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"The fabric of the solution and the management aspect are the solution's most valuable features."

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"The unique ring topology is actually a handy innovation.""The price is low compared to the competition."

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Cons
"The only problem is that at the moment it's an Extreme product and Extreme is not really pushing it. They have to make up for weak innovation and I'm not sure if they want to do that."

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"The training and resources for learning are lacking."

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

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Ranking
20th
out of 36 in Ethernet Switches
Views
734
Comparisons
582
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
285
Avg. Rating
9.0
7th
out of 14 in LAN Switching
Views
216
Comparisons
142
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
1,522
Avg. Rating
8.0
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Also Known As
VDX, Brocade VDX
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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.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, CDE Lightband, MaximumASPBlue Waters
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Extreme VDX is ranked 20th in Ethernet Switches with 1 review while ExtremeSwitching is ranked 7th in LAN Switching with 1 review. Extreme VDX is rated 9.0, while ExtremeSwitching is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Extreme VDX writes "Good management, good stability and good scalability". 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". Extreme VDX is most compared with Cisco Nexus, Cisco Catalyst Switches, Dell PowerConnect Switches, VMware NSX and Arista Networks Platform, whereas ExtremeSwitching is most compared with Cisco Catalyst Switches.

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