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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 most valuable features of this solution are its functionality."

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"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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"If you compare this solution with Cisco, utilization in Cisco is more popular and it is more friendly."

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Ranking
20th
out of 37 in Ethernet Switches
Views
754
Comparisons
577
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
285
Rating
9.0
21st
out of 37 in Ethernet Switches
Views
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Comparisons
2,281
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
363
Rating
6.0
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Also Known As
VDX, Brocade VDX
Mellanox SN2700
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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.

The Mellanox Open Ethernet switch family delivers the highest performance and port density with a complete chassis and fabric management solution enabling converged data centers to operate at any scale while reducing operational costs and infrastructure complexity. This family includes a broad portfolio of Top-of-Rack (TOR) switches that range from 12 to 128 ports, with Ethernet data rates of 1GbE, 10GbE, 25GbE, 40GbE, 50GbE and 100GbE per port. These switches allow the building of cost-effective and scalable switch fabrics, from a few nodes to tens-of-thousands of nodes.

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Sample Customers
Niagra Falls Bridge Commission, Medien System Partner, CDE Lightband, MaximumASP
CNPC, Korea Consumer Agency, Nutanix, Roxo Systems, StorPool, Atlantic.Net, INFN, StarWind, NYSE Technologies, Creative Consultants, ENKI
Top Industries
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Comms Service Provider31%
Computer Software Company21%
Energy/Utilities Company5%
Government5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider34%
Computer Software Company21%
Manufacturing Company9%
Media Company5%
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Extreme VDX is ranked 20th in Ethernet Switches with 1 review while Mellanox Switches is ranked 21st in Ethernet Switches with 1 review. Extreme VDX is rated 9.0, while Mellanox Switches is rated 6.0. The top reviewer of Extreme VDX writes "Good management, good stability and good scalability". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Mellanox Switches writes "Open Source LAN Solution that needs to be more user-friendly with better training documentation". Extreme VDX is most compared with Cisco Nexus, Cisco Catalyst Switches, Dell PowerConnect Switches, ExtremeSwitching and VMware NSX, whereas Mellanox Switches is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, Arista Networks Platform, Juniper Ethernet Switches, Aruba Switches and Broadcom StrataXGS.

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