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Cisco Data Center Network Manager vs. NetBrain
May 2020
Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco Data Center Network Manager vs. NetBrain and other solutions. Updated: May 2020.
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Pros
"The most valuable feature is the connectivity monitoring.""Automation of the ILS."

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"Enables maps to be drawn out.""This product has good network monitoring and troubleshooting capabilities.""NetBrain is a very simple tool."

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Cons
"API lacks robustness.""Sometimes the product gives us problems that require support."

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"The solution could integrate more automation.""Each device needs to be configured to allow NetBrain to poll for the information it needs, which can be very time-consuming for a large network.""The IP interface brief isn't consistent."

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  • "Licensing is based on a per-device basis, which means that it can get very expensive if you have a large number of devices."
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    Top Answer:NetBrain is a very simple tool.
    Top Answer:The solution is licensing and on-premises. You need to download the software and enable the license on any X86 machine server. We pay a yearly subscription fee. It's economical. It was not very… more »
    Top Answer:NetBrain is a very simple tool, however, it's not an NDR. It doesn't have the capabilities to run PCAPs and so on. The solution could integrate more automation. If the product has to be evolved, it… more »
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    8.0
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    Also Known As
    Data Center Network Manager
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    Overview
    Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) is designed to help you efficiently implement, visualize, and manage Cisco Unified Fabric. It includes a comprehensive feature set, along with a customizable dashboard that provides enhanced visibility and automated fabric provisioning of dynamic data centers.

    Managing today’s networks with yesterday’s manual processes is no longer a viable solution. NetBrain’s network automation platform provides actionable insights into your network to help you make better and faster decisions - particularly when you’re troubleshooting, securing, and making changes to the network.

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    Sample Customers
    Banco de Guayaquil, Cox Communications, Kuwait Petroleum Italia, Roper St. Francis, University of British Columbia
    CompuCon, TD Ameritrade, Move Inc.
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider30%
    Computer Software Company26%
    Government6%
    Insurance Company5%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company24%
    Comms Service Provider13%
    Financial Services Firm9%
    Government9%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business42%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise42%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business17%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise70%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business15%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise69%
    Buyer's Guide
    Cisco Data Center Network Manager vs. NetBrain
    May 2020
    Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco Data Center Network Manager vs. NetBrain and other solutions. Updated: May 2020.
    607,127 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Cisco Data Center Network Manager is ranked 42nd in Network Monitoring Software with 2 reviews while NetBrain is ranked 7th in Network Troubleshooting with 3 reviews. Cisco Data Center Network Manager is rated 8.0, while NetBrain is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of Cisco Data Center Network Manager writes "Good connectivity monitoring, but there are still things that they need to work on". On the other hand, the top reviewer of NetBrain writes "Some inconsistencies which have improved recently; ability to draw out maps is a big time saver ". Cisco Data Center Network Manager is most compared with Zabbix, SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer, PRTG Network Monitor, Centreon and Arista Data ANalyZer, whereas NetBrain is most compared with SolarWinds NPM, Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform, Cisco DNA Center, ThousandEyes and Infoblox NetMRI. See our Cisco Data Center Network Manager vs. NetBrain report.

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