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"This product is more than the competition, but you get what you pay for.""With the solution that we currently have, I think it costs about 1,200 pounds a year. They bill on a yearly basis.""This is not a cheap solution.""The DNA subscription is a three-year minimum term.""The pricing is high and it is where we get the most pushback from customers.""We paid for our switches outright, at a cost of between $15,000 USD and $18,000 USD.""Its price is definitely competitive.""Meraki is a little bit expensive, but when you compare the pricing with others, Meraki is a good option."

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Top Answer: This product has QoS, decent visibility of what's going on, and it's a managed switch.
Top Answer: The yearly maintenance fee is $100 and you can purchase used switches for about $200 each.
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MS220, MS320, MS420
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The StrataXGS product line offers the most highly integrated, highest-bandwidth switching solutions available in the market. StrataXGS switch solutions cover multiple markets including data center cloud, enterprise wiring closet and aggregation, and service provider solutions for access, aggregation and embedded markets. The StrataXGS family of products scales from multi-gigabit to multi-terabit switches offering comprehensive single-chip integration of Smart Buffer technology, large table scale, rich packet-processing and traffic management features, and data plane programmability to provide the versatility demanded by modern network infrastructure.

The Cisco Meraki MS brings the benefits of the cloud to networks of all sizes: simplified management, reduced complexity, network wide visibility and control, with lower operational cost for campus and branch deployments. Cisco Meraki access switching is available in both Layer 2 and powerful Layer 3 models. Mission-critical features like deep, Layer 7 application visibility, network topology, virtual stacking, QoS for business critical applications, 802.1X access control, and more are present in all models.
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Sample Customers
State Bank of India, Hill International, Coty
Cisco Live Milan, Hyatt
Top Industries
Comms Service Provider52%
Computer Software Company14%
Manufacturing Company8%
Media Company4%
Computer Software Company23%
Comms Service Provider15%
Financial Services Firm8%
Comms Service Provider27%
Computer Software Company18%
Energy/Utilities Company4%
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Small Business69%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise11%
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Broadcom StrataXGS is ranked 25th in Ethernet Switches while Meraki MS Switches is ranked 6th in Ethernet Switches with 33 reviews. Broadcom StrataXGS is rated 0.0, while Meraki MS Switches is rated 8.4. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Meraki MS Switches writes "Pushing out policies from a single location is an easy way of leveraging utilities and resources ". Broadcom StrataXGS is most compared with Broadcom StrataDNX, Mellanox Switches, Juniper Ethernet Switches and Huawei Ethernet Switches, whereas Meraki MS Switches is most compared with Aruba Switches, NETGEAR Switches, HPE Ethernet Switches, Ubiquiti UniFi Switches and Fortinet FortiSwitch - Secure Access.

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