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Likelihood to Recommend

RedSeal

RedSeal is a great tool for audit and compliance. It can do configuration analysis, audit against "golden" configurations, and map a network with little user interaction. RedSeal is not great for an environment where a tool like this must be fully integrated into not only audit and compliance, but also into change management.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds Engineer's Toolset

We have used it to test our SDWAN bandwidth during our initial rollout. The WAN Killer does just that, and you can see how much traffic your wan links can take. It has also been helpful in identifying open ports that we need to lock down to ensure we are achieving compliance with SOX, HIPAA, and PCI. This is a tool for network engineers, I can't see use cases for non-network related tasks.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

RedSeal

  • RedSeal is great for compliance
  • RedSeal is a great tool for path investigation and risk analysis
  • RedSeal has a great network model/map
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds Engineer's Toolset

  • Network Stress Tests.
  • Port mapping.
  • Open port checking.
  • MIB walking.
  • CPU/Memory monitoring.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

RedSeal

  • Next-generation firewall support
  • Change management process integration
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds Engineer's Toolset

  • User interface feels dated.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

RedSeal

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SolarWinds Engineer's Toolset

SolarWinds Engineer's Toolset 8.2
Based on 1 answer
Very easy to use and intuitive. Just be careful with the WAN Killer...it does what it says.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

RedSeal

No score
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SolarWinds Engineer's Toolset

SolarWinds Engineer's Toolset 8.2
Based on 1 answer
Our organization uses it regularly. It is reliable, and we keep finding new uses for it
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

RedSeal

RedSeal outperforms both Skybox and Tufin in the area of audit and compliance and can work with aging firewall technologies (stateful firewalls) and network gear (routers and switches). It is better than Tufin in respect to next-generation firewall assessments but is behind Skybox in this area. RedSeal also lacks change management integration which both Skybox and Tufin have.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds Engineer's Toolset

SolarWinds NPM and NCM use a lot of the tools available in the toolset. This is a nice combo of the two with a little bit of IPAM thrown in. I would say the toolset is geared more toward the field engineer, that will be doing work that may sever communications to the rest of the network. That said, we keep finding new uses for it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

RedSeal

  • RedSeal will provide positive ROI for its ease of compliance and audit reviews
  • RedSeal will provide positive ROI for network documentation and path analysis
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds Engineer's Toolset

  • Time to resolution has been reduced.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

RedSeal

General

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

SolarWinds Engineer's Toolset

General

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

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