Compare Broadcom StrataConnect vs. Fortinet FortiSwitch - Data Center

Broadcom StrataConnect is ranked 29th in Ethernet Switches while Fortinet FortiSwitch - Data Center is ranked 15th in Ethernet Switches with 4 reviews. Broadcom StrataConnect is rated 0, while Fortinet FortiSwitch - Data Center is rated 7.2. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Fortinet FortiSwitch - Data Center writes "Good visibility, a seamless connection with FortiGate and very easy to configure". Broadcom StrataConnect is most compared with Broadcom RoboSwitch, whereas Fortinet FortiSwitch - Data Center is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, MikroTik Cloud Router Switch and HPE Ethernet Switches.
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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.

With 10 or 40 GE access ports and a high-throughput backbone, FortiSwitch Data Center Switches are ideal for the top-of-rack (ToR) server or firewall-aggregation applications. The high-speed switching fabric is also well suited for enterprise network core or backbone network installations.

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