We performed a comparison between Cisco Prime and HPE Intelligent Management Center based on real PeerSpot user reviews.Find out in this report how the two Network Management Applications solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
"Cisco Prime allows us to do a lot of functions with the users and it is flexible."
"The hardware Cisco provides is excellent. It's a well-made product."
"If an AP or any wireless device goes into critical mode, Cisco Prime sends an alert. That is the most helpful feature."
"Cisco Prime can help customers fix their Wi-Fi issues with scientific and digital data."
"I have found the solution to be scalable."
"Cisco Prime is user-friendly, so we are comfortable using it."
"The dashboard is a valuable feature. It's very clear, and the metrics make it easy to see the current network situation."
"The most valuable feature of Cisco Prime is the heat map."
"It's a very complete product with a lot of functionality."
"The most useful feature is infrastructure monitoring including switches and servers."
"Cisco Prime could improve the graphical user interface."
"If you look at some of the wireless site-survey tools that are available in the commercial space, Cisco should include similar solutions, which would help our on-plant engineers when they're doing a site survey."
"The onboarding process could be improved and developed to enhance compatibility for non-Cisco devices."
"This solution could be improved if it could monitor configuration changes."
"The solution has issues with real time monitoring of devices and NetFlow such as inadequate visualization for reports, sources, and destinations."
"The solution needs to include centralized management that aligns with the Greenfield network and its focus on real-time, scenario-based applications."
"The solution is not easy to configure."
"We would like to see the inclusion of detailed alerts."
"I would like to see additional modules included."
"HPE Intelligent Management Center is a bit slow."
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Cisco Prime products deliver next-generation management by supporting an intuitive workflow-oriented user experience and integrated lifecycle operations across Cisco architectures, technologies, and networks.
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:
Cisco Prime is ranked 4th in Network Management Applications with 17 reviews while HPE Intelligent Management Center is ranked 12th in Network Management Applications with 2 reviews. Cisco Prime is rated 7.8, while HPE Intelligent Management Center is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of Cisco Prime writes "Good documentation and easy migration from on-prem to cloud but needs better heat mapping". 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 Prime is most compared with Cisco DNA Center, SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager, Huawei eSight, Aruba Airwave and Fortinet FortiManager, whereas HPE Intelligent Management Center is most compared with Cisco DNA Center, Aruba Airwave, SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager, Fortinet FortiManager and Huawei eSight. See our Cisco Prime vs. HPE Intelligent Management Center report.
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