6 Ratings
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Score 9.2 out of 100
5 Ratings
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Score 8.3 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • Cisco Catalyst 9120 Access Point is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

9.5

Cisco Catalyst 9120 Access Point

95%
4 Ratings
8.0

Cisco Small Business 100 Series Wireless Access Points

80%
3 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

Cisco Catalyst 9120 Access Point

N/A
0 Ratings
10.0

Cisco Small Business 100 Series Wireless Access Points

100%
1 Rating

Usability

10.0

Cisco Catalyst 9120 Access Point

100%
1 Rating

Cisco Small Business 100 Series Wireless Access Points

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

10.0

Cisco Catalyst 9120 Access Point

100%
1 Rating

Cisco Small Business 100 Series Wireless Access Points

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco Catalyst 9120 Access Point

Cisco Switches are most suited to larger organizations. Small networks would not really benefit from the large cost outlay and would be better off with a switch from a lower tier of Cisco's product line, or something from another manufacturer. For the 9120 range of Access Points, I would say that if you are an organization that has hardware that supports the latest WiFi 6 or the 802.11AX standards, then it is definitely worth considering getting these.
Muhammad Mulla | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Small Business 100 Series Wireless Access Points

We have used the 100 Series Wireless Access Points as our "go-to" wireless add-on, to complement our other Cisco Small Business quick deployment equipment. Depending on if the need for wireless arises, having these Cisco Wireless Access Points makes it so much faster and easier to set up to be operational in no time at all.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Cisco Catalyst 9120 Access Point

  • First off, the overall physical design. Slim, light, and can be mounted anywhere. Blends into ceilings/walls and is easy to mount. (Clients are very picky with overall look sometimes).
  • Easy to deploy and configure, making the setup very quick, minimizing any potential downtime during installation and/or maintenance upgrades.
  • Fast and reliable at a decent price point for the clients.
NAKIA EPLEY | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Small Business 100 Series Wireless Access Points

  • Access coverage is great.
  • Devices are simple to place and activate.
  • There weren't as many replacements required as with other products.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cisco Catalyst 9120 Access Point

  • The Cisco Catalyst 9120 Access Point is very different from traditional AireOS devices so there is a higher learning curve.
  • Bugs in some of the codes.
  • Getting it to join a legacy Wireless LAN Controller is harder.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Small Business 100 Series Wireless Access Points

  • Meant for too small of a business
  • Lack of full control for IT team
Matthew Gardner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Cisco Catalyst 9120 Access Point

General

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

Starting Price

Cisco Small Business 100 Series Wireless Access Points

General

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

Starting Price

Likelihood to Renew

Cisco Catalyst 9120 Access Point

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Cisco Small Business 100 Series Wireless Access Points

Cisco Small Business 100 Series Wireless Access Points 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Overall, we have been very happy with the results.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Cisco Catalyst 9120 Access Point

Cisco Catalyst 9120 Access Point 10.0
Based on 1 answer
The Cisco Catalyst 9120 Access Points have been a solid deployment for me. Using their interface is a mix of new and old. They run IOS, so if you know the CLI, you can easily navigate around them. You can join them to an older controller if it supports a certain version, you can join it to a new 9800 controller--very straight forward--and you can run the embedded wireless controller on them directly. I've found this to be very useful at smaller sites. The Cisco Catalyst 9120 Access Points are not limited to feature sets like the older generations' mobility express platform.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Small Business 100 Series Wireless Access Points

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Cisco Catalyst 9120 Access Point

Cisco Catalyst 9120 Access Point 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Cisco has been very good at correcting early issues with their code. Their TAC support has been fantastic when I would open a case with issues I was facing. Even though the hardware was new, they were very familiar with the interfaces and issues I was having. In the past I've been concerned about adopting a new product right away because of support issues. That was not the case here. Once I had the deployment up and running, they have had a good run of reliability.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Small Business 100 Series Wireless Access Points

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Cisco Catalyst 9120 Access Point

Perfect integration into an otherwise already up-and-running Cisco environment
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Small Business 100 Series Wireless Access Points

Pricing and the use case all pointed to us going with the Small Business 100 Series instead of the Meraki.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Cisco Catalyst 9120 Access Point

  • Compatibility with other vendors is the greatest advantage.
Muhammad Mulla | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Small Business 100 Series Wireless Access Points

  • Uptime was 100%
  • No complaints from employees when it was used
Matthew Gardner | TrustRadius Reviewer

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