"The most valuable features include the redundancy one and the spanning tree."
"It is easy to install."
"I like the management of streaming both audio and video."
"The technical support is at an expert level."
"A very expandable solution."
"Technical support is very helpful, even during implementation."
"They are stable. We haven't had any particular problem with them."
"Cisco Catalyst Switches are highly reliable and stable."
"The GUI makes it easy to configure, manage, and work with."
"The web page interface is very convenient and easy to use for setting up your feedback loops."
"This is a very reliable solution."
"The most valuable features are the price and the warranty."
"We have found the solution to be entirely stable."
"The user interface is simple to use."
"It is stable, and it fulfills our needs. We have all the functions we need, so we're totally satisfied."
"The user interface is the most valuable aspect of the solution for us."
"I would like to see a graphical user interface for the configuration."
"We would like the solution to be more stable."
"Cisco forces end-users to accept billing for some capabilities or services that they may not want."
"Cisco is a bit complex."
"In a future upgrade, I would like to see integrated wireless in the solution."
"An area for improvement would be the documentation and training on configuring this product."
"The technical support, in some cases, should be faster and could improve."
"If they worked on lowering the price, they would be able to attract more customers."
"There should be faster interfaces on the switch, such as 25 gigabits."
"I would like to see some kind of packet tracer where people can study how the switch is operating."
"The dashboards could be improved to be more interesting."
"Our customers are focused on features and generally, they would like to have a more feature-rich solution."
"Since we transfer from one gigabit to ten gigabits of information, in a future release, it would benefit to have more high-speed ports."
"The solution should offer different gigabit interfaces. Right now, they have ten gigabits. However, for our needs, we only need one gigabit. We don't need 24 or 48 ports. We only need eight to ten. HPE should introduce into their portfolio some smaller and more compact options."
"I would like to see integration with HPE OneView."
"These switches can be made more stable and robust."
Cisco Catalyst Switches is ranked 2nd in LAN Switching with 99 reviews while HPE ProCurve is ranked 4th in LAN Switching with 8 reviews. Cisco Catalyst Switches is rated 8.4, while HPE ProCurve is rated 9.0. 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". On the other hand, the top reviewer of HPE ProCurve writes "Stable, easy to set up, and the technical support is good". Cisco Catalyst Switches is most compared with Arista Networks Platform, Cisco Nexus, Dell PowerConnect Switches, Aruba Instant On Switches and NETGEAR Switches, whereas HPE ProCurve is most compared with NETGEAR Switches, Dell PowerConnect Switches, Aruba Instant On Switches, Cisco Nexus and Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch LAN Switches. See our Cisco Catalyst Switches vs. HPE ProCurve report.
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