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SJ
Senior Network Engineer at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
Secure, easy to install, easy to use, scalable, with good technical support

What is our primary use case?

We use only Firewalls, Juniper Switches. We don't have SD-WAN solutions. We use this solution for connecting.

What is most valuable?

It's user-friendly. The security is good.

What needs improvement?

Stability is an area that needs improvement. They could improve the code, as there are some issues with it. Marketing could be better.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been working with Juniper Ethernet Switches for six years. We are using the EX series.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It's a stable solution, but there are some limitations.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

I don't have any issues with scalability.

How are customer service and technical support?

The vendor support…

What is our primary use case?

We use only Firewalls, Juniper Switches. We don't have SD-WAN solutions.

We use this solution for connecting.

What is most valuable?

It's user-friendly.

The security is good.

What needs improvement?

Stability is an area that needs improvement.

They could improve the code, as there are some issues with it.

Marketing could be better.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been working with Juniper Ethernet Switches for six years.

We are using the EX series.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It's a stable solution, but there are some limitations.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

I don't have any issues with scalability.

How are customer service and technical support?

The vendor support is good. 

The technical support is good.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is straightforward. It's not complex. It's easy.

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

I don't have any knowledge of pricing, I am in the technical department. 

What other advice do I have?

It's a good product. 

It's user-friendly and has good security also.

I would recommend it to others.

I would rate Juniper Ethernet Switches an eight out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
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WW
DevOps System Engineer at Monash University
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
A stable and scalable solution which is easy to use and install and provides good tech support

What is our primary use case?

We use the solution for ethernet access.

What is most valuable?

I like the solution's ease of use and stability. 

What needs improvement?

The price is in the intermediate range. It is not overly expensive, but also not cheap. It could stand improvement. 

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Juniper Ethernet Switches for a couple of years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is stable. 

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The solution is certainly scalable. 

How are customer service and technical support?

Tech support is fine. There is no need to improve it. 

How was the initial setup?

The solution is easy to install. While the installation time can vary…

What is our primary use case?

We use the solution for ethernet access.

What is most valuable?

I like the solution's ease of use and stability. 

What needs improvement?

The price is in the intermediate range. It is not overly expensive, but also not cheap. It could stand improvement. 

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Juniper Ethernet Switches for a couple of years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is stable. 

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The solution is certainly scalable. 

How are customer service and technical support?

Tech support is fine. There is no need to improve it. 

How was the initial setup?

The solution is easy to install.

While the installation time can vary depending on the project involved, for a simple one it takes around 10 or 15 minutes. 

What about the implementation team?

There are five engineers who were involved in the deployment.

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

The price could be cheaper. 

What other advice do I have?

We have over 1,000 customers making use of the solution, mainly in Taiwan. 

I would recommend the solution to others. 

I rate Juniper Ethernet Switches as a nine out of ten. 

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
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RJ
Firewall Engineer at a marketing services firm with 1-10 employees
MSP
Top 5Leaderboard
Highly stable, good performance, and modern protocol

What is our primary use case?

Juniper is a very powerful open-source operating system. You are able to do routing and other tasks using the switches. I was using Juniper Ethernet Switches for a hotspot network.

What is most valuable?

The combination of hardware and software makes it a very good solution. It is a modern protocol that they have supported in the switches. The solution has good performance.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for a few months.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is highly stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

I have found the scalability could be improved in the version I was using. We have approximately 90 users using this solution.

How was the

What is our primary use case?

Juniper is a very powerful open-source operating system. You are able to do routing and other tasks using the switches. I was using Juniper Ethernet Switches for a hotspot network.

What is most valuable?

The combination of hardware and software makes it a very good solution. It is a modern protocol that they have supported in the switches. The solution has good performance.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for a few months.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is highly stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

I have found the scalability could be improved in the version I was using.

We have approximately 90 users using this solution.

How was the initial setup?

