Zabbix Review

Customizable network map and email alerts have made this product very useful. With Zabbix we have been able to design statefull map exactly similar to the real network architecture.

What is our primary use case?

I use Zabbix to monitor IT infrastructures of a SCADA system for an electrical network, particularly in high voltage - low voltage transports stations.

How has it helped my organization?

Zabbix has improved the quality of monitoring because it can be used by low-level network technicians.

What is most valuable?

Customizable network map and email alerts or intuitive web interface had made Zabbix very useful. In another way i really enjoy network traffic triggers that permit to check traffic thresold from ISP

What needs improvement?

Open an SSH session from the web interface.

For how long have I used the solution?

One to three years.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

i did not use previously a different solution

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is very simple, and for a simple network monitoring we didn't need to activate any specials features on linux server

What about the implementation team?

i have implement Zabbix through a very small in-house team on a virtual CentOS 7 server

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

About setup, cost or pricing i advise Zabbix, it does not need any licensing

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Before choosing Zabbix i haved eveluated other options like Nagios

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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