"These OmniSwitches are very manageable and easy to configure."
"The most valuable feature is the ease of configuration."
"Cisco provides very good support services."
"The operating system is great."
"The scalability is good."
"As there are many who are knowledgeable of this technology, this translates into extensive support for it."
"It is easy to use."
"Cisco Catalyst Switches is very stable, configurable, and durable. It is also easy to manage."
"It is a stable and good product. It is also easy to install."
"The configuration and command set are user-friendly."
"There is no OEM support in India so RMAs need to be sent to France, which takes a long time if the hardware is faulty."
"Pricing mainly is the only issue."
"The product should work on its pricepoints. It's an expensive solution."
"Out of the competition, Cisco switches are easily the most expensive."
"Cisco forces end-users to accept billing for some capabilities or services that they may not want."
"The solution is quite expensive for our clients. It's a pain point for some companies. They should work to reduce the price."
"Cisco is weird about their pricing models, so that's one problem. Their operating system is also a little outdated."
"If they worked on lowering the price, they would be able to attract more customers."
"The general price of the solution could be cheaper."
Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch LAN Switches is ranked 11th in LAN Switching with 2 reviews while Cisco Catalyst Switches is ranked 2nd in LAN Switching with 99 reviews. Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch LAN Switches is rated 8.6, while Cisco Catalyst Switches is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch LAN Switches writes "Easy to configure and the security features are good". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Cisco Catalyst Switches writes "This gives us control of our throughput traffic but it comes with mandatory options that increase cost". Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch LAN Switches is most compared with HPE ProCurve and Cisco Nexus, whereas Cisco Catalyst Switches is most compared with HPE ProCurve, Arista Networks Platform, Cisco Nexus, Dell PowerConnect Switches and QSC Q-SYS NS Series. See our Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch LAN Switches vs. Cisco Catalyst Switches report.
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