Broadcom RoboSwitch vs Juniper EX Series Ethernet Switches comparison

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We performed a comparison between Broadcom RoboSwitch and Juniper EX Series Ethernet Switches based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

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  • "Support prices and licensing scheme need to be improved to allow some features to be purchased at lower costs, for example, RPM​."
  • "We purchased the box for a one-time charge, and we are paying a yearly support fee of several hundred Euros."
  • "The maintenance cost is approximately €2,000 ($2,200 USD) per year, including support, for our entire fleet."
  • "This solution is cheaper than Cisco or HP switches."
  • "The Juniper switches are less expensive than competing brands."
  • "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."
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    Top Answer:Our organization ran comparison tests to determine whether Cisco or Juniper Ethernet switches were the better fit for us. We decided to go with Juniper. Juniper ethernet switches are a lesser-known… more »
    Top Answer:If compared to Cisco, this is a well priced solution. Compared to HP, it is a little bit overpriced. Overall, they are priced in the middle compared to competitors.
    Top Answer:Juniper EX model is ok for the campus network as the ex4300 is EOL in a few years and the new ex4400 is the standard. Now for the QFX model, 5k/10k in CRB mode IP fabric Ethernet switching is horrible… more »
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    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.

    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.

    Juniper EX Series switches are AI-driven, operated and managed using the Mist AI cloud from Juniper. This gives EX customers simplified operations with insights, anomaly detection and automated troubleshooting, empowering IT teams to deliver the best user experience across the wired network.

    Sample Customers
    State Bank of India, Algar Tech, IntelliNet, Hill International
    BlackLotus, Staminus, Community Bank, BAS Group, Cloud Dynamics, Privalia, Fluidata, and Tesla Motors.
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    Comms Service Provider32%
    Financial Services Firm11%
    Manufacturing Company8%
    Computer Software Company16%
    Comms Service Provider8%
    Manufacturing Company7%
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    Small Business49%
    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise32%
    Small Business29%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise52%
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    Broadcom RoboSwitch is ranked 32nd in Ethernet Switches while Juniper EX Series Ethernet Switches is ranked 8th in Ethernet Switches with 29 reviews. Broadcom RoboSwitch is rated 0.0, while Juniper EX Series Ethernet Switches is rated 8.2. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Juniper EX Series Ethernet Switches writes "Provides campus switches and access switches that are simple to deploy, but the code isn't stable enough for a leaf and spine design". Broadcom RoboSwitch is most compared with Arista Networks Platform, whereas Juniper EX Series Ethernet Switches is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, Aruba Switches, Arista Networks Platform, Ubiquiti UniFi Switches and HPE Ethernet Switches.

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