HPE Ethernet Switches Competitors and Alternatives

The top HPE Ethernet Switches competitors are
  • Cisco Ethernet Switches
  • Meraki MS Switches
  • H3C Ethernet Switches
  • Huawei Ethernet Switches
  • D-Link Ethernet Switches
  • Fortinet FortiSwitch - Data Center
  • MikroTik Routers and Switches
  • NETGEAR Ethernet Switches
Read reviews of HPE Ethernet Switches competitors and alternatives
D6B8
User
District Technology at a K-12 educational company or school with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 06 2018

What is most valuable?

I have found Junos OS to be the most valuable feature. It is extremely flexible and easy to pick up. The layout... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We moved to Juniper from an outdated Cisco environment, so the immediate change was extremely dramatic, we are able to... more»

What needs improvement?

Updates and management tools: * The updates are constantly broken, which has been a problem for years. You definitely... more»

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

You don't need to license every switch. We only chose to cover support on core/key equipment and keep a cold spare... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We previously used Cisco and Extreme Networks. We switched due to our planned refresh cycle, as well as cost.

What other advice do I have?

It works with third-party SFPs.
Ralf Richter
Real User
Senior Solution Architect at a comms service provider with 501-1,000 employees
Mar 01 2018

What is most valuable?

DNA Center is very interesting in automating the setup and monitoring as with each occurrence it gets easier to troubleshoot and provides an impression about what could be the problem.

How has it helped my organization?

* Good and stable operational experience with nearly no loss of hardware and very few software bugs. * Plug and play works now. * DNA is a very good way to do the configuration of all the equipment.

What needs improvement?

Location of customers to connect clients to the servers and transport the data and VoIP in parallel with QoS and NBAR with 802.1X.
Andrew S. Baker (ASB)
Real User
Cybersecurity & IT Professional (VirtualCIO) at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Nov 02 2017

What is most valuable?

* QoS * Port trunking * PoE+ Netgear has solid, cost-effective switches with enterprise functionality that I am very happy deploying on my... more»

How has it helped my organization?

I put together a mesh configuration of GS108E and GS110TP switches for several customers to allow them to setup a full High-Availability software.

What needs improvement?

A slightly, more featureful CLI interface would be great.

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

Netgear costs are very straightforward. There is very little in the way of separate licensing costs.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

This was a new deployment, based on good experiences with Netgear switches in other areas. We have replaced Dell PowerConnect switches with... more»

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