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Cisco SD-WAN

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Score 9.1 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • Cisco Meraki SD-WAN is rated higher in 1 area: Support Rating
  • Cisco SD-WAN is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

9.1

Cisco Meraki SD-WAN

91%
12 Ratings
9.7

Cisco SD-WAN

97%
42 Ratings

Usability

Cisco Meraki SD-WAN

N/A
0 Ratings
9.1

Cisco SD-WAN

91%
1 Rating

Support Rating

8.1

Cisco Meraki SD-WAN

81%
4 Ratings
7.3

Cisco SD-WAN

73%
36 Ratings

Product Scalability

9.7

Cisco Meraki SD-WAN

97%
10 Ratings

Cisco SD-WAN

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco Meraki SD-WAN

Cisco Meraki SD-WAN can be adapted to any type of scenario. Everything depends on the needs of the business and the complexity in terms of routing and treatment of links, but nevertheless, where it is best adapted is for the retail and hospitality sector. Where I would not recommend it is for service provider scenarios or where it is required to have [...] more granular control of the quality of the service.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco SD-WAN

Cisco SD-WAN is well designed for organizations that want to have full control or make their cloud and digital transformation easily. [Cisco] SD-WAN gives adaptability to use various transport links like 4G, 5G, or internet dedicated line, and WAN links can be used effectively. The troubleshooting is very fast and efficient and saves us lots of time, energy, and costs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Cisco Meraki SD-WAN

  • The natting function works really well. Even if you are behind a router with NAT, it still translates the traffic.
  • Security is a big benefit as you can define that only certain elements go across the VPN (SD-WAN).
Reon Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco SD-WAN

  • Cisco SD-WAN provides ultra-modern analytics, monitoring, and automation for any associate networking.
  • Cisco SD-WAN helps our organization fulfill optimal speeds and the best staging speed boost-up.
  • One of the major reasons to buy this application is that it empowers major augmentation in cybersecurity while also reducing overhead costs and simplifying operations, etc.
  • SD-WAN provides elucidation to our organization that cuts out high-priced routing and drags back on hardware costs while contributing to our business the elasticity to access multi-cloud services.
Syed Asad Siddique | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cisco Meraki SD-WAN

  • Customized, esoteric configurations were very hard to get connected and configured.
  • We had hoped to configure all sites filtering in one place, but each site has to be configured separately. this is prohibitive with a large number of sites.
  • Network visibility does not work as well as I would like.
  • The MX appliances do not work well with voice VLAN when using the appliances as a small office router/switch.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco SD-WAN

  • The minimum subscription time is three years, which makes the initial investment of the projects more expensive.
  • The types of subscriptions that determine the accumulated bandwidth of the transport links generate a limitation to the additional solution that the hardware supports.
  • Access to the Vmanage administration console must be from a previously established IP address, which removes flexibility of access to the cloud.
Oswaldo Tirado Diaz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Cisco Meraki SD-WAN

General

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

Starting Price

Cisco SD-WAN

General

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

Starting Price

Usability

Cisco Meraki SD-WAN

No score
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Cisco SD-WAN

Cisco SD-WAN 9.1
Based on 1 answer
It is the best solution on the market.
pablo baylac | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Cisco Meraki SD-WAN

Cisco Meraki SD-WAN 8.1
Based on 4 answers
Fast and efficient. The only issue currently is that the support is only overseas support and not in South Africa, which causes delays in resolution for some cases. Escalating issues is quite simple and the opening of new cases from the dashboard is easy. I have never had a support issue that could not be resolved.
Reon Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco SD-WAN

Cisco SD-WAN 7.3
Based on 36 answers
Al ser soluciones integradas del portafolio de soluciones de Cisco, el soporte es transversal a cada uno de los componentes implementados, teniendo el cliente la capacidad de resolver sus inconvenientes bajo una misma infraestructura que está totalmente homologada, satisfacciendo de esta manera, las necesidades del cliente asi como permitiendo, que este se concentre en su negocio. Since the Cisco SD-WAN tools are a part of Cisco’s broader portfolio of solutions, support cross-cuts to each of our deployed components, with our company as the customer having the ability to solve our problems through the same, approved infrastructure. Their support team easily satisfies the customer’s needs so that they continue to focus on business functions.
Tanner Moreno | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Cisco Meraki SD-WAN

Cisco Meraki SD-WAN is a way better option due to the fact that there is only one point of management and the way how you can integrate the entire network. A very important focus point is the security of the network from the beginning to the end. The visibility of the traffic and the way you can trace any failure and report it
ILEANA COLMENTER | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco SD-WAN

Cisco SD-WAN is the simplest to implement with graphical user interface full configuration. There [are] also many automated parts of [the] configuration, like tunnels configurations and routes propagation. Cisco also brings its SD-WAN solution as a complementary solution to users already using Cisco equipment like Meraki and Firepower firewalls. This could be an advantage also.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Cisco Meraki SD-WAN

Cisco Meraki SD-WAN 9.7
Based on 10 answers
Because [Cisco] Meraki SD-WAN has fulfilled the required functionality with the easy deployment of the configuration of new sites and growth, in addition to one of the integrations that Meraki has in general as a platform and the centralized management of everything through a single Dashboard. [...] The best thing is that [Cisco] Meraki SD-WAN is included from the enterprise licensing of the MX.
Ruben Lara | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco SD-WAN

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Cisco Meraki SD-WAN

  • All positive impacts. Easy to deploy, easy to manage. Z3 defects are rare.
  • ROI in 18 months.
  • All our hubs use Z3 embedded Wi-Fi.
Patrice Tanguay | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco SD-WAN

  • Managing to use business applications efficiently causes us to get more value from our cloud subscriptions
  • Able to use streaming services improved employees' morale and increased their performance
  • Able to combine multiple connections, helped reduce costs, and prevented us from investing in only the most expensive WAN supplier
  • Instead of relying on one supplier when one connection was down, we managed to carry on with another broadband solution
Taner Imamoglu | TrustRadius Reviewer

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