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Pros
"The product has good integration.""Scalable portfolio of services for remote device management, with good cloud integration. It's also easy to set up.""I like Intersight because of the integration with HashiCorp, Kubernetes, and each cloud because Intersight is the IO module."

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"The main feature of this solution is the integration with all the Cisco solutions and other vendors."

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Cons
"Cisco Intersight needs some improvement in terms of stability. Hybrid cloud management and proper hyperscaler tie-up are other areas for improvement.""When new features are added, the service becomes full of bugs.""The unique problem with Cisco Intersight is that it's not supporting some players."

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"There could be an improvement with the integration with the newest solutions from other vendors' technologies."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "Cisco Intersight is not cheap, but it's not the most expensive product either."
  • "It's just the standard licensing cost. There are no additional fees."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:Scalable portfolio of services for remote device management, with good cloud integration. It's also easy to set up.
    Top Answer:What could be improved in Cisco Intersight is hybrid cloud management, especially when compared to the likes of VMware Tanzu, though VMware Tanzu is quite mature, while Cisco Intersight is just new… more »
    Top Answer:Cisco Intersight has multiple use cases. It has developed into a bigger portfolio. Earlier, it was used mostly to manage the devices remotely. It was initially from Meraki, but then I saw it trickling… more »
    Top Answer:The main feature of this solution is the integration with all the Cisco solutions and other vendors.
    Top Answer:There could be an improvement with the integration with the newest solutions from other vendors' technologies.
    Top Answer:The main use for this solution is for orchestration.
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    9th
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    3
    Average Words per Review
    370
    Rating
    8.0
    14th
    out of 75 in Cloud Management
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    1,842
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    Reviews
    1
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    Rating
    9.0
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    Intersight
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    Overview

    Cisco Intersight is Cisco’s systems management platform that delivers intuitive computing through cloud-powered intelligence. This platform offers a more intelligent level of management that enables IT organizations to analyze, simplify, and automate their environments in ways that were not possible with prior generations of tools. This capability empowers organizations to achieve significant savings in Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and to deliver applications faster, so they can support new business initiates. The advantages of the model-based management of the Cisco UCS platform plus Cisco Intersight are extended to Cisco UCS servers and Cisco HyperFlex and Cisco HyperFlex Edge systems. Cisco HyperFlex Edge is optimized for remote sites, branch offices, and edge environments.

    Cisco UCS Director enables automated delivery of physical and virtual data center resources, empowering data centers to move at the speed of business.

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    Sample Customers
    EXMAR, RapidScale
    Entel, Data#3, Cegal, NESIC, LightEdge
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider48%
    Computer Software Company18%
    Government4%
    Financial Services Firm3%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider45%
    Computer Software Company16%
    Government8%
    Wholesaler/Distributor4%
    Company Size
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business12%
    Midsize Enterprise9%
    Large Enterprise79%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business25%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise63%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business13%
    Midsize Enterprise10%
    Large Enterprise77%
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    Cisco Intersight is ranked 9th in Cloud Management with 3 reviews while Cisco UCS Director is ranked 14th in Cloud Management with 1 review. Cisco Intersight is rated 8.0, while Cisco UCS Director is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Cisco Intersight writes "Scalable and easy to set up portfolio of services; good for remote device management and other functions". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Cisco UCS Director writes "Integrates well, stable, and responsive technical support". Cisco Intersight is most compared with Cisco UCS Manager, VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), HPE OneView, VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) and Cisco CloudCenter, whereas Cisco UCS Director is most compared with VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), vCloud Director, VMware vRealize Operations (vROps), Cisco CloudCenter and SaltStack.

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