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"On pricing, ExtremeSwitches are going to beat most of the major competition."

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Top Answer: The unique ring topology is actually a handy innovation.
Top Answer: All I can say about Extreme pricing is that it is much less expensive than Cisco and more expensive than HP. It is less expensive than Tesco by a mile. On pricing, it is going to beat most of the… more »
Top Answer: I think Extreme can learn a few things from Cisco's approach. That is not to say that trying to become Cisco would be an improvement for Extreme. It is just that they might acknowledge the differences… more »
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179
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Average Words per Review
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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.
ExtremeSwitching is the family of products comprising different switch types: Modular (X8 and 8000 series [formerly BlackDiamond] and S and K series switches); Stackable (X-series and A, B, C, and 7100 series switches); Standalone (SSA, X430, and D, 200, 800, and ISW series); and Mobile Backhaul (E4G). ExtremeSwitching work from Edge Switching that ensures the performance and reliable operation of end-user devices and applications including port density, bandwidth, and network services to Aggregation / Core Switches is designed for the demanding needs of aggregation, top-of-rack and campus core environments, these switches deliver 10Gb, 40Gb and even 100Gb bandwidth with maximum throughput and reliability.
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Niagra Falls Bridge Commission, Medien System Partner, PayPerCloud, CDE Lightband, MaximumASP
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Brocade VCS is ranked 7th in Data Center Networking while ExtremeSwitching is ranked 5th in Data Center Networking with 1 review. Brocade VCS is rated 0.0, while ExtremeSwitching is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of ExtremeSwitching writes "The unique ring topology protocol and pricing makes this a unique solution worthy of consideration". Brocade VCS is most compared with Cisco Nexus, Cisco FabricPath, HPE ProCurve and Dell-Force10 Campus LAN Switches, whereas ExtremeSwitching is most compared with Cisco Catalyst Switches and Extreme VDX.

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