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We performed a comparison between Auvik Network Management (ANM) and Mist AI and Cloud based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

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Pros
"We can manage the entire system across the network and troubleshoot the pain points."

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"The solution allows us to spend less time on setup and maintenance and less time on issue resolution.""Automatic network mapping, alerting functionalities, and TrafficInsights are valuable.""The discovery portion of it is extremely valuable. It allows us to get a good inventory of what is actually on a client's network. You can turn on TrafficInsights, which is basically a NetFlow feature, for troubleshooting. It allows you to get more detailed information on what's going on with a particular device. So, you could determine why a client is complaining that the internet is slow at 1:00 p.m. every day.""I find the mapping topology, traffic insights, and reporting to be the most valuable features that Auvik offers.""The most valuable feature in Auvik is that it lets us know when a network is down. It lets us know right away and we can find out what's causing it: whether it's the firewall, an AP, or there's a whole network outage. It makes things easier by giving us an "eye in the sky" when we're not on the site. It's great for monitoring.""The network mapping, the logical layout, is the part that I love the most, showing what switch is connected to what switch. I couldn't live without it. That is the big selling point for me.""I love the alerting. With a single pane of glass, it's able to tell me that there's a firewall error, or that something is offline, there is a switch configuration error, or a configuration change has taken place on a certain device.""The appeal lies in the unified dashboard, providing a single view encompassing all aspects of my network."

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"The AI deployment process involves adding access points and placing them in the designated area. The AI system automatically adjusts channel selection and transmission power without any issues with stability or throughput. It has improved network performance.""The tool's best part is the GUI. It is user-friendly and fast due to AI features. The solution can help you fix things with AI, which is impressive.""Ability to control the access points by groups.""Multi PSK (Pre-shared Key) is a very good feature in the solution...Stability-wise, I rate the solution a ten out of ten.""The Marvis feature of Mist AI, an artificial intelligence tool, is very useful.""If you compare wired versus wireless, it's convenient. You don't need to have one place for connectivity. You can move around and it's easier. Sometimes it's a hassle to work with wires, which is why wireless is so convenient.""There are several valuable features. One of them is Cibas, and another one is Marvis.""It's really easy to provision and support. Those are its main features."

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Cons
"The Wi-Fi side needs improvement."

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"The user interface could be less cluttered.""There is room for improvement in the reporting aspect.""I want to be able to customize the layout more in terms of showing the alert timeframes. For example, I would like to customize it to show all the alerts in the last three hours, six hours, etc. You should be able to customize it so that it shows you the most critical information. We don't need to see CPU usage. We only want to see the up and down time. It would be nice to filter out many of those metrics we don't use.""I would like Auvik to alert on IP conflicts.""They can definitely build more alerts.""The use of a mobile app would be very beneficial because sometimes I cannot access a computer.""I'm still undergoing the trial period. My only complaint is that I still don't understand what the license cost will be. More transparent pricing would be massive.""When we configured our network, there were some mismatches between the automatically-detected network topology and the actual topology. Some of the devices were not detected or were not supported by Auvik. We were able to manually modify things and everything has worked well since then."

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"Configuration could be improved.""The inter-functionality with other vendors was a negative for us.""Currently, the solution lacks the ability to configure with other solutions from other vendors.""There could be more integration.""There seems to be different versions of standards used in the wireless access points. In the future, it would be helpful if the solution could come up with some kind of universal standard for all devices and all access points.""There are some technical issues that may require attention""If there's one thing I'd like to change, it's the pricing. They are quite expensive, but honestly, it's justified by the value they provide. However, for a simple Wi-Fi connectivity with basic security needs, there are alternatives in the market that offer comparable features at a more budget-friendly price.""Mist AI and Cloud should improve its integrations."

