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We performed a comparison between HPE Intelligent Management Center and Micro Focus Network Automation 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.

To learn more, read our detailed HPE Intelligent Management Center vs. Micro Focus Network Automation report (Updated: October 2022).
635,987 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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Pros
"It's a very complete product with a lot of functionality.""The most useful feature is infrastructure monitoring including switches and servers."

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"When compared with SolarWinds, it is more user-friendly, and tasks can be completed more quickly."

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Cons
"I would like to see additional modules included.""HPE Intelligent Management Center is a bit slow."

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"Level one administration task can be defined in Micro Focus Network Automation but it could be more simplified."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "The price of this solution is not at all cheap, but it's reasonable compared to SolarWinds."
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  • "Pricing is reasonable, but if you compare it with other network Operation Management tools that are available on the market, it's expensive."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:The most useful feature is infrastructure monitoring including switches and servers.
    Top Answer:The price of this solution is not at all cheap, but it's reasonable compared to SolarWinds.
    Top Answer:I would like to see additional modules included.
    Top Answer:When compared with SolarWinds, it is more user-friendly, and tasks can be completed more quickly.
    Top Answer:Pricing is reasonable, but if you compare it with other network Operation Management tools that are available on the market, it's expensive. Recently people are using more manage engine products for… more »
    Top Answer:When compared to other automation tools that are available in the market, more can be done to improve this solution. For example, the backup configuration every network automation tool should have… more »
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    Average Words per Review
    335
    Rating
    7.0
    8th
    out of 21 in Network Automation
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    620
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    Average Words per Review
    642
    Rating
    8.0
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    Also Known As
    HPE IMC
    HPE Network Automation
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    Overview

    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:

    • Supports the ITIL operational center of excellence IT practices model.
    • Uses a single-pane management paradigm to enable end-to-end business management of IT services
    • Provides scalability by supporting distributed and hierarchical system architectures, through additional operating system and database support.
    • Uses an SOA model to provide full resource, service, and user management.
    • Enables integration of traditionally separate management tools using a modular design.
    • Enables enterprises to expand their infrastructure management in scale and to seamlessly accommodate new technologies at the same time.

    Micro Focus Network Automation helps IT organizations drive efficiencies by automating time-consuming manual compliance and network configuration tasks for the complete operational lifecycle of network devices from provisioning to policy-based network configuration management, compliance policy enforcement and reporting, and security administration. Micro Focus Network Automation also helps increase network stability and uptime by preventing inconsistencies and misconfigurations often created by manual processes.  When combined with Micro Focus Network Node Manager i, it delivers a unique integrated solution that delivers network fault, availability, and performance integrated with change, network configuration, compliance, and automated diagnostics that operates from a shared network topology database.

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    Sample Customers
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    Tech Mahindra, Avea, China Merchants Bank, NNIT, Distinctive Software Solutions, Virgin Media, NEC Australia, Osiatis, Hostworks, Retegal, Allianz Shared Infrastructure Services SE (ASIC), State of Kansas Division of Information Services and Communications (DISC)
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider20%
    Computer Software Company15%
    Government11%
    Educational Organization9%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company22%
    Financial Services Firm17%
    Comms Service Provider12%
    Government11%
    Company Size
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business20%
    Midsize Enterprise20%
    Large Enterprise60%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business14%
    Midsize Enterprise12%
    Large Enterprise74%
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    HPE Intelligent Management Center is ranked 14th in Network Management Applications with 2 reviews while Micro Focus Network Automation is ranked 8th in Network Automation with 1 review. HPE Intelligent Management Center is rated 7.0, while Micro Focus Network Automation is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of HPE Intelligent Management Center writes "Good Monitoring and reporting, but they need more integration with third-party devices". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Micro Focus Network Automation writes "Scales well, reliable, easy to use and has good technical support". HPE Intelligent Management Center is most compared with Cisco DNA Center, Cisco Prime, SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager, Fortinet FortiManager and Huawei eSight, whereas Micro Focus Network Automation is most compared with BMC TrueSight Network Automation, Cisco DNA Center and SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager.

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