Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series Switches vs. Huawei Ethernet Switches

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series Switches
Score 9.8 out of 10
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Cisco offers the Catalyst 9200 series of campus LAN switches.N/A
Huawei Ethernet Switches
Score 9.3 out of 10
N/A
Global company Huawei IT, headquartered in Guangdong, China, offers Ethernet switches.N/A
Pricing
Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series SwitchesHuawei Ethernet Switches
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
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Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series SwitchesHuawei Ethernet Switches
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
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Top Pros
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Best Alternatives
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Small Businesses

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Medium-sized Companies
Extreme Networks Wired Access - Switches
Extreme Networks Wired Access - Switches
Score 9.2 out of 10
Extreme Networks Wired Access - Switches
Extreme Networks Wired Access - Switches
Score 9.2 out of 10
Enterprises
Cisco Nexus Series Switches
Cisco Nexus Series Switches
Score 9.0 out of 10
Cisco Ethernet Switches
Cisco Ethernet Switches
Score 9.1 out of 10
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User Ratings
Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series SwitchesHuawei Ethernet Switches
Likelihood to Recommend
9.9
(53 ratings)
9.2
(3 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
8.6
(3 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
8.8
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Availability
10.0
(1 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
Performance
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
9.2
(3 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Ease of integration
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
10.0
(1 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
7.5
(2 ratings)
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Vendor pre-sale
9.0
(2 ratings)
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User Testimonials
Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series SwitchesHuawei Ethernet Switches
Likelihood to Recommend
Cisco
The Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series Switches are a good fit for access layer needs. Put them on the edge of your network and you will have what you need to connect a physical device to your network. I would not deploy them in places at the core of a network. They can be used in data centers as an edge connection device.
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Huawei Technologies
Huawei switches are ideal for cases where performance is not essential, for low traffic solutions and for equipment management. It is not recommended for situations of high performance and stress, immediate availability and high scalability. It is also not advisable to use them in solutions that involve hardware from other brands, the integration of Huawei with Cisco, for example, is very traumatic and the results were not optimal in my case.
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Pros
Cisco
  • high forwarding // high forwarding
  • posee la capacidad de convertirse tambien en un WLC // Has the ability to become a WLC as well
  • posee puertos UPOE que pueden ser usados para varios dispositivos finales. // It has UPOE ports that can be used for multiple end user devices
  • capacidad de expansion con modulos adicionales // The ability to scale up/expand using additional modules
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Huawei Technologies
  • Scalability
  • High throughput links
  • Redundancy of links with resilient protocols
  • Fast switching in the event of a redundant link failure.
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Cons
Cisco
  • Que los precios sean mejorados para ser mas competitivos // More competitive prices/cost
  • Generar mas marketing y promocion de los nuevos equipos // Create more marketing and promotional features about new equipment
  • Liberar de licencias obligatorias en los equipos // Release obligatory licenses for businesses
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Huawei Technologies
  • One of our switches encounted a hardware defect after 6 months of use (but was replaced within warranty)
  • The switches appear to get hotter than what I would expect under normal use
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Likelihood to Renew
Cisco
We have now bought 468 switches, and we will most likely continue using this series, because it is the switch that is the cheapest for our needs. Maybe for some specific use cases, we will use the Catalyst 9300 series. Because we are more pressed on manpower, that money, we stick with what works.
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Huawei Technologies
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Usability
Cisco
These are very handy switches as they are easy to deploy / use and fulfill all needs related to access layer switches.
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Huawei Technologies
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Reliability and Availability
Cisco
Haven't had an issue with these switches yet.
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Huawei Technologies
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Performance
Cisco
Accessing resources is very fast. We were able to deploy computer images in half the time it would take with our old hardware.
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Huawei Technologies
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Support Rating
Cisco
Not Applicable
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Huawei Technologies
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Implementation Rating
Cisco
Very easy to port configurations and deploy.
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Huawei Technologies
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Alternatives Considered
Cisco
The functions on Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series Switches are very responsive and its notification functions are very active and reliable in producing effective new updates on any detected data threats across the entire network flow even the network speed reports are easily presented by its alert functionalities and data analytics are impressive.
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Huawei Technologies
The performance of Huawei is lower than Cisco, but initially the costs inclined the decision towards Huawei, but unfortunately, it was not, the licenses and the manager fired the investment to make it very similar to cisco. Therefore it is preferable to go to the Cisco switches for reliability and robustness.
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Scalability
Cisco
I was able to deploy the switches to 10 Labs in less than a week by myself.
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Huawei Technologies
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Return on Investment
Cisco
  • The positive thing is that because it has a redundant power supply, you can have users staying on for all the time. If you have a power interruption or something and you have both power supply A and B, then you're option to, you don't need users to log off or they're being cut off because you have to replace something or do something.
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Huawei Technologies
  • Revenue Increase
  • Greater satisfaction for our customers.
  • Greater compliance with SLAs
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