Anonymous UserDirector of Information Technology at a hospitality company
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The fabric of the solution and the management aspect are the solution's most valuable features."
"Its simplicity and web interface were most valuable. I also liked the two-factor authentication."
"The best feature of this solution is the lifetime warranty."
"The HPE Ethernet switches have very low latency."
"The most valuable feature is the IRF."
"The technical support for this solution has improved from what it was."
"he stability is very good on this solution. There have been no bugs, glitches or crashes."
"The initial setup of this solution is easy."
"The graphical userface is very good and quite easy to run with."
"The solution is easy to set up and easy to use, unlike, for example, Cisco, which is more complex."
"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."
"Its scalability can be better. If possible, it can have Hyper POE. I am not sure if there is a fiber version."
"This solution needs to support software-defined networking."
"It would be helpful to have training available for this solution."
"In the next release, I would like to see them include more features like the Aruba solution, to have more possibilities concerning the software design."
"We have had some rare occasions with glitches, so the stability can be improved."
"A lower price would be an improvement because we always want to reduce our costs."
"The VLAN tagging could be improved,"
"The quality of the service needs improvement."
"When we have a lot of clients on the system, we lose signal and have to restart our antenna."
"It was around $1500 a year. It is cheaper than Cisco but more expensive than Ruckus."
"There are free software updates and there is a lifetime warranty for a few of the switch series."
"Licensing fees are on a yearly basis."
"This is not an expensive solution."
"This is an expensive product."
"There are no licensing costs for this solution."
"The pricing is very good."
"The price is fair."
"They are affordable and less expensive than Cisco. Their price was the decider at the time."
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Extreme VDX is ranked 20th in Ethernet Switches with 2 reviews while HPE Ethernet Switches is ranked 8th in Ethernet Switches with 22 reviews. Extreme VDX is rated 8.6, while HPE Ethernet Switches is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Extreme VDX writes "A simple and stable solution with a web interface and two-factor authentication". On the other hand, the top reviewer of HPE Ethernet Switches writes "Good management system, good support, and guaranteed for life". Extreme VDX is most compared with Cisco Catalyst Switches, Cisco Nexus, Dell PowerConnect Switches, ExtremeSwitching and VMware NSX, whereas HPE Ethernet Switches is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, Juniper Ethernet Switches, MikroTik Routers and Switches, Meraki MS Switches and H3C Ethernet Switches. See our Extreme VDX vs. HPE Ethernet Switches report.
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