Aruba Switches Valuable Features
I like the Aruba Central platform. It makes a lot of sense. The switches have a lot of great capabilities. Central can lockdown VLANs and control the apps and protocols.
There are several built-in security features that I'm not utilizing. However, those capabilities are part of the reason I'm using enterprise switches in a small office. I like knowing that I can do these things when necessary.View full review »
Security & Infrastructure Architect at a consumer goods company with 51-200 employees
All of the networking products that we use are Aruba, so we use Aruba Central to manage them. This gives us a single place to look at land switches, wireless switches, and switches in other offices. It makes management a little easier.
It's the same type CLI commands to manage these.View full review »
Team leader technical support at a manufacturing company with 201-500 employees
What I like about the product is its open architecture, the API based line of thought, so to speak. There are plenty of options and possibilities for automation and programming. We see that as a way forward for networking as a whole. These are data center switches and it provides a good use case for programming and the like.View full review »
I like the number of available throughputs and its ability to have different speeds of ethernet cards or fiber-optic SFPs. It's a core switch, and you can configure it as per your requirements.
All the configuration details are well documented on the HP website or Aruba website, and one can easily refer to those and find all the relevant commands from the documentation itself. It's also easy to maintain this solution. It's also cheaper than competing products.View full review »
Head of Technical Support at a real estate/law firm with 51-200 employees
One valuable feature about HP is the warranty. All switches are very similar when it comes to most functionalities. Mostly switches provide a one-year warranty, but with HPE switches, if there's a unit that malfunctions, we call them and they replace it the next business day if that line is still available. We had a switch we reported the other day, it was a 25-10, which we procured way back, around 2014, and they replaced it. In general, HP provides a lot of support for its products. We will be doing some tinkering on the VLAN soon, first the layer two, and then connecting the layer three functionalities for some other departments. The advantage of Aruba compared to other switches is their reliability. If the product is trustworthy, I'll continue to use it.View full review »
These switches have a good performance, and they are also quickly configurable.View full review »
Manager ITS at RTA
It's an excellent product. They're high-quality switches, and nothing has failed in the time that we've had them.View full review »
The thing that I have found most valuable about the Aruba product is that it is very stable. It provides great performance and reliability.View full review »
System Administrator at a energy/utilities company with 51-200 employees
What's most valuable about this product is its basic bread-and-butter feature, e.g. network connectivity. We just needed something that's reliable, something that works, and we found those in Aruba Switches.View full review »
Network Architect & Pre-Sales Consultant at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
It has several awesome features. I actually prefer Aruba over Huawei.View full review »
Network and Security Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
The most valuable features are the stability and compatibility with other products.
When comparing there is no other product on that market that can compare to the stability.View full review »
The most valuable features are stability, ease of management, and the monitoring tool.
These switches offer high availability and support stacking.
The audit feature gives me the ability to trust Aruba.
The layer three switches are very scalable and very reliable.View full review »
Network Systems Engineer at a financial services firm with 201-500 employees
Their technical support is great. I have used Cisco products, and as compared to Cisco, Aruba's command-line syntax is not as complex. The command-line interface of Aruba switches is quite intuitive. It also has a graphical user interface. With Cisco, using the graphical user interface for configuration can be complex, whereas Aruba simplifies it, and you can easily use the graphical user interface. The configuration is secured. Their graphical user interface is quite robust.
There is a feature where you can use Bluetooth. You can set up a Bluetooth pairing connection and do the configuration through your phone.View full review »
Presales Consultant at Selectium
Aruba Switches are always innovating to bring new solutions to the market.View full review »
Senior Technical Officer at Sri Lanka Telecom Services
Aruba Central is very valuable to us.View full review »
System Admins at The Office Gurus
The most valuable feature of Aruba Switches is the command-line interface (CLI). It is similar to Cisco's CLI, making the learning curve very small compared to other solutions.View full review »
Chief Information Officer at a retailer with 10,001+ employees
Management-wise, this is a good solution.
This is a very stable switch.View full review »
It is a very good device for our company. It is stable and very scalable.
I use Aruba for access points, and they are our top devices here. They are helpful for our wireless connection.View full review »
The most valuable feature of Aruba Switches is security.View full review »
The most valuable features are the access point, fire control for clients, majority control, platform control in SSIGF, WiFi networking, and area monitoring.View full review »
It's a stable switch.
The solution is scalable.
Technical support is quite good. It's fast and reliable.View full review »
IT at a manufacturing company with 201-500 employees
The product is user friendly, little to no faults and downtime.View full review »
The solution is easy to use and quick to deploy.
The Aruba care support and the lifetime warranty are very valuable aspects.View full review »