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"With a minimal bundle, we pay about $3000 a year in licensing costs. If you have multiple devices in your network, you must buy the bundle, which is 100% identical for your infrastructure. If you have 15 devices, you need 15 licenses, for example. That's one bundle. You don't pay for anything over and above that.""You have a base license for 50 devices, and then you can add more licenses as you go.""There is a license for the use of this solution and it is priced well, there is a lot of value for the money."

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Top Answer: It allows us to manage backups in big companies. It is also useful in managing the configuration changes.
Top Answer: Its whole architecture is a bit traditional. They can change the architecture to make it more modern and multi-tenant. Currently, we can do multi-tenancy, but we need to buy another product. Its look… more »
Top Answer: This solution works in conjunction with SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor. Usually, you first buy SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor and then SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager. You… more »
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SolarWinds Kiwi CatTools is network automation tool designed to manage configurations on network devices such as routers, switches, and firewalls. It helps you to work more efficiently by scheduling automatic backup activities and rolling out configuration changes to multiple devices at the same time.

Before you monitor your network, configure it! A reliable and secure network starts with carefully planned, executed, and monitored network configuration and change management. SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager (NCM) saves time and improves network reliability and security by managing configurations, changes, and compliance for routers, switches, and other network devices from Cisco, Juniper, HP, Dell, Brocade, Aruba, Rukus, and more.
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Delta, Educational Institution, Kalamazoo
United Lincolnshire Hospitals, Air Rarotonga, NetSuite, Thai AirAsia, REA Group, 335th Signal Command, Agilisys, Marine Expeditionary Force
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Comms Service Provider27%
Computer Software Company22%
Financial Services Firm6%
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Small Business70%
Midsize Enterprise10%
Large Enterprise20%
Find out what your peers are saying about Microsoft, Quest Software, Red Hat and others in Configuration Management. Updated: September 2021.
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SolarWinds Kiwi CatTools is ranked 30th in Configuration Management while SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager is ranked 10th in Configuration Management with 7 reviews. SolarWinds Kiwi CatTools is rated 0.0, while SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager is rated 7.8. On the other hand, the top reviewer of SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager writes "Reliable, scalable, easy to use, good support, and offers the ability to script changes". SolarWinds Kiwi CatTools is most compared with Ansible, whereas SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager is most compared with Cisco DNA Center, Cisco Prime, ManageEngine NetFlow Analyzer, Ansible and Infoblox NetMRI.

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