HPE Ethernet Switches Review

HP works well in small scale. HP needs to clean up the config files.


What is most valuable?

It used to be cheap for access switching - I'm not sure if that's still the case today.

What needs improvement?

Security and routing handling - also they need to clean up the config files.

For how long have I used the solution?

Since 2003.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

As far as switching goes no, I haven't had any issues with deployment.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

MSM controllers can lose parts of its config in updates.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

HP works well in small scale - large scale is not good with HP.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service: 3/5Technical Support: 3/5

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

I have used Brocade, Aruba, Cisco, Juniper, D-Link, Netgear, Linksys, 3Com, Dell, Force10, Nortel, IBM and Intel based networking products.

How was the initial setup?

Basic setup is simple

What about the implementation team?

In-house

What other advice do I have?

Consider whether you only need basic switching.
**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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author avatarit_user4401 (Developer at a transportation company with 1,001-5,000 employees)
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What do you mean, more exactly, by cleaning up the config files? For me, the config files are easy to use.