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"There is a license required for this solution, we pay annually.""I was not involved in the purchase of the solution but I hear it is on the expensive side.""This solution requires a licence.""It is an expensive product, but cheaper than some competing solutions.""The price of this product is too high.""The price is based on the virtual desktop infrastructure(VDI) side and also is dependant on the size of the environment. The price is expensive and it could attract more purchasers in smaller organisations if it was reduced.""The licensing fees are expensive and we pay on a yearly basis.""There is a license required for this solution and there is also a support license available. The price of the solution could be better."

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Top Answer: There are some very major differences between both the Products and to name a few. -Cisco ACI have physical network gear (9K Switches) where the Code runs in ACI Policy Mode & the UCS server where… more »
Top Answer: Once you know your way around the Cisco ecosystem, using Cisco ACI is not so difficult. It is a global product, so when you change one interface, changes are automatically reflected on every switch… more »
Top Answer: Overall, for me, it's a good solution and has been working well.
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Overview

The Masergy SIEM+ solution captures and analyzes activity logs from firewalls, host Intrusion Detection/Prevention agents, Microsoft Windows events, and other syslog-producing devices. This log capture enables real-time, sophisticated rules-based analysis, correlation, alerting, monitoring and reporting. And we've integrated Masergy managed premise and cloud based firewalls and most industry leading commercially available firewalls, switches and routers to enable automatic and on-demand blocking of malicious traffic.

VMware NSX is the network virtualization platform for the Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC). By bringing the operational model of a virtual machine to your data center network, you can transform the economics of network and security operations. NSX lets you treat your physical network as a pool of transport capacity, with network and security services attached to VMs with a policy-driven approach.
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Sample Customers
Elevate, U.S. Electrodynamics Inc., RealD, The Hallmark Channel, Torus Insurance, Land Home Financial ServicesInc
City of Avondale, Lumeta, Kroll Ontrack, Heartland Payment Systems, Baystate Heallth, Exostar, Tribune Media, iGATE, NTT Communications, Synergent, California Natural Resources Agency, Bloomington Public Schools, Columbia Sportswear, Join Experience S.A, Schuberg Philis
Top Industries
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Computer Software Company28%
Comms Service Provider17%
Financial Services Firm7%
Government7%
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Financial Services Firm24%
Retailer20%
Manufacturing Company8%
Comms Service Provider8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider30%
Computer Software Company25%
Government6%
Financial Services Firm6%
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Small Business27%
Midsize Enterprise17%
Large Enterprise56%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business19%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise67%
Find out what your peers are saying about VMware, Cisco, Masergy and others in Network Virtualization. Updated: November 2021.
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Masergy is ranked 4th in Network Virtualization while VMware NSX is ranked 1st in Network Virtualization with 24 reviews. Masergy is rated 0.0, while VMware NSX is rated 7.8. On the other hand, the top reviewer of VMware NSX writes "A flexible option for managing security, but setup is complex and documentation is lacking". Masergy is most compared with Megaport, Versa FlexVNF, Splunk, LogRhythm NextGen SIEM and McAfee ESM, whereas VMware NSX is most compared with Cisco ACI, Cisco Secure Workload, Nutanix Flow, Guardicore Centra and Cisco SD-WAN.

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