Compare Juniper Contrail Networking vs. VMware NSX

Juniper Contrail Networking is ranked 3rd in Software Defined Networking (SDN) while VMware NSX is ranked 1st in Network Virtualization with 20 reviews. Juniper Contrail Networking is rated 0, while VMware NSX is rated 7.8. On the other hand, the top reviewer of VMware NSX writes "Enables us to identify problems before they manifest, but they should develop more advanced features". Juniper Contrail Networking is most compared with Cisco SD-WAN, Tungsten Fabric, VeloCloud, Nuage Networks and Versa FlexVNF, whereas VMware NSX is most compared with Cisco ACI, Nutanix Flow, Cisco Tetration, Cisco SD-WAN and Guardicore Centra.
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We can't go without NSX, so it's invaluable from this perspective.The solution is very expensive.We haven't had to hire a dedicated network engineer because NSX handles 90 percent of it. The reduced overhead in terms of managing networks has been the biggest plus.We have saved man-hours and decreased our security exposure.

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Overview
Juniper Contrail Networking is a simple, open, and agile cloud network automation product that implements an SDN architecture. With its scale-out microservices architecture, Contrail orchestrate virtual network overlays at the performance and scale of even the most dynamic and large clouds. Contrail Networking is equipped with always-on advanced analytics capabilities to provide deep insights into application and infrastructure performance for better visualization, easier diagnostics, rich reporting, custom application development, and machine automation. It also supports integration with other analytics platforms like Juniper Networks AppFormix and streaming analytics through technologies like Apache Kafka and its API.VMware NSX is the network virtualization platform for the Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC). By bringing the operational model of a virtual machine to your data center network, you can transform the economics of network and security operations. NSX lets you treat your physical network as a pool of transport capacity, with network and security services attached to VMs with a policy-driven approach.
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Sample Customers
Lithium Technologies, Orange Business Services, Cloudwatt, Symantec, Cloud Dynamics, CloudSeedsCity of Avondale, Lumeta, Kroll Ontrack, Heartland Payment Systems, Baystate Heallth, Exostar, Tribune Media, iGATE, NTT Communications, Synergent, California Natural Resources Agency, Bloomington Public Schools, Columbia Sportswear, Join Experience S.A, Schuberg Philis
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider44%
Computer Software Company24%
Media Company7%
Government4%
REVIEWERS
Retailer29%
Comms Service Provider14%
Government14%
Manufacturing Company14%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company35%
Comms Service Provider24%
Media Company4%
Government4%
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Small Business24%
Midsize Enterprise16%
Large Enterprise61%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business22%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise67%

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