Compare HPE Ethernet Switches vs. Mellanox Switches

HPE Ethernet Switches is ranked 7th in Ethernet Switches with 10 reviews while Mellanox Switches is ranked 19th in Ethernet Switches with 1 review. HPE Ethernet Switches is rated 8.2, while Mellanox Switches is rated 6.0. 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 Mellanox Switches writes "Open Source LAN Solution that needs to be more user-friendly with better training documentation". HPE Ethernet Switches is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, Meraki MS Switches and D-Link Ethernet Switches, whereas Mellanox Switches is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, Arista Networks Platform and Aruba Switches.
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Pros
The solution is easy to set up and easy to use, unlike, for example, Cisco, which is more complex.What I like the most is the management system integrated with the HP system.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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The most valuable features of this solution are its functionality.

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

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Pricing and Cost Advice
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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It's an open-source solution.

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7th
out of 35 in Ethernet Switches
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Reviews
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Avg. Rating
8.2
19th
out of 35 in Ethernet Switches
Views
1,805
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1,632
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
363
Avg. Rating
6.0
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Compared 9% of the time.
Also Known As
HP Ethernet SwitchesMellanox SN2700
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Overview

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.

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
Emirates Palace HotelCNPC, Korea Consumer Agency, Nutanix, Roxo Systems, StorPool, Atlantic.Net, INFN, StarWind, NYSE Technologies, Creative Consultants, ENKI
Top Industries
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Manufacturing Company12%
Engineering Company8%
Comms Service Provider8%
Healthcare Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider24%
Media Company16%
Manufacturing Company15%
K 12 Educational Company Or School12%
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