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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."

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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: The NCM is licensed per device. You have a base license for 50 devices, and then you can add more licenses as you go. It scales from 50 to a hundred and so on. Also, they have an annual fee that… more »
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 »
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Overview

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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Find out what your peers are saying about Microsoft, Quest Software, HCL and others in Configuration Management. Updated: July 2021.
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SolarWinds Kiwi CatTools is ranked 30th in Configuration Management while SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager is ranked 11th in Configuration Management with 6 reviews. SolarWinds Kiwi CatTools is rated 0.0, while SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager is rated 7.4. 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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