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Score 9.1 out of 100
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Attribute Ratings

  • Cisco Embedded Wireless Controller is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

8.0

Cisco Aironet 4800 Access Points

80%
1 Rating
8.6

Cisco Embedded Wireless Controller

86%
3 Ratings

Performance

8.0

Cisco Aironet 4800 Access Points

80%
1 Rating

Cisco Embedded Wireless Controller

N/A
0 Ratings

Product Scalability

9.0

Cisco Aironet 4800 Access Points

90%
1 Rating

Cisco Embedded Wireless Controller

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco Aironet 4800 Access Points

Cisco Aironet 4800 Access Points are well suited for a larger office or organization that has multiple buildings that require a larger-scale wireless network. The controller makes it easy to discover and deploy radios in a timely manner. The Cisco Aironet 4800 Access Points are probably not well suited for smaller offices where one radio will suffice.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Embedded Wireless Controller

Overall I could see myself recommending these to others if they have the right set of circumstances at their place of business. Those would be like ours, if they had a location that couldnt be served by a WLC. Once setup they are easy to manage and self healing as in they wont go down when one is offline.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Cisco Aironet 4800 Access Points

  • Ease of setup
  • Area of coverage
  • Device life
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Embedded Wireless Controller

  • Offers enterprise-class security that keeps the network protected
  • Cost-effective connectivity
  • Deploying WiFi 6 network without complexity or added expense
  • Controlling access points and clients
Val Langenburg | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cisco Aironet 4800 Access Points

No answers on this topic

Cisco Embedded Wireless Controller

  • Some bugs in the interface.
  • Issues with licensing and Cisco DNA integration.
  • Frequent software patches needed,
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Cisco Aironet 4800 Access Points

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

Cisco Embedded Wireless Controller

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

Performance

Cisco Aironet 4800 Access Points

Cisco Aironet 4800 Access Points 8.0
Based on 1 answer
I give this rating because right out of the box we were able to configure multiple radios in the console and deploy them to our environment in a very short amount of time. The only issues we had was there was a bad radio, which was replaced quickly and easily.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Embedded Wireless Controller

No score
No answers yet
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Alternatives Considered

Cisco Aironet 4800 Access Points

We are not using any other Cisco products at this time.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Embedded Wireless Controller

Cisco Embedded Wireless Controller provides the ability to manage and deploy the wireless network from a web UI or mobile application, and without the expense or complexity of a wireless controller appliance.
Val Langenburg | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Cisco Aironet 4800 Access Points

Cisco Aironet 4800 Access Points 9.0
Based on 1 answer
I gave the rating I did because, in my opinion, this product scales very well. We are able to add as many radios as we need to to expand our network to more sites, as we need them. So far, I have not had any issues when installing new radios.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Embedded Wireless Controller

No score
No answers yet
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Return on Investment

Cisco Aironet 4800 Access Points

No answers on this topic

Cisco Embedded Wireless Controller

  • Makes having remote sites less problematic when it comes to managing AP's
  • Saved money on managed AP's as they're found cheaper
  • Takes more time to manage additional controllers versus a WLC
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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