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We performed a comparison between Broadcom RoboSwitch and HPE Ethernet Switches 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. HPE Ethernet Switches report (Updated: September 2022).
633,952 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "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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  • "There are no licensing costs for this solution."
  • "The pricing is very good."
  • "The price is fair."
  • "They are affordable and less expensive than Cisco. Their price was the decider at the time."
  • "All the solutions have a license for the QSFP. Additionally, there is a one-time license fee to increase the interface speed."
  • "We need to pay when we buy the switch. We pay for a license to use the software, but it is not required."
  • "It is a more expensive solution."
  • "HP switches are priced well."
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    Top Answer:I like that HPE's management functions are GUI-based, so it doesn't rely on command lines.
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    Comparisons
    Also Known As
    Juniper EX Series
    RoboSwitch
    HP Ethernet Switches
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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.

    HP has created the most open, integrated and software-defined networking portfolio and ecosystem of its kind – driving simplification with networks that understand, adapt to and protect your business applications in real-time. Only HP extends the momentum of software-defined networking everywhere–from the mobile edge to the heart of data centers.

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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
    Emirates Palace Hotel
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    Comms Service Provider36%
    Financial Services Firm14%
    Government11%
    Non Tech Company7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Computer Software Company16%
    Government9%
    Educational Organization6%
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    REVIEWERS
    Manufacturing Company10%
    University8%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Comms Service Provider8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider25%
    Computer Software Company15%
    Government7%
    Educational Organization5%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business44%
    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise38%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business28%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise55%
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    REVIEWERS
    Small Business48%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise34%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business30%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise53%
    Buyer's Guide
    Ethernet Switches
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    Broadcom RoboSwitch is ranked 35th in Ethernet Switches while HPE Ethernet Switches is ranked 10th in Ethernet Switches with 21 reviews. Broadcom RoboSwitch is rated 0.0, while HPE Ethernet Switches is rated 8.4. On the other hand, the top reviewer of HPE Ethernet Switches writes "They're solid and can last for up to 15 years". Broadcom RoboSwitch is most compared with , whereas HPE Ethernet Switches is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, D-Link Ethernet Switches, Huawei Ethernet Switches, Meraki MS Switches and MikroTik Routers and Switches.

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