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Broadcom StrataXGS vs Mellanox Switches comparison

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We performed a comparison between Broadcom StrataXGS and Mellanox 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 StrataXGS vs. Mellanox Switches report (Updated: September 2022).
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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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  • "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."
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    Also Known As
    Juniper EX Series
    Mellanox SN2700
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    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 StrataXGS product line offers the most highly integrated, highest-bandwidth switching solutions available in the market. StrataXGS switch solutions cover multiple markets including data center cloud, enterprise wiring closet and aggregation, and service provider solutions for access, aggregation and embedded markets. The StrataXGS family of products scales from multi-gigabit to multi-terabit switches offering comprehensive single-chip integration of Smart Buffer technology, large table scale, rich packet-processing and traffic management features, and data plane programmability to provide the versatility demanded by modern network infrastructure.

    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.

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    Sample Customers
    BlackLotus, Staminus, Community Bank, BAS Group, Cloud Dynamics, Privalia, Fluidata, and Tesla Motors.
    State Bank of India, Hill International, Coty
    CNPC, Korea Consumer Agency, Nutanix, Roxo Systems, StorPool, Atlantic.Net, INFN, StarWind, NYSE Technologies, Creative Consultants, ENKI
    Top Industries
    Comms Service Provider38%
    Financial Services Firm14%
    Non Tech Company7%
    Computer Software Company16%
    Comms Service Provider15%
    Educational Organization6%
    Comms Service Provider39%
    Computer Software Company22%
    Manufacturing Company6%
    Energy/Utilities Company4%
    Comms Service Provider22%
    Computer Software Company20%
    Manufacturing Company11%
    Company Size
    Small Business46%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise36%
    Small Business28%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise55%
    Small Business15%
    Midsize Enterprise11%
    Large Enterprise74%
    Small Business22%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise62%
    Buyer's Guide
    Ethernet Switches
    September 2022
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    Broadcom StrataXGS is ranked 28th in Ethernet Switches while Mellanox Switches is ranked 18th in Ethernet Switches with 4 reviews. Broadcom StrataXGS 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 StrataXGS is most compared with Broadcom StrataDNX, whereas Mellanox Switches is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, Arista Networks Platform, Aruba Switches, HPE Ethernet Switches and MikroTik Routers and Switches.

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