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LK
Network Operations Center Engineer at a tech company with 51-200 employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
Reliable, and easy to install, but it is difficult to configure

What is our primary use case?

Huawei Ethernet Switches allow your devices and the network to connect with one another. It can also provide internet access.

What needs improvement?

The configuration is very difficult even for someone who is already familiar with the configuration process.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been working with Huawei Ethernet Switches for approximately five years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Huawei Ethernet Switches are very stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

This solution is being used by 1,000 customers.

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

At the moment, I'm exclusively using Cisco switches.

How was the initial setup?

It was simple and…

What is our primary use case?

Huawei Ethernet Switches allow your devices and the network to connect with one another. It can also provide internet access.

What needs improvement?

The configuration is very difficult even for someone who is already familiar with the configuration process.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been working with Huawei Ethernet Switches for approximately five years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Huawei Ethernet Switches are very stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

This solution is being used by 1,000 customers.

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

At the moment, I'm exclusively using Cisco switches.

How was the initial setup?

It was simple and straightforward to set up.

What other advice do I have?

In my opinion, the best option is Cisco.

If you don't know how to configure, you can use Google to get information about the processing and procedures that you can use to work with your data.

I would rate Huawei Ethernet Switches a six out of ten.

Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: Partner
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TX
IT at a manufacturing company with 201-500 employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
Extremely easy to use, flexible, stable, and offers great performance.

What is our primary use case?

Our primary use case of this product is to layer devices and connect to switches. 

What is most valuable?

The solution is easy to use, flexible, stable, and it offers great performance. In my view, it's a total solution.

What needs improvement?

In order to improve the product, I'd like to see all devices have the ability to configure more easily. I think that's important. It's something I'd like to see in the next release along with improved scalability. 

For how long have I used the solution?

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How are customer service and technical support?

I think the technical support is good. 

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was straightforward. Deployment time differs depending on the configuration required. We have 30 users in our…

What is our primary use case?

Our primary use case of this product is to layer devices and connect to switches. 

What is most valuable?

The solution is easy to use, flexible, stable, and it offers great performance. In my view, it's a total solution.

What needs improvement?

In order to improve the product, I'd like to see all devices have the ability to configure more easily. I think that's important. It's something I'd like to see in the next release along with improved scalability. 

For how long have I used the solution?

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How are customer service and technical support?

I think the technical support is good. 

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was straightforward. Deployment time differs depending on the configuration required. We have 30 users in our office and we plan to continue using this product. 

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

It's not the cheapest solution but I think it's the best. 

What other advice do I have?

I recommend this product and rate it a 10 out of 10. 

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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RK
Wireless Network Design Engineer at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
Highly reliable and stable; CLI syntax is a good feature

What is our primary use case?

Our primary use case is for peer to peer links and for the ISP. We connect end users to it and we have over 50 users of this product. I'm a Wireless Network Design Engineer. 

What is most valuable?

I like getting that CLI syntax, it's quite similar to the Cisco product.  

What needs improvement?

There could be some improvement in the dashboards and that's something that could be included in the next update.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've been using the solution for four or five months. 

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It's a stable solution.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Scalability is quite good.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup of the solution is quite simple.…

What is our primary use case?

Our primary use case is for peer to peer links and for the ISP. We connect end users to it and
we have over 50 users of this product. I'm a Wireless Network Design Engineer. 

What is most valuable?

I like getting that CLI syntax, it's quite similar to the Cisco product.  

What needs improvement?

There could be some improvement in the dashboards and that's something that could be included in the next update.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've been using the solution for four or five months. 

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It's a stable solution.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Scalability is quite good.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup of the solution is quite simple. 

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We looked at Cisco before going with Huawei.

What other advice do I have?

I would rate this product an eight out of 10.

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
Ivorn Zhang
Director Of Information Technology at Bioworkshops
Real User
Top 20
A scalable and stable solution for connecting networks

What is most valuable?

The stability is good.

What needs improvement?

The configuration could be improved and deployment should be easier. It's also quite expensive.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for a long time.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Huawei Ethernet Switches are both scalable and stable. 

How are customer service and technical support?

From time to time I have contacted customer support; they are reliable and powerful.

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

The price is one of the only issues I have regarding this solution; it's not cheap.

What other advice do I have?

On a scale from one to ten, I would give Huawei Ethernet Switches a rating of nine. If they lowered…

What is most valuable?

The stability is good.

What needs improvement?

The configuration could be improved and deployment should be easier. It's also quite expensive.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for a long time.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Huawei Ethernet Switches are both scalable and stable. 

How are customer service and technical support?

From time to time I have contacted customer support; they are reliable and powerful.

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

The price is one of the only issues I have regarding this solution; it's not cheap.

What other advice do I have?

On a scale from one to ten, I would give Huawei Ethernet Switches a rating of nine. If they lowered the price, I would give them a higher rating.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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