Compare Avaya VSP 9000 vs. Cisco Catalyst Switches

Avaya VSP 9000 is ranked 12th in LAN Switching while Cisco Catalyst Switches which is ranked 3rd in LAN Switching with 22 reviews. Avaya VSP 9000 is rated 0, while Cisco Catalyst Switches is rated 8.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Cisco Catalyst Switches writes "Provides cost-effective posture assessment, captive portal, and a policy-driven network". Avaya VSP 9000 is most compared with Avaya ERS 8800, Cisco FabricPath and Cisco Nexus, whereas Cisco Catalyst Switches is most compared with Dell PowerConnect Switches, Cisco Nexus and Arista Networks Platform.
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It's very pricey. Compared to competitors, it's a lot more expensive.The price is on the higher side.Pricing of Cisco equipment is high, but I think these switches are worth the price.I would rate the features-to-pricing ratio at six out of 10. My advice about licensing is that you should have a perpetual license, not one that is subscription-based.Catalyst is very expensive.Pricing is an issue I have been facing, in comparison with HPE or Juniper. The Nexus series is out of the question right now. Scalability is more an issue on the pricing side and less on the technology side.Generally, Cisco Catalyst would be relatively expensive compared to the competition, it would be on the expensive side.If you consider Cisco's price with the Dell, you will definitely lose with Cisco. But Cisco has a major area of equipment in general. Cisco has routers, firewalls, NAC, certain video conferencing, Apple phones, and different security solutions. But Dell doesn't have such areas, Dell only has switching architecture.

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12th
out of 18 in LAN Switching
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679
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0
Average Words per Review
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3rd
out of 18 in LAN Switching
Views
9,575
Comparisons
4,133
Reviews
21
Average Words per Review
409
Avg. Rating
8.6
Top Comparisons
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VSP 9000Cisco Catalyst, Catalyst
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Overview

Deploy the Mission-Ready Solution for Your Mission-Critical Network Core

  • Improve the resiliency and stability of your network with this ultra-reliable and high-performance Core Switch platform.
  • Protect your enterprise from network outages when you deploy the Virtual Services Platform 9000, with its hardened architecture and instantaneous recovery.
  • Reliably support your most mission-critical communication environments with a carrier-grade operating system, system-level health checks, and self-healing capabilities, coupled with seamless software patching.
  • Reduce time to service and enhance your service agility by leveraging Avaya Fabric Connect technology. Never reconfigure your network core again. Make moves, adds, and changes in real time. Use a simple end-point provisioning model to make services changes easier than ever before.
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Breakthrough Urban Ministries, University of San CarlosAfni, Anilana Hotels and Resorts, Baylor Scott & White Health, Beachbody, Bellevue, Del Papa Distributing, Explorer Pipeline, Mindtree, Omaha World Herald, Radio 538, Sony Corporation, Telecom Italia, Telenor Arena
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