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Pros
"They are easy to use, they are cheaper, and it's a trusted brand.""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.""They're straightforward and stable."

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"The velocity of the process is the most valuable feature.""They have the ability, since they have a very big R&D team, to create an upgrade for any feature or patch very easily.""The HTTP features for security are very good. We use all of the regular features.""Huawei Ethernet switches are easy to use and can be managed using either the GUI or via the command-line.""The most valuable feature is the audit systems. I also like that it can synchronize on the alternate configuration of products together at the same time.""Pricing-wise, Huawei is quite good.""The technical documentation available is very good. The technical support for the customer is also good - I would give it 8 out of 10.""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."

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

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"Integration could be improved. The price could also be lower.""The interoperability of the devices, in general, on the Huawei switches is not good and is known to be not good. Maybe they can improve this a bit.""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.""In the next release, I would like to see an increase in the performance of DDoS protection systems against all kinds of attack packets.""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 availability and the speed of the firmware updates are the only things wrong with Huawei. There are some vulnerabilities on the hardware.""The technical support is a bit difficult to work with if you don't speak Mandarin."

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

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"We have a one-year license. There are no additional costs besides the licensing fee.""The exact pricing varies based on how many units you purchase.""Huawei comes with a lot of features out of the box that you have to pay extra for with other products. They do charge extra in the licensing for certain additional features.""The price of Huawei ethernet switches is cheap.""The product is competitively priced in its market.""It's a reasonable price, cheaper than some other vendors.""The price is one of the only issues I have regarding this solution."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: 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.
Top Answer: The cost could be improved, but it is cheaper than the others.
Top Answer: When we try to do configuration changes sometimes it malfunctions.
Top Answer: In terms of the most valuable features, LAN switching is more comfortable and valuable in the network. It is easy to configure and easy to deploy. It is helpful for the installation and it is easy to… more »
Top Answer: The pricing is cheaper than other vendors, which is a plus.
Top Answer: I had issues with patching the IOS. But right now I think Huawei has improved very much in the advanced technology and is more stable now. I think patch and bug fixes should be announced on a… more »
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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, DRVNewcastle 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)
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Pharma/Biotech Company30%
Comms Service Provider20%
Transportation Company10%
Government10%
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Comms Service Provider52%
Computer Software Company12%
Manufacturing Company6%
Media Company6%
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Small Business38%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Large Enterprise38%
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3Com H3C Switches is ranked 17th in Ethernet Switches with 3 reviews while Huawei Ethernet Switches is ranked 10th in Ethernet Switches with 14 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 "Has valuable spanning tree protocol and routing features but they should improve the knowledge base library". 3Com H3C Switches is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, HPE Ethernet Switches, D-Link Ethernet Switches, Juniper Ethernet Switches and NETGEAR Switches, whereas Huawei Ethernet Switches is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, H3C Ethernet Switches, Aruba Switches, HPE Ethernet Switches and NETGEAR Switches. See our 3Com H3C Switches vs. Huawei Ethernet Switches report.

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