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

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"The most valuable features of this solution are its functionality."

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

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"If you compare this solution with Cisco, utilization in Cisco is more popular and it is more friendly."

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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
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Ranking
18th
out of 37 in Ethernet Switches
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1,252
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Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
248
Rating
9.0
22nd
out of 37 in Ethernet Switches
Views
2,745
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Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
363
Rating
6.0
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StrataDNX
Mellanox SN2700
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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.

The Mellanox Open Ethernet switch family delivers the highest performance and port density with a complete chassis and fabric management solution enabling converged data centers to operate at any scale while reducing operational costs and infrastructure complexity. This family includes a broad portfolio of Top-of-Rack (TOR) switches that range from 12 to 128 ports, with Ethernet data rates of 1GbE, 10GbE, 25GbE, 40GbE, 50GbE and 100GbE per port. These switches allow the building of cost-effective and scalable switch fabrics, from a few nodes to tens-of-thousands of nodes.

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Hill International, Coty, Banese, Algar Tech
CNPC, Korea Consumer Agency, Nutanix, Roxo Systems, StorPool, Atlantic.Net, INFN, StarWind, NYSE Technologies, Creative Consultants, ENKI
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Comms Service Provider61%
Computer Software Company11%
Manufacturing Company6%
Energy/Utilities Company4%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider31%
Computer Software Company19%
Manufacturing Company11%
Government5%
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Broadcom StrataDNX is ranked 18th in Ethernet Switches with 1 review while Mellanox Switches is ranked 22nd in Ethernet Switches with 1 review. Broadcom StrataDNX is rated 9.0, while Mellanox Switches is rated 6.0. 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 Mellanox Switches writes "Open Source LAN Solution that needs to be more user-friendly with better training documentation". Broadcom StrataDNX is most compared with Broadcom StrataXGS, Juniper Ethernet Switches, Arista Networks Platform and MikroTik Routers and Switches, whereas Mellanox Switches is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, Arista Networks Platform, Juniper Ethernet Switches, Aruba Switches and Broadcom StrataXGS.

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