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"Once you sign for the start kit implementation, you have to go all the way through to the implementation, even if you are experiences issues.""If you compare the licensing and total cost of ACI, it's cheaper than NSX because of the licensing fees. If you are going for full NSX features it will be too expensive, especially the next-generation firewalling feature.""We don't use all of the features but it's still worth the money.""It's expensive but the product is very good. I have never found another partner like Cisco with a solution like this and with great support.""A big company can automate it themselves or spend a lot of money and buy it.""We have saved time on the provisioning and configuration.""We used Cisco Professional Services for the deployment. They were outstanding, but very expensive.""Price is always an issue."

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Avg. Rating
8.0
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Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller Enterprise Module
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Cisco Application-Centric Infrastructure (ACI) reduces TCO, automates IT tasks, and accelerates data center application deployments. It accomplishes this using a business-relevant Software Defined Networking (SDN) policy model across networks, servers, storage, security, and services.

APIC-EM is a central part of Cisco Digital Network Architecture. It delivers software-defined networking to the enterprise branch, campus, and WAN. Its simple user interface lets you automate policy-based application profiles. With this module, IT can respond rapidly to new business opportunities. 

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Bowling Green State University, du, Qatar University
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Comms Service Provider21%
Financial Services Firm18%
Government10%
Energy/Utilities Company7%
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Computer Software Company34%
Comms Service Provider30%
Media Company5%
Government5%
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Small Business12%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise74%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business6%
Midsize Enterprise8%
Large Enterprise86%
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Find out what your peers are saying about VMware, Cisco, Masergy and others in Network Virtualization. Updated: September 2020.
438,725 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Cisco ACI is ranked 2nd in Network Virtualization with 64 reviews while Cisco APIC-EM [EOL] is ranked unranked in Network Virtualization. Cisco ACI is rated 8.0, while Cisco APIC-EM [EOL] is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Cisco ACI writes "Provides integration with VMM domains and their L4 and L7 devices, like device packages for F5, Palo Alto, and ASA". On the other hand, Cisco ACI is most compared with VMware NSX and Nuage Networks, whereas Cisco APIC-EM [EOL] is most compared with VMware NSX and Nuage Networks.

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