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Dmitriy Ronkin
Real User
Networking Specialist at Transportation
Jun 12 2017

What is most valuable?

Versatility and streamlined IOS Availability of expertise on the market (resources)

How has it helped my organization?

Streamlined IOS helped to develop templates for Ethernet Switches without worrying of compatibility of commands in... more»

What needs improvement?

Acceptance of open source trends (there is slight move already - just keep going)

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

Cisco should look into more flexible licensing for hardware/IOS. It is hard to beat some vendors' lifetime warranty... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Everything is driven by business requirements, which in turn different from one project to another. Major points are:... more»

What other advice do I have?

Start from your business requirements (what would you like to have) and budget (what can you afford).
Shiromi Jayawardena
Real User
System Engineer Monitoring and Response at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
May 23 2017

What do you think of Cisco Ethernet Switches?

Competitive strength – Cisco and Juniper are a good fit in any data centre. Competitive weaknesses – Cisco takes a proprietary spin on standards, increasing fear of vendor lock-in and cost to replace. Juniper has to spend time explaining the technology. Cisco’s Nexus portfolio is broad and complex, requiring advanced skills to design, deploy and manage which increases costs. Juniper’s market share remains small compared to equally well-known competitors and calls into question the company’s ability to execute and attract channel and other partners. Current Perspective – Cisco switches remains a leader in the data centre due to both market presence and portfolio breadth. Cisco switches continues to win new customers based on both its portfolio and its...
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Ralf Richter
Real User
Senior Solution Architect at a comms service provider with 501-1,000 employees
Mar 01 2018

What is most valuable?

DNA Center is very interesting in automating the setup and monitoring as with each occurrence it gets easier to troubleshoot and provides an impression about what could be the problem.

How has it helped my organization?

* Good and stable operational experience with nearly no loss of hardware and very few software bugs. * Plug and play works now. * DNA is a very good way to do the configuration of all the equipment.

What needs improvement?

Location of customers to connect clients to the servers and transport the data and VoIP in parallel with QoS and NBAR with 802.1X.

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Cisco Ethernet Switches scale to meet the needs of networks of all sizes. They are Secure, Reliable and Seamless.
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