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We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"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 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."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"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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HPE Ethernet Switches is ranked 9th in Ethernet Switches with 18 reviews while Huawei Ethernet Switches is ranked 10th in Ethernet Switches with 16 reviews. HPE Ethernet Switches is rated 8.2, while Huawei Ethernet Switches is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of HPE Ethernet Switches writes "Good management system, good support, and guaranteed for life". 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". HPE Ethernet Switches is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, Juniper Ethernet Switches, MikroTik Routers and Switches, Meraki MS Switches and Fortinet FortiSwitch - Secure Access, whereas Huawei Ethernet Switches is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, H3C Ethernet Switches, Aruba Switches, Arista Networks Platform and Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches. See our HPE Ethernet Switches vs. Huawei Ethernet Switches report.
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