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We performed a comparison between Nuage Networks and SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Network Automation solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
To learn more, read our detailed Nuage Networks vs. SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager Report (Updated: November 2022).
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Pros
"It has good reporting and analytics, that most people can understand without too much difficulty.""One of the most valuable features of this solution is network management. The customer is able to manage their network from home or we can also manage the whole customer network."

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"It's perfect for network configuration management. It's easy to use.""The features we find most valuable is the configuration backup automation, the configuration compliance, the security vulnerability detection and upgrading devices.""The installation is straightforward."

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Cons
"Security is an area that could use some work."

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"The Network Configuration Manager needs to improve the access control list compliance.""It would be great if they include a network service manager, network performance manager, or a privileged assessment in the next release.""The solution could improve by being more secure."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "The price of the solution could be more affordable. Customers want to use their own cheap connection and also do not want to pay too much for services from this solution, it becomes too expensive."
  • "I would say, from our cost perspective, they are extremely competitive."
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  • "There is a license for the use of this solution and it is priced well, there is a lot of value for the money."
  • "I have a yearly subscription."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:Nuage Networks is very, very competitive going up against other vendors such as Meraki, Viptela, Velocloud, or Versa. I would say, from our cost perspective, they are extremely competitive.
    Top Answer:Security is an area that could use some work. When compared to Versa, it has full Layer Seven security built-in, whereas Nuage is sticking to a stateful firewall model and allowing other vendors to do… more »
    Top Answer:It's a horizontal use case of replacing the WAN. Typically, they are replacing the MPLS. They are also trying to save costs and reduce complexity.
    Top Answer:It allows us to manage backups in big companies. It is also useful in managing the configuration changes.
    Top Answer:The NCM is licensed per device. You have a base license for 50 devices, and then you can add more licenses as you go. It scales from 50 to a hundred and so on. Also, they have an annual fee that… more »
    Top Answer:Its whole architecture is a bit traditional. They can change the architecture to make it more modern and multi-tenant. Currently, we can do multi-tenancy, but we need to buy another product. Its look… more »
    Ranking
    5th
    out of 21 in Network Automation
    Views
    1,929
    Comparisons
    1,373
    Reviews
    2
    Average Words per Review
    537
    Rating
    9.0
    9th
    out of 21 in Network Automation
    Views
    6,989
    Comparisons
    5,946
    Reviews
    0
    Average Words per Review
    0
    Rating
    N/A
    Comparisons
    Also Known As
    SolarWinds NCM
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    Overview

    Nuage Networks Virtualized Network Services (VNS) automate branch site connectivity and gives you deployment options for cloud integration and branch VPN services. Nuage Networks VNS offers a fresh approach to the enterprise WAN. It seamlessly links all your locations - regardless of size or geography - while reducing your need for customized networking. Nuage Networks VNS is based on an overlay model that can use any IP network to provide connectivity between sites. It gives maximum flexibility and enables to choose from multiple access or last-mile technologies, including copper, fiber and mobile broadband.

    Before you monitor your network, configure it! A reliable and secure network starts with carefully planned, executed, and monitored network configuration and change management. SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager (NCM) saves time and improves network reliability and security by managing configurations, changes, and compliance for routers, switches, and other network devices from Cisco, Juniper, HP, Dell, Brocade, Aruba, Rukus, and more.
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    Sample Customers
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    United Lincolnshire Hospitals, Air Rarotonga, NetSuite, Thai AirAsia, REA Group, 335th Signal Command, Agilisys, Marine Expeditionary Force
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider32%
    Computer Software Company20%
    Retailer8%
    Energy/Utilities Company5%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company16%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Government14%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Company Size
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business19%
    Midsize Enterprise10%
    Large Enterprise72%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business58%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise25%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business18%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise66%
    Buyer's Guide
    Nuage Networks vs. SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager
    November 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Nuage Networks vs. SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager and other solutions. Updated: November 2022.
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    Nuage Networks is ranked 5th in Network Automation with 2 reviews while SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager is ranked 9th in Network Automation with 3 reviews. Nuage Networks is rated 9.0, while SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Nuage Networks writes "Easy to use features, good support, and has the ability to maintain a session when you lose an uplink". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager writes "Has good configuration backup automation, configuration compliance, security vulnerability detection, and upgrading features". Nuage Networks is most compared with Cisco SD-WAN, Cisco ACI, VMware NSX, Meraki SD-WAN and Fortinet FortiGate, whereas SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager is most compared with Cisco DNA Center, Cisco Prime, Fortinet FortiManager, Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform and Junos Space Network Director. See our Nuage Networks vs. SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager report.

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