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"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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Top Answer: These switches have a good performance, and they are also quickly configurable.
Top Answer: I don't know the exact cost of the licensing, but based on what I have heard from my sales team, Aruba is affordable. Aruba switches are cheaper than the switches from Cisco and other vendors.
Top Answer: We had an issue with the hardware where one or two interfaces went down after one and a half years. This issue impacted only one or two interfaces, not the whole hardware.
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4th
out of 37 in Ethernet Switches
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8.5
34th
out of 37 in Ethernet Switches
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83
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Also Known As
8400 Series, 8320 Series, 5400R Series, 3810 Series, 2930M Series, 2930F Series, 2920 Series, 2540 Series, 2530 Series
Apresia, ApresiaRM25000
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Overview

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.

The highly reliable ApresiaRM25000 Series offers Communications Service Providers (CSPs) a scalable and carrier-grade Ethernet switch with multi-rate interfaces that accommodate dual 1G / 10G speed. The ApresiaRM25000 Series extends the carrier's core metro to their customers' access points (Large Enterprise, SMB, MTU, etc.) through intelligent and flexible aggregation end points. The ApresiaRM25000 Series delivers voice, video and data traffic applications over an IP / Ethernet network that guarantees the service assurance and the QoS demanded by business customers. ApresiaRM25000 Series supports transport protocols such as MPLS, VPLS, H-VPLS and Q-in-Q which are essential capabilities for implementing Metro Ethernet network topologies. Feature rich Layer 2 and Layer 3 protocols enable protected traffic and bandwidth management with unsurpassed level of resiliency and security that meet the most strenuous SLAs with ease. The network stacking feature of ApresiaRM25000 Series allows the CSPs to preserve CAPEX and expand only as their businesses grow (spend-as-grow).

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Purdue University
Teknor Apex Company
Top Industries
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Manufacturing Company17%
Consumer Goods Company17%
Financial Services Firm11%
Comms Service Provider11%
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Comms Service Provider32%
Computer Software Company15%
Government6%
Construction Company5%
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Small Business52%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise30%
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Aruba Switches is ranked 4th in Ethernet Switches with 27 reviews while Hitachi Cable Apresia is ranked 34th in Ethernet Switches. Aruba Switches is rated 8.4, while Hitachi Cable Apresia 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 NETGEAR Switches, whereas Hitachi Cable Apresia is most compared with HPE Ethernet Switches.

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