Cisco DNA Analytics and Assurance vs. N-able N-sight RMM

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Cisco DNA Analytics and Assurance
Score 9.0 out of 10
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Cisco DNA Analytics and Assurance is a network management and monitoring product providing increased network visibility and simplified management.N/A
N-able N-sight RMM
Score 7.2 out of 10
N/A
SolarWinds Remote Monitoring & Management (RMM) is a cloud-based system monitoring offering for Managed Service Providers. It provides a full monitoring and management suite, including automation and threat detection capabilities, and can integrate with other SolarWinds products.N/A
Pricing
Cisco DNA Analytics and AssuranceN-able N-sight RMM
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Cisco DNA Analytics and AssuranceN-able N-sight RMM
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
Cisco DNA Analytics and AssuranceN-able N-sight RMM
Top Pros
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Features
Cisco DNA Analytics and AssuranceN-able N-sight RMM
Monitoring Tasks
Comparison of Monitoring Tasks features of Product A and Product B
Cisco DNA Analytics and Assurance
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Ratings
N-able N-sight RMM
10.0
15 Ratings
31% above category average
Remote monitoring00 Ratings10.015 Ratings
Network device monitoring00 Ratings10.014 Ratings
Management Tasks
Comparison of Management Tasks features of Product A and Product B
Cisco DNA Analytics and Assurance
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Ratings
N-able N-sight RMM
10.0
15 Ratings
33% above category average
Patch Management00 Ratings10.015 Ratings
Policy-based automation00 Ratings10.015 Ratings
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User Ratings
Cisco DNA Analytics and AssuranceN-able N-sight RMM
Likelihood to Recommend
5.9
(3 ratings)
6.0
(28 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
9.3
(2 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(2 ratings)
User Testimonials
Cisco DNA Analytics and AssuranceN-able N-sight RMM
Likelihood to Recommend
Cisco
So not everyone is in need of a smart AI checking their network metrics looking for issues before they happen or finding and alerting on problems that the network staff may not have noticed, but if you have the budget for it, it could be a huge time saver for your whole department.
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N-able
SolarWinds patch management has had issues over the years. Sometimes requiring manual intervention to get resolved. The UI [with N-able RMM (formerly Solarwinds RMM)] makes it easy to see status of systems and identify any alerts easily. Remotely monitoring the status of servers/computers. Managing the systems, patching, systems maintenance and remote support.
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Pros
Cisco
  • Push configs to new floors or during switch upgrades
  • Assurance to troubleshoot issues
  • Inventory
  • Keep track of infrastructure OS levels
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N-able
  • It provides fantastic remote access capabilities. The Take Control tool gives us a robust platform that is capable of remote controlling almost any endpoint we need to and the chat, file transfer, and screen recording tools are all exceptionally useful.
  • SolarWinds RMM is particularly useful as a single pane of glass solution that allows us to monitor and manage thousands of endpoints across dozens of different clients. It does a solid job of allowing us to sort, organize, and filter based off of who and what we want to see at any given time.
  • Due to its client based nature, the platform excels at in-depth monitoring of services, event logs, and the functionality of systems with custom script checks.
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Cons
Cisco
  • May require an implementer to get this set up and running.
  • For a software based service that you can run on your own VM's, price is still very high.
  • The first setup can be a bear and you will need much help from TAC.
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N-able
  • UI speed and threading across multiple windows (1 window refreshing, causes all refreshes to hang).
  • Load times in certain menus, regardless of server specs.
  • Integration with 3rd party applications.
  • Speed of dev team response in regards to existing features malfunctioning, or major bugs that Solarwinds does not consider major.
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Usability
Cisco
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N-able
The interface is easy to navigate. Setting up policies is straight forward. The antivirus and web filter are simple and exceptions are easy to make. Upgrading the agent is made simple and creating scripts is made fool proof. (Well, almost)
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Support Rating
Cisco
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N-able
The ease of use, full functionality, reliability and excellent support.[N-able RMM (formerly Solarwinds RMM)] gives users a full suite of tools with a single installable file. Unlike standard tools, you don't have to install several different executables to be able to have fully protected end points.
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Alternatives Considered
Cisco
We moved away from Solarwinds during the breach. Haven't touched them with a 10 foot pole since.We looked at Splunk but decided to stick with a Cisco product since we are a Cisco shop
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N-able
SolarWinds definitely is the the most ready out of the box as far as getting is up and running and you can start using it where other system go from need ing a little setup like importing MIBS to completely needing to configure the system. As far a performance once things are up and working I feel they all do a good job at basic monitoring and management. The difference is that SolarWinds does a good job at having things templated but allows you to customize some attributes. If you are want to make major customization for alerts and monitoring and other things SolarWinds is not the best option. But, then again, you will not need a team just to manage the system.
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Return on Investment
Cisco
  • Loads of time saved diagnosing network issues.
  • Much effort saved having to determine network performance metrics by hand.
  • The Cisco brand is generally safe and trusted so you get that additional peace of mind.
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N-able
  • The ROI is immediate for us. The advanced alerting alone makes this product an ace in our bag. The confidence you have in your network is wonderful.
  • Another big ROI we get from the advanced alerting is the peace of mind that our engineers feel. We are a 24/7 shop, so being on-call goes from being hectic to extremely manageable.
  • The only negative I can honestly say is when the time comes to patch the product. Micro-patches are easy enough, but jumping versions can be a bit taxing.
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ScreenShots

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