Cisco Data Center
Network Manager (DCNM)
Independent Competitive
Analyst Assessment
CISCO
DCNM
Others



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Graphical User
Interface (GUI)
Topology-based
Provisioning
Resource
Management
Configuration
Automation
Virtual Machine Manager
(VMM) Integration
Brownfield
Configuration Report
Change-Control
Workflows Customizable
Data Plane Visibility
Device Analyzer
Topology Overlay Views
Third-Party
Device Visibility
Native Switch-Role
Awareness
Topology Awareness
Deep VXLAN Visibility
For OAM (ISSU)
In-Service
Software Upgrades
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Supported +
Partially
supported
Supported
Supported
Supported +
Supported
Supported
Supported
Partially
supported
Supported +
Partially
supported
Supported +
Supported +
Supported *
Supported
Supported
Supported
Supported
Supported
Partially
supported