Compare Cisco DNA Center vs. ExtremeCloud IQ

Cisco DNA Center is ranked 5th in Network Management Applications with 4 reviews while ExtremeCloud IQ is ranked 1st in Network Management Applications with 4 reviews. Cisco DNA Center is rated 9.0, while ExtremeCloud IQ is rated 9.6. The top reviewer of Cisco DNA Center writes "Good security and analytics, easy to manage, and scalable across buildings and campuses". On the other hand, the top reviewer of ExtremeCloud IQ writes "​HiveManager is useful for managing APs and switches from one cloud interface". Cisco DNA Center is most compared with Cisco Prime, SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager and Junos Space Network Director, whereas ExtremeCloud IQ is most compared with Aruba Wireless, Ruckus Wireless and Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN.
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2,967 views|2,056 comparisons
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Pros
The monitoring features are very useful for network engineers.It is simple to manage and it is all done from a single dashboard.People like to use the dashboards to get an overview of their network.

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It is more cost effective and gives more flexibility.HiveManager is incredibly useful for managing APs and switches from one cloud interface.HiveManager is extremely easy to use for anyone with little network experience.The cloud-based controller through HiveManager is its most valuable feature. I can manage and configure changes to my access points from anywhere.The cloud-based management interface allows us to fully manage all our wireless radios, ensuring consistency and ease of access.The cloud management gives us the tools and reports that we need to monitor and troubleshoot the network.

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Cons
DNA Center has been on the market for a few years and they need to update it.The network, data center, and SD-WAN are all being treated as different services, but I would like to have only one solution to manage all of them.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.

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Pricing is a bit expensive.Need port aggregation on the 2384 switches to take full advantage of ac on the APs. I understand that is on their product road map.Browser load time for the cloud is long and needs improvement.We have had some mediocre to poor experiences with tech support: Conflicting information, condescending attitudes, and reluctance to work to resolve an issue.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
Our licensing agreement is for three years.

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There are probably cheaper solutions but we invest for stability and performance for the longer haul.

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2,967
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Average Words per Review
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9.0
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11,629
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8,059
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Average Words per Review
397
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9.7
Top Comparisons
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Also Known As
DNA CenterAerohive Networks, Aerohive HiveManager, HiveManager, ExtremeCloud
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Overview

DNA Center is the network management and command center for Cisco DNA, your intent-based network for the enterprise.

Provision and configure all your network devices in minutes. Use advanced analytics to proactively monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize your network. Integrate with third-party systems for improved operational processes.

ExtremeCloud is a resilient and scalable cloud-based network management solution offered by Extreme Networks as a subscription service.

The network is your platform of engagement for clients and staff. We have designed ExtremeCloud to provide superior user experience by empowering you and the applications that drive your business. The combination of Extreme Networks’ smart wired and wireless edges and the elasticity, resilience and scalability provided via state-of-the-art datacenters distributed strategically for worldwide availability allows you to respond to the changing needs of your business, at the speed of cloud, through a simple, multi-site aware user interface.

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Henry Ford Health System, Baltimore Ravens, Brandili, Federal University of Alagoas, CEDAE, Caxias do Sul, UNISC Concurrency, CenturyLink Field, Louisiana College, Cricket Tasmania Stadium, Moscow Internet Exchange
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider34%
Software R&D Company24%
Government10%
K 12 Educational Company Or School6%
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K 12 Educational Company Or School23%
University12%
Non Tech Company9%
Government7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company21%
Comms Service Provider18%
Media Company7%
Manufacturing Company6%
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