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

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"The most valuable feature is that it has better throughput than its competitors.""The wiki page that describes the scripting and other features is very good.""There are a lot of features to control permitting or stopping packets in the network.""The GUI is easy to use."

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

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"There has to be more development in the OS. It's complex for this switch as compared to others like Cisco. For NetGear and Cisco, it's easy to adapt the VLAN concept but it should be simplified for MikroTik.""Improvements are needed with respect to some of the security, especially for VPN links between vendors other than Cisco.""Antispam and antivirus features should be included in the future.""If MikroTik had a marketing team and support team in India then it would be much easier for us to get the product, as well as support."

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"MikroTik is really cheap compared to the competitors.""This product has a one-time cost and there is no licensing fee."

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Top Answer: The wiki page that describes the scripting and other features is very good.
Top Answer: MikroTik is really cheap compared to the competitors. They are the cheapest ones in Cameroon except for Ubiquiti at the router level.
Top Answer: Improvements are needed with respect to some of the security, especially for VPN links between vendors other than Cisco. For example, what works between MikroTik and Cisco does not work as well… 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.

MikroTik Cloud Router Switch is a new Smart Switch series. It combines the best features of a fully functional router and a Layer 3 switch, is powered by the familiar RouterOS. All the specific Switch configuration options are available in a special Switch menu, also ports can be removed from the switch configuration, and used for routing purposes.
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Comms Service Provider62%
Computer Software Company12%
Manufacturing Company8%
Outsourcing Company4%
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Comms Service Provider37%
Computer Software Company26%
Manufacturing Company6%
Construction Company5%
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Broadcom StrataDNX is ranked 19th in Ethernet Switches with 1 review while MikroTik Cloud Router Switch is ranked 16th in Ethernet Switches with 4 reviews. Broadcom StrataDNX is rated 9.0, while MikroTik Cloud Router Switch is rated 8.6. 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 MikroTik Cloud Router Switch writes "A flexible and cost-effecting product with powerful scripting capability". Broadcom StrataDNX is most compared with Broadcom StrataXGS, Juniper Ethernet Switches, Arista Networks Platform and Huawei Ethernet Switches, whereas MikroTik Cloud Router Switch is most compared with MikroTik Routers and Switches, Fortinet FortiSwitch - Data Center, NoviFlow NoviSwitch, Mellanox Switches and Aruba Switches.

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