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  • "Juniper costs less than the competition. As a comparison, Cisco is 33% more."
  • "The pricing for the support is very high."
  • "It's was $100,000 per year."
  • "We only pay for support."
  • "The pricing is very aggressive."
  • "Their prices are competitive and not bad. It is cheaper than Cisco. We have a yearly license."
  • "The solution does not require a license to use it."
  • "The price could be cheaper."
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  • "It's approximately $1,000,000.00 if you want to get a license for the software."
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    Also Known As
    Juniper EX Series
    RoboSwitch
    StrataConnect
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    Overview

    Juniper Ethernet Switches are made up of the EX Series product line. These EX Series Ethernet Switches provide branch, campus and data center networks with access, aggregation and core layer switching solutions. The end result is secure, fast and efficient application and data delivery.

    Today's enterprise networks increasingly demand mobile access, optimal availability, virtualization, and unified communications. The Juniper Ethernet Switches EX Series caters for all of these requirements, ensuring business continuity, network flexibility and maximum productivity.

    Offered in 5-24 port configurations supporting both Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet (GbE), Broadcom's RoboSwitch Ethernet Switching solutions are highly integrated, cost effective, and smart-managed based on a field-proven, industry-leading architecture. These Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet solutions combine all of the functions of a high-speed switch system including packet buffers, PHY transceivers, media access controllers (MACs), address management, port-based rate control, and a non-blocking switch fabric into a single CMOS device.

    StrataConnect switches support 1 Gigabit, 2.5 Gigabit, 5 Gigabit, 10 Gigabit, and 25 Gigabit I/O speeds covering switch bandwidths from tens of gigabits to hundreds of gigabits. StrataConnect switches integrate optional CPU, Copper PHYs or high-speed SerDes with built-in buffering, traffic management, and L2-L4 processing enabling complete “system-on-a-chip” solutions. The StrataConnect line is designed for low power, optimized Layer 2 switching, and simplicity of design ideal for SMB, SME, industrial, embedded, control plane, and layer 2 data plane switch applications. Market-leading switch products are enabled by pairing FASTPATH turnkey software with StrataConnect switches via a low touch, rapid time-to-market model.

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    Sample Customers
    BlackLotus, Staminus, Community Bank, BAS Group, Cloud Dynamics, Privalia, Fluidata, and Tesla Motors.
    State Bank of India, Algar Tech, IntelliNet, Hill International
    Coty, Banese, Intellinet
    Top Industries
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    Comms Service Provider36%
    Government14%
    Financial Services Firm9%
    Non Tech Company9%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider33%
    Computer Software Company17%
    Government7%
    Educational Organization4%
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    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business49%
    Midsize Enterprise21%
    Large Enterprise31%
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    Broadcom RoboSwitch is ranked 33rd in Ethernet Switches while Broadcom StrataConnect is ranked 16th in Ethernet Switches with 1 review. Broadcom RoboSwitch is rated 0.0, while Broadcom StrataConnect is rated 9.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Broadcom StrataConnect writes "Scales well, reliable, and has good support". Broadcom RoboSwitch is most compared with , whereas Broadcom StrataConnect is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches.

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