Compare Cisco DNA Center vs. Micro Focus Network Automation

Cisco DNA Center is ranked 4th in Network Management Applications with 4 reviews while Micro Focus Network Automation is ranked 16th in Network Management Applications with 1 review. Cisco DNA Center is rated 9.0, while Micro Focus Network Automation is rated 8.0. 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 Micro Focus Network Automation writes "Helps the configuration backup be validated before and after any change in the network infrastructure". Cisco DNA Center is most compared with Cisco Prime, Junos Space Network Director and SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager, whereas Micro Focus Network Automation is most compared with BMC TrueSight Network Automation, SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager and CA Spectrum.
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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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Pushing the network configuration to bulk devices. This saves a considerable amount of time that the engineer spends in pushing the network configuration.

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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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Compatibility of the devices needs to be enhanced, as it seems to be limited.

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Our licensing agreement is for three years.

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DNA CenterHPE Network Automation
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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.

Micro Focus Network Automation helps IT organizations drive efficiencies by automating time-consuming manual compliance and network configuration tasks for the complete operational lifecycle of network devices from provisioning to policy-based network configuration management, compliance policy enforcement and reporting, and security administration. Micro Focus Network Automation also helps increase network stability and uptime by preventing inconsistencies and misconfigurations often created by manual processes.  When combined with Micro Focus Network Node Manager i, it delivers a unique integrated solution that delivers network fault, availability, and performance integrated with change, network configuration, compliance, and automated diagnostics that operates from a shared network topology database.

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Tech Mahindra, Avea, China Merchants Bank, NNIT, Distinctive Software Solutions, Virgin Media, NEC Australia, Osiatis, Hostworks, Retegal, Allianz Shared Infrastructure Services SE (ASIC), State of Kansas Division of Information Services and Communications (DISC)
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Government9%
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