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"We purchased the box for a one-time charge, and we are paying a yearly support fee of several hundred Euros.""The maintenance cost is approximately €2,000 ($2,200 USD) per year, including support, for our entire fleet.""This solution is cheaper than Cisco or HP switches.""The Juniper switches are less expensive than competing brands.""You don't need to license every switch. We only chose to cover support on core/key equipment and keep a cold spare available when needed.""Juniper costs less than the competition. As a comparison, Cisco is 33% more.""The pricing for the support is very high.""It's was $100,000 per year."

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Top Answer: I like that it's fairly easy to implement these ethernet switches.
Top Answer: Stability could be better, especially during a reboot. We have had some issues recently with the software getting corrupt on reboot, which causes a lot of downtime.
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29th
out of 37 in Ethernet Switches
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5th
out of 37 in Ethernet Switches
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Rating
8.5
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StrataConnect
Juniper EX Series
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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.

Juniper Ethernet Switches are made up of the EX Series product line. These EX Series Ethernet Switches provide branch, campus and data center networks with access, aggregation and core layer switching solutions. The end result is secure, fast and efficient application and data delivery.

Today's enterprise networks increasingly demand mobile access, optimal availability, virtualization, and unified communications. The Juniper Ethernet Switches EX Series caters for all of these requirements, ensuring business continuity, network flexibility and maximum productivity.

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Coty, Banese, Intellinet
BlackLotus, Staminus, Community Bank, BAS Group, Cloud Dynamics, Privalia, Fluidata, and Tesla Motors.
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Comms Service Provider53%
Educational Organization7%
Energy/Utilities Company7%
Financial Services Firm7%
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Comms Service Provider36%
Computer Software Company18%
Government6%
Educational Organization5%
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Small Business50%
Midsize Enterprise17%
Large Enterprise33%
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Broadcom StrataConnect is ranked 29th in Ethernet Switches while Juniper Ethernet Switches is ranked 5th in Ethernet Switches with 21 reviews. Broadcom StrataConnect is rated 0.0, while Juniper Ethernet Switches is rated 8.4. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Juniper Ethernet Switches writes "Flexible admin features and has good firewall filters". Broadcom StrataConnect is most compared with Broadcom RoboSwitch and Cisco Ethernet Switches, whereas Juniper Ethernet Switches is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, Aruba Switches, Arista Networks Platform, HPE Ethernet Switches and Ubiquiti UniFi Switches.

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