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Pros
"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.""The Huawei switches are stable, easy to set up, and cheap.""In terms of the most valuable features, LAN switching is more comfortable and valuable in the network. It is easy to configure and easy to deploy. It is helpful for the installation and it is easy to troubleshoot issues. It's an easy product to understand. It's a good solution.""If you're a small one-on-one organization, then cost-effective-wise, I would recommend it.""Pricing-wise, Huawei is quite good.""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 most valuable features are that it is easy to use, easy to configure, it's priced well, and the operating system is easy to understand.""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."

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"On several occasions we encountered major issues with the solution and have found the Nokia technical support to be quite supportive."

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Cons
"The performance has been slow at times.""The availability and the speed of the firmware updates are the only things wrong with Huawei. There are some vulnerabilities on the hardware.""Devices should have the ability to configure more easily.""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.""I would like to see more training opportunities available.""The stability could be improved.""The knowledge base needs to be improved and expanded.""Huawei Ethernet Switches are scalable but can be improved."

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"I would prefer that all the licenses be open for our use."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"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 switch came as part of a package bundle that includes internet service.""The exact pricing varies based on how many units you purchase.""It is cheaper than Cisco.""Huawei provides much better performance for the same price, even when taking into account very aggressive commercial policies.""It's a reasonable price, cheaper than some other vendors.""The product is competitively priced in its market.""The price is one of the only issues I have regarding this solution."

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"The price of the solution is very competitive in comparison with that of the competition."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: Huawei Ethernet Switches are very stable.
Top Answer: We don't have an issue with the price. It is cheaper than Cisco. Our licensing fees are every three years.
Top Answer: The configuration is very difficult even for someone who is already familiar with the configuration process.
Top Answer: On several occasions we encountered major issues with the solution and have found the Nokia technical support to be quite supportive.
Top Answer: We would like to have an unified monitoring system, while Nokia have different monitoring system for different product, we find it to be quite troublesome. I also would prefer that all the licenses be… more »
Top Answer: We are using 7210 Service Access Switch, also 7360 ISAM FX-4 and it's small box 7362 ISAM DF-16.
Ranking
11th
out of 37 in Ethernet Switches
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Rating
7.5
24th
out of 37 in Ethernet Switches
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8.0
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Also Known As
Nokia ESS, Nokia 7450 Ethernet Service Switch, Nokia 7450 ESS
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Overview
Huawei SOHO & SMB Switches, an Energy-saving Ethernet access switches with service features that are easy to install and maintain. It has a S1700 Series Enterprise Switches that caters from small- to medium-sized businesses and Internet cafes.

The Nokia 7450 Ethernet Service Switch (ESS) family of Carrier Ethernet switch routers is designed to deliver advanced Carrier Ethernet services. It also provides the ideal platform for the metro Ethernet aggregation of fixed and mobile networks.

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Sample Customers
Newcastle University, Jingyang District of Deyang City in Sichuan Province, Southwest China, Glasgow Rangers Soccer Team, RMIT, Insurance Industry Association of Zhejiang Province, China, APT Satellite Holdings Limited (APT)
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Top Industries
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Pharma/Biotech Company25%
Government13%
Manufacturing Company13%
Computer Software Company13%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider46%
Computer Software Company14%
Government5%
Cloud Provider4%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider40%
Computer Software Company18%
Financial Services Firm10%
Energy/Utilities Company5%
Company Size
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Small Business35%
Midsize Enterprise35%
Large Enterprise30%
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Huawei Ethernet Switches is ranked 11th in Ethernet Switches with 20 reviews while Nokia Ethernet Service Switch is ranked 24th in Ethernet Switches with 1 review. Huawei Ethernet Switches is rated 7.6, while Nokia Ethernet Service Switch is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Huawei Ethernet Switches writes "Good pricing and better performance than the competition". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Nokia Ethernet Service Switch writes "A stable solution which is competitively priced and offers good support". Huawei Ethernet Switches is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, H3C Ethernet Switches, Aruba Switches, HPE Ethernet Switches and Fortinet FortiSwitch - Secure Access, whereas Nokia Ethernet Service Switch is most compared with Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch Ethernet Switches and Cisco Ethernet Switches.

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