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"An affordable solution for small organizations to do basic network monitoring.""This solution has a self-healing handler where if the service is down, it is automatically restarted.""The drafts are easy but what I like about Icinga is that there are many add-ons that you can download."

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"This solution allows us to standardize all of the reports for monitoring the network, so it helps a lot for auditing purposes.""This solution satisfies all of the requirements that we need for our Windows-based systems, so if you are using the Windows platform then this is an easy solution.""It takes a lot of the headache out of managing your data centers and software in other places.""The most valuable features for us are the monitoring, the health explorer, and the console.""This solution helps our application teams by allowing them to drill further into issues and perform a root cause analysis.""This solution saves us a lot of work because it reduces the effort that is required in order to start monitoring.""This is a product that does more generally than any of the competing solutions.""The solution is scalable. If you want to monitor more you have to buy more licenses, but you can add on. We don't plan to increase usage."

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Cons
"The solution lacks many features important to higher-level IT management and network support.""One of the areas that are frustrating is remote monitoring for more than one machine.""At this time, the layout of the website is a bit difficult. It should be more user-friendly for changing the background and logos."

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"I would like to see more standard libraries for the market solutions, out of the box, that you don't need to do a lot of work on.""I would like to see better support for monitoring Unix-based systems.""On-prem network monitoring is something that could be improved drastically.""The console feature is very poor, and it would be very good for us if this were improved.""The end-user components, including the dashboards, the administration console, and the web console, need to be improved.""All of the areas of reporting are very bad and need to be improved.""It lacks certain details that other products do better, like granular access and better application monitoring.""Of course, price is always an issue with Microsoft and could be improved."

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"The product is inexpensive compared to other DBM products.""This is an open-source solution with paid support.""It's an open-source solution."

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"Our licensing fees are approximately $30 per user, per month.""If you have a Microsoft Enterprise Agreement, then this is part of the agreement.""It is more expensive than the competition.""SCOM is part of the System Center suite and I am satisfied with the pricing."

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System Center Operations Manager, SCOM 2012
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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.System Center Operations Manager provides infrastructure monitoring that is flexible and cost-effective, helps ensure the predictable performance and availability of vital applications, and offers comprehensive monitoring for your datacenter and cloud, both private and public.
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Sample Customers
Puppet Labs, Audi, Spacex, Debian, Snapdeal, McGill, RIPE Network Coordination CentreDialog Telekom
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Computer Software Company33%
Comms Service Provider25%
K 12 Educational Company Or School6%
Government5%
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Financial Services Firm16%
Retailer13%
Healthcare Company10%
Government10%
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Computer Software Company32%
Comms Service Provider17%
Government9%
Manufacturing Company6%
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Small Business50%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Large Enterprise25%
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Small Business17%
Midsize Enterprise27%
Large Enterprise57%
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Small Business5%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Icinga vs. SCOM and other solutions. Updated: November 2020.
446,956 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Icinga is ranked 26th in Network Monitoring Software with 4 reviews while SCOM is ranked 9th in Network Monitoring Software with 14 reviews. Icinga is rated 7.2, while SCOM is rated 7.6. 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 SCOM writes "Best all-around, multi-features single interface, cross-platform monitoring solution for complex environment groupings". Icinga is most compared with Zabbix, Nagios Core, Centreon, Nagios XI and SolarWinds NPM, whereas SCOM is most compared with Zabbix, Dynatrace, Nagios XI, PRTG Network Monitor and AppDynamics. See our Icinga vs. SCOM report.

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