We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"Arista is very expensive. Not everybody is in a position to spend $70,000 to $80,000 for one switch."
"It is pretty pricey for a networking platform. It is on par with Cisco."
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Ixia Bypass Switches provide fail-safe, inline protection designed to fit a network of any size. These switches safeguard a network with automated failover protection, preventing temporary tool outages from escalating into costly network outages.
Arista Networks Platform is ranked 3rd in Data Center Networking with 6 reviews while Ixia Bypass Switches is ranked 8th in Data Center Networking. Arista Networks Platform is rated 8.4, while Ixia Bypass Switches is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Arista Networks Platform writes "Linux shell helpful for troubleshooting and capturing traffic, but the documentation needs improvement". On the other hand, Arista Networks Platform is most compared with Cisco Catalyst Switches, Cisco Nexus, Juniper Ethernet Switches, Mellanox Switches and Aruba Switches, whereas Ixia Bypass Switches is most compared with Ixia Network Packet Brokers.
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