The configuration of the solution could be easier. We had to do the configuration through the command-line interface. However, we are using an older version and the newer versions could be better with a graphical interface.

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

The solution does not require a license to use it.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this solution to others.

I rate Juniper Ethernet Switches a nine out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
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SC
Managing Director at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Real User
High-end performance, stable, and good support

What is our primary use case?

Juniper is a networking company that provides mainly WAN Switching.

What is most valuable?

Juniper Ethernet Switches are high-end solutions.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Juniper Ethernet Switches for approximately one year.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

In most environments, Juniper Ethernet Switches are stable and have good performance.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Juniper Ethernet Switches are scalable.

How are customer service and support?

We have been satisfied with the technical support.

How was the initial setup?

The difficulty of the installation of Juniper Ethernet Switches depends on the environment it is being implemented in. It is fairly…

What is our primary use case?

Juniper is a networking company that provides mainly WAN Switching.

What is most valuable?

Juniper Ethernet Switches are high-end solutions.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Juniper Ethernet Switches for approximately one year.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

In most environments, Juniper Ethernet Switches are stable and have good performance.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Juniper Ethernet Switches are scalable.

How are customer service and support?

We have been satisfied with the technical support.

How was the initial setup?

The difficulty of the installation of Juniper Ethernet Switches depends on the environment it is being implemented in. It is fairly straightforward in terms of being able to source the technical information as we need it. However, this process could improve.

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

Juniper Ethernet Switches could be less expensive. There is not a license needed to use the solution.

What other advice do I have?

I rate Juniper Ethernet Switches a ten out of ten.

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DM
IT at a construction company with 201-500 employees
Real User
Top 5
Ethernet switches that are fairly easy to implement, but stability could be better

What is our primary use case?

We use it for switching.

What is most valuable?

I like that it's fairly easy to implement these ethernet switches.

What needs improvement?

Stability could be better, especially during a reboot. We have had some issues recently with the software getting corrupt on reboot, which causes a lot of downtime.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Juniper Ethernet Switches for a few years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Stability could be improved, especially during a reboot. It seems like the firmware gets corrupted pretty easily.

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

We used HPE Switches before using Juniper Ethernet Switches.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup and…

What is our primary use case?

We use it for switching.

What is most valuable?

I like that it's fairly easy to implement these ethernet switches.

What needs improvement?

Stability could be better, especially during a reboot. We have had some issues recently with the software getting corrupt on reboot, which causes a lot of downtime.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Juniper Ethernet Switches for a few years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Stability could be improved, especially during a reboot. It seems like the firmware gets corrupted pretty easily.

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

We used HPE Switches before using Juniper Ethernet Switches.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup and installation are fairly straightforward.

What about the implementation team?

A small team of in-house technicians implemented Juniper Ethernet Switches.

What other advice do I have?

On a scale from one to ten, I would give Juniper Ethernet Switches a six.

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MK
Managing Director at Spans Partner Gmbh
Reseller
Easy to configure and helpful support but needs better distribution channel

What is most valuable?

It is easy to configure, and there are three routing switches.

What needs improvement?

Its distribution channel and the ease of availability should be improved.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for the last five years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It is very stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It is scalable.

How are customer service and technical support?

They are very helpful.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was straightforward. The deployment duration varies because many other softwares come into play. For deploying one switch, it would take maybe 30 minutes.

What other advice do I have?

I would highly recommend this solution because…

What is most valuable?

It is easy to configure, and there are three routing switches.

What needs improvement?

Its distribution channel and the ease of availability should be improved.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for the last five years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It is very stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It is scalable.

How are customer service and technical support?

They are very helpful.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was straightforward. The deployment duration varies because many other softwares come into play. For deploying one switch, it would take maybe 30 minutes.

What other advice do I have?

I would highly recommend this solution because people are used to the common model. They don't need to try other available models.

I would rate Juniper Ethernet Switches a seven out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
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