Cisco Ethernet Switches Review

Stable, feature-rich, with good functionalities and the support is valuable and timely


What is our primary use case?

They are superior in their class, and there are different functionalities for different models.

We are using this solution on campus. You can roll-out the feature to anywhere from 100 to 10,000 users. You can link the main campus to the small offices and deploy the features.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features of this solution are the auto-complete functionality and the end-to-end functionalities, such as routing with the channel.

The hardware has very good features.

What needs improvement?

It needs to be more secure. They have to find a more secure way of action.

They should have ways to stop the attacks.

Because of the cyber attacks, they should focus more on VoIP.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

This product is very stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

This solution is very scalable.

How are customer service and technical support?

Cisco technical support is very good. They provide timely and valuable support.


How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is straightforward. 

The installation is quite simple and quite easy to configure.

They provide good examples that are available on the website. It's very easy to navigate to go through the documents.

We can design as per our requirements.

Depending on the features the deployment and implementation can take anywhere from thirty minutes to two hours.

What about the implementation team?

More technical guys are required for the deployment of the features and the testing can be managed by two.

A team of three to five members is enough to deploy and test all of the features.

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

With all of the features and when you compare with other solutions, the cost is much less.

What other advice do I have?

I can recommend these switches to others who are interested in using them.

I would rate Cisco Ethernet Switches a nine out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
**Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: Integrator
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