Cisco Prime vs Junos Space Network Director comparison

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We performed a comparison between Cisco Prime and Junos Space Network Director 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.
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"Has a good wireless heatmap and search management features.""The most valuable is the assistance for network support.""The installation is easy.""It helps us manage and monitor analytics and fix issues.""We use this solution to troubleshoot our wireless systems, specifically regarding signal strength.""What I found most beneficial from Cisco Prime is that it gives you an insight into what your network does, even when you're not actively monitoring what's going on with your network.""It gives you the ability to upgrade switches remotely, schedule the upgrade time, perform backups, and monitor the health of all networks.""We use Cisco Prime for network mapping and surveys."

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"The most valuable feature is the technical support, as it is better than others.""It allows me to do more of the basic firewall features, like traffic management and others, in a single pane of glass.""A centralized platform is crucial for efficiently managing all of our switches, which were previously handled individually, leading to significant challenges.""The most valuable feature is the management from a single pane of glass."

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"The onboarding process could be improved and developed to enhance compatibility for non-Cisco devices.""The solution has issues with real time monitoring of devices and NetFlow such as inadequate visualization for reports, sources, and destinations.""The product is expensive compared to other vendors in the market.""Cisco can only be used for Cisco environments and is not compatible with other vendors.""I would rate the scalability of Cisco Prime a six out of ten. To scale up from a hundred to a thousand devices, the platform needs to be rebuilt logically. This process might require a downtime window and may involve changing the hardware or upgrading to a larger appliance.""This solution could be improved if it could monitor configuration changes.""Cisco Prime needs to have lower prices and more customization options.""The reporting feature of Cisco Prime should be improved."

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"I would like to them include network real-time performance and come up with a dashboard report.""The upgrades are very time-consuming and difficult, and they often have to rebuild the product.""Its interface should be improved and enhanced to offer various functions, with flexible pricing""I would like to see Space created to fully functional, where it's got multiple modules, particularly SD-WAN working on Corporate, or maybe become part of the Orchestrator portion."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "Cisco Prime is an expensive solution."
  • "The price of Cisco Prime was reasonable because we purchased it as part of a Cisco One package. The package was a bundle of Cisco solutions together, such as Cisco ISE and CMX. The price is reasonable com compared to other solutions."
  • "You need to get special quotes from the company for each order."
  • "The solution is not inexpensive but is worth it for large-scale environments."
  • "I would rate the pricing of Cisco Prime a seven out of ten."
  • "If we have a license for Cisco DNA, we can use the same license for Cisco Prime."
  • "We update the license every five years."
  • "I would rate the solution's pricing an eight out of ten."
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  • "We would like the price to be reduced."
  • "This product is set at a good price point."
  • "Typically, Juniper is more expensive than Cisco in initial costs, but overall, the long-term licensing fees that you're going to pay for Juniper versus Cisco is going to be less."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:The most valuable features of Cisco Prime include its comprehensive functionality as a one-stop solution for basic SNMP port management.
    Top Answer:The product's performance monitoring feature could be more intuitive.
    Top Answer:We use Cisco Prime for centralized configuration management backups and monitoring.
    Top Answer:A centralized platform is crucial for efficiently managing all of our switches, which were previously handled individually, leading to significant challenges.
    Top Answer:Its interface should be improved and enhanced to offer various functions, with flexible pricing. It should provide the ability to modify interfaces, enabling actions like shutting them down, adding or… more »
    Top Answer:It served as my main point of contact for banking and the central tool for managing a large network of switches across multiple locations. The network consisted of about 3,300 switches, with roughly… more »
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    Cisco Prime Infrastructure
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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.

    Juniper Junos Space Network Director can support IT staff can manage their physical and virtual enterprise networks through a single pane of glass. Junos Space Network Director is a automated turnkey network management solution. Administrators can use it to visualize, analyze, and control their entire enterprise networks. In the data center, your IT staff can use the tool to manage and synchronize physical and virtual environments. In the campus, Network Director automates routine management tasks such as network provisioning and troubleshooting, dramatically improving operational efficiency and reliability. Network Director also integrates with VMware vCenter and vRealize Operations (vROps). The management tool offers sophisticated analytics for high-performance data centers, while open RESTful APIs support service orchestration integration with third-party platforms.

    Sample Customers
    Mohawk Industries, Universidad EAFIT, Halton Healthcare
    St. Catherine's University, OneNet, University of New Haven, Frederick County Public Schools (Maryland), America's Test Kitchen
    Top Industries
    Manufacturing Company21%
    Computer Software Company13%
    Healthcare Company13%
    Mining And Metals Company8%
    Computer Software Company19%
    Manufacturing Company8%
    Educational Organization6%
    Computer Software Company17%
    Educational Organization7%
    Company Size
    Small Business25%
    Midsize Enterprise11%
    Large Enterprise64%
    Small Business19%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise65%
    Small Business23%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise63%
    Buyer's Guide
    Cisco Prime vs. Junos Space Network Director
    May 2024
    Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco Prime vs. Junos Space Network Director and other solutions. Updated: May 2024.
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    Cisco Prime is ranked 2nd in Network Management Applications with 35 reviews while Junos Space Network Director is ranked 12th in Network Management Applications with 4 reviews. Cisco Prime is rated 7.8, while Junos Space Network Director is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Cisco Prime writes "Robust, cost-effective, and provides good visibility, but the scalability could improve". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Junos Space Network Director writes "High scalability network management with centralized control and an intuitive interface that provides efficient monitoring and configuration capabilities". Cisco Prime is most compared with Cisco DNA Center, SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager, Aruba Airwave and Huawei eSight, whereas Junos Space Network Director is most compared with Cisco DNA Center, Juniper Mist Wired Assurance, Fortinet FortiManager and Anuta ATOM. See our Cisco Prime vs. Junos Space Network Director report.

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