Favorite Wireless Manufacturers 2016

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Mar 07, 2016

Following up on our 2014 survey for Integrator's Favorite Wireless Products, here are the new results.

The top spot may not surprise you, but the changes among the other players have some interesting trends.

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Ubiquiti ******** *********** ** **** ******

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Fluidmesh ******* *** * ******* ******

********* **** *** *** ***** ****, ****** ** *** * distant *** **** *% ** *** ***** *****.

********* *** **** ***** ***** *** ***** ***** *** ********* support, ** **** **** *** **** ********'* **** ***** ********.

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Engenius ****** *** *** *** *****

******** **** ** *** *****, **** **** ***** *% ** the ***** ****. ****** **** ******** ***** **** ***** **** Ubiquiti, ** ********* **** ******** ***** **** *******:

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  • "******** *** ******** ************ **** *** **** *********** *** ****** reliable"
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FireTide ****** ***

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  • "******** - *** **** ** ******** ****** ** ****** ** the ****, *** ***** **** **** ********* ** ****** ** 2012 **** **** **** **** ****. ** **** ******* ***** FluidMesh ** *** **** ***** *** *** ***** *** ** is **** ** ******."

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A ***** *** ** ********** ****

*****, ******, ********, ******,*********, *** *** * ****** ** ****** *** *** * mention ** *** *** ** *********** ******** ***** *** ** them.

Cisco * ** ****

*****, ***** ****** *** ***** **** **** ****** *** **** mentions ** **** ******. **** **** *** ***** *************** ** wireless ********** **'* ******** ** *** ** ******** ** *****. Cisco's ******* ** **** ****** *** ** *** ** ***** lack ** *********** ******* *********** ** **** **** *** ***** lack ** ******** ** *** ******** ******.

None *** ** ******* ***** ******

**% ** *** **** **** ** * *********** ** "****" and "** *******".

* ***** ****** ** *********** ***** **** ******** **** ******** and ******** *** *** ************ **** ****** *** ** *****. 19% ** *** ********* *********** * ****** **** ******* ********, while **% ****** ****** ** ********** *** * ********** *******, or ** ***** ******* ** ******** ** *******.

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******** ********** ********** *** ***** ************ *** **** ***. ************* are ********* ******* ** ***** ******* ********** *********** (*.* ***, 5Ghz), ** ********* *** ****** ********** **** (*****) ***********. ********** wave ***** ******* ** *+**** **********, *** *** ** *** very **** ************ ********* *** **** *** ** ********* ******** simply ** *** ****** ** *** **********.

*** ******* ********* *** ***** ***** ******* ********. *******, ***** ***** **** ****, ***** ** **** ****** to ** * ********** ** ******** ** ********* **** **** are ********. *** **** *** ***** ******** ***** ** **** less ****** *** ****** ****** *****, **** **** (*) ** cameras ** * **** *** *** ******** ** **** **** than *** **+**** ***** **** ** * ******** ****.

Future *********** - **** ******

******** *** * ****** ***** ** *** ****** *** ***** most ****** **** ** ** ******* **** ** ** ******** failure **** ** ******* ******* ******. ******, **** ************* ************** ******* *** ***** ***.

* *********** ****** ** ******** ***** **** ** ***** ****** support. *** *****/****** ******* **** ********, *** ***-***-***-***-***-******** ******* **** FluidMesh. **** ** ****** *** *** ********* **** ** ***** to ** **** ********** ** * $*** **** ** ******.

* **** ** ******** **** ******** ****** (********** **) **** a ****** ***** ** $***. **** ** * ********** ***** cut **** ***** ** **** ** ******'* ****** ****** ****** very ****.

***'* ****** * ****** **** * ***** ******** ** *** hardware (***** ** **** ********* *** **** ****** ***'** ****** an ************* ***** ****** ** *********), **** *** *** **** of ****** *** $***. ****** ** **%, ****** **** * $210 ******* *****. * ****-***** *********** ***** **** * $*** selling *****. *** ***** *** ****** ** *** ***** ******** are ****, ***** ** **** **** **** ******** *** ************. Let's ****** * ***** ** **** **** ** ******* *** pair, ****** **$***/**:

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Cheap ******** ******** ***** ***********

**** ***** *********** **** **** ***** ******** ******** ********* ******** online ** * ********* ** ***** ********. **** *** ** true *** **** ******* **********, *** ****-***** ******** *** *** be *** ** ****. ***** **'* *** ********* ** ***** a **** ** ************ ** * **** ***** *********** ******, the ***** ******** *** **** ***-******* ** * ********** ******. This ** *** **** ** *** **** * ***** ********** can****** * ******* ***, *** ******** ********* ****** ******* ***** *********** **** **** bidding **. *** *** **** ** *** ********, *** *** savings **** ********* * ***** **** ******** $**** ** ******* $140 ***** ** ******** * ********* *******.

Comments (5)

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