Network Configuration Manager Review

Network Configuration Manager OUR SCORE 94%
starting price $595
our score 94%
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  1. What is Network Configuration Manager
  2. Product Quality Score
  3. Main Features
  4. List of Benefits
  5. Technical Specifications
  6. Available Integrations
  7. Customer Support
  8. Pricing Plans
  9. Other Popular Software Reviews

What is Network Configuration Manager?

ManageEngine’s Network Configuration Manager is a comprehensive network change, configuration and compliance management (NCCCM) solution. With the software, IT administrators can benefit from its powerful feature-rich yet intuitive interface. Network Configuration Manager is a multi-vendor software. It optimizes device configuration management processes and allows network administrators to have free rein with all the controls. This includes rein over firewalls and network devices like routers and switches. It also helps in automating routine tasks that take up a lot of time. Furthermore, users benefit from getting their processes such as inventory and configuration more accurate than before. Network Configuration Manager allows IT admins to analyze and compare various configurations. In the platform, users can audit changes made and track whenever they are made and who was responsible for making them. Actions can be recorded and archived. Even a playback is available. It is basically a centralized hub that connects personnel together and to highly functional capabilities. In there, they can check on history, compare version, they can upload changes and backup configurations for devices. Furthermore, features such as configuration management, compliance management, automation & tools, change management, PCI compliance and, audit & reports are included. Like what you expect from a trusty and comprehensive NCCM solution, Network Configuration Manager allows its users to have a real-time tracking and monitoring capabilities. In the platform, administrators can see configuration changes quickly. Users can also be quickly notified automatically when important events happen. Furthermore, administrators can prevent changes from happening without permission. Moreover, Network Configuration Manager includes a compliance auditing capability. With this, admins can define policies and test them automatically to see whether they are compliant. There is also a repetitive configuration management automation function. Plus, you can are allowed to make configuration changes in volume. With Network Configuration Manager, you can manage network devices from top vendors such as Juniper, Cisco, and HP among many others.

Product Quality Score

Features
9.5
Ease of use
9.5
Customer support
9.3
Value for money
9.3
9.4
TOTAL SCORE

Network Configuration Manager features

Main features of Network Configuration Manager are:

  • Fluidic UI
  • Audit and reports
  • PCI compliance
  • Automation & tools
  • Change management
  • Compliance management
  • Configuration management
  • Free network configuration management

Network Configuration Manager Benefits

Benefits

The main benefits  of ManageEngine Network Configuration Manager are its comprehensive solution for the whole device configuration lifecycle management and an intuitive interface. Users benefit from its all-inclusive dashboard that tracks and monitors changes, misconfigured code, and the status of network devices such as routers and switches. Furthermore, it gives you powerful capabilities for your network change, configuration, and compliance management operations. The dashboard is very intuitive and admins will get to use the software in minutes.

The platform is smart and efficient. The configuration management suite automatically discovers devices. It also supports multivendor configurations. Over twenty-two vendors are supported including NETGEAR, Juniper, Huawei, HP, Dell, Aruba, ADTRAN, Cisco and others. The platform has integrated tools to help configure and manage these devices. There is also configuration versioning and comparison capacity to test out and optimize settings. All tedious and repetitive network management and configuration tasks can be automated using the software. Group changes can be made such as applying a patch. Network Configuration Manager generates templates and scripts that can be employed for these tasks.

Real-time change tracking is an important feature of the Network Configuration Manager. Users benefit from it as it gives the ability to track changes in the configuration in real-time. The platform monitors all of the connected devices and detects changes. This is done by accessing the devices’ Syslog messages for an accurate read. This real-time monitoring capability gives you total control of your network.

Users benefit well from the compliance monitoring module on the platform. This is because it automatically makes networks adhere to industrial guidelines, government regulations, standard practices, and security policies. With this, you can be better protected from security threats. Also, this allows you to maintain your network properly and legally thus avoiding consequences. With the module, your network devices will be compliant with all your defined policies. Furthermore, the platform gives out provisions to check configurations for compliance. This can be done anytime and can be set to occur automatically at some time interval. Compliance reports can be generated in the system including detailed information about devices that are compliant and non-compliant. Whenever there are violations detected, the software will give advice on how to rectify it.

Network Configuration Management’s GUI includes an information-rich inventory for all devices connected with the platform. Relevant information such as IP addresses, chassis details, port configurations, hardware properties, serial numbers, and interface details. Because of such strict role-based access can be employed on who can pull up sensitive device configuration files and other information. Permission levels are also supported meaning there are gradations of access.

In case of emergencies, Network Configuration Manager has your back. You can back up your full database through the platform. Also, it provides scripts that can make disaster recovery faster.

Technical Specifications

Devices Supported

  • Web-based
  • iOS
  • Android
  • Desktop

Customer types

  • Small business
  • Medium business
  • Enterprise

Customer Support Types

  • Phone
  • Online

Network Configuration Manager Integrations

The following Network Configuration Manager integrations are currently offered by the vendor:

No available information

Video

Customer Support

Phone
Online

Pricing Plans

Network Configuration Manager pricing is available in the following plans:

Free trial
10 DEVICES PACK
$714
25 DEVICES PACK
$1,722
50 DEVICES PACK
$3,222
100 DEVICES PACK
$4,602
250 DEVICES PACK
$8,058
500 DEVICES PACK
$9,558
1000 DEVICES PACK
$13,242
2000 DEVICES PACK
$19,122
3000 DEVICES PACK
$23,990
5000 DEVICES PACK
$38,130
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