People like to use the dashboards to get an overview of their network. If you have a bottleneck in your network then this solution can fix it. DNA Center is easier to use than Fortinet FortiManager.
What needs improvement?
The pricing of this solution could be improved. There is a limitation with the number of VRFs that you can have in your network, and this has caused us problems with some customers. This solution does not support IP version 6. I would like to see better integration with Cisco Meraki.
Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?
I have experience with several solutions including FortiManager. Cisco DNA center is easier to use. Also, competitors like Fortinet and Aruba do not have a similar system. They are working on it and trying to get it, but they just don't have a DNA Center.
What other advice do I have?
My advice for anyone who is looking into implementing this solution is to start with Cisco Assurance and do the mapping of the network. I would suggest asking for help from the partners to help with the installation. You can do it on your own but you will easily save the money that you spend on the… more»