Mist AI and Cloud vs SCOM comparison

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Categories and Ranking

Juniper Mist Wireless Acces...
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Average Rating
8.8
Number of Reviews
16
Ranking in other categories
Wireless LAN (9th)
Mist AI and Cloud
Average Rating
7.6
Number of Reviews
21
Ranking in other categories
Wireless LAN (7th)
SCOM
Average Rating
7.8
Number of Reviews
78
Ranking in other categories
Event Monitoring (3rd), Network Monitoring Software (10th)
 

Market share comparison

As of June 2024, in the Wireless LAN category, the market share of Juniper Mist Wireless Access Points is 6.7% and it increased by 131.1% compared to the previous year. The market share of Mist AI and Cloud is 3.4% and it decreased by 21.9% compared to the previous year. The market share of SCOM is 0.2% and it increased by Infinity% compared to the previous year. It is calculated based on PeerSpot user engagement data.
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Event Monitoring
8.6%
Network Monitoring Software
2.7%
 

Featured Reviews

RN
May 10, 2023
A highly scalable solution empowered with an AI-driven network management system
I use the solution to pull videos from buses in a bus terminus The bus drivers were not declaring ticket sales done on the bus. The solution helps us to know exactly how many tickets they've sold and how much money they've collected. It doesn't allow the drivers to steal money from the bus…
HS
Jun 21, 2023
Easy initial setup process but occasional disconnections that require attention
We are using it in our university, which is an engineering institution. Therefore, we employ this cloud networking solution for our university's needs. It is used to provide Wi-Fi access to all the students, faculty members, and staff Mist AI and Cloud have definitely improved the functioning of…
Trevor Watkins - PeerSpot reviewer
Jan 24, 2023
Helps us monitor the health of our servers and has improved our ability to restart services
Our primary use case for the solution is monitoring the health of our Windows servers. We deploy the solution on-premises The solution has improved our overrides and the ability to start services if they're stopped. We have been using the solution for approximately one year and currently using…

Quotes from Members

We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
 

Pros

"The solution is stable."
"The AI capabilities of Mist Wireless are superior to other OEMs."
"Juniper Mist offers valuable features like comprehensive network insight, granular policy control, fast device setup, strong security, and efficient SSL traffic management."
"With Mist, every Wednesday they roll out new features."
"You can easily monitor, manage, and cover all your IT equipment."
"The most valuable feature of Juniper Wireless Access Points (AP Series) is the ability to troubleshoot ports on the network. Additionally, when there is an update on the APs they are able to reboot quickly reducing downtime. Other solutions have a longer downtime when updates are done."
"In terms of reporting, in terms of all the user reports, it's very rich."
"The most valuable feature of the solution is Marvis, the AI-driven network management system."
"The cost is the most valuable aspect of this solution."
"Natural language patching is an important feature."
"Multi PSK (Pre-shared Key) is a very good feature in the solution...Stability-wise, I rate the solution a ten out of ten."
"AI is the most valuable feature."
"Ability to control the access points by groups."
"Mist AI and Cloud have definitely improved the functioning of our organization. The access to the Internet, including its speed and reliability, has significantly improved."
"AI-driven automation helps implement the solution quickly."
"It's really easy to provision and support. Those are its main features."
"Because it's Windows-based, it actually reports quite well. It reports everything you can think of on the Windows server and allows you to monitor anything. It's excellent for those in the Windows world as it's very good at it."
"SCOM has improved our organization by simplifying the monitoring process. The system tells you what the bi-weekly or monthly usage was and that enables us to report this information to the manager. It shows if there was a connectivity issue that needs to be fixed and it's easier to concentrate on what needs to get fixed. System errors, therefore, get fixed faster."
"This solution allows us to standardize all of the reports for monitoring the network, so it helps a lot for auditing purposes."
"The monitoring features are the most valuable. We have seen a major benefit from that so far."
"The advantages of SCOM are that it is definitely user friendly and a more appropriate solution for what we need."
"The solution's reporting engine has given me detailed information on which applications or services I've either failed or about to fail in terms of the predictive makeup on Azure cloud."
"This solution satisfies all of the requirements that we need for our Windows-based systems, so if you are using the Windows platform then this is an easy solution."
"Being able to make and customize management packs and send out notifications is very valuable."
 

