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"These switches are very easy to install because there is no configuration.""Its integration is the most valuable.""I can't find anything wrong with our D-Link Ethernet Switches.""These switches are simple and easy to configure.""The solution is scalable.""The product is simple to manage."

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"The velocity of the process is the most valuable feature.""They have the ability, since they have a very big R&D team, to create an upgrade for any feature or patch very easily.""The HTTP features for security are very good. We use all of the regular features.""Huawei Ethernet switches are easy to use and can be managed using either the GUI or via the command-line.""The most valuable feature is the audit systems. I also like that it can synchronize on the alternate configuration of products together at the same time.""Pricing-wise, Huawei is quite good.""The technical documentation available is very good. The technical support for the customer is also good - I would give it 8 out of 10.""When you buy a switch from Huawei, the switches come along with a lot of features that you do not need to pay extra money for."

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Cons
"I would like an option to create different networks within the switch.""It should be more stable, and it should have good integration with the cloud. It should support configuration, supervision, and control through the cloud.""They could be more stable. They were not as resistant as Cisco. After some time, some of them failed. This could be because we import quite a lot of products from different horizons, so there is no guarantee of quality. In Africa, these products don't always directly come from the manufacturer. We get these products from the Middle East or Asia. Therefore, you cannot be sure that the quality is exactly similar to what you have in Europe or America.""We have issues with the stability.""The solution needs better local support."

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"Integration could be improved. The price could also be lower.""The interoperability of the devices, in general, on the Huawei switches is not good and is known to be not good. Maybe they can improve this a bit.""The GUI could be improved. It could be much more adaptable.""One of the problems with Huawei is that when you receive a product quote from one of the vendors, you cannot get prices from the other ones because they register your request with Huawei.""In the next release, I would like to see an increase in the performance of DDoS protection systems against all kinds of attack packets.""There needs to be more documentation. If they opened up a bit and shared more information and maybe allowed for YouTube videos about their products and how to work them, it would benefit the users quite a bit.""The availability and the speed of the firmware updates are the only things wrong with Huawei. There are some vulnerabilities on the hardware.""The technical support is a bit difficult to work with if you don't speak Mandarin."

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"The D-Link Switches are cheaper than Cisco.""These units vary in price from $200 to one thousand dollars. They're available for a one-time purchase.""They were cheap. We were not paying for any license.""The solution is budget-friendly"

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"We have a one-year license. There are no additional costs besides the licensing fee.""The exact pricing varies based on how many units you purchase.""Huawei comes with a lot of features out of the box that you have to pay extra for with other products. They do charge extra in the licensing for certain additional features.""The price of Huawei ethernet switches is cheap.""The product is competitively priced in its market.""It's a reasonable price, cheaper than some other vendors.""The price is one of the only issues I have regarding this solution.""The switch came as part of a package bundle that includes internet service."

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Top Answer: Hello Mesfin It depends on the real scenario, the cisco 2960 is a very good device and they usually have routing functions but there are many different models within the same 2960 line, and on the… more »
Top Answer: These switches are simple and easy to configure.
Top Answer: Easy to use, flexible, stable, and offers great performance.
Top Answer: It's not the cheapest solution but I think it's the best.
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Overview
Typically managed using a browser-based Graphical User Interface (GUI), D-Link Ethernet Switches are attractively priced and support an essential set of Layer 2/2+ switching functions including VLAN, Link Aggregation, QoS, Bandwidth Limiting, Access Control Lists, and more.
Huawei SOHO & SMB Switches, an Energy-saving Ethernet access switches with service features that are easy to install and maintain. It has a S1700 Series Enterprise Switches that caters from small- to medium-sized businesses and Internet cafes.
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George Mason University, Somerville House, Hiperwall, New Brunswick School District 16, The Fulcrum Group, Bremond Independent School District, University of Texas Health Science Center, Grand Canyon Skywalk, SUN Area Career & Technology Center, Abington Senior High School
Newcastle University, Jingyang District of Deyang City in Sichuan Province, Southwest China, Glasgow Rangers Soccer Team, RMIT, Insurance Industry Association of Zhejiang Province, China, APT Satellite Holdings Limited (APT)
Top Industries
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Comms Service Provider43%
Computer Software Company14%
Media Company5%
Government5%
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Pharma/Biotech Company31%
Manufacturing Company15%
Comms Service Provider15%
Transportation Company8%
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Comms Service Provider51%
Computer Software Company10%
Cloud Provider5%
Government4%
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Small Business50%
Midsize Enterprise38%
Large Enterprise13%
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Small Business32%
Midsize Enterprise37%
Large Enterprise32%
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D-Link Ethernet Switches is ranked 13th in Ethernet Switches with 6 reviews while Huawei Ethernet Switches is ranked 11th in Ethernet Switches with 17 reviews. D-Link Ethernet Switches is rated 8.6, while Huawei Ethernet Switches is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of D-Link Ethernet Switches writes "Easy to set up, stable, and offers reasonable pricing". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Huawei Ethernet Switches writes "Has valuable spanning tree protocol and routing features but they should improve the knowledge base library". D-Link Ethernet Switches is most compared with NETGEAR Switches, Cisco Ethernet Switches, Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches, MikroTik Routers and Switches and HPE Ethernet Switches, whereas Huawei Ethernet Switches is most compared with H3C Ethernet Switches, Cisco Ethernet Switches, Aruba Switches, HPE Ethernet Switches and Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches. See our D-Link Ethernet Switches vs. Huawei Ethernet Switches report.

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