"The combination of hardware and software makes it a very good solution. It is a modern protocol that they have supported in the switches. The solution has good performance."
"The solution is certainly scalable."
"I like the simplicity of it."
"One of the nicest things about Juniper switches is they work well with other vendor products. When you have to go into a situation where other vendor switches are present, you can make it work."
"You willuse almost every feature on every switch to some degree because the utility is valuable."
"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."
"The security is good."
"In terms of performance, Juniper switches have a more user-friendly interface and more features than Cisco products."
"I like that these switches are reliable, and the support is good."
"The most valuable features of this solution are the interface and configuration. It's very easy to use."
"The simplicity of the commands is most valuable. The commands are the same for several devices."
"These are the basic access layer switches used for connectivity among users, and they are cost-effective."
"They are affordable and very stable. They also have good performance."
"The product's stacking technology is stable and works well."
"It's straightforward to set up."
"The speed is very fast."
"I like the flexibility of the Meraki firewall. It gives you the ability to lock things down. Having multiple VLANs is helpful for the switching infrastructure and firewall. It's crucial when you have a public-facing VLAN, a private-facing VLAN, and a secure VLAN."
"We found the initial setup to be easy."
"Easy to set up, stable switches with good accessibility that makes it quicker to identify problems, find solutions, and fix problems."
"These switches are not expensive and their configuration is very easy. You can provision them on the dashboard, then you just connect them to everything."
"The most valuable feature of Meraki MS Switches is user-friendliness."
"We are using the MS425 series. We like the ease of use, ease of administration, and central dashboard. Meraki also has fantastic documentation and community. With its central dashboard, we can deploy a generic configuration across hundreds of switches, rather than doing it in the old school way where an individual or a group of engineers would log onto each device via CLI, which takes a long time. So, everything is connected."
"You can connect from the dashboard itself. It is very easy to operate."
"Provides good statistics and it doesn't require teaching command lines."
"Jupiter Switches' configuration is a little difficult to understand."
"The only issue that we have with Juniper Ethernet Switches is the firmware because it is not stable."
"The price is in the intermediate range. It is not overly expensive, but also not cheap. It could stand improvement."
"The initial setup for Juniper switches is complex. Juniper has a new program that solves that problem a little bit, but it is expensive, so I don't use it. It is Juniper Mesh, Juniper Wire, or something like that where you plug in a switch, and it goes out to their cloud, finds a config, and brings it down. So, you can do everything cloud-based, but there is a fee for that. It is expensive, so I've never used it. If we were starting, we would try to do something like that. It is more for a large enterprise for managing hundreds of switches versus what we're doing. They should make its price more cost-effective or include it for new or smaller companies."
"I have found the scalability could be improved in the version I was using."
"The interface could be better. It needs improvement."
"Its distribution channel and the ease of availability should be improved."
"The stability could be better. We find, for example, Cisco, to be more stable."
"The only improvement I can think of is that it could be better with less updates."
"It would be ideal if the product offered more security."
"The ability to stack, as well as a unified operating system, would be extremely beneficial."
"The installation can be quite complex. However, that may not be the fault of HP and is rather more related to the way our infrastructure is arranged."
"We haven't had any issues with this switch in the past 10 years. That's the reason we're still keeping them alive."
"It is not very stable."
"The solution could improve by having more integration options."
"VLAN can be improved, but I have to check that with the company expert. I have different switch models, but they don't have all the same interface. I don't know whether lower-level switches don't have the same interface as the better quality ones. I might have two different model types."
"The switch capacity needs to be improved."
"In terms of troubleshooting, if we get more tools there is an issue."
"I would like to add a voice capability to Meraki, to make a call or receive a call."
"Licensing is the only thing I can complain about. It's expensive, but everything is these days."
"This is quite an expensive solution."
"In this solution, you are lacking a feature that Cisco Classic has that allows you to save your configuration with a serial cable."
"We have dealt with a few minor bugs."
"Meraki MS switches are great for pretty much all SMB networks and most enterprise networks. However, there are some higher-end functions that larger enterprise networks with full access, distribution, and core switch stack may find limiting."
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.
HP has created the most open, integrated and software-defined networking portfolio and ecosystem of its kind – driving simplification with networks that understand, adapt to and protect your business applications in real-time. Only HP extends the momentum of software-defined networking everywhere–from the mobile edge to the heart of data centers.
HPE Ethernet Switches is ranked 10th in Ethernet Switches with 22 reviews while Meraki MS Switches is ranked 5th in Ethernet Switches with 41 reviews. HPE Ethernet Switches is rated 8.2, while Meraki MS Switches is rated 8.8. The top reviewer of HPE Ethernet Switches writes "Extremely stable with good technical support and relatively fair pricing". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Meraki MS Switches writes "Reliable and easily accessible switches with a plug and play setup". HPE Ethernet Switches is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, D-Link Ethernet Switches, MikroTik Routers and Switches, Huawei Ethernet Switches and 3Com H3C Switches, whereas Meraki MS Switches is most compared with Aruba Switches, Ubiquiti UniFi Switches, Cisco Ethernet Switches, NETGEAR Switches and MikroTik Routers and Switches. See our HPE Ethernet Switches vs. Meraki MS Switches report.
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