We performed a comparison between Alcatel-Lucent OmniVista and Cisco Prime based on real PeerSpot user reviews.Find out in this report how the two Network Management Applications solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
"Being able to see the health of the network is most valuable. It is very strong in terms of stability and scalability. Their technical support is also good."
"The most valuable feature of Alcatel-Lucent OmniVista is the monitoring of wired and wireless equipment."
"The reports are good."
"Network management solution that's very stable and scalable. It has a straightforward installation, fast technical support, and multiple features such as reporting, network health analysis, etc."
"If an AP or any wireless device goes into critical mode, Cisco Prime sends an alert. That is the most helpful feature."
"The solution provides data that allows us to time travel through logs and perform remote operations or troubleshooting."
"It helps us manage and monitor analytics and fix issues."
"Cisco Prime has been around for a long time, and it keeps getting better and better."
"The hardware Cisco provides is excellent. It's a well-made product."
"The dashboard is a valuable feature. It's very clear, and the metrics make it easy to see the current network situation."
"Cisco Prime can help customers fix their Wi-Fi issues with scientific and digital data."
"What I found most beneficial from Cisco Prime is that it gives you an insight into what your network does, even when you're not actively monitoring what's going on with your network."
"It needs to be infused with more artificial intelligence and machine learning."
"Alcatel-Lucent OmniVista could improve by adding more cybersecurity features."
"The location of the WiFi connection should be available to all users."
"Adding a reliable and proper heatmap for the access points would make this solution better."
"The solution has issues with real time monitoring of devices and NetFlow such as inadequate visualization for reports, sources, and destinations."
"It should be able to monitor Palo Alto, Juniper, and Check Point products - not just Cisco solutions."
"I would love for Cisco Prime to show bandwidth usage and consumption, but I can't monitor bandwidth usage at a given time."
"The solution needs to include centralized management that aligns with the Greenfield network and its focus on real-time, scenario-based applications."
"Cisco can only be used for Cisco environments and is not compatible with other vendors."
"Maybe it could be a little cheaper."
"The user interface of Cisco Prime could be more user-friendly and increase its performance."
"This solution could be improved if it could monitor configuration changes."
Get cohesive management and network-wide visibility with a full set of tools for converged campus networks and data centers.
With this comprehensive and powerful network management tool, you’ll benefit from a full set of components for infrastructure and device configuration, monitoring, backup, scheduling, security, alerts, quarantine, troubleshooting, downtime resolution, and overall management.
Along with making day-to-day network operations more efficient, the Alcatel-Lucent OmniVista 2500 Network Management System (NMS) provides all the network management tools and reports you need to track and achieve your business goals.
Cisco Prime products deliver next-generation management by supporting an intuitive workflow-oriented user experience and integrated lifecycle operations across Cisco architectures, technologies, and networks.
Alcatel-Lucent OmniVista is ranked 7th in Network Management Applications with 4 reviews while Cisco Prime is ranked 4th in Network Management Applications with 17 reviews. Alcatel-Lucent OmniVista is rated 9.4, while Cisco Prime is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of Alcatel-Lucent OmniVista writes "Provides scalable and stable network management; with network health analysis and reporting features". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Cisco Prime writes "Good documentation and easy migration from on-prem to cloud but needs better heat mapping". Alcatel-Lucent OmniVista is most compared with SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager, Cisco DNA Center, Aruba Airwave, Alcatel-Lucent ClearPass and DX Spectrum, whereas Cisco Prime is most compared with Cisco DNA Center, SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager, Huawei eSight and HPE Intelligent Management Center. See our Alcatel-Lucent OmniVista vs. Cisco Prime report.
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