Huawei Ethernet Switches Competitors and Alternatives

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Real User
IT Manager at a maritime company with 51-200 employees
Oct 21 2019

What is most valuable?

The best feature of this solution is the lifetime warranty. This solution is easy to use and to configure.

What needs improvement?

This solution needs to support software-defined networking. The management needs to be more open so that they can be easily managed using external software. I would like to see support for integration with hyper-converged solutions. For example, I would like to be able to manage these switches from… more»

What other advice do I have?

When it comes to HPE switches, as a recommendation, in the end it depends on the requirements. They have to know exactly what they need because HPE has all types and all levels of switches. They keep changing models, and sometimes we have challenges because we find out that two years later, the… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Whenever we purchase a new switch, we give everybody a chance. We have evaluated Cisco and Huawei hardware.
Vishnu Suresh
Real User
IT Administrator at RC Network Solutions Pvt Ltd
Jan 19 2020

What is most valuable?

The GUI interface distinguishes it from other vendors and makes it easy to operate. Juniper switches are quick and easy to configure. Depending on the requirements, you only have to configure two or three parameters. The operational efficiency of these devices is good. This solution has a lot of… more»

What needs improvement?

In the next release of this solution, I would like to see better integration with software-defined networking. The coding can be simplified a little bit.

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

We use and supply products by many different vendors because we are project-oriented, and not tied to any one particular vendor. Some of the other vendors are Cisco and Huawei. The licensing costs for Cisco are higher.

What other advice do I have?

In general, I cannot find anything that is bad about this product. I would rate this solution a nine out of ten.
AmirBoroufar
Real User
Senior Data Center Engineer at a consultancy with 1,001-5,000 employees
Nov 13 2019

What is most valuable?

The most important feature related to this solution is that most of the time, it covers all of what we need for our projects. It is suitable as a complete solution. The generalization is useful. This is a flexible solution that integrates… more»

What needs improvement?

In the future, I would like to see more focus on software-defined networking solutions.

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

The price of this solution is high, but it depends on the number of units that you want to order.

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

For a short time, I worked with both Huawei and MikroTik switches, but I was not satisfied with them.

What other advice do I have?

Cisco is a market leader in this product. I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.
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