Cisco DNA Center vs Juniper Mist Premium Analytics comparison

 

Comparison Buyer's Guide

Executive Summary
 

Categories and Ranking

Cisco DNA Center
Ranking in Network Monitoring Software
24th
Average Rating
7.8
Number of Reviews
38
Ranking in other categories
Network Management Applications (1st), Network Automation (1st)
Juniper Mist Premium Analytics
Ranking in Network Monitoring Software
60th
Average Rating
8.0
Number of Reviews
2
Ranking in other categories
No ranking in other categories
 

Mindshare comparison

As of June 2024, in the Network Monitoring Software category, the mindshare of Cisco DNA Center is 1.5%, up from 0.2% compared to the previous year. The mindshare of Juniper Mist Premium Analytics is 0.4%, down from 0.6% compared to the previous year. It is calculated based on PeerSpot user engagement data.
Network Monitoring Software
Unique Categories:
Network Management Applications
23.7%
Network Automation
24.3%
No other categories found
 

Featured Reviews

JB
May 19, 2023
Beneficial wireless assurance, useful visibility, but more deployment features needed
We are using Cisco DNA Center for network management and wireless assurance Our business functions better by using Cisco DNA Center because we have better visibility of wireless and configuration deployment. The most valuable features of Cisco DNA Center are wireless assurance and visibility.…
Shiva_Prasad - PeerSpot reviewer
Jan 25, 2024
A cloud solution for warehousing with a troubleshooting feature
The initial setup is straightforward. It's based on user requirements. We also conduct heat mapping using a couple of tools. The only requirement is to understand the technical or configuration aspects from the user's end and then configure it. Mist takes no more than 15 to 20 minutes for a particular deployment. You need to understand the end user's environment and have a concrete plan on whether it's a greenfield installation or an existing one, considering the density and height. Based on that, we need to develop a passive heat map. Then, you need to discuss with the user to understand exactly what needs to be configured and what they require in their environment. Based on that, you can proceed with the installation. Additionally, you can perform post-installation heat mapping to ensure it matches the earlier heat map. I rate the initial setup an eight out of ten, where one is difficult, and ten is easy.

Quotes from Members

We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
 

Pros

"People like to use the dashboards to get an overview of their network."
"It enables monitoring of various components such as access points, switch cards, and other elements within the company's solutions."
"We have many people from the team who manage a lot of devices. By using Cisco DNA Center, it has taken some of that burden away, we are impressed with it. We did the investment in CAPEX, but in the OPEX was very low."
"The solution has the capability to scale."
"Cisco DNA Center is a user-friendly solution."
"Application Assurance works very well."
"Has a good processing feature with a high level of accuracy."
"We can monitor all devices and get the required information using the product."
"We can manage the entire system across the network and troubleshoot the pain points."
"The single dashboard is a valuable feature."
 

Cons

"The tool's deployment is complex. It also needs to improve its GUI."
"There should be an option for automation of template deployment by using the stored data. It is not easy to save configuration information for lots of devices without using other tools. There should be a tighter, better repository of information that can be merged with the templates."
"When it comes to deploying wireless fields, integrating defaults into the DNS interface can be challenging."
"It seems to be a little bit more centered toward wireless than wired. You've got more options you can do wirelessly than you can with the wired switches, but it works for what we need it to do. We would like to see a little bit more about the traffic, and we're looking at what's out there to see about that. We are looking at something that might give us a bit more insight into the actual traffic. If they had the full functionality on the wired side, as they do on the wireless side in terms of being able to view traffic and everything, it would be good."
"The solution's integration feature can be better."
"An area that needs improvement is the integration with other vendors."
"The solution can be quite pricey."
"The solution needs to improve the dashboard."
"The Wi-Fi side needs improvement."
"The technical support needs improvement."
 

Pricing and Cost Advice

"We have a three-year license with them."
"It is an expensive solution."
"I would rate the pricing a six out of ten, with ten being expensive."
"The solution is expensive."
"We get a yearly license at the time we buy the product."
"The price of the solution is expensive. The hardware is licensed on the device, but the hardware on the server is expensive."
"The solution is a little bit expensive but depends a lot on the customer's usage. If you use it in the right place, you can easily pay for it."
"The partnership price is notably high, but it ultimately depends on the chosen business model."
"The solution is expensive."
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Top Industries

By visitors reading reviews
Computer Software Company
20%
Government
10%
Manufacturing Company
9%
Healthcare Company
6%
Computer Software Company
18%
Financial Services Firm
12%
Manufacturing Company
9%
Government
8%
 

Company Size

By reviewers
Large Enterprise
Midsize Enterprise
Small Business
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Questions from the Community

What do you like most about Cisco DNA Center?
The most valuable feature of the solution stems from the fact that it gives some kind of ease in operations, especially since our company is moving from CLI to GUI-based configuration.
What is your experience regarding pricing and costs for Cisco DNA Center?
The tool's licensing may not come across as something that may be friendly for users. Customers may not like the licensing part because if you want to have more features, then you need to go for Ci...
What needs improvement with Cisco DNA Center?
In terms of the clustering part, there are some concerns. I feel like the clustering part is there because it is built on microservices architecture, so by default it is there in the tool. It is no...
What do you like most about Juniper Mist Premium Analytics?
We can manage the entire system across the network and troubleshoot the pain points.
 

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Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco DNA Center vs. Juniper Mist Premium Analytics and other solutions. Updated: June 2024.
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