Centreon Other Solutions Considered

Tim Huerter
Senior Networking Consultant at S&L
We have taken a look at other solutions, like Zabbix, Nagios, Checkmk, and PRTG. For us, Centreon is the best solution, because we have all the benefits from the other solutions. Not all, but most of them. It's a great product to monitor our environment, so we can prevent any outage or misconfiguration on some hosts. A main feature that sets Centreon versus its competitors is the possibility to expand the monitoring. You can set up different satellites to expand your monitoring or get an inside view of a special environment, such as a DMZ zone. Or, if you want to monitor a branch office from another country, so you can monitor it with an inside view of it, not just an outside view. We use the remote server functionality on some customer sites, because you can see an independent view and are not dependent on a single connection. If you have branch offices or bigger office outside your headquarters, you can use remote servers because if the connection is broken or disrupted, then the remote server will obtain a view of your environment and server availability. This is a good point against using other solutions. Because with other solutions, you don't have this feature. Then, you will be blind if you have this type of a situation. View full review »
Matan Moser
Project Manager, Cloud Services with 501-1,000 employees
The other solutions we tested give you a unified GUI and a platform, like "Nagios as a Service." They all do basically the same thing. We also had Opsview, after acquiring a company that used it. We took all their checks and migrated them to Centreon, and then we closed Opsview. It was pretty easy to migrate from it - as long as it's Nagios, it's pretty easy. We had to do fixes here and there, but it was something that took a few dev-man days of work. It was not something that was a complicated project. Doing so, this saved us a lot of money. They were paying more for Opsview vs Centreon for about 10 percent of the service. We had a chance to consolidate to Opsview or Centreon, and it was clear that we should consolidate to Centreon. View full review »
Guillain Sanchez
Solution Architect - Open Technology Solution - Airbus Group BU at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
We had different solutions. We had Splunk for Big Data monitoring as well as Elasticsearch and Zabbix. These are at the top of the market, along with Centreon. View full review »
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Kadri Kalpus
Monitoring expert
If I remember it correctly, there weren't any better solutions, at least not eight years ago. During the last couple of years we have tried other solutions but none of them have had the features that we like. View full review »
Fabien Hochstrasser
Operation Team Engineering with 1,001-5,000 employees
I don't know the other solutions which were evaluated, but I know that there was an evaluation. As the evaluation was done before our team chose to use Centreon, I was not involved. Therefore, I can't speak much about the decision other than we knew that Centreon would be able to do what we needed it to do. View full review »
Disclyn Cyril
Product Manager - IT Project Manager at PROSERVIA
The competitive products have value, but we have used this one for more than ten years and we are not planning to change it. View full review »
IT Project Owner
We did not evaluate another solution. View full review »
Stephen Davies
Chief Technology Officer at a comms service provider with 51-200 employees
We looked at: * Centreon vs Nagios * Centreon vs Micro Focus Network Node Manager * Centreon vs SolarWinds * Centreon vs ObserveOn. View full review »
Jake Lao
Global Operations Center Lead at a logistics company with 10,001+ employees
We have used SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor and SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor. View full review »
Viktor Muransky
Global IT Operations Manager
We evaluate other possibilities from time to time. Mostly, they are overpriced for what they do. View full review »
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