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"The cost appears to be high in comparison to other competing products although with this product you are paying for what you get.""It's affordable and there are no additional costs, just regular support, and license fees.""It's affordable compared to other switching products, like Cisco switches.""You can buy this equipment in a multitude of ways. You can buy just the hardware, or you can buy the hardware and the licenses."

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Top Answer: It is very user-friendly. There is no need to use command lines to configure it or to do anything in it. You hardly use command lines, which makes it different from Cisco. In Cisco, the CLI is your… more »
Top Answer: Fortinet FortiSwitch - Secure Access isn't cheap. They're about $1000 each or something like that. I had to pay for all these licenses. I paid for them, having no idea what they were going to do, but… more »
Top Answer: In Fortinet, the packet reconstruction in the SD-WAN solution needs a little bit of improvement. When it comes to the Secure Access to the switches or the mix of Fortinet solution, the very small ones… more »
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31st
out of 37 in Ethernet Switches
Views
180
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10th
out of 37 in Ethernet Switches
Views
6,005
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4,975
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Average Words per Review
564
Rating
8.4
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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.

Ideal for small to medium businesses, distributed enterprises, and branch offices, FortiSwitch secure access switches deliver superior security, performance, and manageability. In addition, they help increase productivity for next generation applications through faster network access speeds.

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Sample Customers
State Bank of India, Algar Tech, IntelliNet, Hill International
Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
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Comms Service Provider32%
Computer Software Company17%
Government6%
Educational Organization4%
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Small Business80%
Large Enterprise20%
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Broadcom RoboSwitch is ranked 31st in Ethernet Switches while Fortinet FortiSwitch - Secure Access is ranked 10th in Ethernet Switches with 10 reviews. Broadcom RoboSwitch is rated 0.0, while Fortinet FortiSwitch - Secure Access is rated 8.4. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Fortinet FortiSwitch - Secure Access writes "A security solution with good technical support". Broadcom RoboSwitch is most compared with Broadcom StrataConnect, whereas Fortinet FortiSwitch - Secure Access is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, Aruba Switches, MikroTik Routers and Switches, Meraki MS Switches and NETGEAR Switches.

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