Compare Brocade VDX vs. VMware NSX

Brocade VDX is ranked 6th in Data Center Networking while VMware NSX which is ranked 1st in Data Center Networking with 29 reviews. Brocade VDX is rated 0, while VMware NSX is rated 8.4. On the other hand, the top reviewer of VMware NSX writes "Enables us to identify problems before they manifest, but they should develop more advanced features". Brocade VDX is most compared with Cisco Nexus, Dell PowerConnect Switches and Cisco Catalyst Switches, whereas VMware NSX is most compared with Cisco ACI, Cisco Tetration and Juniper Contrail Networking.
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1,582 views|680 comparisons
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21,238 views|10,115 comparisons
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We can't go without NSX, so it's invaluable from this perspective.The solution is very expensive.We haven't had to hire a dedicated network engineer because NSX handles 90 percent of it. The reduced overhead in terms of managing networks has been the biggest plus.We have saved man-hours and decreased our security exposure.Pricing and licensing could be improved as we are a government entity. Lower pricing could always help.

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6th
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680
Reviews
0
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1st
Views
21,238
Comparisons
10,115
Reviews
30
Average Words per Review
415
Avg. Rating
8.4
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Overview
Brocade VDX Switches support Layer 2 and Layer 3 fabrics with open standards and extensive scalability to deliver high performance, capacity, and reliability for data center spine and leaf deployments. It includes the following products: Brocade VDX 6740 SWITCHES, Brocade VDX 6940 SWITCH and Brocade VDX 8770 SWITCH.VMware NSX is the network virtualization platform for the Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC). By bringing the operational model of a virtual machine to your data center network, you can transform the economics of network and security operations. NSX lets you treat your physical network as a pool of transport capacity, with network and security services attached to VMs with a policy-driven approach.
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Sample Customers
Niagra Falls Bridge Commission, Medien System Partner, CDE Lightband, MaximumASPCity of Avondale, Lumeta, Kroll Ontrack, Heartland Payment Systems, Baystate Heallth, Exostar, Tribune Media, iGATE, NTT Communications, Synergent, California Natural Resources Agency, Bloomington Public Schools, Columbia Sportswear, Join Experience S.A, Schuberg Philis
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REVIEWERS
Manufacturing Company25%
Retailer25%
Mining And Metals Company13%
Government13%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider15%
Healthcare Company14%
Software R&D Company13%
Financial Services Firm13%
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