We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"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."
"On several occasions we encountered major issues with the solution and have found the Nokia technical support to be quite supportive."
"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."
"I would prefer that all the licenses be open for our use."
"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."
"The price of the solution is very competitive in comparison with that of the competition."
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.
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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