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Pros
"They are easy to use, they are cheaper, and it's a trusted brand.""They're straightforward and stable.""The hardware side is a very big advantage. We use it 24/7 and we haven't had any problems so far with the switches."

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"Huawei Ethernet Switches are both scalable and stable.""What we like the most is that the price is reasonable and it's easy to manage.""It integrates well.""They have the ability, since they have a very big R&D team, to create an upgrade for any feature or patch very easily.""When you buy a switch from Huawei, the switches come along with a lot of features that you do not need to pay extra money for.""If you're a small one-on-one organization, then cost-effective-wise, I would recommend it.""The most valuable features are that it is easy to use, easy to configure, it's priced well, and the operating system is easy to understand.""I use it on a daily basis and I find it to be quite stable."

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"I think there's nothing that needs to be improved because the company is no longer in existence.""When we try to do configuration changes sometimes it malfunctions.""The cost and the integration with other solutions could be better."

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"The GUI could be improved. It could be much more adaptable.""One of the problems with Huawei is that when you receive a product quote from one of the vendors, you cannot get prices from the other ones because they register your request with Huawei.""The performance has been slow at times.""There needs to be more documentation. If they opened up a bit and shared more information and maybe allowed for YouTube videos about their products and how to work them, it would benefit the users quite a bit.""The configuration could be improved and deployment should be easier.""Devices should have the ability to configure more easily.""The technical support is technically savvy, but the communication via English is not so easy.""The graphical user interface could be much better."

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"The cost could be improved, but it is cheaper than the others."

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"The price of Huawei ethernet switches is cheap.""The switch came as part of a package bundle that includes internet service.""Compared to other brands, I think that the price is quite fair.""The exact pricing varies based on how many units you purchase.""Huawei provides much better performance for the same price, even when taking into account very aggressive commercial policies.""The product is competitively priced in its market.""The price is one of the only issues I have regarding this solution.""It is cheaper than Cisco."

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Top Answer: Huawei Ethernet Switches are very stable.
Top Answer: We don't have an issue with the price. It is cheaper than Cisco. Our licensing fees are every three years.
Top Answer: The configuration is very difficult even for someone who is already familiar with the configuration process.
Ranking
18th
out of 37 in Ethernet Switches
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985
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Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
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Rating
9.0
11th
out of 37 in Ethernet Switches
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Reviews
17
Average Words per Review
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Rating
7.5
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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.
Huawei SOHO & SMB Switches, an Energy-saving Ethernet access switches with service features that are easy to install and maintain. It has a S1700 Series Enterprise Switches that caters from small- to medium-sized businesses and Internet cafes.
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Sample Customers
British Columbia Assessment Authority, DreamWorks, DRV
Newcastle University, Jingyang District of Deyang City in Sichuan Province, Southwest China, Glasgow Rangers Soccer Team, RMIT, Insurance Industry Association of Zhejiang Province, China, APT Satellite Holdings Limited (APT)
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider33%
Computer Software Company11%
Government7%
Manufacturing Company6%
REVIEWERS
Pharma/Biotech Company25%
Government13%
Manufacturing Company13%
Computer Software Company13%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider46%
Computer Software Company13%
Government5%
Cloud Provider4%
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Small Business35%
Midsize Enterprise35%
Large Enterprise30%
Find out what your peers are saying about 3Com H3C Switches vs. Huawei Ethernet Switches and other solutions. Updated: November 2021.
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3Com H3C Switches is ranked 18th in Ethernet Switches with 3 reviews while Huawei Ethernet Switches is ranked 11th in Ethernet Switches with 20 reviews. 3Com H3C Switches is rated 9.0, while Huawei Ethernet Switches is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of 3Com H3C Switches writes "Reliable switches that don't require management". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Huawei Ethernet Switches writes "Good pricing and better performance than the competition". 3Com H3C Switches is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, HPE Ethernet Switches, D-Link Ethernet Switches, Juniper Ethernet Switches and MikroTik Routers and Switches, whereas Huawei Ethernet Switches is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, H3C Ethernet Switches, Aruba Switches, HPE Ethernet Switches and Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches. See our 3Com H3C Switches vs. Huawei Ethernet Switches report.

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