Dell PowerConnect Switches Alternatives and Competitors

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MaksimVedernikov
Real User
Network Administrator at SA Tallinna Lasteghaigla
Apr 03 2020

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is reliability.

What needs improvement?

The pricing could be improved. I would like to see some kind of packet tracer where people can study how the switch is operating. White box switching support is something that I would like to see in the future.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

This is an expensive switch.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Prior to this solution, I was working with Cisco switches, which we still have a lot of. We have physical network layers and for some purposes, the Cisco switches are very good. My preference, however, is ProCurve. I have experience with… more »

What other advice do I have?

My advice to anybody who is implementing this solution is to plan well. Most of the reason for error is poor planning. Be sure to ask your vendor questions because there are no dumb questions. Rather, silly mistakes happen when people… more »
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