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We performed a comparison between Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches and Huawei 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 Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches vs. Huawei Ethernet Switches report (Updated: September 2022).
635,987 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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Pros
"Both Juniper and Cisco switches are interoperable.""The most valuable feature is that Juniper is multiple kernels, so there's isolation, which means you won't get a process that runs away, creating problems across the whole platform.""Juniper switches are very good with MPLS.""Juniper Ethernet Switches are high-end solutions.""It is stable.""In terms of performance, Juniper switches have a more user-friendly interface and more features than Cisco products.""The thing that sets Juniper apart from most switches is that when you're in the command line and you make a configuration change, you just write the command and then say "commit confirmed minutes". For example, I'm configuring a switch here in my office, which is five miles away, and I say, "commit confirmed 5". If I can't get back to the interface within five minutes to be able to make sure the switch came up, it rolls back to the previous configuration. This way I do not get locked out, or the switch doesn't get messed up because of the incorrect configuration. That's an automatic feature, which is pretty slick. I haven't seen that feature with other vendors that I've worked with. That's probably my most favorite feature.""The solution is certainly scalable."

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"Cisco Linksys is scalable. You can use it as an extender, too.""The most valuable feature of Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches is it is easy to manage.""The product is great for networking.""I have found the solution has great standards and compatibility across all vendors.""Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches is a stable solution.""It is easy to use and stable.""Linksys Switches are stable.""The installation is easy."

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"The affordability of this solution has been most useful.""The Huawei switches are stable, easy to set up, and cheap.""The solution is easy to set up.""Easy to use, flexible, stable, and offers great performance.""It is easy to understand all the features of Huawei Switches.""If you're a small one-on-one organization, then cost-effective-wise, I would recommend it.""I use it on a daily basis and I find it to be quite stable.""It integrates well."

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Cons
"Its distribution channel and the ease of availability should be improved.""The technical support from Juniper Ethernet Switches could be better.""The price is in the intermediate range. It is not overly expensive, but also not cheap. It could stand improvement.""Jupiter Switches' configuration is a little difficult to understand.""Has a steep learning curve.""Wireless and monitoring definitely could be improved.""I would like the ability to operate with other operating systems.""The only issue that we have with Juniper Ethernet Switches is the firmware because it is not stable."

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"You do need a bit of knowledge about the solution. There's a small learning curve involved when implementing the product.""Linksys support is subpar.""The pricing can be a bit unstable.""This product does not generate reports, so I would like to see something with better reporting.""The documentation should be improved from Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches. Although it hints or refers to being able to do certain operations, they try to get you to load the software instead. They need to be more open with their documentation on using the web interface and give the client the option to use the software or not. This improvement is not on the switch itself, it is in the packaging.""Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches could improve their price, it is high.""The licensing could be simplified.""Their performance should be improved."

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"The configuration is very difficult even for someone who is already familiar with the configuration process.""It’s hard to get technical support.""The documentation needs to be better.""Devices should have the ability to configure more easily.""The graphical user interface could be much better.""It is not easy to use if you need to monitor, patch or update. It needs to be configured by a network specialist because it doesn't have an overall central monitoring tool or anything like that. I'd say no ease of use.""The company needs to provide more on hand training on the product.""We had a few issues with integration."

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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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  • "Considering the problems that we have, Linksys is overpriced."
  • "It is costly. Because of its pricing, customers are not ready to buy Cisco solutions, and they are going for other brands."
  • "They are cheaper than Cisco Catalyst Switches."
  • "It is cheap."
  • "There can be limited features for the solution based on the pricing of the package you choose. You will need to pay more to get more performance. However, the router can perform even better with certain extra costs. Sometimes the budgets do not fit all these types of upgrades that become expensive."
  • "The solution has a yearly licensing subscription."
  • "There is not a license to use the solution but we have a license for support."
  • "Cisco Linksys Ethernet SwitchesRev Services should be less expensive."
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  • "The switch came as part of a package bundle that includes internet service."
  • "Compared to other brands, I think that the price is quite fair."
  • "Huawei provides much better performance for the same price, even when taking into account very aggressive commercial policies."
  • "It is cheaper than Cisco."
  • "This is an affordable solution."
  • "From the initial purchase, you will pay for a license and you do not need to pay for a license again. The price depends on the size of the infrastructure."
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    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 is very valuable for SRX devices and we have found it very easy to configure.
    Top Answer:I have found the solution has great standards and compatibility across all vendors.
    Top Answer:There can be limited features for the solution based on the pricing of the package you choose. You will need to pay more… more »
    Top Answer:Its scalability can be better. It is not suitable for enterprises. It is for small and medium businesses. It also needs… more »
    Top Answer:The affordability of this solution has been most useful.
    Top Answer:We would like to have a greater level of automation using this solution. The customer support could also be faster.
    Comparisons
    Also Known As
    Juniper EX Series
    Linksys 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.

    Linksys Ethernet Switches bring greater reliability and coverage to your home network.
    Huawei SOHO & SMB Switches, an Energy-saving Ethernet access switches with service features that are easy to install and maintain. It has a S1700 Series Enterprise Switches that caters from small- to medium-sized businesses and Internet cafes.
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    Sample Customers
    BlackLotus, Staminus, Community Bank, BAS Group, Cloud Dynamics, Privalia, Fluidata, and Tesla Motors.
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    Newcastle University, Jingyang District of Deyang City in Sichuan Province, Southwest China, Glasgow Rangers Soccer Team, RMIT, Insurance Industry Association of Zhejiang Province, China, APT Satellite Holdings Limited (APT)
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    Comms Service Provider38%
    Financial Services Firm14%
    Government10%
    Non Tech Company7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company16%
    Comms Service Provider15%
    Government9%
    Educational Organization6%
    REVIEWERS
    Manufacturing Company14%
    Financial Services Firm14%
    Government11%
    Comms Service Provider11%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider21%
    Computer Software Company15%
    Retailer9%
    Government6%
    REVIEWERS
    Pharma/Biotech Company25%
    Government10%
    Manufacturing Company10%
    University10%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider33%
    Computer Software Company15%
    Government5%
    Educational Organization4%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business46%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise36%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business28%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise55%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business55%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise28%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business33%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise52%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business38%
    Midsize Enterprise28%
    Large Enterprise34%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business25%
    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise56%
    Buyer's Guide
    Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches vs. Huawei Ethernet Switches
    September 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches vs. Huawei Ethernet Switches and other solutions. Updated: September 2022.
    635,987 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches is ranked 10th in Ethernet Switches with 28 reviews while Huawei Ethernet Switches is ranked 12th in Ethernet Switches with 15 reviews. Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches is rated 7.8, while Huawei Ethernet Switches is rated 7.4. The top reviewer of Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches writes "Useful web interface, scalable, and simple implementation". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Huawei Ethernet Switches writes "Good pricing and better performance than the competition". Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches is most compared with NETGEAR Switches, D-Link Ethernet Switches, MikroTik Routers and Switches and Ubiquiti UniFi Switches, whereas Huawei Ethernet Switches is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, Aruba Switches, H3C Ethernet Switches and HPE Ethernet Switches. See our Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches vs. Huawei Ethernet Switches report.

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