We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The license is annual. If you purchase a switch, you get a one-year free subscription."
"The price of these switches is high."
"Comparing with Cisco, and some other solutions, it's a cheap product."
"The price for Aruba is quite a bit cheaper than it is for similar products by Cisco."
"It is expensive compared to the competition."
"There are no licensing costs for the Aruba Switches."
"The price point was a big consideration for us and it is reasonable enough that we're able to standardize on Aruba for the networking pieces in our organization."
"This is an expensive product, costing about double what most competitors do."
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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.
H3C S5560 High Performance Ethernet Switch is the latest development of Gigabit speed Layer 3 Ethernet switch. This powerful and highly secure series switch is built based on industry-leading high performance hardware architecture and H3C Comware V7 platform. It supports diversified services, high capacity GE access port as well as high density 10GE uplink, which meet the requirements for high density campus access and high performance aggregation.
Aruba Switches is ranked 4th in Ethernet Switches with 27 reviews while H3C Ethernet Switches is ranked 26th in Ethernet Switches. Aruba Switches is rated 8.4, while H3C Ethernet Switches is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Aruba Switches writes "Good GUI, easy to configure and use, and offers a good transfer rate". On the other hand, Aruba Switches is most compared with Meraki MS Switches, Juniper Ethernet Switches, MikroTik Routers and Switches, Ubiquiti UniFi Switches and Cisco Ethernet Switches, whereas H3C Ethernet Switches is most compared with Huawei Ethernet Switches, Cisco Ethernet Switches, HPE Ethernet Switches and MikroTik Routers and Switches.
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