Adtran NetVanta Routers and Switches vs. Cisco Catalyst IE3400 Heavy Duty Switches

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Adtran NetVanta Routers and Switches
Score 7.6 out of 10
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Adtran in Huntsville, Alabama offers the NetVanta brand of routers and switches.N/A
Cisco Catalyst IE3400 Heavy Duty Switches
Score 8.7 out of 10
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The Cisco Catalyst IE3400 Heavy Duty Series is an industrial ethernet switching platform for extending IoT connectivity to harsh environments, with a dust and waterproof design that is IP67 rated. Powered by Cisco IOS XE, its feature set includes software-based segmentation and flow visibility for security-threat detection, and isolation.N/A
Pricing
Adtran NetVanta Routers and SwitchesCisco Catalyst IE3400 Heavy Duty Switches
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Adtran NetVanta Routers and SwitchesCisco Catalyst IE3400 Heavy Duty 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
Adtran NetVanta Routers and SwitchesCisco Catalyst IE3400 Heavy Duty Switches
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Best Alternatives
Adtran NetVanta Routers and SwitchesCisco Catalyst IE3400 Heavy Duty Switches
Small Businesses

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Medium-sized Companies
Cisco Routers
Cisco Routers
Score 8.4 out of 10
Extreme Networks Wired Access - Switches
Extreme Networks Wired Access - Switches
Score 9.1 out of 10
Enterprises
Cisco Routers
Cisco Routers
Score 8.4 out of 10
Cisco Ethernet Switches
Cisco Ethernet Switches
Score 9.1 out of 10
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User Ratings
Adtran NetVanta Routers and SwitchesCisco Catalyst IE3400 Heavy Duty Switches
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
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8.2
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User Testimonials
Adtran NetVanta Routers and SwitchesCisco Catalyst IE3400 Heavy Duty Switches
Likelihood to Recommend
Adtran
Adtran NetVanta series switches are a very desirable switch set at a reasonable price point with a large amount of configuration ability for both L2 and L3. They are best suited for medium to large institutions that are not Cisco Dependent. They work well for small businesses as well but may be too high of a price point and too large of a feature set needed for a SOHO type set up which may turn away customers in that range. The 1531/P series does offer a smaller switch with the option of PoE in the P model and gives a total of 12 individual ports between the 8 PoE ports, 2 non PoE ports, and 2 SFP ports capable of Gigabit or 2.5Gbps with Adtran's interconnect cable. This may be more suitable for a SOHO set up but again may offer more than many small businesses need and may seem daunting.
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Cisco
For VLAN trunking and to achieve department wise security in network it's best nothing there to dislike all future work better
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Pros
Adtran
  • In industrial environments, Adtran NetVanta switches are robust and have a very long lifetime.
  • In office environments, Adtran NetVanta switches are low profile and easy to install.
  • Adtran NetVanta switches have multiple options for mounting, racks or wall mount are equally simple and well implemented.
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Cisco
  • Best for port security
  • VLAN trunking
  • Define of network department
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Cons
Adtran
  • PoE can be a little slow to initiate as the switch communicates with the device to determine the proper power level.
  • 1550 Series seem to come flashed with a non-standard Firmware initially that must be upgraded before any configuration can be done.
  • USB Driver for 1550 Series USB Serial connection is a non-standard driver that must be downloaded from Adtran vs Windows Plug and Play.
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Cisco
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Alternatives Considered
Adtran
We have used everything from Foundry/Brocade, to Cisco, to Extreme, and nothing lives as long and performs as well as NetVanta switches.
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Cisco
This provides better security and stability Also the vlan create and seperate department so we can achieve security
Port can be shut to avoid unauthorised access.
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Return on Investment
Adtran
  • High Performance and reliability have allowed for a 'set it and forget it' type installation, giving greater customer satisfaction.
  • The price point of the switches, while higher than other models such as HP or Dell potentially, is in line with their reliability and functionality and comes in less than Cisco much of the time.
  • Having a long time relationship with Adtran as a company has allowed us to quickly assist customers with their needs, saving everyone time and money.
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Cisco
  • Provides best security
  • Port configuration easy
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