Compare Cisco DNA Center vs. Micro Focus Network Node Manager

Cisco DNA Center is ranked 4th in Network Management Applications with 4 reviews while Micro Focus Network Node Manager is ranked 7th in Network Management Applications with 4 reviews. Cisco DNA Center is rated 9.0, while Micro Focus Network Node Manager 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 Node Manager writes "Has the ability to carry out customized polling for certain parameters, so that is an add-on to enable a customer to utilize it efficiently". Cisco DNA Center is most compared with Cisco Prime, Junos Space Network Director and SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager, whereas Micro Focus Network Node Manager is most compared with SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager, IBM Tivoli NetCool and CA Spectrum. See our Cisco DNA Center vs. Micro Focus Network Node Manager report.
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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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If you install one node on Network Node Manager and want to scale it up, it's pretty easy to create more nodes.You can utilize the main file from various vendors for integration.Most valuable function would have to the internal causal engine and its root cause analyzer which keep us updated on critical errors and incidents in our network environment.Real time network monitoring application: It is very stable, which provides quick root cause analysis (RCA) for any network faults.

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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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The way the solution currently works means I'm not able to customize my own reports.The resources utilized could be a bit higher, and that is one of the challenges that isn't optimizedReporting. Even though this is available in separate software (iSPI) there is potential in making the reporting more SLA-aware and more intuitive.Only to improve the GUI.

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

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Compared 31% of the time.
Also Known As
DNA CenterNetwork Node Manager, HPE Network Node Manager
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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.

Network Node Manager is network management software that unifies fault, availability, and performance monitoring to helps you improve network uptime and performance, and increase responsiveness to business needs.
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T-Mobile, Retegal, Sentara Healthcare
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Government9%
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