We performed a comparison between Fortinet FortiSwitch - Secure Access 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.
"Deploying the solution is a breeze, even a novice can do it."
"Integration is good, as well as price and technical support."
"It is easy to set up."
"I can say that the product is easy to use...The initial setup of the product was easy."
"The product is very secure."
"The most valuable feature is the breakability after integration with the FortiGate firewall."
"I like that everything flows back to FortiGate, which is the controller, management console, and firewall. There's one central point for the entire network, so the security, switching, wireless, etc., flows back to the FortiGate. The ease of management is what customers like. They don't need separate solutions like Cisco."
"It is a cheap and secure solution. The job switching and security features are better than other solutions."
"The solution is easy to set up."
"The required functionalities align with telecom requirements and have improved from a capacity perspective."
"The most valuable feature of the solution is its network monitoring system."
"The initial setup is straightforward."
"It is a stable product. I rate it a nine out of ten...It is a scalable solution."
"We have not encountered any issues in the locations where the product has been deployed. I am impressed with its performance and pricing."
"The solution is stable and the performance is good."
"It is easy to understand all the features of Huawei Switches."
"I give the stability a seven out of ten because we have noticed when we hook up phones the switching of ELANs et cetera doesn't work as it should."
"It would be easier if Fortinet FortiSwitch - Secure Access could be managed via cloud, and this is something that could be improved in this product. Bandwidth display could also be better."
"I would like Fortinet to make this product easier to configure."
"The product's end-user protection feature needs improvement."
"An area for improvement would be the segmentation and network in logic networks."
"I believe that stacking, a feature that is available in Huawei and Cisco, is not available in Fortinet products."
"When we started using the solution, it was quite complex but then it became easier to use. It takes a while to get used to the interface."
"While Fortinet is good for school boards and mid-sized businesses, enterprise-class networks require a zero-trust solution. If you're building a zero-trust network with end-to-end security, that's where Fortinet falls behind Cisco, HPE, and Aruba."
"The product’s pricing needs improvement. It could be more stable as well."
"Huawei Ethernet Switches should improve its user interface."
"The solution can improve by adding virtualized switch functionality."
"The pricing could always be improved."
"Connectivity is an area that needs improvement in the solution. Interconnectivity with third-party versions or Cisco Meraki should be made available to users in future releases of the solution."
"It’s hard to get technical support."
"We would like to have a greater level of automation using this solution. The customer support could also be faster."
"The solution should make the text report more accessible."
Fortinet FortiSwitch Secure Access is a secure, high-performance, and easy-to-manage switch. Fortinet FortiSwitch is the best solution for threat-conscious enterprises of all sizes because it is secure, simple, and scalable. Secure Access, which is tightly integrated into the Fortinet Security Fabric via FortiLink, may be handled directly from the FortiGate interface.
Regardless of how people and devices connect to the network, this single-pane-of-glass administration provides total visibility and control. This makes the Fortinet FortiSwitch perfect for SD-Branch and campus deployments, allowing enterprises to combine their security and network access with applications ranging from desktop to data center aggregation. Fortinet FortiSwitch's Secure Access is the most adaptable security platform with end-to-end protection in the industry.
Switches for Secure Access: Small to medium-sized businesses, scattered organizations, branch offices, and industrial control systems can all benefit.
Switches for Data Centers: Ideal for users requiring high-performance 10 GE or 40 GE.
Fortinet FortiSwitch Secure Access Features
Fortinet FortiSwitch has many valuable key features. Some of the most useful ones include:
Fortinet FortiSwitch Secure Access Benefits
There are many benefits to implementing Fortinet FortiSwitch. Some of the biggest advantages the solution offers include:
Reviews from Real Users
Fortinet FortiSwitch stands out among its competitors for a number of reasons. Two major ones are its stability and its VLAN setup. PeerSpot users take note of the advantages of these features in their reviews:
Rutul S., CXO at Aariha Enterprise Private Limited, writes of the product, “The most valuable feature is the SD-WAN support. This device is easy to use.” He adds, “Stability-wise, this product is better than others that are on the market.”
Emil V., System Consultant at I team, notes, “I like the VLAN setup of Fortinet FortiSwitch - Secure Access. Fortinet FortiSwitch - Secure Access has very good scalability.” He adds, “Fortinet FortiSwitch - Secure Access is easy to set up. It only takes minutes to deploy this product, because it is mostly boxes.”
Fortinet FortiSwitch - Secure Access is ranked 7th in Ethernet Switches with 21 reviews while Huawei Ethernet Switches is ranked 12th in Ethernet Switches with 24 reviews. Fortinet FortiSwitch - Secure Access is rated 8.0, while Huawei Ethernet Switches is rated 7.4. The top reviewer of Fortinet FortiSwitch - Secure Access writes "It's a strong product that's easy to manage and costs significantly less than competing solutions ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Huawei Ethernet Switches writes "Diverse range of switches with various capabilities and use cases". Fortinet FortiSwitch - Secure Access is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, Aruba Switches, Meraki MS Switches, Ubiquiti UniFi Switches and Fortinet FortiSwitch - Data Center, whereas Huawei Ethernet Switches is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, Aruba Switches, H3C Ethernet Switches, HPE Ethernet Switches and Arista Networks Platform. See our Fortinet FortiSwitch - Secure Access vs. Huawei Ethernet Switches report.
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