Cisco DNA: One tool to manage your entire networking infrastructure!
April 07, 2021

Cisco DNA: One tool to manage your entire networking infrastructure!

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with Cisco DNA Center

Actually, we are using Cisco DNA Center as a platform to speed up our network services provisioning, having an entire overview of our infrastructure and reducing the requited time for configuration, installation and troubleshooting.
We have a centralized management for our more than 20 locations across [Central America], enabling a visivility end-to-end.
  • Centralized management
  • Automation of installation
  • User access policies
  • Hard to set up initially.
  • High licensing cost for small and medium companies.
  • [Segmentation] of the network.
  • A lot of analytics are available to capture.
  • Automation.
  • Time saving.
  • Less head count to manage a lot of networking devices.
  • Minimize errors during the configuration and installation process
  • Better response time to the business.
  • Better availability in your network.
I did not evaluated other [solutions], Cisco [DNA Center] is our standard [product].

Do you think Cisco DNA Center delivers good value for the price?

Not sure

Are you happy with Cisco DNA Center's feature set?

Yes

Did Cisco DNA Center live up to sales and marketing promises?

Yes

Did implementation of Cisco DNA Center go as expected?

Yes

Would you buy Cisco DNA Center again?

Yes

[Cisco DNA Center is good to use if] you want to define security policies for [a] domain in a centralized way. Also, if you have a lot of Cisco devices [distributed] in different and [distant] locations, Cisco DNA Center is a very good solution to automate the configuration, installation and monitoring [for] the [network] devices. Also, it brings you a possibility to integrate the security logs to Splunk in order to know what is happening in your infrastructure [and] generate alerts.

Evaluating Cisco DNA Center and Competitors

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I would change the process of cost evaluation, estimating in a better way the licensing process which is a little complicated to understand.