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An easy-to-use solution which solves all your network configuration management needs!

Effortless network configuration management at your doorstep.

The most common loophole in network management is spending time and effort on covering up the symptoms of an issue instead of fixing the root cause. Incorrectly archiving or tracking network activities leads to performance degradation over time, leaving IT administrators in a sea of confusion as to what went wrong with their network and why. Network Configuration Manager is a network change and configuration management tool which identifies the cause of any issue quickly and curbs it from its root. Moreover, it streamlines the entire process of device configuration management and paves way to an improved business outcome!

ManageEngine Network Configuration Manager (NCM) - To the eyes of third-party evaluators.

Here's a consolidated report based on the evaluation by third party vendors. See how users have rated Network Configuration Manager!

Evaluation By
Category
Network Configuration Manager
FinancesOnline
Overall score
9.4/10
Capterra
Overall score
4.0/5
Capterra
Ease of use
4.0/5
Capterra
Customer support
4.0/5
G2
Overall score
4.5/5
G2
Ease of Use
8.3/10
G2
Quality of support
8.3/10
G2
Ease of setup
8.3/10

Licensing - ManageEngine Network Configuration Manager (NCM) vs rConfig NCM.

Network Configuration Manager has a device-based licensing model with its base price starting at $ 714 (inclusive of AMS, free support 24*5). Although rConfig is a free open source tool, it has very limited features when compared to Network Configuration Manager. Also, rConfig charges $ 604 for its support. 

Feature comparison between Network Configuration Manager and rConfig.

Functionality
Network Configuration Manager
rConfig
OS compatibility
 
Network Configuration Manager works on both Windows and Linux.
 
rConfig does not work on Windows.
Auto Discovery
 
Yes, you can discover multiple devices using device discovery methods.
 
Not available in rConfig Network Configuration Management Software
Revert to previous/baseline configuration
 
Yes, in case of an undesirable change or a network issue, you can revert to the previous version or the baseline version.
 
Not available in rConfig Network Configuration Management Software
Version labeling
 
Yes, Network Configuration Manager automatically versions configuration when a change is made. Data versioning helps to keep track of every modification made to configurations.
 
Not available in rConfig Network Configuration Management Software
Baseline configuration
 
Yes, you can label configuration as baseline and revert to it during a disaster.
 
Not available in rConfig Network Configuration Management Software
Change Management
 
Yes, you can make and track "who" "what" and "when" of configuration changes and generate reports on the changes made. Also, you can receive change notifications.
 
Not available in rConfig Network Configuration Management Software
Remediation Configlets for policy violations
 
Yes. You can have remediation configlets to be executed for violated policies. You can even automate the execution of remediation Configlets.
 
Not available in rConfig Network Configuration Management Software
Firmware upgrade
 
Yes, Firmware can be upgraded in many configurations at one go using Configlets.Moreover you can create custom firmware upgrade templates for any device type easily.
 
Not available in rConfig Network Configuration Management Software
Device password Sync
 
Yes, by integrating with Password Manager Pro.
 
Not available in rConfig Network Configuration Management Software
IT Ops integration
 
Yes. Integrations with server and network health management tool, bandwidth and flow management application, Firewall management application, IP address management are available.
 
Not available in rConfig Network Configuration Management Software