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  • "Compared to other products, Auvik's pricing is more feasible since you get all its features. You pay for licenses on a per network device basis. It monitors hypervisors, but does not bill for that. There are no additional costs, which is something that I like."
  • "The pricing is fair for the value and time saved that you get out of it. The larger you go, the more sense it makes per device, because as you hit different pricing tiers, it becomes much more affordable per device."
  • "Its pricing is a little on the high end. There are no costs in addition to the standard licensing fees. It is more expensive than other solutions, but their per-device model is very fair. Anything other than the networking gear is monitored by Auvik at no charge."
  • "The value is there. It's not that expensive per device and it's licensed per device. Unlike some of the other tools that I use, it's not real expensive. It's a good value for the price."
  • "It's great for small businesses, but when you start reviewing the pricing model, depending on how many devices, and what sub-devices you decide to pull in, it can get tricky as far as the pricing goes."
  • "As an individual IP company, Auvik is a little bit pricey. It is a little expensive, but as an MSP owner, I have a small side business. So, I'm an Auvik customer in that sense too. In that, I think it's reasonable to pay $10 to $15 a device or less depending on the endpoint. For the amount of capability that it has, it is very reasonably priced."
  • "Its pricing is very reasonable. We had looked at other solutions where you pay based on the amount of traffic that was filtered through and analyzed. With Auvik, we pay by a billable device. We're not paying based on every single device we have. For one of the locations I have, one network element would likely be a billable device. So, every billable device has a network element, but not every network element is a billable device. If I have a location that has 50 network elements, then maybe 30 of them are billable devices. PCs, VoIP phones, and access points are monitored at no charge."
  • "The cost for all the devices that we were billed at in my last job was about $2500 annually. It wasn't much. It has the most reasonable pricing as compared to any product out there. I can't complain. It is amazing. It allows me to bundle inside the package what I charge customers per user per month. I don't charge them per device anymore. That's not how we do things in the industry. It is per user per month. The way Auvik is charging us allows me to do it. For example, if they charge $250 for a certain number of seats, I'm just going to write the costs onto per user per month. I have a few leftover licenses to use, which allows me to go out and make some more sales and give some freebies at some shows. So, it makes me very flexible. I am very happy with it. It is billed by network devices. You could choose which billable device you want. What is really nice is that if you don't want one switch to be billable and the other one to be billable, you can do that. You just won't have the features that the billable switch has, which isn't horrible. Sometimes, you don't need that. What I'm really happy about is that Auvik doesn't force things on you and doesn't say, "You have to have all of this," and that's a great business model."
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  • "The price of this product is approximately the same as competing products in the market."
  • "The price is about the same compared to other vendors. There is an add-on license, but it's up to you if you want to buy it or not."
  • "The price of Mist AI and Cloud is approximately 20 percent less than competitors, such as Aruba and Cisco. However, Cisco has a lifetime warranty for its solutions."
  • "The solution's price is too high for the end-users. My customers pay 1,000 USD towards the licensing cost of the solution every year."
  • "Depending on the features, I think it's quite reasonably priced, especially considering the facilities of the product."
  • "I rate the pricing a seven on a scale of one to ten, where one is low and ten is high."
  • "The custom licensing is a little bit expensive and I would rate it 7.5 out of 10."
  • "The price is not cheap, but it's a reliable solution and very easy for management."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:We can manage the entire system across the network and troubleshoot the pain points.
    Top Answer:The product is not expensive. I rate the product’s pricing a seven out of ten, where one is cheap and ten is expensive.
    Top Answer:The Wi-Fi side needs improvement. In most warehouse environments, there are shortfalls in such conditions. We often face… more »
    Top Answer:The most valuable feature of Auvik is its ability to drill down and identify unusual activity on the network, such as… more »
    Top Answer:While Auvik's pricing was attractive, we ultimately had to make budget cuts. After evaluating our various solutions… more »
    Top Answer:One drawback I found with Auvik was its inability to generate clear network diagrams. The connection lines appeared… more »
    Top Answer:The AI deployment process involves adding access points and placing them in the designated area. The AI system… more »
    Top Answer:Mist AI and Cloud need to improve the configuration speed.
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    Overview

    Juniper Mist Premium Analytics is a comprehensive network analytics solution that provides organizations with valuable insights into their network performance and user experience. The primary use case of this product is to enable IT teams to proactively monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize their network infrastructure.

