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Consultant
Infrastructure Specialist at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Mar 21 2016

What do you think of Brocade Ethernet Switches?

Valuable Features:

CLI and supported technologies are very close to Cisco. The support from vendor team is great!

Improvements to My Organization:

Lowered our network budget.

Room for Improvement:

Technically the product is always improving the software part, but the hardware needs to be more reliable. I faced some issues with Power Supply only.

Deployment Issues:

We've had no issues with deployment.

Stability Issues:

We've had no issues with stability.

Scalability Issues:

We've had no issues with scalability.
Vendor
Tech Support Staff at a tech company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jul 01 2012

What is most valuable?

The switches are very flexible and easy to deploy and manage. They are energy-saving and help to effectively reduce costs. Brocade switches perform at great speeds, protect the topology using root guard, and can handle redundancy and failovers automatically.Brocade’s HyperEdge is a master switch that is dedicated to manage the other switches in the stack. It allows for easy installations and… more »

What needs improvement?

You need skills and knowledge to configure brocade switches. Equipment used by customers must be compatible with the brocade model used.

What other advice do I have?

Brocade Ethernet switches are used to connect several computers together using wire cables to form a network. Brocade Ethernet switches can support business service, residential triple-plays, and backhaul mobile applications. They are manufactured by Brocade communications systems and come in different models with 12 or more interfaces and expansion slots. I have used brocade 6910 switch that uses… more »

What is Brocade Ethernet Switches?

From the world's first Ethernet fabric technology, to an open controller that eliminates vendor lock-in, to a switch stack that you can distribute throughout your campus, Brocade Ethernet Switches give you choices. Whether that means functionality, vendors, or even locations beyond the wiring closet, every option is secure, economical, and easily manageable.
Brocade Ethernet Switches customers
Ajubeo, Akquinet AG, Big Data Analytics Provider Boligkontoret Danmark Bristol is Open, CDE Lightband, Cicero School District 99, City and County of San Francisco, Department of Emergency, City of Chattanooga, Cloudscale.sh
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