Compare Extreme VDX vs. HPE Ethernet Switches

Extreme VDX is ranked 20th in Ethernet Switches with 1 review while HPE Ethernet Switches is ranked 8th in Ethernet Switches with 10 reviews. Extreme VDX is rated 9.0, while HPE Ethernet Switches is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Extreme VDX writes "Good management, good stability and good scalability". 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 Nexus, Cisco Catalyst Switches, Arista Networks Platform, VMware NSX and Dell PowerConnect Switches, whereas HPE Ethernet Switches is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, Meraki MS Switches, D-Link Ethernet Switches, Juniper Ethernet Switches and MikroTik Routers and Switches.
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Pros
The fabric of the solution and the management aspect are the solution's most valuable features.

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What I like the most is the management system integrated with the HP system.The solution is easy to set up and easy to use, unlike, for example, Cisco, which is more complex.The graphical userface is very good and quite easy to run with.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 technical support for this solution has improved from what it was.The most valuable feature is the IRF.The HPE Ethernet switches have very low latency.

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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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When we have a lot of clients on the system, we lose signal and have to restart our antenna.The quality of the service needs improvement.The VLAN tagging could be improved,A lower price would be an improvement because we always want to reduce our costs.We have had some rare occasions with glitches, so the stability can be improved.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.It would be helpful to have training available for this solution.This solution needs to support software-defined networking.

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This is not an expensive solution.Licensing fees are on a yearly basis.There are free software updates and there is a lifetime warranty for a few of the switch series.

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20th
out of 39 in Ethernet Switches
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Reviews
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Average Words per Review
285
Avg. Rating
9.0
8th
out of 39 in Ethernet Switches
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4,756
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Reviews
9
Average Words per Review
417
Avg. Rating
8.2
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Also Known As
VDX, Brocade VDXHP Ethernet Switches
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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.

HP has created the most open, integrated and software-defined networking portfolio and ecosystem of its kind – driving simplification with networks that understand, adapt to and protect your business applications in real-time. Only HP extends the momentum of software-defined networking everywhere–from the mobile edge to the heart of data centers.

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Sample Customers
Niagra Falls Bridge Commission, Medien System Partner, CDE Lightband, MaximumASPEmirates Palace Hotel
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Manufacturing Company12%
University8%
Engineering Company8%
Financial Services Firm8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider25%
Software R&D Company13%
Manufacturing Company12%
Media Company12%
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