    The most valuable functionality of Juniper Mist Premium Analytics is its AI-driven insights and recommendations. Leveraging machine learning algorithms, it analyzes vast amounts of network data to identify anomalies, predict potential issues, and suggest remediation actions. This proactive approach helps organizations minimize network downtime, improve user experience, and optimize network performance.

    By providing real-time visibility into network performance, Juniper Mist Premium Analytics helps organizations quickly identify and resolve network issues. It offers detailed analytics on network traffic, application performance, and user behavior, allowing IT teams to pinpoint the root cause of problems and take immediate action. This not only reduces troubleshooting time but also enhances overall network reliability.

    Furthermore, Juniper Mist Premium Analytics enables organizations to optimize their network infrastructure. It provides insights into network capacity utilization, application usage patterns, and user behavior, allowing IT teams to make informed decisions about network design, resource allocation, and capacity planning. This helps organizations to ensure that their network is efficiently utilized and can support the growing demands of their users.

    Auvik is a network management software that provides real-time visibility and control over network infrastructure. 

    It automates network mapping, monitoring, and troubleshooting, allowing IT teams to easily identify and resolve issues. 

    With its intuitive interface and powerful features, Auvik helps businesses optimize their network performance and ensure smooth operations.

    Mist AI uses a combination of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data science techniques to optimize user experiences and simplify operations across the wireless access, wired access, and SD-WAN domains.

    Data is ingested from numerous sources, including Juniper Mist Access Points, Switches, Session Smart Routers, and Firewalls for end-to-end insight into user experiences. These devices work in concert with Mist AI to optimize user experiences from client-to-cloud, including automated event correlation, root cause identification, Self-Driving Network™ operations, network assurance, proactive anomaly detection, and more.

    Juniper also leverages Mist AI for next-generation customer support. It is the foundational element behind Marvis, the industry’s first AI-driven Virtual Network Assistant, which provides extensive insight and guidance to IT staff via a natural language conversational interface.

    With Mist AI, operators save time and money with faster problem resolution and fewer onsite visits. Users benefit from a network infrastructure that is more predictable, reliable, and measurable.

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    Dartmouth, Hitachi, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Nebraska Furniture Mart, NTT, Okta
    Top Industries
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    Computer Software Company18%
    Financial Services Firm12%
    Manufacturing Company9%
    Government8%
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    Computer Software Company35%
    Manufacturing Company10%
    Retailer7%
    Government7%
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    Computer Software Company19%
    Construction Company12%
    Educational Organization8%
    Government7%
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    Computer Software Company21%
    Government14%
    Educational Organization14%
    Real Estate/Law Firm14%
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    Educational Organization24%
    Computer Software Company19%
    University5%
    Manufacturing Company5%
    Company Size
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    Small Business22%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise63%
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    Small Business70%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise11%
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    Small Business44%
    Midsize Enterprise12%
    Large Enterprise44%
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    Small Business35%
    Midsize Enterprise30%
    Large Enterprise35%
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    Small Business19%
    Midsize Enterprise28%
    Large Enterprise53%
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    Auvik Network Management (ANM) is ranked 3rd in Network Monitoring Software with 131 reviews while Mist AI and Cloud is ranked 7th in Wireless LAN with 20 reviews. Auvik Network Management (ANM) is rated 8.8, while Mist AI and Cloud is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Auvik Network Management (ANM) writes "Enables us to get on top of issues before they become an outage". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Mist AI and Cloud writes "A combination of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data science techniques to optimize user experiences". Auvik Network Management (ANM) is most compared with PRTG Network Monitor, LogicMonitor, Meraki Dashboard, SolarWinds NPM and Domotz, whereas Mist AI and Cloud is most compared with Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN, Aruba Wireless, Cisco Wireless, ExtremeCloud IQ and Ruckus Wireless.

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