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

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"I can quickly manage the provisioned servers."

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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.""The unique problem with Cisco Intersight is that it's not supporting some players.""When new features are added, the service becomes full of bugs."

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"Its user interface can be improved. It can be more user-friendly."

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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:I like Intersight because of the integration with HashiCorp, Kubernetes, and each cloud because Intersight is the IO module.
    Top Answer:The unique problem with Cisco Intersight is that it's not supporting some players. For example, Dell and ATP. I have a problem with integrating the existing solutions in the data center. I would like… more »
    Top Answer:I can quickly manage the provisioned servers.
    Top Answer:Currently, we're mostly paying for maintenance. As for the cost of the solution itself, I'm not sure what it is.
    Top Answer:Its user interface can be improved. It can be more user-friendly.
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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 Manager helps significantly reduce management and administration expenses by automating routine tasks to increase operational agility. Customers can extend the benefits of Cisco UCS Manager globally across an enterprise to thousands of servers in multiple domains with Cisco UCS Central Software.
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    EXMAR, RapidScale
    Management Science Associates, Peak 10, Virtual Consulting Professionals
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider47%
    Computer Software Company19%
    Government4%
    Financial Services Firm3%
    REVIEWERS
    Comms Service Provider33%
    Consumer Goods Company11%
    Energy/Utilities Company11%
    Financial Services Firm11%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider29%
    Computer Software Company22%
    Government8%
    Financial Services Firm5%
    Company Size
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business13%
    Midsize Enterprise10%
    Large Enterprise78%
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    Small Business29%
    Midsize Enterprise7%
    Large Enterprise64%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business16%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise71%
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    Cisco Intersight is ranked 30th in IT Infrastructure Monitoring with 3 reviews while Cisco UCS Manager is ranked 33rd in IT Infrastructure Monitoring with 1 review. Cisco Intersight is rated 8.0, while Cisco UCS Manager 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 Manager writes "Stable, easy to deploy, and good for managing the entire Cisco ecosystem". Cisco Intersight is most compared with Cisco UCS Director, VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), HPE OneView, VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) and IBM Turbonomic, whereas Cisco UCS Manager is most compared with Nutanix Prism, HPE OneView, Zabbix, Zenoss Service Dynamics and WhatsUp Gold.

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