Pica8 vs. VMware NSX

As of June 2019, Pica8 is ranked 7th in Software Defined Networking (SDN) vs VMware NSX which is ranked 1st in Software Defined Networking (SDN) with 30 reviews. The top reviewer of VMware NSX writes "Enables us to identify problems before they manifest, but they should develop more advanced features". Pica8 is most compared with Cumulus Networks, Big Switch Networks and Cisco Cariden. VMware NSX is most compared with Cisco ACI, Cisco Tetration and Juniper Contrail Networking.
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2,451 views|1,118 comparisons
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18,880 views|9,062 comparisons
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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.Pricing and licensing could be improved as we are a government entity. Lower pricing could always help.

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Overview

We build optimized network operating system software for white box switches. Our software is designed with rich Layer-2, Layer-3, OpenFlow, and SDN features, making it ideal for tailoring to your network environments.

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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Factual Inc., University of IllinoisCity 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
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Manufacturing Company25%
Financial Services Firm13%
Comms Service Provider13%
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Healthcare Company26%
Financial Services Firm19%
Media Company9%
Marketing Services Firm8%
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