Network Performance Monitoring

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Aaron Kostyu
Real User
Director of IT at a local government with 500-5000 employees
Dec 03 2013
Our county has more than 110,000 residents. The county’s IT department supports every elected and appointed county entity, including courts, law enforcement, fire, public works, tax, utilities, internal administration and more. The 3,000-node wired and wireless network provides access to more … more »
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Dan KlimkeGreat review, Aaron - thank you. I like how you point out the way OptiView emp… more »
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imran_shMr. Aaron Kostyu you have written a very nice review and shared your personal … more »
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gtzgtz
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Engineer at a tech company with 1-500 employees
Feb 16 2014
Use Of Solution: I've been using the solution since version 1.4 which was around 2008, so I've been using the product for six years now. • Valuable Features: Open Source: All the sources for all the products are Open Source, so you can use a complete product from the start. There are no "p… more »
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meu1124
Real User
Senior Manager of IT at a government with 5000+ employees
Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with a few leaders from various disciplines within IT. One of the biggest concerns that were voiced was the ability to effectively monitor the performance of their enterprise, systems and other assets. Having been in their position, I completely understo… more »
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imran_shNPM provides lot of important features like automated network mapping, group d… more »
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Luciano Alves
Real User
Owner at a tech services company with 1-500 employees
Feb 20 2014
Use Of Solution: I've been using ZABBIX since 2005. • Valuable Features: This software is the most powerfull monitoring tool that I know. Actually since 2005, when I started to work with ZABBIX, this software keeps growing and growing. Each new version ZABBIX SIA company (who maintain thi… more »
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George Wenzel
Real User
Senior Manager of Engineering at a tech vendor with 500-5000 employees
On a scale from 1-5 (1=worst, 5=best), how would you rate this product overall compared to similar products? - In my experience there are two classes of network management systems, Open-source systems that are generally free, and commercial systems complete with support as well as some advanced… more »
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GamerboyHaving used Nagios for a couple of years, I was seriously looking for somethin… more »
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nghlrengI've been using zabbix since version 1.6 and I have to its SNMP handling still… more »
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George WenzelNghlreng, There will always be room for improvement, of course. But I was cu… more »
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Patriki agree on the snmp part when sending snmp traps zabbix has nothing to catch… more »
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George WenzelWell, if you discount Zabbix for not having the facilities for handling SNMP t… more »
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nghlrengWith version 2.0.0 I had issues with dynamic indexes previous version also had… more »
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Patrik@George Wenzel well maybe i was a bit short. i'm defo not breaking zabbix … more »
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George WenzelYou are absolutely right, in fact, you understate the learning curve issues th… more »
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PatrikFrom your writings it's clear that u are a hardcore zabbix user and that u kno… more »
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George WenzelI purchased a copy of that book myself. I can't say that I read very much of … more »
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Chris Fisher
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Consultant at a tech consulting company with 1-500 employees
Oct 24 2013
Everyone ends up using nagios or a derivative just because... well everyone else does. The size of your org really matters a lot with what you are doing here as Zabbix might fit you right or not at all. Lately I've been setting up nagios with a graphite back end for people. Then taking… more »
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George WenzelI'm not sure what you are trying to say in your first paragraph, you seem to b… more »
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Chris FisherMy apologies, I did not mean to imply that Nagios is better than anything els… more »
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Brian Carpio
Real User
Manager of Development at a media company with 5000+ employees
Oct 28 2013
IMO there is no comparison between Nagios and Zabbix. Zabbix wins hands down. Having worked with Zabbix since 1.4 it has evolved into a great product and the features coming into 2.x are amazing. Some features that Zabbix has that Nagios is lacking:- Auto Registration- Auto Discovery (agent… more »
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Chris Powers
Real User
Engineer at a tech services company with 1-500 employees
Jan 01 2014
HP Network Automation I give HP Network Automation 5 stars, maybe 7 - yes, I know it is that good! Use Of Solution: 8 years Valuable Features: Two: It's ease of use - this was the main reason it was selected at one client and a factor at the other. It's power / flexibility. It has an excel… more »
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imran_shHi Chris Powers. Which type of bugs you encountered while using this product? more »
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Chris PowersI'd say lately it's more on the core side rather than driver side. They've ha… more »
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nicodiablo
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Network Engineer at a manufacturing company with 5000+ employees
Pros: We moved from nGenius to Orion NPM about 3 years ago and are very happy with the performance, features, and pricing, The company is very pro-active, as in adding additional features and being responsive to customer requests. Cons: 1. The constant flow of new features and re-designing… more »
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imran_shAs the product is upgraded, its quality should be ensured by the quality cont… more »
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sandeepHi nicodiablo, What additional features does Orion NPM offer over the GNU … more »
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Aaron Leskiw
Real User
Network Engineer at a tech consulting company with 5000+ employees
Solarwinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM) is a powerful, scalable network monitoring tool. It has a vast range of features, and a large number of expansion plugins that can add functionality for almost any need. Some of the main features of the Network Performance Monitor include: Great U… more »
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GamerboyOverall a good product but there are various issues with the web interface, wh… more »
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imran_shNPM has a powerful and easy to use alerting system that supports 13 alert acti… more »
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Ariel Lindenfeld
Community Mgr
Senior Community Manager
IT Central Station
Mar 23 2014
Let the community know what you think! Share your opinions now! more »
Owner at a tech services company with 1-500 employees
Apr 03 2014
We are about to make a choice for a Networking Monitor and the finalists are PRTG and Nagios.Do you have a comparison chart to help us to make a final decision? more »
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Luciano AlvesActually ZABBIX is better :) We dont work with Nagios neither PRTG. I thin… more »
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s.smithNagios will be a better choice. Ask the Nagios support team to give you a demo… more »
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Mike WeimannI get this question every day, and to be fair, I believe that the answer alway… more »
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Hannes DeburchgraeveTake a look at this URL for a comparison of the 2 software packages: http:… more »
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Rob PeartI would not choose either, I prefer icinga. more »
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Hannes DeburchgraeveWhen I must to choose, I prefer Splunk as an universal Monitoring system :) … more »
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Sam MarshIf you want Nagios plugins and the extensibility Nagios brings, but not the aw… more »
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Randy GreinI don't have a chart as such - as I've said before, matrices are highly subjec… more »
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John Chenard I would be glad to help, contact me if you have any questions. - John more »
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Adena Fink
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Community Manager
IT Central Station
Apr 03 2014
IT Central Station is a fast-growing and trusted professional social network for users of enterprise tech solutions. Our mission is to provide professionals like you with valuable info from your peers. Use IT Central Station to exchange advice, access 2,500+ product reviews, and promote your ex… more »
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Russell RothsteinGreat question! Looking forward to reading answers from people who are users o… more »
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HarryZabbix is more complex and poorly documented IMO. That's because they want yo… more »
IT Administrator at a tech vendor with 500-5000 employees
Feb 04 2014
I'm looking to implement a solution to monitor over 100 systems including servers. What are the best network monitoring tools? more »
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FrancisMHi Shailesh, You actually have a lot of options. You can choose to implemen… more »