IT Central Station is now PeerSpot: Here's why

Broadcom StrataDNX vs Mellanox Switches comparison

Cancel
You must select at least 2 products to compare!
Featured Review
Buyer's Guide
Ethernet Switches
July 2022
Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco, Aruba Networks, MikroTik and others in Ethernet Switches. Updated: July 2022.
620,068 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Quotes From Members
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use.
Here are some excerpts of what they said:
Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "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."
  • More Juniper Ethernet Switches Pricing and Cost Advice →

    Information Not Available
  • "The pricing is very competitive. The licensing costs are fine."
  • "The price of Mellanox Switches is reasonable compared to other solutions. The price and quality ratio was very good. There is a one-time license purchase that is needed."
  • "There is a license to use the switch ports of Mellanox Switches."
  • More Mellanox Switches Pricing and Cost Advice →

    report
    Use our free recommendation engine to learn which Ethernet Switches solutions are best for your needs.
    620,068 professionals have used our research since 2012.
    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:Our organization ran comparison tests to determine whether Cisco or Juniper Ethernet switches were the better fit for… more »
    Top Answer:It's pretty good as compared to other vendors.
    Top Answer:I can't speak to the exact pricing. It's based on the dollar and prices are fluctuating all of the time. My… more »
    Top Answer:Easy to integrate with any of the other hardware platforms.
    Top Answer:The scaling number of IPv4/IPv6 RIB/FIB, OSPF/IS-IS/BGP routing table and MAC table size could be increased.
    Top Answer:We use StrataDNX mainly as the mobile backhaul solution for IP routing. We're using StrataDNX chipset in our IP router… more »
    Top Answer:The most valuable features of Mellanox Switches are the size, power consumption, and the vast amount of features.
    Top Answer:The price of Mellanox Switches is reasonable compared to other solutions. The price and quality ratio was very good… more »
    Top Answer:Mellanox Switches could improve by adding some features that can make it easier for integrating the switches in some… more »
    Comparisons
    Also Known As
    Juniper EX Series
    StrataDNX
    Mellanox SN2700
    Learn More
    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.

    The StrataDNX product line offers the greatest extensibility and scalability of any merchant silicon switch in the industry, with the ability to scale both tables and buffering with external lookup engines or memory. The StrataDNX chips can also be connected together via DNX fabric elements to build industry-leading switches and routers with hundreds of terabits of bandwidth. The StrataDNX line features a service-rich, carrier-grade programmable architecture to meet the needs of service provider core, metro transport, mobile backhaul, microwave, POTN, access, and data center networks.

    The Mellanox Open Ethernet switch family delivers the highest performance and port density with a complete chassis and fabric management solution enabling converged data centers to operate at any scale while reducing operational costs and infrastructure complexity. This family includes a broad portfolio of Top-of-Rack (TOR) switches that range from 12 to 128 ports, with Ethernet data rates of 1GbE, 10GbE, 25GbE, 40GbE, 50GbE and 100GbE per port. These switches allow the building of cost-effective and scalable switch fabrics, from a few nodes to tens-of-thousands of nodes.

    Offer
    Learn more about Juniper Ethernet Switches
    Learn more about Broadcom StrataDNX
    Learn more about Mellanox Switches
    Sample Customers
    BlackLotus, Staminus, Community Bank, BAS Group, Cloud Dynamics, Privalia, Fluidata, and Tesla Motors.
    Hill International, Coty, Banese, Algar Tech
    CNPC, Korea Consumer Agency, Nutanix, Roxo Systems, StorPool, Atlantic.Net, INFN, StarWind, NYSE Technologies, Creative Consultants, ENKI
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    Comms Service Provider37%
    Financial Services Firm15%
    Government11%
    Non Tech Company7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider28%
    Computer Software Company16%
    Government7%
    Manufacturing Company6%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider45%
    Computer Software Company20%
    Financial Services Firm4%
    Energy/Utilities Company4%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider29%
    Computer Software Company20%
    Manufacturing Company10%
    Government9%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business42%
    Midsize Enterprise20%
    Large Enterprise38%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business25%
    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise56%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business14%
    Midsize Enterprise9%
    Large Enterprise77%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business21%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise62%
    Buyer's Guide
    Ethernet Switches
    July 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco, Aruba Networks, MikroTik and others in Ethernet Switches. Updated: July 2022.
    620,068 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Broadcom StrataDNX is ranked 27th in Ethernet Switches while Mellanox Switches is ranked 19th in Ethernet Switches with 4 reviews. Broadcom StrataDNX is rated 0.0, while Mellanox Switches is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Mellanox Switches writes "Beneficial power consumption, plenty of features, and low maintenance". Broadcom StrataDNX is most compared with Broadcom StrataXGS, Cisco Ethernet Switches, Arista Networks Platform, MikroTik Routers and Switches and Fortinet FortiSwitch - Secure Access, whereas Mellanox Switches is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, Arista Networks Platform, Aruba Switches, HPE Ethernet Switches and Broadcom StrataXGS.

    See our list of best Ethernet Switches vendors.

    We monitor all Ethernet Switches reviews to prevent fraudulent reviews and keep review quality high. We do not post reviews by company employees or direct competitors. We validate each review for authenticity via cross-reference with LinkedIn, and personal follow-up with the reviewer when necessary.