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Pros
"The most valuable feature is the ease of configuration.""These OmniSwitches are very manageable and easy to configure."

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"It's easy to manage and configure. The configurations can be exported and imported to another solution.""The solution is fast and inexpensive.""The LAN features give us exactly what we need.""ProCurve is easy to configure and to know how to create each connection and configuration.""It has a lifetime warranty, that includes lifetime updates.""The user interface is simple to use.""The web page interface is very convenient and easy to use for setting up your feedback loops.""The user interface is the most valuable aspect of the solution for us."

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Cons
"There is no OEM support in India so RMAs need to be sent to France, which takes a long time if the hardware is faulty."

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"The only things that might need improvement would be the administrative tools and the graphical interface. The GUI could be improved on the administrative interface, for example.""The solution doesn't have web-based management, which is why we've moved to a different solution.""We do occasionally have issues with the solution and need to change out the switches sometimes. This can be due to the fan, but, in most cases, it's because the power supply was broken.""Procurve would work better if it had more options like the web environment.""If you make a change and you disconnect yourself from the switch, you will create an issue.""I would like to see integration with HPE OneView.""The dashboards could be improved to be more interesting.""The solution should offer different gigabit interfaces. Right now, they have ten gigabits. However, for our needs, we only need one gigabit. We don't need 24 or 48 ports. We only need eight to ten. HPE should introduce into their portfolio some smaller and more compact options."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"The price is okay. It's comparable to similar switches."

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"You buy the switch and that's it.""The cost of HPE ProCurve is good.""The purchasing cost a few years ago for two units was approx €5,000.""This is an expensive switch.""The price of this product is cheap.""HPE ProCurve products are reasonably priced.""The price could be more competitive."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: These OmniSwitches are very manageable and easy to configure.
Top Answer: I can't think of anything that needs to be improved.
Top Answer: These are our core switches; we use them for networking. Within our organization, there are roughly 30 people using these switches. All maintenance is handled by two staff members.
Top Answer: We have found the solution to be entirely stable.
Top Answer: The price could be more competitive. Everything is included in the price as there are no security features that need to be updated, it is just the hardware alone.
Top Answer: Since we transfer from one to ten gigabits of information, in a future release, it would benefit to have more high-speed ports. For example, the uplink should be 40 gigabits or 100 gigabits. That… more »
Ranking
11th
out of 15 in LAN Switching
Views
175
Comparisons
110
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
307
Rating
8.5
4th
out of 15 in LAN Switching
Views
2,816
Comparisons
2,464
Reviews
11
Average Words per Review
380
Rating
8.7
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Alcatel Lucent OmniSwitch LAN Switches, OmniSwitch, OmniSwitch LAN Switches
ProCurve, HP ProCurve
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HP Networking (HP ProCurve) products enable a cost-effective network that's agile, flexible, and fully interoperable. Boost availability, performance, monitoring, and productivity with HP network software, services, and support.
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Sample Customers
Advocate Health Care, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Azienda Ospedaliera della Provincia di Lodi, Centre Hospitalier Carcassonne, Certis Cisco Security, China Tianchen Engineering Corporation Co. LTD, City of Frankfurt, Dongseo University
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Cardinal Newman Catholic Secondary School, DY 4 Systems, EdgeWing, Edmonton Public Schools District, Halton Catholic District School Board, Hartwick College, Hatch Associates, Huntingdon College, Roseville Joint Union High School District, Saddleback Valley Unified School District, One Superior Place
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Comms Service Provider35%
Computer Software Company15%
Government7%
Educational Organization5%
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Small Business44%
Midsize Enterprise31%
Large Enterprise25%
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Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch LAN Switches is ranked 11th in LAN Switching with 2 reviews while HPE ProCurve is ranked 4th in LAN Switching with 12 reviews. Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch LAN Switches is rated 8.6, while HPE ProCurve is rated 8.8. The top reviewer of Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch LAN Switches writes "Easy to configure and the security features are good". On the other hand, the top reviewer of HPE ProCurve writes "Easily configurable and is easy to create each connection and configuration". Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch LAN Switches is most compared with Cisco Catalyst Switches, whereas HPE ProCurve is most compared with Cisco Catalyst Switches, NETGEAR Switches, Dell PowerConnect Switches, Cisco Nexus and Brocade VCS. See our Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch LAN Switches vs. HPE ProCurve report.

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