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Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco Prime vs. HPE Intelligent Management Center and other solutions. Updated: May 2021.
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Pros
"It gives you the ability to upgrade switches remotely, schedule the upgrade time, perform backups, and monitor the health of all networks.""The interfaces are a valuable feature.""Enables oversight in order to tweak and tune.""Cisco Prime is helpful as it provides us with real-time monitoring. This allows us to be proactive in our environment.""The hardware Cisco provides is excellent. It's a well-made product."

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"The most valuable feature is the interface and its ease of use.""The most useful feature is infrastructure monitoring including switches and servers."

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Cons
"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.""Lacking in integration with a SIEM tool.""The solution can be slow at times.""The overall management capabilities of Prime need to be improved.""The solution is not easy to configure."

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"The integration with other network devices needs improvement.""I would like to see additional modules included."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"Cisco Prime is an expensive solution."

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"There are licensing costs and they are quite expensive.""The price of this solution is not at all cheap, but it's reasonable compared to SolarWinds."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The hardware Cisco provides is excellent. It's a well-made product.
Top Answer: We tried here to use it as a bigger monitoring tool. However, the problem is that a lot of new products from Cisco are not supported by Prime anymore. The solution is not easy to configure. It's not… more »
Top Answer: We primarily use the solution for wireless and to do backups on switches and routers. In addition, we're using it for the deployment of our new software versions.
Top Answer: The most useful feature is infrastructure monitoring including switches and servers.
Top Answer: The price of this solution is not at all cheap, but it's reasonable compared to SolarWinds.
Top Answer: I would like to see additional modules included.
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Overview

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.

HPE Intelligent Management Center (IMC) is a comprehensive management platform that was built from the ground up to support the Fault, Configuration, Accounting, Performance, Security (FCAPS) model. It provides features and functions that are designed for comprehensive management of the network infrastructure. IMC was designed to provide the following functions:

  • Supports the ITIL operational center of excellence IT practices model.
  • Uses a single-pane management paradigm to enable end-to-end business management of IT services
  • Provides scalability by supporting distributed and hierarchical system architectures, through additional operating system and database support.
  • Uses an SOA model to provide full resource, service, and user management.
  • Enables integration of traditionally separate management tools using a modular design.
  • Enables enterprises to expand their infrastructure management in scale and to seamlessly accommodate new technologies at the same time.
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Mohawk Industries, Universidad EAFIT, Halton Healthcare
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Comms Service Provider31%
Computer Software Company20%
Government12%
Manufacturing Company4%
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Computer Software Company19%
Government9%
Educational Organization7%
Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco Prime vs. HPE Intelligent Management Center and other solutions. Updated: May 2021.
501,818 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Cisco Prime is ranked 5th in Network Management Applications with 5 reviews while HPE Intelligent Management Center is ranked 15th in Network Management Applications with 2 reviews. Cisco Prime is rated 7.2, while HPE Intelligent Management Center is rated 7.0. 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 HPE Intelligent Management Center writes "Easy to use with a good interface but the integration and stability need improvements". Cisco Prime is most compared with Cisco DNA Center, SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager, Huawei eSight, Fortinet FortiManager and Infoblox NetMRI, whereas HPE Intelligent Management Center is most compared with Huawei eSight, SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager, Micro Focus Network Automation, ExtremeManagement and ManageEngine Network Configuration Management. See our Cisco Prime vs. HPE Intelligent Management Center report.

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