Anonymous UserNetwork Specialist at a financial services firm
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"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."
"Scalable solution for tracking and syncing through the Infoblox grid."
"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."
"Lacks network overview for the entire connected network."
"Cisco Prime is an expensive solution."
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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.
NetMRI discovers your network infrastructure, automatically applies hundreds of built-in and custom analytics to assess network configuration, and provides deep insight into the “who, what, when, where, and impact” of network change.
With this foundation, NetMRI empowers you to automate network configuration security policy enforcement and large-scale and complex change automation with built-in, easily customized industry best practices, regulatory requirements, and change template examples.
Cisco Prime is ranked 5th in Network Management Applications with 4 reviews while Infoblox NetMRI is ranked 10th in Network Management Applications with 1 review. Cisco Prime is rated 7.6, while Infoblox NetMRI is rated 8.0. 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 Infoblox NetMRI writes "Has the ability to track and sync through the grid". Cisco Prime is most compared with Cisco DNA Center, SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager, HPE Intelligent Management Center, Huawei eSight and ManageEngine Network Configuration Management, whereas Infoblox NetMRI is most compared with SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager, Cisco DNA Center, NetBrain, Ansible and Micro Focus Network Node Manager.
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