Compare Alcatel-Lucent Ethernet Switches vs. HPE Ethernet Switches

Alcatel-Lucent Ethernet Switches is ranked 12th in Ethernet Switches with 2 reviews while HPE Ethernet Switches is ranked 7th in Ethernet Switches with 10 reviews. Alcatel-Lucent Ethernet Switches is rated 8.6, while HPE Ethernet Switches is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Alcatel-Lucent Ethernet Switches writes "Dependable switch solution that is as good as the best-known products". On the other hand, the top reviewer of HPE Ethernet Switches writes "Good management system, good support, and guaranteed for life". Alcatel-Lucent Ethernet Switches is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, HPE Ethernet Switches and Juniper 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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The solution has a very good web interface. It makes it easy to manage everything.This is a dependable switch which will help you sleep at night.

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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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There needs to be better integration with the interface.The product would be better if it were completely compatible with other switching products.

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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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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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HP Ethernet Switches
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

The Alcatel Lucent ethernet switches are fully managed and run on the widely deployed & field-proven Alcatel-Lucent operating system offering high security, reliability, performance and easy management. These switches are designed to operate in extended temperatures, offer higher EMI/EMC tolerance and surge protection.

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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Sample Customers
Bayonette, California State University (CSU), Centre Hospitalier Carcassonne, Centro Universitšrio de Brasilia (UniCEUB), China Tianchen Engineering Corporation Co. LTD, Citta Della Speranza, City of Frankfurt, City of Ogden, City of Vila Franca de XiraEmirates Palace Hotel
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Manufacturing Company12%
Healthcare Company8%
Financial Services Firm8%
Comms Service Provider26%
Manufacturing Company19%
K 12 Educational Company Or School15%
Media Company11%
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