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"It's an affordable price for small companies using on-premises networks where cloud services are too expensive for them.""If you look at the product portfolio from Cisco, it's quite expensive.""The price of this solution is high, but it depends on the number of units that you want to order.""I think that pricing should be more competitive. While the Cisco product is good, the pricing is not competitive. People will end up going with other cheaper solutions such as Arista.""Cisco switches are a little expensive when it comes to the price.""The price of Linksys products is pretty reasonable.""The licensing cost is not bad and is actually very competitive within the product category.""Pricing should be more competitive. There are other switches that are cheaper."

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Top Answer: The pricing is pretty good. It's a fairly low-cost option. We find the licensing reasonable.
Top Answer: You do need a bit of knowledge about the solution. There's a small learning curve involved when implementing the product. While the pricing is pretty good, it could always be a bit less expensive. If… more »
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29th
out of 37 in Ethernet Switches
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9th
out of 37 in Ethernet Switches
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4,342
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21
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Rating
7.8
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Overview

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.

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Sample Customers
Coty, Banese, Intellinet
Linz AG
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Financial Services Firm15%
University8%
Training & Coaching Company8%
Media Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider29%
Computer Software Company16%
Media Company5%
Retailer5%
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Small Business44%
Midsize Enterprise30%
Large Enterprise26%
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Broadcom StrataConnect is ranked 29th in Ethernet Switches while Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches is ranked 9th in Ethernet Switches with 24 reviews. Broadcom StrataConnect is rated 0.0, while Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches is rated 7.8. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches writes "Easy-to-use, with great product support, this versatile, mature product is a multi-faceted solution". Broadcom StrataConnect is most compared with Broadcom RoboSwitch and Cisco Ethernet Switches, whereas Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches is most compared with NETGEAR Switches, Aruba Switches, MikroTik Routers and Switches, D-Link Ethernet Switches and Ubiquiti UniFi Switches.

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