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"People like to use the dashboards to get an overview of their network.""It is simple to manage and it is all done from a single dashboard.""The monitoring features are very useful for network engineers.""I think that their LAN automation is a very good feature.""The solution has the capability to scale."

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"Scalable solution for tracking and syncing through the Infoblox grid."

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"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.""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.""DNA Center has been on the market for a few years and they need to update it.""The task failure reporting or provisioning failure reporting could be a little bit better in the UI, with more information given to the user.""The solution can be quite pricey."

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"Lacks network overview for the entire connected network."

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"Our licensing agreement is for three years.""I do know that Cisco does offer some really good promotions for DNA Center to bring the costs down."

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Top Answer: The solution has the capability to scale.
Top Answer: The pricing is quite expensive. It'd rate it at a two out of ten in terms of affordability. We have customers who would like to deploy DN architecture, however, DN architecture requires a DNF… more »
Top Answer: The architecture should not be limited only to the USXC as a platform. Let's say if I'm referring to the Catalyst 1000 Series or an MB Series of an SG or FX. Due to the fact that there are mid-market… more »
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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.

Infoblox NetMRI enables you to smartly manage your multi-vendor network with automation, visibility and continuous insight. Today’s network infrastructures are more complex than ever–increasingly diverse, siloed and powered by multiple vendors. IT admins often struggle to meet escalating demands for service delivery and reliability in these environments. Infoblox NetMRI can help. Our network change and configuration management solution automates routine workflows such as device provisioning and security operations. By simplifying and streamlining network management, NetMRI enables tighter compliance, faster incident response and quicker app deployment.

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Comms Service Provider36%
Computer Software Company17%
Government10%
Manufacturing Company5%
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Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider16%
Financial Services Firm14%
Government7%
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Cisco DNA Center is ranked 3rd in Network Management Applications with 5 reviews while Infoblox NetMRI is ranked 10th in Network Management Applications with 1 review. Cisco DNA Center is rated 8.0, while Infoblox NetMRI is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Cisco DNA Center writes "Robust, zero-day configuration with wireless assurance and telemetry, with outstanding support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Infoblox NetMRI writes "Has the ability to track and sync through the grid". Cisco DNA Center is most compared with Cisco Prime, SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager, Junos Space Network Director, VMware NSX and BMC TrueSight Network Automation, whereas Infoblox NetMRI is most compared with SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager, NetBrain, Ansible, Cisco Prime and Micro Focus Network Node Manager.

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