To one's own liking
November 05, 2021

To one's own liking

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with Cisco Software-Defined Access (SD-Access)

Cisco's SD-Access has reduced the downtime largely. [It] helped us in planning global expansion which can now be more agile. We are planning to invest in other areas due to the cost-savings from SD-Access and enhance our overall performance and productivity. The employees are interested in up-skilling in the technology, hence utilizing the resources in a better way.
  • Agility
  • Flexibility
  • Expansion
  • Global Reachout
  • Licensing
  • Bug fixes

Do you think Cisco Software-Defined Access (SD-Access) delivers good value for the price?

Yes

Are you happy with Cisco Software-Defined Access (SD-Access)'s feature set?

Yes

Did Cisco Software-Defined Access (SD-Access) live up to sales and marketing promises?

Yes

Did implementation of Cisco Software-Defined Access (SD-Access) go as expected?

No

Would you buy Cisco Software-Defined Access (SD-Access) again?

Yes

  • I am in an initial phase right now.
  • I'd need more time with it to provide hard numbers.
To soon to say much about it right now as I am exploring the features and capabilities in the current phase and would like more hands-on experience to comment on.
Yes, Cisco Software-Defined Access (SD-Access) improved the network management experience; I have been able to identify endpoints or determine the right access policies using analytics, achieve zero trust security via segmentation, or exchange network policies with other network domains enterprise-wide.
As far as my experience with SD-Access -I'd say things that can be improved are - better functionality with ISE, ease to understand licensing and better documentation for configuration (add-ons, etc), and licensing.
As far as my experience with SD-Access - I think it is well suited for multi-connectivity, network segmentation, and security. Things it is not so appropriate to use with, or I'd say things that can be improved are - better functionality with ISE, ease to understand licensing and better documentation for configuration (add-ons, etc), and licensing.