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"This solution is much cheaper than comparable products by Cisco.""The price of these switches is okay.""Its price is okay. Sometimes, it is lower than a Cisco solution."

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Top Answer: We have these switches installed in an environment with hardware from many other vendors, and so far, so good.
Top Answer: Its price is okay. Sometimes, it is lower than a Cisco solution.
Top Answer: Their hardware is not reliable, it's faulty. After three years of use, something goes wrong with the switches and they need replacing. It's prone to be faulty. We expect it when we deploy them out of… more »
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Overview
Brocade VCS fabric technology helps organization create efficient data center networks that just works. Ethernet fabric built using Brocade VCS fabric technology provides unmatched automation, scalability, efficiency, and VM awareness compared to traditional network architecture and competitive fabric offerings. VCS helps eliminate many of the limitations of traditional Ethernet networks in the data center.
PowerConnect Switches family offers a set of flexible, manageable and comprehensive switch solutions supporting up to 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) and optimized Internet iSCSI (iSCSI) performance with Dell Storage solutions, ideal for enterprise and campus LAN environments alike.
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Sample Customers
Niagra Falls Bridge Commission, Medien System Partner, PayPerCloud, CDE Lightband, MaximumASP
Amerijet Holdings Inc., CGD Securities, MavenWire, Tulane University
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Financial Services Firm25%
Local Government13%
Engineering Company13%
Media Company13%
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Comms Service Provider29%
Computer Software Company23%
Educational Organization6%
Government6%
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Small Business60%
Midsize Enterprise33%
Large Enterprise7%
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Brocade VCS is ranked 7th in Data Center Networking while Dell PowerConnect Switches is ranked 4th in Data Center Networking with 12 reviews. Brocade VCS is rated 0.0, while Dell PowerConnect Switches is rated 7.8. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Dell PowerConnect Switches writes "Good support, stable to the point where incidents have zero impact on the organization". Brocade VCS is most compared with Cisco Nexus, Cisco FabricPath, HPE ProCurve and Dell-Force10 Campus LAN Switches, whereas Dell PowerConnect Switches is most compared with Cisco Catalyst Switches, HPE ProCurve, NETGEAR Switches, Cisco Nexus and Arista Networks Platform.

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