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Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco DNA Center vs. HPE Intelligent Management Center and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
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Pros
"I think that their LAN automation is a very good feature.""The monitoring features are very useful for network engineers.""The solution has the capability to scale."

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"The most valuable feature is the interface and its ease of use.""The most useful feature is infrastructure monitoring including switches and servers.""It's a very complete product with a lot of functionality."

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Cons
"The task failure reporting or provisioning failure reporting could be a little bit better in the UI, with more information given to the user.""The solution can be quite pricey.""DNA Center has been on the market for a few years and they need to update it."

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"HPE Intelligent Management Center is a bit slow.""The integration with other network devices needs improvement.""I would like to see additional modules included."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "I do know that Cisco does offer some really good promotions for DNA Center to bring the costs down."
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  • "There are licensing costs and they are quite expensive."
  • "The price of this solution is not at all cheap, but it's reasonable compared to SolarWinds."
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    Questions from the Community
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    The solution has the capability to scale.
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    The pricing is quite expensive. It'd rate it at a two out of ten in terms of affordability. We have customers who would like to deploy DN architecture, however, DN architecture requires a DNF… more »
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    The architecture should not be limited only to the USXC as a platform. Let's say if I'm referring to the Catalyst 1000 Series or an MB Series of an SG or FX. Due to the fact that there are mid-market… more »
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    The most useful feature is infrastructure monitoring including switches and servers.
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    The price of this solution is not at all cheap, but it's reasonable compared to SolarWinds.
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    I would like to see additional modules included.
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    Also Known As
    DNA Center
    HPE IMC
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    Overview

    DNA Center is the network management and command center for Cisco DNA, your intent-based network for the enterprise.

    Provision and configure all your network devices in minutes. Use advanced analytics to proactively monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize your network. Integrate with third-party systems for improved operational processes.

    HPE Intelligent Management Center (IMC) is a comprehensive management platform that was built from the ground up to support the Fault, Configuration, Accounting, Performance, Security (FCAPS) model. It provides features and functions that are designed for comprehensive management of the network infrastructure. IMC was designed to provide the following functions:

    • Supports the ITIL operational center of excellence IT practices model.
    • Uses a single-pane management paradigm to enable end-to-end business management of IT services
    • Provides scalability by supporting distributed and hierarchical system architectures, through additional operating system and database support.
    • Uses an SOA model to provide full resource, service, and user management.
    • Enables integration of traditionally separate management tools using a modular design.
    • Enables enterprises to expand their infrastructure management in scale and to seamlessly accommodate new technologies at the same time.
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    Comms Service Provider35%
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    Government10%
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    Comms Service Provider25%
    Computer Software Company24%
    Government9%
    Educational Organization6%
    Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco DNA Center vs. HPE Intelligent Management Center and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
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    Cisco DNA Center is ranked 3rd in Network Management Applications with 3 reviews while HPE Intelligent Management Center is ranked 14th in Network Management Applications with 3 reviews. Cisco DNA Center is rated 7.6, while HPE Intelligent Management Center is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of Cisco DNA Center writes "Robust, zero-day configuration with wireless assurance and telemetry, with outstanding support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of HPE Intelligent Management Center writes "Good Monitoring and reporting, but they need more integration with third-party devices". Cisco DNA Center is most compared with Cisco Prime, SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager, Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform, Junos Space Network Director and BMC TrueSight Network Automation, whereas HPE Intelligent Management Center is most compared with Cisco Prime, SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager, Huawei eSight, ExtremeManagement and IBM Tivoli NetCool. See our Cisco DNA Center vs. HPE Intelligent Management Center report.

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