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Score 10 out of 100
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Score 9.2 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco Meraki Insight

Suitable scenarios:
  • When you have contracted applications in SaaS service
  • When you have contracted applications in IaaS service
Less suitable scenarios:
  • When you do not have critical applications for business or company processes
  • When you have not contracted applications in SaaS service
  • When you have not contracted applications in IaaS service
Ruben Lara | TrustRadius Reviewer

Wireshark

I don't know of any other tool that works as well as Wireshark for packet capture an inspection. It's extremely easy to get up and running, and even with little to no knowledge of how to use the tool, you can be looking at all the traffic coming off a network interface.
Chase Palmer, CISSP | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Cisco Meraki Insight

  • Application status visibility
  • Visibility of the performance of internet providers
  • Voice service visibility
Ruben Lara | TrustRadius Reviewer

Wireshark

  • Light-weight software - Does not require high end specifications; also runs smoothly on Legacy systems
  • Filter function - Lets you filter you packets from thousands to tens so as to find your target much easily
  • Simultaneous capturing on all the network adapters - You can capture packets from all the Network Interface Cards (NIC's) at once.
Jaspreet Singh | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cisco Meraki Insight

  • Number of applications for monitoring
  • Instantly update application status
  • Faster information display
Ruben Lara | TrustRadius Reviewer

Wireshark

  • A more user-friendly interface would be nice, but then again it is not really designed for those who are not quite comfortable with this type of software.
  • Changes to functionality on updates - this can sometimes happen unexpectedly and can be an annoyance.
  • More powerful data processing would be welcomed
Mauro Biefeni | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Cisco Meraki Insight

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Wireshark

Wireshark 10.0
Based on 2 answers
I give Wireshark a 10 for usability because it is very usable. Just about anyone can capture packets within a few seconds of opening the program. The analysis is a science but as far as just using Wireshark; it's very easy.
Kenneth Hess | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Cisco Meraki Insight

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Wireshark

Wireshark 9.5
Based on 8 answers
I don't believe Wireshark has "true" support as the software is open source. However, there is an active & friendly community around Wireshark that are more than happy to help answer questions. From a comprehensive Wiki and FAQ section on the site to the Ask a Question forum and bug tracker section, there's plenty of support options to make sure your questions and issues are addressed.
Drew Harrison | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Cisco Meraki Insight

No score
No answers yet
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Wireshark

Wireshark 10.0
Based on 3 answers
Simple and easy setup.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Cisco Meraki Insight

Cisco Meraki is an excellent complement to have visibility and monitor the behavior of critical applications for business processes. It is the principal complement when you use Cisco SD-WAN Meraki because this offers the widest visibility of the ISP links
Ruben Lara | TrustRadius Reviewer

Wireshark

Wireshark is a free tool that came highly recommended by one of our former network security consultants. Using the tool he was able to resolve all of our higher tier network tickets, so we observed first hand why we needed to add Wireshark into our toolset. We received in-depth instruction and training scenarios that demonstrated the effectiveness and power of the product, so we didn't spend any time reviewing competing products.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Cisco Meraki Insight

  • Optimize internet links
  • Take proactive actions when an application fails
  • Know better the status of my WAN network
Ruben Lara | TrustRadius Reviewer

Wireshark

  • It is Easy to Use and Setup is very Easy
  • The data captured can be shared with different teams for further troubleshooting and working on a resolution to the issue.
  • Easy to Analyze the data, create own filters with easy to use expressions.
Arnab Mukherjee | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Cisco Meraki Insight

General

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

Cisco Meraki Insight Editions & Modules

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Wireshark

General

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

Wireshark Editions & Modules

Edition
WiresharkFree
  1. none
Additional Pricing Details

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