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Score 8.3 out of 100
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Score 8.9 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco 350X Series Stackable Managed Switches

When you dont know the exact growth of the ports it's ideal because stackable devices can be grown quickly and with no interruption. Very easy to install and deploy without impact.Manage and operations are very easy to do with automation management. Useful for use with automation scripts as it uses ios commands.
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HPE Aruba Ethernet Switches

HPE Aruba Switches are a good cost-effective alternative to high-end switches. They offer management capabilities which allow the extra features that are necessary in a corporate environment in today's world. Depending on budget, they may still be too expensive for some users.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Cisco 350X Series Stackable Managed Switches

  • Flexible with stackable devices
  • Reliable
  • Confident in usage
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HPE Aruba Ethernet Switches

  • REST API capability
  • Wired & Wireless 802.1x configuration easiness
  • Wireless Access Points (APs) zero touch provisioning
  • Its high-end family (running the AOS-CX firmware) supports a virtualization technology called VSX (Virtual Switching Extension) which allows 2 switches to present itself as one virtualized switch under Layer 2, and as 2 separate routers under Layer 3; thereby providing high availability.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cisco 350X Series Stackable Managed Switches

  • Flexible
  • Easy to use and expand
  • Confident operations
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

HPE Aruba Ethernet Switches

  • I have had issues finding monitoring software that natively supports Provision/Aruba OS. Most are designed primarily with Cisco in mind.
  • HPE/Aruba switches have historically had issues with corrupt flash. This seems to be less common in more recent models.
  • HPE/Aruba's switching portfolio can be confusing. Some models run on the Aruba OS while some others run on Comware. There is some overlap in these model lines so at times is can be tough to tell which switch is right.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Cisco 350X Series Stackable Managed Switches

No score
No answers yet
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HPE Aruba Ethernet Switches

HPE Aruba Ethernet Switches 9.7
Based on 7 answers
It is a very good product, has almost all the feature you can need to access switches, a simple web GUI management, but not all can be configured from the GUI interface.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Cisco 350X Series Stackable Managed Switches

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HPE Aruba Ethernet Switches

We have decided on Aruba Switch against Cisco, principally because of the price and because technically it was not very different for our use case.
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Return on Investment

Cisco 350X Series Stackable Managed Switches

No answers on this topic

HPE Aruba Ethernet Switches

  • Ease of deployment has cut back on labor hours.
  • Ease of management has allowed us to be more proactive to other potential issues that may occur on the network.
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Pricing Details

Cisco 350X Series Stackable Managed Switches

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

HPE Aruba Ethernet Switches

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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