Cisco DNA - Best choice for enterprise network architectures
February 10, 2021

Cisco DNA - Best choice for enterprise network architectures

Simone Demaria | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

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Overall Satisfaction with Cisco DNA Center

We use Cisco DNA Center for networking management and reports on our Headquarters. The greatest benefit brought by DNA Center is a more secure network, an enhanced visibility and monitoring and an easier provisioning procedure.
  • Enhanced security with scalable group tag and local policy on the network.
  • The DNA Center Dashboard simplify the monitoring.
  • API's allow many automation and polling for monitoring and reporting purpose.
  • The most important improvement could be a stateful approach to the security on the network.
  • The new subscription approach simplify costs forecasts.
  • DNA bring standardization on branch offices also in terms of network equipment.
After a deep evaluation we can say that Cisco DNA suits better for an Enterprise implementation.

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I think DNA Center is the best option in enterprise network architecture. The zero touch provisioning approach makes DNA suitable also for network infrastructure with a fast scalability.