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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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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.

Cisco Ethernet Switches scale to meet the needs of networks of all sizes. They are Secure, Reliable and Seamless.
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Coty, Banese, IntellinetLinz AG
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Comms Service Provider13%
University13%
Wholesaler/Distributor13%
Computer Software Company9%
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Comms Service Provider36%
Computer Software Company16%
Government7%
Educational Organization5%
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Small Business44%
Midsize Enterprise24%
Large Enterprise32%
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Broadcom StrataConnect is ranked 29th in Ethernet Switches while Cisco Ethernet Switches is ranked 1st in Ethernet Switches with 37 reviews. Broadcom StrataConnect 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 StrataConnect is most compared with Broadcom RoboSwitch, 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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