Dell PowerConnect Switches Pros and Cons

Dell PowerConnect Switches Pros

Peter Van Loon
Network Administrator at a engineering company with 201-500 employees
The most valuable features are the jumbo frames and the stacking.
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Benjamin Ighagbon
IT Project Manager at NTSAFRICA Services
The most valuable feature of this solution is simplicity.
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AhmedElghawabi
Technical Consultant at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Dell PowerConnect Switches are easy to configure.
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reviewer998499
System Administrator at a media company with 51-200 employees
The technology is good and the interface is simple. We haven't had any bugs, disconnections or delays.
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Cezary Majewski
Network Infrastructure Administrator at PCC Intermodal
The functionality is very good.
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reviewer1223775
Pre-Sales Engineer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
When the price is competitive the customers tend to choose the cheaper brand and then look at the features. So having a competitive price is a plus.
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reviewer1218636
IT Engineer at a financial services firm with 11-50 employees
This solution comes with a lifetime warranty.
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Fred TANG
System Manager with 10,001+ employees
The security is the most valuable aspect of this solution. It also has good storage and resource handling.
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Dell PowerConnect Switches Cons

Peter Van Loon
Network Administrator at a engineering company with 201-500 employees
Scalability, especially with the power connect series is something that you have to take into account before starting the project because any changes to an ongoing project can be difficult.
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Benjamin Ighagbon
IT Project Manager at NTSAFRICA Services
When it comes to the configuration, there should be documentation and interactive help available to assist people who have experience with products from other vendors.
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AhmedElghawabi
Technical Consultant at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
It would be great to have modules that integrate with SDN solutions such as Cisco ACI, Arista SDN, Huawei Agile, and IBM.
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Learn what your peers think about Dell PowerConnect Switches. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: May 2020.
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reviewer998499
System Administrator at a media company with 51-200 employees
Because of the stackings you lose some boards and switches.
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Cezary Majewski
Network Infrastructure Administrator at PCC Intermodal
We've only been using the solution for half a year. We haven't run into any issues, but maybe over time, that may change. It's too soon to tell. Offhand, there aren't any features that are lacking.
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reviewer1223775
Pre-Sales Engineer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
I would like to see better scalability and more features on these switches in the future.
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reviewer1218636
IT Engineer at a financial services firm with 11-50 employees
More stable firmware releases would be an improvement because we have had them randomly power on and off.
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Fred TANG
System Manager with 10,001+ employees
Not a ten because I have to do a lot of testing on it. The correlation is okay.
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Learn what your peers think about Dell PowerConnect Switches. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: May 2020.
417,803 professionals have used our research since 2012.