It depends first and foremost on what kind of "monitoring" you're looking for. Both LMS and NNM only fill some of the FCAPS areas. Besides LMS, some would say CSM is the more appropriate Cisco "solution" geared toward PIX/ASA "monitoring"/management.
Secondly, it depends what specific models make up those 25 devices. As far as LMS is concerned, the lower end devices need not apply (CE500 for example).
As far as the decision of going for OSS or not, it's my impression that it's often mostly dependent on how much management is concerned about obtaining[commercial] "supportability".
Lastly, the 100-device lic is for Windows only, so if your organization's chosen or preferred platform is Solaris, you'd have to go up to the 300-device lic.
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