vRealize Network Insight Overview

vRealize Network Insight is the #25 ranked solution in our list of Infrastructure Monitoring tools. It is most often compared to SolarWinds NPM: vRealize Network Insight vs SolarWinds NPM

What is vRealize Network Insight?
VMware vRealize Network Insight delivers intelligent operations for software-defined networking and security. It helps customers build an optimized, highly-available and secure network infrastructure across multi-cloud environments. It accelerates micro-segmentation planning and deployment, enables visibility across virtual and physical networks and provides operational views to manage and scale VMware NSX deployments.

vRealize Network Insight is also known as Arkin.

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vRealize Network Insight Customers

NTTi3, VCIX-NV, VMware Networking and Security Business Unit, Illumio, CompuNet

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Excellent network insights, good analysis, and a straightforward setup

What is our primary use case?

From the time that it was available, we've been using it for various reasons and it's been proven quite successful in our virtual portfolio products, especially in the VMware environment. While we don't use the solution per se, we do sell it to clients and offer support. It's normally deployed in the virtual blinds mode, within our customer base. Then we take that as part of one of two of the things we do. We use it as a baseline and an assessment enabler to enable the assessment around the network typology. Users get a lot of value. They can see which application is talking to which… more »

Pros and Cons

  • "We haven't had any complaints about the stability of the solution or heard of any issues. None of our clients have mentioned running into bugs or glitches. There haven't been crashes."
  • "The solution is very much viewer centric and it would be nice if it would transcend just the virtual infrastructure."

What other advice do I have?

We are a reseller of VMware. We're known as a principal partner and we have the highest level of partnership agreement an organization can have with VMware. Our organization is quite a large organization that deals, and we have many various different business units concentrating on specific enterprise applications. In terms of advice I would give to other companies, my personal opinion is that they shouldn't waste time, especially if they know what they want, and start moving towards a cloud consumption-based environment. Network insight is critical. Without that, you're going to introduce…
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