Cisco Data Center Network Manager Competitors and Alternatives

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Real User
Network Engineer at a government with 51-200 employees
Dec 16 2019

What is most valuable?

The topology of the solution is the most valuable feature. We can not only have a list of the devices, but we can also build the topology of some nodes. It's an action that is very easy to perform… more»

What needs improvement?

The licensing model could be improved. Right now, the levels are too far apart. This causes the solution to be more expensive than it needs to be. For us, the change of interface in the newer versions… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

For us, the tool is free to use as it is at the end of life and we don't pay for technical support.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We previously used HP OpenView and also work with CiscoWorks. We switched from HP because OpenView was too hard to manage and use. We have a lot of monitoring experience with other tools (PRTG… more»

What other advice do I have?

We use an older version of WhatsUp Gold. The change of the interface of the tool was too hard for some people of our team and they didn't want the new interface. We have all of the infrastructure on… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We did look at other HP options. We liked the ease of use and the interface as well as the price of WhatsUp, however.
Keith Carradine
Real User
Manager at a energy/utilities company with 10,001+ employees
May 20 2019

What do you think of NETSCOUT InfiniStreamNG?

What is our primary use case?

Network Monitoring Troubleshooting

How has it helped my organization?

This solution provides us with increased visibility when conducting IT deployments, e.g., all of our WAN upgrades. We are using it to increase our bandwidth, so we can improve customer service.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is utilization. The single pane of glass view is click intuitive.

What needs improvement?

I would like it to be more scalable with less spend.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It is very stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The scalability has some limitations and quirks to it. I would like to be able to upgrade rather than replace the whole thing.

How are customer service and

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