Aruba Switches Review

Responsive and helpful support, easy to manage, and includes a good monitoring tool


What is our primary use case?

I use Aruba wired and wireless switches as part of my network infrastructure.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features are stability, ease of management, and the monitoring tool.

These switches offer high availability and support stacking.

The audit feature gives me the ability to trust Aruba. 

The layer three switches are very scalable and very reliable.

What needs improvement?

The command-line interface could be easier to use, perhaps having voice control.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been working with Aruba Switches for a year and a half.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Our network environment is very stable with these switches, including wireless coverage.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

I have approximately 100 switches and serve about 2,000 users.

How are customer service and technical support?

The support team has a very fast response and they are very useful.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Our old environment was also built from Aruba products, which means that all of the components are compatible with each other.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is very straightforward and very easy. In the last project that we deployed, I and one engineer configured about 100 switches in two days.

What about the implementation team?

Our network team includes two people who are responsible for deployment and maintenance.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The pricing is perfect.

What other advice do I have?

Overall, this is a good product that has all of the features I need. I plan on continuing to use these switches and I can recommend them to others.

I would rate this solution a nine out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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