Experience with the Dell PowerConnect 8024F - compare to the Cisco Nexus 5010

Steven Fischer sfischer1967 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 18 15:57:52 UTC 2010

Does anyone have any experience with the Dell PowerConnect 8024F 10-gig
switch that they'd be willing to share?  How does it perform?  How reliable
is it?  My experiences with the Dell switches have been less than favorable
to this point, but I am willing to concede that some of that may be colored
by my Cisco bias.  Would you trust this Dell switch in a high-performance
computing environment, where the ability to move data for sustained
durations at rates close to line speed is paramount, along with

Any feedback is welcomed.

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