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Pros
"Easy to integrate with any of the other hardware platforms."

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"This solution is stable it runs without any interruptions.""The stability of the program is excellent.""The most important feature related to this solution is that most of the time, it covers all of what we need for our projects.""it's a stable solution. We have not experienced any bugs or issues. Many data centers and enterprise data centers prefer Cisco to any other product because they are very stable.""The most valuable feature of this solution is the support.""The most valuable feature of Cisco routers is that they are robust.""The pricing of the solution is very good. It works well within our network.""The most valuable feature is the dynamic routing."

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Cons
"The number of surfaces that can be handled by the chipset could be increased."

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"Scalability-wise, this solution is not designed for small businesses.""In the next release I would really love to see a list option.""In the future, I would like to see more focus on software-defined networking solutions.""The drawbacks come from support. The tools are rare, but to find someone knowledgeable with Cisco, is a problem.""The pricing for this solution needs to be improved.""Having the option for a web-based interface would be an improvement over being forced to use the CLI.""If possible, we'd like to see support in our country, but it will be difficult as we are located in Iran.""The installation could be simplified."

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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: Easy to integrate with any of the other hardware platforms.
Top Answer: The scaling number of IPv4/IPv6 RIB/FIB, OSPF/IS-IS/BGP routing table and MAC table size could be increased.
Top Answer: We use StrataDNX mainly as the mobile backhaul solution for IP routing. We're using StrataDNX chipset in our IP router portfolio
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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Overview

The StrataDNX product line offers the greatest extensibility and scalability of any merchant silicon switch in the industry, with the ability to scale both tables and buffering with external lookup engines or memory. The StrataDNX chips can also be connected together via DNX fabric elements to build industry-leading switches and routers with hundreds of terabits of bandwidth. The StrataDNX line features a service-rich, carrier-grade programmable architecture to meet the needs of service provider core, metro transport, mobile backhaul, microwave, POTN, access, and data center networks.

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Comms Service Provider61%
Computer Software Company11%
Manufacturing Company6%
Energy/Utilities Company4%
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Financial Services Firm15%
University8%
Training & Coaching Company8%
Media Company8%
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Computer Software Company15%
Media Company5%
Retailer5%
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Midsize Enterprise30%
Large Enterprise26%
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Broadcom StrataDNX is ranked 18th in Ethernet Switches with 1 review while Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches is ranked 9th in Ethernet Switches with 24 reviews. Broadcom StrataDNX is rated 9.0, while Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of Broadcom StrataDNX writes "Easy integration with hardware platforms; Proven merchant silicon for routing and switching". 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 StrataDNX is most compared with Broadcom StrataXGS, Juniper Ethernet Switches, Arista Networks Platform and MikroTik Routers and 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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