Networking Brand Leaders – 2019

In each of these independent, non-sponsored surveys, global IT Pros voted for Market, Price, Performance, Reliability, Service & Support, and Innovation leaders from a randomized field of provided vendors (and the opportunity to write in an answer choice).

2019 Networking Leaders: 100-400Gb Ethernet Switches

Ethernet switches designed to deliver 100 to 400 GbE connectivity on a single port. In this newly-added category, IT pros cast their votes for Cisco as Market, Price, Performance, Reliability, Service & Support, and Innovation leader. Juniper filled in the number...

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2019 Networking Leaders: 25-100Gb Ethernet Adapters

Ethernet adapters designed to deliver 25,40,50, and/or 100 GbE connectivity. For the second year in a row, Mellanox gained the titles for Market, Performance, Reliability, Service & Support and Innovation leader. However, Broadcom unseated Mellanox for this year’s...

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2019 Networking Leaders: 25-100Gb Ethernet Switches

Ethernet switches designed to deliver 25,40,50, and/or 100 GbE connectivity on a single port. Cisco—for the second time in as many surveys—pulled off a clean sweep in 25-100Gb Ethernet Switches, as the Market, Price, Performance, Reliability, Service & Support,...

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2019 Networking Leaders: Fibre Channel HBAs

Server adapters used to connect a server to a Fibre Channel SAN. Broadcom and their Emulex brand HBAs dominated across the board for Fibre Channel HBAs for the third year in a row; winning all six awards: Market, Price, Performance, Reliability, Service & Support...

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2019 Networking Leaders: Fibre Channel Switches

Fibre Channel switches designed to deliver Fibre Channel connectivity. In a tight race, the Brocade switches from Broadcom emerged as Market Price, Performance, Reliability, and Innovation leader. Cisco tied with Broadcom/Brocade for Service and Support leader. Market...

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2019 Networking Leaders: Network Performance Management

Products that enable you to quickly detect, diagnose, and resolve network performance problems & outages. SolarWinds won Market leader for the second year in a row, while also claiming Price and Performance. Cisco—second place Market leader—claimed the Reliability...

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2019 Networking Leaders: Open Networking Switch OS

Merchant switch OS used on white box switches. While the top three companies of Open Networking Switch OS were close in all categories, Big Switch came out on top as the Market leader, also claiming Price, Reliability, and Innovation leader. Arista snagged Performance...

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2019 Networking Leaders: Packet Capture Appliances

Packet capture and network recording appliances which include hardware and software. In this new survey category, Riverbed surpassed NetScout as the overall Market, Price, Performance, Reliability, Service & Support and Innovation leader, with third-place going to...

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2019 Networking Leaders: SDN / Network Virtualization

Allows IT managers to consolidate multiple physical networks, divide a network into multiple segments or create software-only networks between virtual machines (VMs) or containers. First time category, VMware pulled out a complete victory as Market, Price,...

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2019 Networking Leaders: Software ADC

Software that helps web server performance by performing compression, cache, connection multiplexing, application layer security, SSL offload, and content switching; combined with basic server load balancing. Servers running ADC software is usually placed between the...

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