The most valuable features of this solution are it supports the newest virus technology, which helps with bandwidth, and is very stable.""The performance is good.""It's easy to use.""HPE Wireless is easy to use. Integration is not an issue. It is easy to integrate HPE Wireless with any operating system and other brands of switches.""The most valuable feature of this solution is flexibility.""The most important is that the solution is stable.""Setting up the solution initially is very easy."

More HPE Wireless WAN Pros →

"The solution is suitable for many types of environments, such as small businesses.""The most valuable aspect of the solution is the size of the outdoor access points. It's great and you can disguise them quite well.""Tech support is good.""Provides great coverage and performance.""The most valuable features are the ease of deployment, the coverage that it offers, and the reliability.""The actual wireless access points themselves are very powerful."

More Ruckus Wireless WAN Pros →

Cons
"The HPE Wireless dashboard could be more user-friendly.""It's very old-fashioned, which is why we have made the decision to replace it.""Sometimes it can be difficult to find the right sizing.""The scalability is good, but it could improve.""Technical support could be improved. They could respond a bit faster.""I would say that the integration with other vendors in areas such as management or the visibility of other vendors in the management tools could be improved.""The scalability and the support could be better.""The installation is easy. However, my implementation is complicated and you would need special training to complete it."

More HPE Wireless WAN Cons →

"The pricing, when compared to Ubiquiti, isn't competitive enough. If you want to have a Government or Public sector client they will ask why they should pay 200 euros if they can get something for 40 euros.""The connectivity and mobility for users could be improved.""The solution could be more stable.""Of course, we'd always like it to be cheaper, but that's for every product.""I would not consider this solution to be stable.""It would be nice to some analytical features built into this solution."

More Ruckus Wireless WAN Cons →

Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "I find the price to be reasonable."
  • "Price wise, it is on the medium end of the scale. It could be lower."
  • "We don't pay a licensing fee, we purchased the product."
  • "There is a license for this solution and the license is normally paid annually but this depends on the contract."
  • "The solution is quite expensive. You have to pay for every node and it can get expensive fast, it is approximately £3,000 per month."
  • "We have been satisfied with the price."
  • More HPE Wireless WAN Pricing and Cost Advice →

  • "It's expensive but you get more coverage."
  • "Here in India, Ruckus is chosen often because it is priced low."
  • More Ruckus Wireless WAN Pricing and Cost Advice →

    report
    Use our free recommendation engine to learn which Wireless WAN solutions are best for your needs.
    564,643 professionals have used our research since 2012.
    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer: 
    We don't pay a licensing fee, we purchased the product.
    Top Answer: 
    The initial setup could be simplified. The integration with Microsoft could be improved. The scalability and the support could be better.
    Top Answer: 
    Ubiquiti Wireless is extremely easy to set up and is an excellent option for small businesses, offering enterprise features for a one-time fee and no ongoing licensing fees. Ubiquiti Wireless is very… more »
    Top Answer: 
    The solution is suitable for many types of environments, such as small businesses.
    Top Answer: 
    There is a license required for this solution. Here in India, Ruckus is chosen often because it is priced low.
    Ranking
    4th
    out of 11 in Wireless WAN
    Views
    120
    Comparisons
    70
    Reviews
    10
    Average Words per Review
    314
    Rating
    7.6
    2nd
    out of 11 in Wireless WAN
    Views
    4,702
    Comparisons
    4,215
    Reviews
    6
    Average Words per Review
    361
    Rating
    8.5
    Comparisons
    Also Known As
    Wireless WAN, HP Wireless WAN
    Learn More
    Overview
    HPE Wireless WAN, a Software-Defined WAN dynamically selects the best path for each app based on policies and real-time network measurements. Flexibly and securely connect users to apps with higher visibility into vital traffic. WAN Portfolio include the following: HPE OfficeConnect OC20 802.11ac Series Access Points, HPE FlexNetwork MSR2000 Router Series, HPE FlexNetwork HSR6800 Router Series and HPE FlexNetwork VSR1000 Virtual Services Router Series.

    The Ruckus product portfolio of Wi-Fi, switching, IoT, LTE, software and SaaS lets you deliver a great end-user connectivity experience while reducing the amount of time you spend managing the network. And because Ruckus packs more capability into every network element, you can build that network at a lower cost per connection.

    Whether your users are employees, customers, guests, residents, students, visitors, fans, or subscribers, Ruckus products are designed to enhance their experience—and yours.

    Offer
    Learn more about HPE Wireless WAN
    Learn more about Ruckus Wireless WAN
    Sample Customers
    Bell Canada
    American University of Sharjah, Dordt College, Drew University, Lamar University, Raroa School
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    Computer Software Company25%
    Comms Service Provider13%
    Government13%
    Financial Services Firm13%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider38%
    Computer Software Company15%
    Educational Organization6%
    Government6%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business45%
    Midsize Enterprise36%
    Large Enterprise18%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business53%
    Midsize Enterprise20%
    Large Enterprise27%
    Find out what your peers are saying about HPE Wireless WAN vs. Ruckus Wireless WAN and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
    564,643 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    HPE Wireless WAN is ranked 4th in Wireless WAN with 11 reviews while Ruckus Wireless WAN is ranked 2nd in Wireless WAN with 6 reviews. HPE Wireless WAN is rated 7.8, while Ruckus Wireless WAN is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of HPE Wireless WAN writes "Provides network security, is user friendly, stable, and scalable, and has a lifetime warranty". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Ruckus Wireless WAN writes "Simple to use, great for outdoor usage and easy to disguise". HPE Wireless WAN is most compared with , whereas Ruckus Wireless WAN is most compared with Ubiquiti Wireless, Cambium, Fortinet FortiWLM and Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN. See our HPE Wireless WAN vs. Ruckus Wireless WAN report.

    See our list of best Wireless WAN vendors.

    We monitor all Wireless WAN reviews to prevent fraudulent reviews and keep review quality high. We do not post reviews by company employees or direct competitors. We validate each review for authenticity via cross-reference with LinkedIn, and personal follow-up with the reviewer when necessary.