Compare Cisco Prime vs. ExtremeCloud IQ

Cisco Prime is ranked 11th in Network Management Applications with 2 reviews while ExtremeCloud IQ is ranked 1st in Network Management Applications with 4 reviews. Cisco Prime is rated 7.6, while ExtremeCloud IQ is rated 9.6. The top reviewer of Cisco Prime writes "Good management capability and wireless heatmap, but NetFlow needs to be improved". On the other hand, the top reviewer of ExtremeCloud IQ writes "​HiveManager is useful for managing APs and switches from one cloud interface". Cisco Prime is most compared with Cisco DNA Center, SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager and Huawei eSight, whereas ExtremeCloud IQ is most compared with Aruba Wireless, Ruckus Wireless and Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN.
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The interfaces are a valuable feature.It gives you the ability to upgrade switches remotely, schedule the upgrade time, perform backups, and monitor the health of all networks.

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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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Lacking in integration with a SIEM tool.If you think about a centralized monitoring system, Cisco Prime is not good because it does not support third-party vendors like Palo Alto or FortiGate.

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

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Also Known As
Cisco Prime InfrastructureAerohive Networks, Aerohive HiveManager, HiveManager, ExtremeCloud

Cisco Prime products deliver next-generation management by supporting an intuitive workflow-oriented user experience and integrated lifecycle operations across Cisco architectures, technologies, and networks.

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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Sample Customers
Mohawk Industries, Universidad EAFIT, Halton HealthcareHenry 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
Comms Service Provider42%
Software R&D Company29%
K 12 Educational Company Or School7%
Media Company4%
K 12 Educational Company Or School23%
Non Tech Company9%
Software R&D Company20%
Comms Service Provider18%
Media Company7%
Manufacturing Company6%
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