3Com Baseline Switches (Discontinued) vs. NVIDIA Spectrum Switches

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
3Com Baseline Switches (Discontinued)
Score 5.3 out of 10
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3Com Baseline Switches (also known as HP Baseline Switches) was a brand of Ethernet switches, owned by Hewlett-Packard since 2009 and divested to HC3 when 3Com assets were sold. The product line is no longer available.N/A
NVIDIA Spectrum Switches
Score 8.0 out of 10
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NVIDIA® Spectrum®-3 based SN4000 is an open ethernet switch that combines cloud features with performance to support modern scale-out distributed data center applications. With support for all speeds 1GbE through 400GbE, SN4000 is ideal for building large layer-2, layer-3, and virtualized network fabrics for both green field and brown field environments.N/A
Pricing
3Com Baseline Switches (Discontinued)NVIDIA Spectrum Switches
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3Com Baseline Switches (Discontinued)NVIDIA Spectrum Switches
Free Trial
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Free/Freemium Version
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Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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Community Pulse
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Best Alternatives
3Com Baseline Switches (Discontinued)NVIDIA Spectrum Switches
Small Businesses

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Medium-sized Companies
Extreme Networks Wired Access - Switches
Extreme Networks Wired Access - Switches
Score 9.1 out of 10
Extreme Networks Wired Access - Switches
Extreme Networks Wired Access - Switches
Score 9.1 out of 10
Enterprises
Cisco Ethernet Switches
Cisco Ethernet Switches
Score 9.1 out of 10
Cisco Ethernet Switches
Cisco Ethernet Switches
Score 9.1 out of 10
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User Ratings
3Com Baseline Switches (Discontinued)NVIDIA Spectrum Switches
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(1 ratings)
8.0
(2 ratings)
User Testimonials
3Com Baseline Switches (Discontinued)NVIDIA Spectrum Switches
Likelihood to Recommend
H3C Technologies
As our company is growing we need to be able to upgrade our equipment. It is great for smaller companies.
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NVIDIA
Works well if you use core networking functionality Does not work well in a multi-vendor setup.
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Pros
H3C Technologies
  • Great product used on a budget.
  • It gets the job done.
  • Better switches than most competitors.
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NVIDIA
  • open platform for use with e.g. Cumulus OS
  • cost effective
  • excellent support
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Cons
H3C Technologies
  • Our network is slow.
  • Feels like things are not working properly at times.
  • Old equipment.
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NVIDIA
  • Interoperability with other vendors
  • Bugs
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Alternatives Considered
H3C Technologies
I used Cisco and Cisco is a great product but more on the expensive side. This is a great product for smaller companies.
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NVIDIA
Mellanox have more competitive pricing. Mellanox is an open System which Supports Cumulus OS
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Return on Investment
H3C Technologies
  • Great price.
  • Great product for small company.
  • It was great before we expanded.
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NVIDIA
  • Overall seamless integration into the datacenter
  • Better cost per port so higher ROI
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