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"You buy the switch and that's it.""The cost of HPE ProCurve is good.""The purchasing cost a few years ago for two units was approx €5,000.""This is an expensive switch.""The price of this product is cheap.""HPE ProCurve products are reasonably priced.""The price could be more competitive."

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Top Answer: We have found the solution to be entirely stable.
Top Answer: The price could be more competitive. Everything is included in the price as there are no security features that need to be updated, it is just the hardware alone.
Top Answer: Since we transfer from one to ten gigabits of information, in a future release, it would benefit to have more high-speed ports. For example, the uplink should be 40 gigabits or 100 gigabits. That… more »
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7th
Views
326
Comparisons
291
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0
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4th
out of 15 in LAN Switching
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3,050
Comparisons
2,659
Reviews
11
Average Words per Review
380
Rating
8.7
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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.
HP Networking (HP ProCurve) products enable a cost-effective network that's agile, flexible, and fully interoperable. Boost availability, performance, monitoring, and productivity with HP network software, services, and support.
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Sample Customers
Niagra Falls Bridge Commission, Medien System Partner, PayPerCloud, CDE Lightband, MaximumASP
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Cardinal Newman Catholic Secondary School, DY 4 Systems, EdgeWing, Edmonton Public Schools District, Halton Catholic District School Board, Hartwick College, Hatch Associates, Huntingdon College, Roseville Joint Union High School District, Saddleback Valley Unified School District, One Superior Place
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider25%
Manufacturing Company8%
Government8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider34%
Computer Software Company14%
Government7%
Manufacturing Company6%
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Small Business44%
Midsize Enterprise31%
Large Enterprise25%
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Brocade VCS is ranked 7th in Data Center Networking while HPE ProCurve is ranked 4th in LAN Switching with 12 reviews. Brocade VCS is rated 0.0, while HPE ProCurve is rated 8.8. On the other hand, the top reviewer of HPE ProCurve writes "Easily configurable and is easy to create each connection and configuration". Brocade VCS is most compared with Cisco Nexus, Cisco FabricPath and Dell-Force10 Campus LAN Switches, whereas HPE ProCurve is most compared with Cisco Catalyst Switches, Dell PowerConnect Switches, NETGEAR Switches, Aruba Instant On Switches and Arista Campus LAN Switches.

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