Compare Brocade Ethernet Switches vs. Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches

Brocade Ethernet Switches is ranked 14th in Ethernet Switches with 3 reviews while Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches is ranked 6th in Ethernet Switches with 10 reviews. Brocade Ethernet Switches is rated 8.4, while Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Brocade Ethernet Switches writes "Secure access to storage data; lacks a graphical interface". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches writes "Affordable for small business, stable, and runs without Interruptions". Brocade Ethernet Switches is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches and Juniper Ethernet Switches, whereas Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches is most compared with NETGEAR Switches, MikroTik Routers and Switches and Brocade Ethernet Switches. See our Brocade Ethernet Switches vs. Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches report.
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Pros
There's a zone for each server and services in the storage.The technical support is good.The initial setup was really straightforward and easy.

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It's very easy to configure URLs.The most valuable features are uptime and stability.The most valuable feature is the dynamic routing.The pricing of the solution is very good. It works well within our network.The most valuable feature of Cisco routers is that they are robust.The most valuable feature of this solution is the support.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 important feature related to this solution is that most of the time, it covers all of what we need for our projects.

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Cons
No graphical interface.There are some performance issues.

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The solution's framework and some of the techniques need improvement. I've been watching Aruba, and they have a lot of technologies within the access points. For example, it has a virtual controller to connect all Aruba switches.The manageability could be improved.The installation could be simplified.If possible, we'd like to see support in our country, but it will be difficult as we are located in Iran.Having the option for a web-based interface would be an improvement over being forced to use the CLI.The pricing for this solution needs to be improved.The drawbacks come from support. The tools are rare, but to find someone knowledgeable with Cisco, is a problem.In the future, I would like to see more focus on software-defined networking solutions.

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Cisco switches are a little expensive when it comes to the price.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.The price of this solution is high, but it depends on the number of units that you want to order.If you look at the product portfolio from Cisco, it's quite expensive.It's an affordable price for small companies using on-premises networks where cloud services are too expensive for them.

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Ranking
14th
out of 39 in Ethernet Switches
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2,471
Comparisons
2,182
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
267
Avg. Rating
9.0
6th
out of 39 in Ethernet Switches
Views
2,438
Comparisons
2,153
Reviews
10
Average Words per Review
392
Avg. Rating
8.0
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Overview
From the world's first Ethernet fabric technology, to an open controller that eliminates vendor lock-in, to a switch stack that you can distribute throughout your campus, Brocade Ethernet Switches give you choices. Whether that means functionality, vendors, or even locations beyond the wiring closet, every option is secure, economical, and easily manageable. Linksys Ethernet Switches bring greater reliability and coverage to your home network.
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Sample Customers
Ajubeo, Akquinet AG, Big Data Analytics Provider Boligkontoret Danmark Bristol is Open, CDE Lightband, Cicero School District 99, City and County of San Francisco, Department of Emergency, City of Chattanooga, Cloudscale.shLinz AG
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