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"The most valuable features are the reports and the way it generates the report in a graphical manner.""The most valuable feature is the performance parameters of the system.""I like the way the solution sends alerts and how it keeps on escalating them.""Nagios monitors our servers, so we know if anything goes wrong and can solve the problem before it happens."

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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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"The scalability needs improvement, it's not scalable at this time.""The core version is no match for the XI version.""I would like to see more training videos.""It's not that easy to install the product itself. Also, the UI is a bit hard for regular users to navigate through."

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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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"We are using the open-source, unpaid version.""Lessening the price point would be an improvement.""Nagios Core is free to use."

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

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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Airbnb, Cisco, PayPal, FanDuelNagios has over one million users globally, including AOL, DHL, McAfee, MCI, MTV, Yahoo!, Universal, Toshiba, Sony, Siemens, and JPMorgan Chase.
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Financial Services Firm22%
Comms Service Provider11%
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Manufacturing Company11%
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Computer Software Company35%
Comms Service Provider16%
Media Company7%
Retailer6%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Nagios Core vs. Nagios XI and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
438,944 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Nagios Core is ranked 24th in Network Monitoring Software with 5 reviews while Nagios XI is ranked 13th in Network Monitoring Software with 7 reviews. Nagios Core is rated 7.2, while Nagios XI is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Nagios Core writes "Improves memory and disc space usage, but is not user friendly". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Nagios XI writes "Collects large amounts of data to monitor our network, switches, and firewall". Nagios Core is most compared with Zabbix, Centreon, Icinga, Pandora FMS and SCOM, whereas Nagios XI is most compared with Zabbix, Centreon, SolarWinds NPM, SCOM and PRTG Network Monitor. See our Nagios Core vs. Nagios XI report.

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