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Attribute Ratings

  • Cisco Routers is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

9.3

Cisco Routers

93%
19 Ratings
8.8

Cisco vEdge Routers

88%
3 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco Routers

Cisco has a very easy CLI and most importantly it is known to most network engineers. There is a huge possibility that Cisco solutions are available over the Internet for a particular problem or a use case. Cisco has been improving ever since, however, Cisco can improve in areas such as rollback or error checking mechanism during the configuration, Juniper Networks Routers has done a great job in this area. Cisco is well suited for enterprise environments, however, for Service Provider Networks there are many options available.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco vEdge Routers

This router device works well in our organization environment. Cisco vEdge Routers are the best and quick at solving networking issues, so it [was our] cost-effective solution. They are easy to deploy and low-cost maintenance. The Cisco certification, the massive variety of products extensible, the manageability, and the reliability [are] all class features. For all these issues and points, our organization does not hesitate to select Cisco. Businesses nowadays have network platforms that accept technological improvisation and business-critical services across the whole network.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Cisco Routers

  • Cisco routers offer networks for the WAN, the LAN and the cloud include advanced analytics, optimization security incorporated with them you can have a comprehensive and proven solution.
  • They are well designed to support coherent optics to drive the convergence of optical layers, as well as systems that offer lower power consumption
  • They are very reliable for networks that are constantly growing traffic with fixed or modular systems that allow handling large traffic flows
  • They are quite friendly and easy-to-use computers on their different platforms, whether ios, ios xe, XR
Jose Manuel Castillo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco vEdge Routers

  • 3G/4G connectivity that can be used as a backup link.
  • Simple deployment and configuration.
  • Easy to manage using Web GUI.
Outman Ardy Yudha | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cisco Routers

  • Software-defined radios could be used so that both the radios could be converted into 5 GHz model to provide enhanced connectivity in network congestion scenarios.
  • Support for low power IoT devices.
  • Should provide more details about devices connected to the access points such as the risk score of the devices.
  • Enhanced encryption algorithms and quick firmware upgrades.
Ravinder Beniwal | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco vEdge Routers

  • A more robust high availability link would be nice.
  • More competitive pricing structure.
  • Faster ethernet ports on the lower end vEdge lineup.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Cisco Routers

General

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

Starting Price

Cisco vEdge Routers

General

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

Starting Price

Alternatives Considered

Cisco Routers

Cisco routers are great and are the industry standard. They have proven their ability to last and [continually] provide support for their devices. You can go into a lot of IT closets and see old Cisco switches and routers. Why? because they are workhorses and they last. Their compatibility [with] other systems and hardware makes them hard to beat.
Shaun Stockton | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco vEdge Routers

A huge positive side of using Cisco is that it is easy to understand. Apart from expanding our software application industry, this device made a huge impact through acquisition. Using Cisco, another point that stacks up against all other routers is that it is keeping up with current business trends. Traffic filtration is very simple with an access-list, which works very efficiently. Cisco comes out with the best routing engine among all the other router services. Cisco overcomes all of the issues that we are dealing with [when it comes to] other routing services.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Cisco Routers

  • Network management has become easy and fast with cloud based portal.
  • Network policies could be rolled out quickly across the devices.
  • Improvement in Network security.
  • Stable internet connection has lead to less downtime and more productivity.
  • Stable internet connection in each location within the organization.
Ravinder Beniwal | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco vEdge Routers

  • It reduces the cost of MPLS.
  • Although it has advanced technology, it is cheaper than the traditional router.
  • Easy to manage with only 1 person.
Outman Ardy Yudha | TrustRadius Reviewer

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