Cons

"Juniper Wireless Access Points (AP Series) could improve if the MIST platform had a built-in master key. This would be an advantage."
"The pricing should be made cheaper."
"The pricing is very high in the Indian market."
"I need a bit more time with it before criticizing the features."
"Enrolling into the tool is a tedious process."
"Juniper Wireless AP can improve by continually improving its reporting and integration with other systems."
"The solution is expensive."
"Improving third-party integration is key for Juniper Mist's next release."
"Regarding opportunities for improvement in Mist, it is notable for its robust cloud portal and integration of artificial intelligence into various services, creating a highly efficient environment for work. However, a drawback lies in the cost associated with its WiFi offerings. With a pricing range of twelve hundred to fifteen hundred dollars for a single Access Point, exclusive of the subscription, it is acknowledged as a relatively expensive solution in the realm of WiFi services. Despite this drawback, the positive attributes of Mist make it a noteworthy option."
"If there's one thing I'd like to change, it's the pricing. They are quite expensive, but honestly, it's justified by the value they provide. However, for a simple Wi-Fi connectivity with basic security needs, there are alternatives in the market that offer comparable features at a more budget-friendly price."
"Sometimes it takes a lot of time for the access point to connect with the cloud."
"It would be beneficial to have support for the Chinese language."
"There could be more integration."
"There is no local support for Mist in Brazil."
"In future releases, they need to add some router models. Because currently, it supports only SSR and WAN routers. But adding other routers would be good."
"The solution doesn't provide mail notifications currently."
"The GI is difficult to work with and the reporting servers are also difficult."
"Direct integration with third-party tools, like ticketing systems, is lacking but would be beneficial."
"I would like to see them improve their network monitoring."
"The initial setup should be easier to complete."
"In terms of features that could be improved, I would say the agent integration into the operating system. We are having difficulties integrating Linux into some of the networking devices."
"It could use some system enhancements, such as better dashboards."
"There could be more integration of SIM in the solution."
"The end-user components, including the dashboards, the administration console, and the web console, need to be improved."
 

Pricing and Cost Advice

"We pay maybe 1000 SEK per year, per access point."
"The solution is expensive."
"The pricing is something Juniper Wireless Access Points (AP Series) can work on. The pricing is very high compared to the competition."
"The pricing is fair."
"The pricing is too high."
"I rate the pricing an eight out of ten."
"I rate Juniper Mist's pricing a ten out of ten since it is expensive."
"Juniper Wireless AP's price is a little more expensive than other solutions, but you get what you pay for."
"The custom licensing is a little bit expensive and I would rate it 7.5 out of 10."
"The annual cost is a significant issue for us, and it notably contributes to the overall price. We have a customer with nearly fifty-eight access points in a multifunctional building, and while the setup was relatively simple, the yearly licensing cost is substantial. For the specific features we utilize, the licensing amounts to about forty thousand euros annually. This is not a trivial expense and significantly impacts the overall cost, making it quite high."
"The price of this product is approximately the same as competing products in the market."
"Depending on the features, I think it's quite reasonably priced, especially considering the facilities of the product."
"The price of Mist AI and Cloud is approximately 20 percent less than competitors, such as Aruba and Cisco. However, Cisco has a lifetime warranty for its solutions."
"Mist AI and Cloud is expensive."
"The price is not cheap, but it's a reliable solution and very easy for management."
"The solution is expensive in Brazil."
"SCOM is very cheap because it's included in the license for the System Center suite, which is around $8,400 per CAL."
"We have an EA with Microsoft, and it comes as part of the EA."
"There is a license needed to use this solution and it is paid annually."
"We have an enterprise agreement that includes this product as part of it."
"SCOM's pricing is average."
"Our Enterprise Agreement includes the price."
"The pricing and licensing are fair."
"If you have a Microsoft Enterprise Agreement, then this is part of the agreement."
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Top Industries

By visitors reading reviews
Computer Software Company
18%
Manufacturing Company
7%
Government
7%
Educational Organization
6%
Educational Organization
24%
Computer Software Company
19%
Manufacturing Company
6%
Retailer
5%
Financial Services Firm
15%
Computer Software Company
12%
Government
11%
Manufacturing Company
8%
 

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Midsize Enterprise
Small Business
 

Questions from the Community

What is your experience regarding pricing and costs for Juniper Wireless Access Points (AP Series)?
Juniper Mist is very reasonable in terms of pricing, especially when compared to competitors like Cisco.
What needs improvement with Juniper Wireless Access Points (AP Series)?
Someone enrolled in the tool will deploy it in our organization. Later, I could not enroll in the account until they ...
What do you like most about Mist AI and Cloud?
AI-driven automation helps implement the solution quickly.
What is your experience regarding pricing and costs for Mist AI and Cloud?
The price is very high in Brazil because of the high tax. The solution is expensive in Brazil.
What needs improvement with Mist AI and Cloud?
Most of our customers are global companies. There is no local support for Mist in Brazil. There is no equipment for t...
What do you like most about SCOM?
The tool helps to monitor Windows servers. It offers alerts from a central location.
What is your experience regarding pricing and costs for SCOM?
It is the cheapest product available in the market. I rate the pricing a one out of ten.
What needs improvement with SCOM?
SCOM needs to improve its usability.
 

Also Known As

Juniper Wireless Access Points (AP Series), Mist Access Points
Mist Access Points
System Center Operations Manager, SCOM 2012
 

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Sample Customers

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Dartmouth, Hitachi, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Nebraska Furniture Mart, NTT, Okta
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