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
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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.

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

Yes

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

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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.