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Score 6.8 out of 100
7 Ratings
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Score 9 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco Data Center Network Manager

If you need to zone hosts and targets on a regular basis and have either MDS9000 or Nexus 5000 switches then Data Center Network Manager is a valuable tool. It also provides diagnostic capabilities.
Wouter Hindriks | TrustRadius Reviewer

HPE Intelligent Management Center (IMC)

In a small network or a large network, this product can be helpful. It can manage and monitor all devices for you.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Network Performance Monitoring

Cisco Data Center Network Manager
HPE Intelligent Management Center (IMC)
9.5
Automated network device discovery
Cisco Data Center Network Manager
HPE Intelligent Management Center (IMC)
9.5
Network monitoring
Cisco Data Center Network Manager
HPE Intelligent Management Center (IMC)
9.7
Baseline threshold calculation
Cisco Data Center Network Manager
HPE Intelligent Management Center (IMC)
9.0
Alerts
Cisco Data Center Network Manager
HPE Intelligent Management Center (IMC)
9.7
Network capacity planning
Cisco Data Center Network Manager
HPE Intelligent Management Center (IMC)
9.7
Packet capture analysis
Cisco Data Center Network Manager
HPE Intelligent Management Center (IMC)
9.2
Network mapping
Cisco Data Center Network Manager
HPE Intelligent Management Center (IMC)
10.0
Customizable reports
Cisco Data Center Network Manager
HPE Intelligent Management Center (IMC)
9.7
Wireless infrastructure monitoring
Cisco Data Center Network Manager
HPE Intelligent Management Center (IMC)
9.3
Hardware health monitoring
Cisco Data Center Network Manager
HPE Intelligent Management Center (IMC)
9.0

Pros

Cisco Data Center Network Manager

  • Provides a graphical user interface for zoning your fiber connected servers and storage.
  • It has an easysy to follow workflow.
  • Enables us to configure and deploy configurations without downtime.
Wouter Hindriks | TrustRadius Reviewer

HPE Intelligent Management Center (IMC)

  • Stores equipment configurations to easily restore.
  • Quick notification of equipment status across the network
  • Trending information helps keep us proactive on possible issues.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cisco Data Center Network Manager

  • In rare cases you still need to use the command line interface to perform certain operations.
  • Had some conflicts while deploying DCNM which tried to use TCP ports which were in use by an other application.
Wouter Hindriks | TrustRadius Reviewer

HPE Intelligent Management Center (IMC)

  • Is not fully compatible with other vendor switches
  • Last version have some bugs and installation issues.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Cisco Data Center Network Manager

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

HPE Intelligent Management Center (IMC)

HPE Intelligent Management Center (IMC) 9.2
Based on 5 answers
Never has any issue looking for help with HP IMC or any help with the setup any module we need.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Cisco Data Center Network Manager

No answers on this topic

HPE Intelligent Management Center (IMC)

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Cisco Data Center Network Manager

  • Made it easier to manage our fiber Storage Area Network in our datacenter.
Wouter Hindriks | TrustRadius Reviewer

HPE Intelligent Management Center (IMC)

  • HPE IMC is one of several tools we use to to ensure we meet our SLA with our customers.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Cisco Data Center Network Manager

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

HPE Intelligent Management Center (IMC)

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco Data Center Network Manager
6.4
HPE Intelligent Management Center (IMC)
9.6

Support Rating

Cisco Data Center Network Manager
HPE Intelligent Management Center (IMC)
9.2

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