SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager Competitors and Alternatives

The top SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager competitors are
  • IBM Tivoli NetCool
  • HPE Intelligent Management Center
  • ManageEngine Network Configuration Management
  • Infoblox NetMRI
  • CA Spectrum
  • IBM Tivoli Network Manager
  • Micro Focus Network Node Manager
  • Junos Space Network Director
Read reviews of SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager competitors and alternatives
CA Spectrum Logo
CA Technologies
ChiefOfSce73
Real User
Chief Of Staff at Aig
Dec 28 2016

What is most valuable?

It is helpful from the monitoring perspective and can be integrated with other tools, so that's what I find it good for.

How has it helped my organization?

This tool makes it more transparent to the customers. They can be alerted and be proactive based on the data we are getting.

What needs improvement?

They are looking at other CA products and I'm sure they are happy with Spectrum. We were looking at AXA (CA App Experience Analytics) and some... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We have used no other solution prior to this one. We've been using the same thing for a long time.

What other advice do I have?

We have a good solution but it is not the complete solution for all the issues. The most important criteria while selecting a vendor are quality... more»
Associatbcbd
Consultant
Associate Director at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Jun 04 2017

What is most valuable?

Topology creation is the most valuable feature.

How has it helped my organization?

We are using it for network discovery and troubleshooting enforced management. We are expanding it to cover the performance and the traffic part as well.

What needs improvement?

The deployment architecture and installation part needs improvement. In regards to the voice monitoring piece, there is a lot of scope for improvement. Voice monitoring/end-to-end... more»

What other advice do I have?

You should interact more with the customers and listen to your voice. Try to make the product better from the usability perspective.
HPE Intelligent Management Center Logo
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Michael Wolff
Consultant
Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
May 23 2017

What is most valuable?

It is amongst the most versatile NMSs on the market. It provides better device management for even some of their... more»

How has it helped my organization?

I make a habit of installing IMC as the first step when I start analysing networks for issues and improvements. What I... more»

What needs improvement?

Documentation is pretty weak. HPE have an excellent They have a Youtube channel that provides some excellent guidance... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

For a 50k user environment - ~1200 switches across 10 sites - we probably spent around $100k getting IMC fully... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

I have used other solutions in the past, but none have compared to the versatility of IMC.

What other advice do I have?

Out-of-the-box IMC is pretty good, but to really make it work for your organization, you need to invest the time to... more»

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