"I have found the solution to be scalable."
"The most valuable feature is the port analytics."
"Configurations between FortiGate and FortiSwitch have to link to each other. We need configuration. The configuration is not like a Cisco switch. It has a unique configuration."
"The interface is very straightforward."
"A valuable feature of FortiGate is its management integrity."
"The solution has made configuration and setup very, very easy."
"An affordable and stable solution for small-medium companies."
"We are able to monitor everything that is happening on our network."
"Easy to use, flexible, stable, and offers great performance."
"So far, so good when it comes to stability."
"This product is competitive technically with the best products in the class."
"The most valuable feature is the audit systems. I also like that it can synchronize on the alternate configuration of products together at the same time."
"In terms of the most valuable features, LAN switching is more comfortable and valuable in the network. It is easy to configure and easy to deploy. It is helpful for the installation and it is easy to troubleshoot issues. It's an easy product to understand. It's a good solution."
"The functionality is basically the same as Cisco."
"If you're a small one-on-one organization, then cost-effective-wise, I would recommend it."
"The most valuable features are that it is easy to use, easy to configure, it's priced well, and the operating system is easy to understand."
"The solution can improve by upgrading QSFP+, it is very limited and must be supported more than it is now. If we need FortiSwitches to support all the QSFP ports our budgets would have to be very large."
"FortiSwitch should improve the FortiGate map. The diagram cannot move automatically to show the switch. The map does not map the physical location. It cannot move or touch the diagram."
"The solution could always benefit from more security. It's of critical importance to organizations right now."
"We need to understand a bit more about certifications and knowledge for understanding capabilities. The solution should make that more clear to its users."
"Before using FortiSwitch, you need several certifications."
"With IT products, there is always room for improvement."
"The FortiSwitch product was initially quite complex."
"Does not have as many features as other solutions, such as segmentation and analytics engines."
"In the next release, I would like to see an increase in the performance of DDoS protection systems against all kinds of attack packets."
"The knowledge base needs to be improved and expanded."
"The availability and the speed of the firmware updates are the only things wrong with Huawei. There are some vulnerabilities on the hardware."
"Devices should have the ability to configure more easily."
"The performance has been slow at times."
"The stability could be improved."
"We would like to see additional backup solutions, since we have several degrees of backup."
"Huawei Ethernet Switches are scalable but can be improved."
With 10 or 40 GE access ports and a high-throughput backbone, FortiSwitch Data Center Switches are ideal for the top-of-rack (ToR) server or firewall-aggregation applications. The high-speed switching fabric is also well suited for enterprise network core or backbone network installations.
Fortinet FortiSwitch - Data Center is ranked 15th in Ethernet Switches with 9 reviews while Huawei Ethernet Switches is ranked 11th in Ethernet Switches with 19 reviews. Fortinet FortiSwitch - Data Center is rated 7.8, while Huawei Ethernet Switches is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of Fortinet FortiSwitch - Data Center writes "Good visibility, a seamless connection with FortiGate and very easy to configure". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Huawei Ethernet Switches writes "Good pricing and better performance than the competition". Fortinet FortiSwitch - Data Center is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, Aruba Switches, Mellanox Switches, Juniper Ethernet Switches and Brocade Ethernet Switches, whereas Huawei Ethernet Switches is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, H3C Ethernet Switches, Aruba Switches, HPE Ethernet Switches and Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch Ethernet Switches. See our Fortinet FortiSwitch - Data Center vs. Huawei Ethernet Switches report.
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