Compare Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch Ethernet Switches vs. Aruba Switches

Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch Ethernet Switches is ranked 14th in Ethernet Switches with 4 reviews while Aruba Switches is ranked 7th in Ethernet Switches with 12 reviews. Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch Ethernet Switches is rated 9.0, while Aruba Switches is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch Ethernet Switches writes "Dependable switch solution that is as good as the best-known products". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Aruba Switches writes "Good GUI, easy to configure and use, and offers a good transfer rate". Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch Ethernet Switches is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, HPE Ethernet Switches, Juniper Ethernet Switches, Meraki MS Switches and NETGEAR Switches, whereas Aruba Switches is most compared with Meraki MS Switches, Juniper Ethernet Switches, MikroTik Routers and Switches, Fortinet FortiSwitch - Secure Access and Brocade Ethernet Switches. See our Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch Ethernet Switches vs. Aruba Switches report.
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Pros
Enables direct access to clusters.We are able to customize this solution based on the customer's requirements.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's most valuable aspect is its monitoring capabilities.We have found that the command line interface is very useful and very similar to Cisco devices.Aruba is very easy to use, the GUI is very good and the command line is quite similar to Cisco, so it is very easy to configure.We like the framework of fabric virtual switching.The solution is very reliable. It's easy to use with other solutions.Aruba access points have a good transfer rate.The solution is very stable.The most valuable feature is the Aruba Smart Rate Port.

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Cons
technical support response time is sometimes very slow.In future versions, I would like to see improvements in networking speed.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 element of security always can be improved. If the solution continues to improve its security functionality, it will continue to be a great product.I would say that the customization of the switches could be easier to configure.I think that the performance is getting better but they need to have more powerful switches on the market so that they can capture medium and large businesses.Technical support response time could be better.The interface could be more user-friendly and the dashboard could be improved.They should provide training courses for certification, and have it available on the internet.I would like to see the data center area improving by some added features in the future.The templates to automate our switches need improvement.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
The pricing is reasonable compared to Aruba and HPE.

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The license is annual. If you purchase a switch, you get a one-year free subscription.

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Compared 19% of the time.
Also Known As
Alcatel Lucent OmniSwitch Ethernet Switches, Alcatel-Lucent Ethernet Switches, OmniSwitch Ethernet Switches8400 Series, 8320 Series, 5400R Series, 3810 Series, 2930M Series, 2930F Series, 2920 Series, 2540 Series, 2530 Series
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Overview

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.

Aruba switches bring performance and reliability to the mobile-first campus. These industry-leading switches are scalable, secure, and feature HPE Smart Rate multi-gigabit ports for high-speed connectivity.

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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 XiraPurdue University
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Comms Service Provider13%
Financial Services Firm13%
Government13%
Healthcare Company13%
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Comms Service Provider26%
Software R&D Company20%
Construction Company11%
Media Company7%
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