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"Only one payment and it includes support, updates, new versions, and access to the complete library of plugins except for SAP and z/OS.""Pandora FMS is easy to implement and the pricing of licenses is competitive.""You get the license and it includes updates, new versions, and access to the complete library of modules.""My rule of thumb would be that if you need more than thirty agents, and you lack an automation tool such as Chef or Puppet, you will save a lot of time and money going to the Enterprise edition.""In terms of money, the Enterprise version is the cheapest that I have found after a market study.""The open-source version offers 100% functionality and the hardware requirements for a solution like this one are very modest.""Growing the solution or migrating to the Enterprise version is easy, and various plans are available.""The Open Source Community Edition is great to just explore the software, or use it on medium-sized infrastructures."

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Overview

Kentik's AIOps Network Traffic Intelligence platform unifies network operations, performance, security, and business intelligence. 

With a purpose-built big data engine delivered as public or private SaaS, Kentik captures a high-resolution view of actual network traffic data and enriches it with critical application and business data, so every network event or analysis can be tied to revenue & costs, customer & user experience, performance & risk.

cPacket’s cStor appliance is a cost-effective solution for recording high speed traffic at critical network links, and for retrospective analysis of operational and security issues. cStor captures packets on a modular disk array at line rate which enables network operators to retrieve any piece of data on-demand by simply using a web GUI or automated scripts. The historical recording enables forensic examination of critical issues that is required to make corrective actions. Ingress traffic to the cStor appliance is derived from cPacket’s cVu monitoring device. The cVu’s smart ports are real time sensors that inspect all incoming traffic instantaneously to extract key performance indicators and proactive alerts about unusual activity

Pandora FMS Enterprise is the perfect on-premise monitoring software for companies with at least 100 devices. 

Stop wasting your time and resources on complex and silo'd monitoring systems that are poorly integrated.

It’s an all-in-one package offering modern and flexible IT monitoring, replacing the need for multiple, difficult-to-integrate, and more costly monitoring systems.

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Pandora, Yelp, Neustar, Box, University of Washington, Zoom, Tata, and Cogent.  VodafoneRakuten, Prosegur, Repsol, Teléfonica, Allianz, Ottawa Hospital, Hughes
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Midsize Enterprise18%
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cPacket cStor Forensic Storage Arrays is ranked 81st in Network Monitoring Software while Pandora FMS is ranked 10th in Network Monitoring Software with 15 reviews. cPacket cStor Forensic Storage Arrays is rated 0.0, while Pandora FMS is rated 9.4. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Pandora FMS writes "Single-point continuous supervision makes it efficient for detecting and solving problems". cPacket cStor Forensic Storage Arrays is most compared with , whereas Pandora FMS is most compared with Zabbix, Centreon, Nagios Core, SolarWinds NPM and PRTG Network Monitor.

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