Compare Brocade Ethernet Switches vs. HPE Ethernet Switches

Brocade Ethernet Switches is ranked 14th in Ethernet Switches with 2 reviews while HPE Ethernet Switches is ranked 7th in Ethernet Switches with 10 reviews. Brocade Ethernet Switches is rated 9.0, while HPE Ethernet Switches is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Brocade Ethernet Switches writes "It has all the features I need and it is stable and scalable". On the other hand, the top reviewer of HPE Ethernet Switches writes "Good management system, good support, and guaranteed for life". Brocade Ethernet Switches is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, Juniper Ethernet Switches and Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches, whereas HPE Ethernet Switches is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, Meraki MS Switches and D-Link Ethernet Switches. See our Brocade Ethernet Switches vs. HPE Ethernet Switches report.
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Pros
The technical support is good.The initial setup was really straightforward and easy.

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The solution is easy to set up and easy to use, unlike, for example, Cisco, which is more complex.What I like the most is the management system integrated with the HP system.The graphical userface is very good and quite easy to run with.he stability is very good on this solution. There have been no bugs, glitches or crashes.The initial setup of this solution is easy.The technical support for this solution has improved from what it was.The most valuable feature is the IRF.The HPE Ethernet switches have very low latency.

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Cons
There are some performance issues.

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The quality of the service needs improvement.When we have a lot of clients on the system, we lose signal and have to restart our antenna.The VLAN tagging could be improved,A lower price would be an improvement because we always want to reduce our costs.We have had some rare occasions with glitches, so the stability can be improved.In the next release, I would like to see them include more features like the Aruba solution, to have more possibilities concerning the software design.It would be helpful to have training available for this solution.This solution needs to support software-defined networking.

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This is not an expensive solution.Licensing fees are on a yearly basis.There are free software updates and there is a lifetime warranty for a few of the switch series.

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14th
out of 35 in Ethernet Switches
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9.0
7th
out of 35 in Ethernet Switches
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4,899
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Average Words per Review
417
Avg. Rating
8.2
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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.

HP has created the most open, integrated and software-defined networking portfolio and ecosystem of its kind – driving simplification with networks that understand, adapt to and protect your business applications in real-time. Only HP extends the momentum of software-defined networking everywhere–from the mobile edge to the heart of data centers.

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Manufacturing Company12%
Comms Service Provider8%
Healthcare Company8%
University8%
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Comms Service Provider26%
Manufacturing Company19%
K 12 Educational Company Or School15%
Media Company11%
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