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Find out what your peers are saying about Atera, Kaseya, ConnectWise and others in Remote Monitoring and Management Software. Updated: September 2021.
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Pros
"We like that this solution is in real-time, it gives us real-time monitoring.""The network device is a good feature. In a place where you need to monitor your firewall switches, you can add an RMM tool and monitor it on the same screen on the same setup for the same client. Network devices are very good.""I'm really happy with the background remote access, which allows me to easily change system internals such as registry keys and silently execute commands using the command prompt in the background. This kind of remote access makes it easy for us to do our jobs without getting in the customer's way.""Remote support has been very handy. It also lets us know if there are failing hard drives or Windows issues.""The solution provides an administration panel where we can see what is happening on our client's stations, such as events, alerts, and all the software installed."

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"The most valuable feature is the performance parameters of the system.""The most valuable features are the reports and the way it generates the report in a graphical manner.""The solution is quite efficient.""Other products are good but from the configuration point of view Nagios is really very lightweight. The price is really good in my opinion. Another important thing is that my Nagios engine still works with Dual core 8GB ram for the last 10 years."

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"I would like to see notifications sent with SMS.""Kaseya is a similar product and they have easier scripts. If you want to deploy one software to 100 machines, we need to dig into it and then we need to create the script and work with the support team and then we can deploy that particular script. The pre-built scripted is the one thing that I would definitely like to have improved.""There is quite a bit of delay on the portal where we receive monitoring information from the endpoint agent on the remote device. Sometimes it gets stuck with no live response from the device, and you have to refresh the portal just to make sure that it's projecting the right information.""The alerts and reporting could be done a little more clearly. They are quite cryptic, and quite often, we seem to get a lot of reports just for a computer rebooting or going offline for a couple of minutes, which doesn't seem like it's that big of a deal. Reporting could be refined and improved, and they can make it easy to decipher the reports.""The solutions could improve by adding more features."

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"The core version is no match for the XI version.""The scalability needs improvement, it's not scalable at this time.""It would be nice if the company offered a sales or contract manager that was dedicated to our company so that we would have some sort of link to Nagios, and if we had issues or questions, we'd be able to contact them directly.""Bandwidth monitoring is the pain point for me because Nagios Core does not monitor bandwidth effectively like Cacti does."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"It's expensive and out of our budget.""We use SolarWinds RMM on a pay-as-you-go monthly basis, so the cost can be highly variable because it depends on a few factors such as how many devices you need to support and what extra features you want to use. The more devices you have, the more you'll pay, and the same goes for extras.""There is a license required for this solution."

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"We are using the open-source, unpaid version."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The solution is used to monitor and manage networks remotely.
Top Answer: The solution provides an administration panel where we can see what is happening on our client's stations, such as events, alerts, and all the software installed.
Top Answer: The solution is quite efficient.
Top Answer: We are using the open-source, unpaid version.
Top Answer: The latest version is a bit more difficult. There have been some changes that have not really improved the solution. We have a new manager coming in, and they will watch and see over the course of the… more »
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Also Known As
SolarWinds MSP Remote Monitoring & Management, MSP RMM, SolarWinds RMM, SolarWinds Remote Monitoring and Management
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Overview

With out-of-the-box remote monitoring, management, patching, and automation, it’s easier than ever to support, manage, and protect your customers with N‑able RMM.

  • Onboard in record time.
  • Multiply your team’s impact and profitability.
  • Identify and remediate issues automatically before they do harm.
  • Add the features you need, when you need them.
  • Expand your service offering and grow your customer base at your own pace.
  • Get access to exclusive resources, such as the MSP Institute, Automation Cookbook, boot camps, and office hours.

This is IT infrastructure monitoring's industry-standard, open-source core. Free without professional support services.

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Sample Customers
NetSys Network Systems
Airbnb, Cisco, PayPal, FanDuel
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company29%
Comms Service Provider25%
Financial Services Firm6%
Government4%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm18%
Retailer18%
University9%
Manufacturing Company9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider32%
Computer Software Company22%
Government7%
Educational Organization5%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business32%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise48%
Find out what your peers are saying about Atera, Kaseya, ConnectWise and others in Remote Monitoring and Management Software. Updated: September 2021.
535,015 professionals have used our research since 2012.

N-able Remote Monitoring & Management is ranked 5th in Remote Monitoring and Management Software with 5 reviews while Nagios Core is ranked 28th in Network Monitoring Software with 4 reviews. N-able Remote Monitoring & Management is rated 8.4, while Nagios Core is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of N-able Remote Monitoring & Management writes "Has been helpful during the pandemic because you can dial in from any location". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Nagios Core writes "Well priced, lightweight and reliable". N-able Remote Monitoring & Management is most compared with SolarWinds NPM, ConnectWise Automate, N-able N-central, Zabbix and SCOM, whereas Nagios Core is most compared with Zabbix, Nagios XI, Centreon, Icinga and Pandora FMS.

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