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We performed a comparison between Broadcom RoboSwitch and Fortinet FortiSwitch - Data Center based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Ethernet Switches solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.

To learn more, read our detailed Broadcom RoboSwitch vs. Fortinet FortiSwitch - Data Center report (Updated: September 2022).
635,162 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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  • "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."
  • "There is a subscription payment model or you can purchase licenses on a one, two, and five-year basis. If you want decent support, the solution is not expensive."
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  • "This solution is expensive but it does not require a license."
  • "It is reasonably priced."
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    Also Known As
    Juniper EX Series
    RoboSwitch
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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.

    With 10 or 40 GE access ports and a high-throughput backbone, FortiSwitch Data Center Switches are ideal for the top-of-rack (ToR) server or firewall-aggregation applications. The high-speed switching fabric is also well suited for enterprise network core or backbone network installations.

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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
    Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    Comms Service Provider38%
    Financial Services Firm14%
    Government10%
    Non Tech Company7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company16%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Government9%
    Educational Organization6%
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    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider22%
    Computer Software Company17%
    Government6%
    Educational Organization5%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business46%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise36%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business28%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise54%
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    REVIEWERS
    Small Business78%
    Midsize Enterprise11%
    Large Enterprise11%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business31%
    Midsize Enterprise23%
    Large Enterprise46%
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    Broadcom RoboSwitch is ranked 35th in Ethernet Switches while Fortinet FortiSwitch - Data Center is ranked 17th in Ethernet Switches with 4 reviews. Broadcom RoboSwitch is rated 0.0, while Fortinet FortiSwitch - Data Center is rated 8.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Fortinet FortiSwitch - Data Center writes "Good management integrity ". Broadcom RoboSwitch is most compared with , whereas Fortinet FortiSwitch - Data Center is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, Aruba Switches, MikroTik Routers and Switches, MikroTik Cloud Router Switch and Huawei Ethernet Switches.

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