Compare 3Com H3C Switches vs. HPE Ethernet Switches

3Com H3C Switches is ranked 16th in Ethernet Switches with 1 review while HPE Ethernet Switches is ranked 7th in Ethernet Switches with 10 reviews. 3Com H3C Switches is rated 9.0, while HPE Ethernet Switches is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of 3Com H3C Switches writes "A durable and trusted solution that is scalable and has good technical support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of HPE Ethernet Switches writes "Good management system, good support, and guaranteed for life". 3Com H3C Switches is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, Huawei Ethernet Switches and D-Link Ethernet Switches, whereas HPE Ethernet Switches is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, Meraki MS Switches and D-Link Ethernet Switches.
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Pros
They are easy to use, they are cheaper, and it's a trusted brand.

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The solution is easy to set up and easy to use, unlike, for example, Cisco, which is more complex.What I like the most is the management system integrated with the HP system.The graphical userface is very good and quite easy to run with.he stability is very good on this solution. There have been no bugs, glitches or crashes.The initial setup of this solution is easy.The technical support for this solution has improved from what it was.The most valuable feature is the IRF.The HPE Ethernet switches have very low latency.

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Cons
The cost and the integration with other solutions could be better.

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The quality of the service needs improvement.When we have a lot of clients on the system, we lose signal and have to restart our antenna.The VLAN tagging could be improved,A lower price would be an improvement because we always want to reduce our costs.We have had some rare occasions with glitches, so the stability can be improved.In the next release, I would like to see them include more features like the Aruba solution, to have more possibilities concerning the software design.It would be helpful to have training available for this solution.This solution needs to support software-defined networking.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
The cost could be improved, but it is cheaper than the others.

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This is not an expensive solution.Licensing fees are on a yearly basis.There are free software updates and there is a lifetime warranty for a few of the switch series.

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16th
out of 35 in Ethernet Switches
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9.0
7th
out of 35 in Ethernet Switches
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4,940
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Reviews
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Average Words per Review
417
Avg. Rating
8.2
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Overview
3Com Baseline switches provide cost-effective layer 2 10/100 and 10/100/1000 Ethernet switching for LANs that do not need management capabilities. Simple to install and economical to own, they feature wirespeed performance on fixed-configuration, rack-mountable platforms.

HP has created the most open, integrated and software-defined networking portfolio and ecosystem of its kind – driving simplification with networks that understand, adapt to and protect your business applications in real-time. Only HP extends the momentum of software-defined networking everywhere–from the mobile edge to the heart of data centers.

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