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Pros
"This is a dependable switch which will help you sleep at night.""The solution has a very good web interface. It makes it easy to manage everything.""We are able to customize this solution based on the customer's requirements.""Enables direct access to clusters.""The fibre ports that are 10 Gb capacity helped with the travel of a lot of regular as well as video data. Fibre can handle a lot more virtual data than copper twisted-pair, so we got a lot more data and a lot more traffic signals back through the fibre ports, faster, than with copper."

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"The solution's most valuable feature is its reliability.""The GUI interface is very easy to use and the Linux-based command-line interface is also good.""I like the control one has with this solution.""The interface and the duality are the solution's most valuable features.""The ability to manage firmware revisions.""These switches are very simple to use and the GUI is very nice.""It is great size-wise and the user interface is easy to use. You don't need to be a pro to use this solution.""The most valuable feature for us is the VPN."

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"The product would be better if it were completely compatible with other switching products.""There needs to be better integration with the interface.""In future versions, I would like to see improvements in networking speed.""technical support response time is sometimes very slow.""I could see them possibly creating a more intuitive software. It's very user-friendly, but there are some things that aren't very intuitive when programming the switches."

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"We've had issues with the power supply. I've had to change the power supply twice. I'm not sure what the issue is. We're still trying to work out why we're having problems with the switches and the cutting of the power supply. The solution should look into this to see if there is something wrong with the product.""The technical support for this solution could be improved.""Some of the features needed to set up the solution are too complex. There's a lot of technical information that is required.""It's difficult to manage the WiFi on the edge switches in the same console.""The VPN technology in Ubiquiti products is really difficult for beginners who do not have the right skills.""In terms of improvement, sometimes we have bugs.""It would be helpful to have better visibility into exactly what is going on in the network.""The management of this product needs to be improved."

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"The pricing is reasonable compared to Aruba and HPE."

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"Ubiquiti switches are quite affordable and you don't have to pay extra for support.""I feel that the price of this solution is definitely reasonable compared to all of the others.""The price is very low and a good approach for a smaller company, with 10 to 15 people.""The price of Ubiquiti UniFi Switches is really good. We have deployed a few Ubiquiti UniFi Switches in New Zealand, and they are a value for money. They are cheaper and stable, but if you have the budget, I would recommend Meraki switches.""The price is reasonable.""The price of this product is cheap."

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Top Answer: The pricing is reasonable compared to Aruba and HPE. Cisco switches are more expensive but the others are almost equal in price. That said, if the price were lower then we could capture more of the… more »
Top Answer: The solution could be more user friendly and there are issues with technical support where the response time is sometimes very slow. None of the support or the distributor are currently available in… more »
Top Answer: The most valuable feature for us is the VPN.
Top Answer: I feel that the price of this solution is definitely reasonable compared to all of the others. Once you buy the equipment, there are no additional fees.
Top Answer: I would like to see the security features improved. It would be helpful to have better visibility into exactly what is going on in the network. In particular, I would like to have more control over… more »
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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.

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Comms Service Provider46%
University12%
Computer Software Company10%
Government6%
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Manufacturing Company57%
Comms Service Provider29%
Individual & Family Service14%
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Comms Service Provider40%
Computer Software Company13%
Manufacturing Company7%
Government5%
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Small Business73%
Midsize Enterprise27%
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Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch Ethernet Switches is ranked 12th in Ethernet Switches with 5 reviews while Ubiquiti UniFi Switches is ranked 8th in Ethernet Switches with 13 reviews. Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch Ethernet Switches is rated 8.8, while Ubiquiti UniFi Switches is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch Ethernet Switches writes "Management of the edge solution is very user-friendly, and with with all the ports being used the switches worked fine". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Ubiquiti UniFi Switches writes "Deploys quickly, offers good stability, and has great feature sets". Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch Ethernet Switches is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, Aruba Switches, HPE Ethernet Switches, Juniper Ethernet Switches and MikroTik Routers and Switches, whereas Ubiquiti UniFi Switches is most compared with NETGEAR Switches, MikroTik Routers and Switches, Luxul Switches, Aruba Switches and Fortinet FortiSwitch - Data Center. See our Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch Ethernet Switches vs. Ubiquiti UniFi Switches report.

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