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Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco Enterprise Routers vs. Huawei Enterprise Routers and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
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Pros
"I think Cisco Enterprise Routers are excellent.""It is a good router that is available with advanced technology.""The solution has been highly secure.""The solution is easy to use, stable and scalable.""Stable and scalable routers.""Cisco Enterprise Routers are easy to use and configure through the CLI.""I have found the most valuable feature of Cisco Enterprise Routers to be the simplicity of the command-line interface, it is very intuitive as to how the commands need to be configured for a specific use case.""We hardly have issues with Cisco equipment and I believe that reliability is the best part of Cisco."

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"When we started, the connection was amazing for the 100G between the switches and the co-switch. What the students typically use for school is a maximum is 40 so they now have faster technology.""I have been able to connect the solution to many platforms such as Windows, Apple, and Android.""The configuration syntax makes it easy for us to configure the device and perform troubleshooting when needed.""Overall we have found the solution to be satisfactory."

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Cons
"Over time things have changed where Cisco has not invested in improving the orchestration and simplifying it for people who do not want to get into the details. Cisco has not gone into that focus.""Depending on the customer, the initial setup could be complex.""It would be better if Cisco Enterprise Routers were more secure.""I think that it would be better if they can create menus and instructions in the Ukrainian language.""Having a well-designed graphical user interface would make this product easier to use.""Compared to equipment by other vendors, such as Check Point, the physical size of the units is bigger.""I am happy with the price of Cisco Enterprise Routers, but they could offer more discounts to their customers.""Other products are coming to the market that are not as expensive, Cisco should reduce their price to be more comparable."

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"Essentially, they need to open their licensing model such that when a customer buys a device, they have a full view of all of the available licenses for it.""In my country we don't have Huawei technology, we only have Huawei routers for ISP. There is no agent for Huawei in Egypt.""We have found we have to restart the routers or reconfigured them a lot of the time, this issue should improve. The quality of the hardware needs to be more durable."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "Cisco routers are very pricey."
  • "The price is reasonable."
  • "Cisco Enterprise Routers are expensive."
  • "I am happy with the price of Cisco Enterprise Routers"
  • "Cisco Switches are an expensive product in India. Linksys products are cheaper than Cisco Switches."
  • "It's not a fair price, it's a bit too high."
  • "I have found the price to be expensive for the solution."
  • "The price should be reduced."
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  • "These routers are not too expensive."
  • "There is no licence for this solution, but the solution could be cheaper."
  • "The price of the solution is fair."
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    Cisco Enterprise Routers are very stable and easy to use. They offer a very solid performance and are very secure. They also have a very good, long lifespan. We feel the command configuration is very… more »
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    Cisco Enterprise Routers are simple. Everything is in a proper manner. You don't need to upgrade or do other things on a daily basis. Cisco sends you the updates, and they are automatically updated… more »
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    The price of Cisco Enterprise Routers is good for the service that you get.
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    Overall we have found the solution to be satisfactory.
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    We have found we have to restart the routers or reconfigured them a lot of the time, this issue should improve. The quality of the hardware needs to be more durable.
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    Overview
    The high-performance Cisco Enterprise Routers are the market leader due to their breadth of advanced support for LAN/WAN services, redundancy, reliability, and performance.
    Huawei Enterprise Routers AR G3 Series Routers, the AR G3 all-in-one router series integrates multiple services including; routing, switching, 3G, WLAN, voice, and security functions in one device.
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    Sample Customers
    Aegean Motorway, Boingo, Chartwell School, Children's Hospital of Orange County , Department of Justice, Explorer Pipeline, Linz AG, National Rugby League, New South Wales Rural Fire Service, Telecom Italia, Transwestern
    Bus Online, VisionChina Media Inc. (VisionChina), China Network Television (CNTV), Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, ABC, BovenIJ hospital
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    Comms Service Provider19%
    Computer Software Company14%
    Aerospace/Defense Firm11%
    Pharma/Biotech Company8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider50%
    Computer Software Company15%
    Government5%
    Educational Organization4%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider54%
    Computer Software Company14%
    Cloud Provider5%
    Retailer4%
    Company Size
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    Small Business38%
    Midsize Enterprise22%
    Large Enterprise40%
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    Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco Enterprise Routers vs. Huawei Enterprise Routers and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
    563,780 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Cisco Enterprise Routers is ranked 2nd in Routers with 40 reviews while Huawei Enterprise Routers is ranked 5th in Routers with 4 reviews. Cisco Enterprise Routers is rated 8.6, while Huawei Enterprise Routers is rated 6.8. The top reviewer of Cisco Enterprise Routers writes "Simple command line interface, intuitive design, but orchestration could improve". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Huawei Enterprise Routers writes "Easy to configure and troubleshoot, but they need more visibility in the licensing model". Cisco Enterprise Routers is most compared with MikroTik Routers and Switches, Juniper Enterprise Routers, HPE Enterprise Routers, MikroTik Cloud Router Switch and Netgate TNSR, whereas Huawei Enterprise Routers is most compared with MikroTik Routers and Switches, Cisco SD-WAN, MikroTik Cloud Router Switch, VMware SD-WAN and HPE Enterprise Routers. See our Cisco Enterprise Routers vs. Huawei Enterprise Routers report.

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