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Score 8.2 out of 100
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Score 8.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco Small Business RV Series

We use it as a voice gateway and the device has never crashed, it remains high. New features and greater stability to meet business needs. I had been waiting for a while for 4331 to be a mature solution and I understood the relationship between the router and the control software. We needed to upgrade our administration to handle the new 4331 code which caused a few delays.
Shubham Singh | TrustRadius Reviewer

NETGEAR Ethernet Switches

I give a 9 because it's a good price/performance ratio, scalability and easy management. In the past, I've never experienced a switch went bad. The tech support is good. VLAN management is easy.The reason I don't give it a full 10 is because it would be nice if it had more debugging capabilities.
Wien Dai | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Cisco Small Business RV Series

  • The built-in VPN feature is the most cost-effective option to receive a true Cisco business-class VPN.
  • The VPN option is highly recommended, and while wireless isn't the quickest, it's incredibly stable.
  • Advanced security features, such as built-in firewalls, advanced encryption, and authentication.
  • The device is simple to place on the ceiling/wall and the power consumption is fair.
Elias Hossain Biplob | TrustRadius Reviewer

NETGEAR Ethernet Switches

  • Traffic Management
  • VLANs
  • Reliable
  • Gigabit ports
Matthew Goodhall | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cisco Small Business RV Series

  • Price.
  • Complex licensing. One could invest as much time learning their licensing schemes as you would studying for a CCIE.
  • Most GUI software is written in Java and can do a lot of dumb things--specifically the ADSM software used to configure ASA's.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

NETGEAR Ethernet Switches

  • Better advertisement about advanced enterprise features. My experience is with smaller switches and not with the fully managed switches.
  • Additional management tools to monitor multiple switches in the environment. Similar to Cisco Network Assistant.
Steve Davis | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Cisco Small Business RV Series

Cisco Small Business RV Series 7.7
Based on 2 answers
The features are good. The support is good. The resources to deploy, manage, and operate it are good. Customer's feedback and testimonials are good. The updates in terms of zero day vulnerabilities are good and timely. But, I still give an 8 out of 10 because I think the pricing, licensing, and GUI can be improved more.
John Patrick Duro | TrustRadius Reviewer

NETGEAR Ethernet Switches

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Alternatives Considered

Cisco Small Business RV Series

Cisco Small Business RV Series ranks top in quality and features compared with WatchGuard and or Netgear routers/firewalls. I will say SonicWALL stacks right up with Cisco, with functionality and features. Price-wise, Cisco is the most expensive.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

NETGEAR Ethernet Switches

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Cisco Small Business RV Series

  • ROI is there as we can move the router when ever work is finished on site
  • Minimal installation cost
  • Minimal training required
  • All the above make things easier for an organization both economically and operationally.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

NETGEAR Ethernet Switches

  • Inexpensive.
  • Decent performance.
  • Reliability.
  • Scalability.
  • Good tech support.
Wien Dai | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Cisco Small Business RV Series

General

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

NETGEAR Ethernet Switches

General

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

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