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Score 9.2 out of 100
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Attribute Ratings

  • Cisco Catalyst 9120 Access Point is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend
  • Cisco Catalyst 9120 Access Point and WatchGuard Secure Wi-Fi Cloud are tied in 1 area: Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

9.5

Cisco Catalyst 9120 Access Point

95%
4 Ratings
8.0

WatchGuard Secure Wi-Fi Cloud

80%
2 Ratings

Usability

10.0

Cisco Catalyst 9120 Access Point

100%
1 Rating

WatchGuard Secure Wi-Fi Cloud

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

10.0

Cisco Catalyst 9120 Access Point

100%
1 Rating
10.0

WatchGuard Secure Wi-Fi Cloud

100%
2 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

WatchGuard Secure Wi-Fi Cloud

The WatchGuard Secure Wi-Fi Cloud works well in any scenario. With the number of AP model options, this solution can work at a coffee shop all the way up to a multi-tenant facility with thousands of users.
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

WatchGuard Secure Wi-Fi Cloud

  • Ease of Management
  • Secure
  • Wi-Fi Reporting
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

WatchGuard Secure Wi-Fi Cloud

  • As far as a native VLAN configuration, VLAN 0 is used while mostly all other vendors use VLAN 1 as the default (native) VLAN. Minor detail, but keeps configuration standard across the board.
  • The policing feature is powerful, but at times too powerful and needs to be modified a few times before getting the solution where you need it to be. Different levels of policing would be nice, with the option of creating your own and/or modifying an existing template.
Anonymous | 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

WatchGuard Secure Wi-Fi Cloud

General

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

Starting Price

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

WatchGuard Secure Wi-Fi Cloud

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

WatchGuard Secure Wi-Fi Cloud

WatchGuard Secure Wi-Fi Cloud 10.0
Based on 2 answers
The support team is great! I have never had an issue getting the support I needed. They make it a point to stick with the issue until it's resolved to the customer's satisfaction. They do not make you feel like you need to hurry up and close the ticket. They make sure the solution is working as designed.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Cisco Catalyst 9120 Access Point

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

WatchGuard Secure Wi-Fi Cloud

WatchGuard Secure Wi-Fi Cloud offers the cloud management solution unlike Ubiquiti which needs a controller that you need to setup, configure, update, and maintain. Also Security is offered with Secure Wi-Fi cloud.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Cisco Catalyst 9120 Access Point

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

WatchGuard Secure Wi-Fi Cloud

  • Less time spend on setting up Wi-Fi on client devices
  • Addressed our Security Concerns
  • Less time spent on Wireless Configurations
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Cisco Catalyst 9120 Access Point

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