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Score 8.5 out of 100
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Score 8.7 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • Cisco Intersight is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Renew, Usability
  • Octopus Deploy is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

8.1

Cisco Intersight

81%
13 Ratings
9.0

Octopus Deploy

90%
15 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

9.0

Cisco Intersight

90%
2 Ratings
8.0

Octopus Deploy

80%
1 Rating

Usability

8.6

Cisco Intersight

86%
2 Ratings
7.0

Octopus Deploy

70%
1 Rating

Performance

Cisco Intersight

N/A
0 Ratings
8.5

Octopus Deploy

85%
8 Ratings

Support Rating

7.7

Cisco Intersight

77%
13 Ratings

Octopus Deploy

N/A
0 Ratings

Contract Terms and Pricing Model

6.4

Cisco Intersight

64%
1 Rating

Octopus Deploy

N/A
0 Ratings

Professional Services

7.3

Cisco Intersight

73%
1 Rating

Octopus Deploy

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco Intersight

Cisco Intersight is very well suited for IT engineers, system administrators, and IT personnel that just wants to have a quick, easy use, interface (be it web-based or application-based) to monitor, manage and maintain their Cisco Infrastructure. This product provides just that, and looking at the product road map it can definitely offer more which we are really excited about!
Ericson Aragoza | TrustRadius Reviewer

Octopus Deploy

Octopus Deploy is a well though [the] solution to the deployment orchestration problem. It is a reliable and robust solution that is relatively simple to understand. [Its] UI is friendly and easy to use, The support and documentation [are] excellent and the product seems to fit into any organization’s process very well and with less effort than other products in this space. I actually find it a pleasure to work with [every day] and I am glad to have it as an integral part of our process.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Cisco Intersight

  • Intersight can consolidate Infra management on a single dashboard such as UCS Server, Hyperflex, Fabric Interconnect, UCSM.
  • Device policy and configuration can be deployed from Intersight.
  • Firmware and software upgrade for all devices can be done from Intersight.
  • No impact to DC production if Intersight connection is interrupted.
  • Apps workload data is not passed through Intersight, only the control plane.
  • TAC can be opened via Intersight.
Budi Ezeddin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Octopus Deploy

  • Octopus integrates nicely with TeamCity, our build server.
  • Octopus uses the same deployment packages across environments and makes it easy to track their progress across those environments.
  • Octopus makes it easy to handle configuration across environments which is usually a particularly difficult task.
Tim Hardy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cisco Intersight

  • The cost is a little high per trackable asset
  • Mobile application is missing some features
  • Automatic TAC case creation doesn't always work as advertised
Mark McCully | TrustRadius Reviewer

Octopus Deploy

  • UI is very fluffy and padded. It looks pretty but it could benefit from a more compact, information-focused design
  • Deployment process options are not always laid out in an intuitive manner. Choosing which steps to exclude, which environments or targets to deploy to, etc., is not immediately clear
  • Lack of useful reports and metrics for tracking active deployments and historical data
Anthony Aziz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Cisco Intersight

General

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

Starting Price

Cisco Intersight Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Octopus Deploy

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

Starting Price

$99 per month

Octopus Deploy Editions & Modules

On-premise Edition
ServerFree 30 day trial1
ServerStarting at $600 per year2
  1. unlimited targets/users/projects
  2. per 5 deployment targets/per year
SaaS Edition
CloudFree 30 day trial1
CloudStarting at $50 per month2
  1. unlimited targets/users/projects
  2. Minimum $50 per month, $10 per target
Additional Pricing Details
Monthly prices increase based on the number of deployment targets.

Likelihood to Renew

Cisco Intersight

Cisco Intersight 9.0
Based on 2 answers
We use it every single day and love the ease of it and the integration of all our servers
Benjamin Bubbers | TrustRadius Reviewer

Octopus Deploy

Octopus Deploy 8.0
Based on 1 answer
Would be a 10 except for the retirement of the free Community Edition.
Eric Huggins | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Cisco Intersight

Cisco Intersight 8.6
Based on 2 answers
It is one of the best products that I have ever used. Good design of windows, intuitive interface, good work of system making its good service and easy work in technical support. I like working with Cisco during all my work in my previous position as a call-center technical support position. It changes my life
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Octopus Deploy

Octopus Deploy 7.0
Based on 1 answer
Octopus Deploy has greatly helped us to improve our reliability and frequency of our deployments and given us the confidence to deploy much more often, with a direct benefit to customers. Cross-platform support and release to Cloud require more focus on the product side.
Ramendra Sahu | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Cisco Intersight

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Octopus Deploy

Octopus Deploy 8.5
Based on 8 answers
Octopus Deploy is a software that runs very effectively, is easy to use, does not require such a high learning curve, provides the necessary tools to carry out the functions it offers, making it a very flexible software, it also allows that can be configured according to the needs of the user and provides integrations with other very advantageous tools since they are carried out in a very favorable way.
Hanna Bedoya | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Cisco Intersight

Cisco Intersight 7.7
Based on 13 answers
I have had servers TAC cases open for issues with Cisco Intersight. Some have yet to be resolved. One case that is still open is where the HCL status ( Hardware Compatibility List ) shows not validated when It should be. We have several servers that have the exact same hardware, OS, and the same firmware. One server will show the HCL is not validated but all others will
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Octopus Deploy

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Cisco Intersight

Cisco Intersight makes device management easy by automatically detecting the parameters that need to be monitored, so you can save time registering each device. In addition, thanks to its mobile application, you can know most of the time if an incident occurs due to the active alerting of the application.
Oscar Sanchez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Octopus Deploy

There aren't really any competitors in the land of ASP.NET. Deployment is too ad-hoc. Other tools exist that have massive downsides, like Web Deploy. Most aren't even supported anymore. You could argue that containers (Docker) are a competitor, but containers cannot be used for everything and solve a somewhat different problem. Octopus Deploy is even able to help with containers. To us, Octopus Deploy was really the only really polished solution.
Sam Rueby (MCSA) | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Cisco Intersight

  • As a Cisco partner and vendor, it allows us to monitor and give proactive support to our customers in a way that was impossible before.
  • Also gives proactive and predictive support from cisco since it allows for automatic case creation with cisco in case that a problem is detected in the infrastructure.
Daniel Aramayo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Octopus Deploy

  • While not an inexpensive product, it has proven to be a good value. I don't have firm ROI numbers but our PROD deployment quality has improved, and we now measure deployment times in "person-minutes" rather than "person-hours".
  • Our defect rate due to missed configuration items has been significantly reduced.
  • Octopus has enhanced our ability to enforce SDLC separation-of-duties.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Cisco Intersight

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