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"Not inexpensive. Price will vary widely depending on the chosen product and size of the deployment.""Pricing for this product is high but the cost is worth it if you can afford it.""The pricing is reasonable, and for small business it is acceptable.""The price of this solution is good.""This is an expensive solution, but you are paying for stability.""The last time I bought a 24-port switch, which was a while ago, I paid about five or six thousand Euros. In this part of the world, that's quite expensive for us.""These switches are expensive, but they are an excellent buy and definitely have value for the investment.""We are happy with the pricing from Cisco."

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Top Answer: The most valuable aspect of the solution is the ability to manage the switches and the ability to have a certain level of familiarity with setting up and configuring the switches.
Top Answer: The costs and licensing aren't part of my job and therefore I don't know anything of exact pricing.
Top Answer: The biggest pain point we had was getting the switches delivered. However, that likely was due to COVID and everything else. I don't think it's a Cisco issue. It's just a supplier issue, as they seem… more »
Ranking
31st
out of 37 in Ethernet Switches
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184
Comparisons
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1st
out of 37 in Ethernet Switches
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20,065
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Rating
8.5
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Cisco Industrial Ethernet Switches
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Overview

Offered in 5-24 port configurations supporting both Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet (GbE), Broadcom's RoboSwitch Ethernet Switching solutions are highly integrated, cost effective, and smart-managed based on a field-proven, industry-leading architecture. These Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet solutions combine all of the functions of a high-speed switch system including packet buffers, PHY transceivers, media access controllers (MACs), address management, port-based rate control, and a non-blocking switch fabric into a single CMOS device.

Cisco Ethernet Switches scale to meet the needs of networks of all sizes. They are Secure, Reliable and Seamless.
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Sample Customers
State Bank of India, Algar Tech, IntelliNet, Hill International
Linz AG
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REVIEWERS
Wholesaler/Distributor12%
Comms Service Provider10%
University10%
Computer Software Company10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider35%
Computer Software Company16%
Government7%
Educational Organization5%
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Small Business43%
Midsize Enterprise27%
Large Enterprise31%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business25%
Midsize Enterprise7%
Large Enterprise68%
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Broadcom RoboSwitch is ranked 31st in Ethernet Switches while Cisco Ethernet Switches is ranked 1st in Ethernet Switches with 49 reviews. Broadcom RoboSwitch is rated 0.0, while Cisco Ethernet Switches is rated 8.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Cisco Ethernet Switches writes "A versatile solution with stacking capability". Broadcom RoboSwitch is most compared with Broadcom StrataConnect, whereas Cisco Ethernet Switches is most compared with NETGEAR Switches, Fortinet FortiSwitch - Secure Access, Juniper Ethernet Switches, Brocade Ethernet Switches and D-Link Ethernet Switches.

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