Compare Icinga vs. Nagios XI

Icinga is ranked 25th in Network Monitoring Software with 3 reviews while Nagios XI is ranked 13th in Network Monitoring Software with 7 reviews. Icinga is rated 7.0, while Nagios XI is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Icinga writes "Very basic and causes additional issues which we have to work around". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Nagios XI writes "Collects large amounts of data to monitor our network, switches, and firewall". Icinga is most compared with Zabbix, Nagios Core, Centreon, PRTG Network Monitor and Splunk, whereas Nagios XI is most compared with Nagios Core, Centreon, Zabbix, SolarWinds NPM and Meraki Dashboard. See our Icinga vs. Nagios XI report.
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Pros
This solution has a self-healing handler where if the service is down, it is automatically restarted.An affordable solution for small organizations to do basic network monitoring.

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The features I've found the most useful are the plug-ins, the fact that you can connect almost everything to it. That's very useful.An excellent solution that is easy and intuitive to implement.The most valuable feature is its support for different types of devices, where it can use all of the equipment that you need.The most valuable feature is the dashboard, where I can have a single screen that provides a summary for hundreds of servers.This is a very good solution and it is simple to use, for any company.The most valuable feature is the monitoring of processes.

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Cons
One of the areas that are frustrating is remote monitoring for more than one machine.The solution lacks many features important to higher-level IT management and network support.

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There's room for improvement in the visibility, and in the ability to extract information. Stuff like this should be more simple.They need more documentation for the plugins.I would like to see more customization in the network map because it is a bit tricky to use it.I would like a much easier GUI so that I can delete events and logs, which will free up a lot of space.I would like to see support for notification via SMS.The interface could be more user-friendly.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
This is an open-source solution with paid support.The product is inexpensive compared to other DBM products.

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The pricing is high with separate licensing for the product and support.The licensing fees for this solution are approximately $3,000 USD per year.This solution is very expensive, at approximately $5,000 USD when I purchased it, which is why I haven't upgraded my version in several years.We are using the free version of this solution.

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Overview
Icinga monitors infrastructures of all sizes with the integrated cluster system secured by SSL, Integrates with DevOps tools and uses an object based configuration or provision on users' monitoring code through the REST API. Icinga has a lightweight and extensible web interface to keep an eye on your environment and provides modules that extend the functionality of Icinga Web 2. Additionally, it offers a fully preconfigured monitoring stack or just add an external perspective.

Nagios XI provides monitoring of all mission-critical infrastructure components including applications, services, operating systems, network protocols, systems metrics, and network infrastructure. Hundreds of third-party addons provide for monitoring of virtually all in-house and external applications, services, and systems.

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Sample Customers
Puppet Labs, Audi, Spacex, Debian, Snapdeal, McGill, RIPE Network Coordination CentreNagios has over one million users globally, including AOL, DHL, McAfee, MCI, MTV, Yahoo!, Universal, Toshiba, Sony, Siemens, and JPMorgan Chase.
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company39%
Comms Service Provider20%
Media Company6%
Government6%
REVIEWERS
Manufacturing Company21%
Comms Service Provider14%
Financial Services Firm14%
Cloud Provider7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company36%
Comms Service Provider16%
Media Company8%
Retailer6%
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