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Pros
"The most valuable feature is the way it handles data, from Layer 2 up to Layer 7. We can see everything that happens in the network.""There are many valuable features in this product, but probably the biggest is the customization capability it has.""The most valuable features are security detections, perimeter detection, dashboards, and alerts."

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"We can proactively fix historical issues, so we won't face those problems in future.""The set up was very easy. We didn't have any problems with the setup. The deployment took less than an hour.""This has helped us to monitor the availability of our routers, switches, servers, and virtual environments.""I can do everything remotely, including running PowerShell scripts or performing standard updates.""It is very extensible with 'SWQL' and APIs to where we are beginning to integrate it with network automation.""We had some interfaces where the SFP Ports were having some problems after a while. We found which of the SFP Ports was having the error and changed it, so the bandwidth become okay.""All the features are very good. The monitoring of the equipment, the configuration manager, and the IP address monitoring are great.""The connectivity of the solution is very good."

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"They have a new solution, ExtraHop Reveal(x), and I think it needs improvement.""This solution would be improved if it had the ability to retain data longer.""Network visibility is something that needs to be improved."

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"It is not that stable. As a Windows software, I have seen issues with SolarWinds. The performance is slow.""The aesthetic widgets should be dynamic widgets, so the customization can be even more customizable.""Application Performance Monitoring should be included in this solution.""I would like to see integration with antivirus or other security endpoint solutions.""This solution would benefit from expanding on the capabilities within the API.""We are looking to change away from this solution because of the documentation and the solution doesn't have enough integration in our country. The documentation is too weak.""Scalability is a bit tricky because it requires more gateways in order to get the performance you may need. It also requires a lot of licensing.""My team has had a lot of issues with support."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"The pricing is higher than other solutions, but with such good features, I think it's worth it.""The price of this solution for our environment is about £650,000 ($855,000 USD) for three years."

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"The pricing needs to be improved. It is too high. One full engine costs around $10 000, which is why we don't have high availability right now.""The pricing is very expensive for SolarWinds. That's a huge disadvantage for it.""We have a perpetual license for this solution, and my impression is that this solution is cheap.""The cost is based on the number of nodes, so it is expensive when you have a lot of them.""It is expensive.""Some solutions are open source and free.""It is relatively inexpensive compared to other products in the same category.""It's expensive and there are costs in addition to the standard licensing."

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Also Known As
Solarwinds Network Performance Monitor, SolarWinds Network Bandwidth Analyzer
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Overview

The ExtraHop Application Performance Management Solution Delivers Unified Visibility Across the IT Environment w/ Proactive Alerts & Accelerated Troubleshooting

Check the health and performance of your entire network for easier troubleshooting and faster results using SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor. NPM lets you quickly detect, diagnose, and resolve network performance problems and outages. Now with built-in deep packet inspection and analysis you can immediately determine the impact of network or application latency on user experience.

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Alaska Airlines, bet365, Concur, McKesson, Microsoft, Morgan Stanley, Practice Fusion, Seattle Children's Hospital, Steward Health Care System Microsoft, Federal Express, Hewlett-Packard, and MasterCard
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Computer Software Company28%
Comms Service Provider17%
Financial Services Firm12%
Government6%
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Healthcare Company15%
Comms Service Provider12%
Financial Services Firm10%
Government7%
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Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider20%
Government9%
Manufacturing Company4%
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Small Business29%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise52%
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Small Business33%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise55%
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ExtraHop Reveal(x) for IT Operations is ranked 34th in Network Monitoring Software with 3 reviews while SolarWinds NPM is ranked 3rd in Network Monitoring Software with 25 reviews. ExtraHop Reveal(x) for IT Operations is rated 8.6, while SolarWinds NPM is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of ExtraHop Reveal(x) for IT Operations writes "Good security detection and alerts, but we've had challenges with network visibility". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SolarWinds NPM writes "Make monitoring key performance factors in your enterprise customized and effective". ExtraHop Reveal(x) for IT Operations is most compared with Cisco Stealthwatch, NETSCOUT nGeniusONE, Splunk, vRealize Network Insight and NETSCOUT nGeniusPULSE, whereas SolarWinds NPM is most compared with Zabbix, PRTG Network Monitor, ManageEngine OpManager, Wireshark and WhatsUp Gold. See our ExtraHop Reveal(x) for IT Operations vs. SolarWinds NPM report.

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