We performed a comparison between Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch LAN Switches and Cisco Nexus based on real PeerSpot user reviews.Find out in this report how the two LAN Switching solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
"These OmniSwitches are very manageable and easy to configure."
"With Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch LAN Switches everything comes from one vendor. It operates very smoothly."
"OmniSwitch LAN Switches' performance is very good."
"The solution is stable."
"Cisco Nexus meets all of our requirements."
"It's easy to use, and the performance is great."
"When it comes to data centers, Cisco Nexus is the best."
"The initial setup is easy."
"Its low latency is most valuable. Its performance is good, and it is also very stable."
"Its easy management is most valuable. It is easy to use, easy to manage, stable, and very reliable."
"Cisco Nexus is a stable solution."
"I would like to see better third-party integration with third-party systems."
"There are some issues with the network firmware being deleted from the switches."
"The initial setup wasn't simple or user-friendly."
"There is an ongoing problem with the limitation of the TCAM table, which is that it doesn't have enough memory to allow you to be really granular with your policy."
"The cost of the support can be improved. We had critical operations, and we needed 24/7 support for 365 days, which was quite expensive. We had to go for a very costly support contract, which was really a concern. The availability of spare parts, especially in a remote location such as Egypt, can also be improved."
"The operating system needs to be improved. There should be stability in the operating system, and it should not have as many vulnerabilities."
"It would be nice if the solution offered multiple types of port support."
"The implementation process could be easier, which is something that should be improved."
"I feel that this solution should be more flexible and scalable."
"The solution is more expensive than other options on the market."
Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch LAN Switches is ranked 9th in LAN Switching with 3 reviews while Cisco Nexus is ranked 4th in LAN Switching with 20 reviews. Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch LAN Switches is rated 9.4, while Cisco Nexus is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch LAN Switches writes "Elements that are suited for the hospitality industry, easy to configure and has good technical support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Cisco Nexus writes "Performs well, good port flexibility, and scales out easily". Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch LAN Switches is most compared with Cisco Catalyst Switches and HPE ProCurve, whereas Cisco Nexus is most compared with Arista Networks Platform, Cisco Catalyst Switches, Juniper QFX Series Switches, Dell PowerConnect Switches and Juniper QFabric. See our Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch LAN Switches vs. Cisco Nexus report.
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