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30th
out of 37 in Ethernet Switches
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198
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170
Reviews
0
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14th
out of 37 in Ethernet Switches
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2,588
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2,253
Reviews
5
Average Words per Review
267
Rating
8.2
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StrataConnect switches support 1 Gigabit, 2.5 Gigabit, 5 Gigabit, 10 Gigabit, and 25 Gigabit I/O speeds covering switch bandwidths from tens of gigabits to hundreds of gigabits. StrataConnect switches integrate optional CPU, Copper PHYs or high-speed SerDes with built-in buffering, traffic management, and L2-L4 processing enabling complete “system-on-a-chip” solutions. The StrataConnect line is designed for low power, optimized Layer 2 switching, and simplicity of design ideal for SMB, SME, industrial, embedded, control plane, and layer 2 data plane switch applications. Market-leading switch products are enabled by pairing FASTPATH turnkey software with StrataConnect switches via a low touch, rapid time-to-market model.

From the world's first Ethernet fabric technology, to an open controller that eliminates vendor lock-in, to a switch stack that you can distribute throughout your campus, Brocade Ethernet Switches give you choices. Whether that means functionality, vendors, or even locations beyond the wiring closet, every option is secure, economical, and easily manageable.
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Broadcom StrataConnect is ranked 30th in Ethernet Switches while Brocade Ethernet Switches is ranked 14th in Ethernet Switches with 5 reviews. Broadcom StrataConnect is rated 0.0, while Brocade Ethernet Switches is rated 8.2. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Brocade Ethernet Switches writes "Secure access to storage data; lacks a graphical interface". Broadcom StrataConnect is most compared with Broadcom RoboSwitch and Cisco Ethernet Switches, whereas Brocade Ethernet Switches is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, Juniper Ethernet Switches, Aruba Switches, Arista Networks Platform and Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches.

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