Compare Avaya Ethernet Switches vs. Meraki MS Switches

Avaya Ethernet Switches is ranked 15th in Ethernet Switches with 2 reviews while Meraki MS Switches is ranked 3rd in Ethernet Switches with 11 reviews. Avaya Ethernet Switches is rated 8.6, while Meraki MS Switches is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of Avaya Ethernet Switches writes "A reliable solution under harsh environmental conditions". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Meraki MS Switches writes "Pushing out policies from a single location is an easy way of leveraging utilities and resources ". Avaya Ethernet Switches is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, D-Link Ethernet Switches and Meraki MS Switches, whereas Meraki MS Switches is most compared with Aruba Switches, HPE Ethernet Switches and Fortinet FortiSwitch - Secure Access. See our Avaya Ethernet Switches vs. Meraki MS Switches report.
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Pros
This solution is very reliable and works well under harsh environmental circumstances.The initial setup was straightforward. I installed it myself.

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The solution's most valuable aspect is the ease of stacking. The configuration on the MS Switches is very good, as well as its ability to assign the LANs.The technical support is very good. They offer some of the best support on the market.The most valuable features are the cloud management, the monitoring, and the visibility available on the report's facts on the cloud controller.The product provides a single-pane-of-glass in for management of wireless, security, and switching from multiple devices.The solution has been very stable so far.The initial setup is straightforward. You only need two people for deployment and maintenance.The management is cloud-based so you do not have to be on-premises to work with it.The interface is great. It's easy to understand for the customer.

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The CLI syntax for this solution is different from other switches such as Cisco and Juniper, and it takes us a long time to integrate a new device and get it working properly.I think there is a need for more support of new generation technologies.

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The solution needs to improve its ability to back up the auto-configuration.The solution needs to improve its scalability.The quote-building process is challenging and it needs to be simplified.Communication of compliance risk is awkward at best and threatening at worst. It needs to be addressed.It could be easier to use and easier to implement.The solution could be simplified a bit.There is not much training available for this solution.Sometimes there's a problem with the pricing model they use. They should work to fix this.

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The DNA subscription is a three-year minimum term.This is not a cheap solution.With the solution that we currently have, I think it costs about 1,200 pounds a year. They bill on a yearly basis.This product is more than the competition, but you get what you pay for.

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15th
out of 35 in Ethernet Switches
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Reviews
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Average Words per Review
397
Avg. Rating
8.5
3rd
out of 35 in Ethernet Switches
Views
3,147
Comparisons
2,781
Reviews
10
Average Words per Review
549
Avg. Rating
7.8
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Also Known As
MS220, MS320, MS420
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Overview
For small to midsize companies and branch offices, Avaya Ethernet switches are easy to install, manage, and run. You can deploy them in open environments outside the wiring closet. Your switch connects to and powers end-user devices throughout the office. It comes with certified one-minute plug-and-play for IP phones, an intuitive management GUI, and automated set-up.The Cisco Meraki MS brings the benefits of the cloud to networks of all sizes: simplified management, reduced complexity, network wide visibility and control, with lower operational cost for campus and branch deployments. Cisco Meraki access switching is available in both Layer 2 and powerful Layer 3 models. Mission-critical features like deep, Layer 7 application visibility, network topology, virtual stacking, QoS for business critical applications, 802.1X access control, and more are present in all models.
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Software R&D Company24%
Comms Service Provider14%
Government10%
Engineering Company8%
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