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"It is good for giving an overview of the systems and for tracking long-term trends. It is handy for root cause analysis, e.g. it can eliminate whether storage is the cause of an issue.""Among the most valuable features are the queries and reporting that allow us to look at the utilization of resources, at how well the storage is performing, and to report on which resources are being used by which business units. We can track usage across the entire environment, across applications, business units, cost centers, etc.""Its ability to quickly inventory our resources, figure out interdependencies across them, and assemble a topology of your environment is brilliant. There is a price associated with it. Whenever you target a NetApp environment, it is included in the price but whenever you want to add different vendors, like VMware and Cisco, the price greatly spikes. Inventorization helps us a lot to visualize the environment.""Cloud Secure is definitely the most valuable feature and being able to see file level activity. It gives real-time alerting on possible ransomware attacks and provides file security review. It helps us to see if something abnormal is happening on the system before it's too late."

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"Nagios is a custom API manager, and we can expose custom APIs for our integration. This is a great feature.""Nagios is stable and it's easy to use the monitoring software, which is why we chose this product.""The solution is pretty stable.""Nagios XI helps us monitor the bandwidth of the internet connection, HTTP, DNS, active directory services, and exchange data availability. We have multiple servers to monitor databases, availability of servers, and ping."

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"It is very easy to configure because we are using an agent-less version. You can very quickly implement a collector for monitoring device servers."

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"When I did need support because I was having problems with the solution, the first or the second line just didn't understand it. They were providing this only on a software as a service basis. So, they were asking all the wrong questions.""There is room for improving the creating and managing or modifying of reports. That is still a difficult task to do and requires knowledge beyond the storage itself. I would love to see reporting improved so that we can create reports by dragging and dropping pieces into a report form and publish a report that way.""Their pricing model needs improvement.""In a perfect world we would have something built, right out-of-the-box, that can identify what we call "noise," and reduce the amount of data. You're presented with so much data when you first start the data collectors. For example, it brings back a lot of change rates that happen just because of standard computing, like profile changes and that sort of thing. Being able to identify things like that and categorize them and strip it down—and it probably can do that, I just haven't gotten there yet—would be very beneficial."

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"We often need to develop custom plugins to get Nagios to work the way we want it to work because the features we need are not always available in Nagios.""The installation and monitoring need improvement.""The pricing has recently risen. I know they've changed what is covered under the license, however, it doesn't change the way we use it and adds nothing to our experience, and yet we now have to pay more.""It is really difficult to integrate Nagios XI with another system to generate logs and alert our management of failures in security infrastructure."

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"It doesn't have the complete application-level topology. It could have service topology and business service monitoring. I would like to see how business service monitoring will function with agent-based installation, and how flexible and business-oriented it is for service modeling and service infrastructure. I have a lot of experience in using business service monitoring, service topology, and service hierarchy functionalities in similar products from BMC and Micro Focus (OpenView), and I want to see how these functionalities will look like in ScienceLogic."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"The licensing model could be improved. We love that you can use it for free for looking at NetApp products. You only need licenses to look at non-NetApp products, but as soon as you do that, you start utilizing licenses that actually would have been free in the public. So, there is a bit of an anomaly in the licensing model.""Be aware of the capacity licensing and understand how that works, because it is based on capacity. Getting an understanding of that is the biggest thing."

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"Nagios Core does not have any payment, but Nagios XI requires payment for the license.""For our country in North Africa, it's expensive and we could purchase another solution for that price. But it's a reasonable price if we're speaking in international terms."

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"Its price could be lower, but for what you pay, you got a lot of value from its features and functionalities. Customers always want a discount or a cheaper solution."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: Cloud Secure is definitely the most valuable feature and being able to see file level activity. It gives real-time… more »
Top Answer: Be aware of the capacity licensing and understand how that works, because it is based on capacity. Getting an… more »
Top Answer: As I went through learning the querying, it could have been a little more intuitive. I'm still fresh into the system. In… more »
Top Answer: The solution is pretty stable.
Top Answer: There is the Nagios Core, which is free. Then, of course, you have the Nagios XI, which is paid. I found that lately… more »
Top Answer: The pricing has recently risen. I know they've changed what is covered under the license, however, it doesn't change the… more »
Top Answer: It is very easy to configure because we are using an agent-less version. You can very quickly implement a collector for… more »
Top Answer: Its price could be lower, but for what you pay, you got a lot of value from its features and functionalities. Customers… more »
Top Answer: It doesn't have the complete application-level topology. It could have service topology and business service monitoring… more »
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Overview

NetApp Cloud Insights is an infrastructure monitoring tool that gives you visibility into your complete infrastructure. With Cloud Insights, you can monitor, troubleshoot and optimize all your resources including your public clouds and your private data centers.

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.

ScienceLogic is the global leader in hybrid IT monitoring for the network of everything. Over 25,000 global service providers, enterprises, and government organizations rely on ScienceLogic to significantly enhance IT efficiency, optimize operations, and ensure business continuity. ScienceLogic is the first monitoring solution to provide a comprehensive view of all IT components through a single pane of glass, whether they reside in a public cloud environment or on-premises. With over 1,500 dynamic management apps and custom dashboarding capabilities, we deliver the scale, resiliency, and automation needed to simplify the constantly evolving task of managing IT resources, services, and applications.

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Remotely Monitor and Optimize Your IT Operations

Monitor and optimize all your organization's infrastructure even while working from home. Sign up for the 30-day trial to see how NetApp Cloud Insights helps to maintain availability, optimize cloud spend, and identify data security threats.

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Sample Customers
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Nagios has over one million users globally, including AOL, DHL, McAfee, MCI, MTV, Yahoo!, Universal, Toshiba, Sony, Siemens, and JPMorgan Chase.
Kellogg Company, Booz Allen, Cisco, Red Bull, Fidelus, Telstra, Comcast, CSC, Peak 10, HughesNet, Hosting, Datapipe, US Army, Equinix, Rite Aid, Carbonite, Sybase, Carpathia, AT&T, ePlus, Dimension Data, Virtustream, Boeing, Honeywell
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company29%
Comms Service Provider17%
Manufacturing Company12%
Government6%
REVIEWERS
Manufacturing Company26%
Comms Service Provider26%
Financial Services Firm11%
Media Company5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider26%
Computer Software Company25%
Government8%
Manufacturing Company5%
REVIEWERS
Comms Service Provider57%
Transportation Company14%
Media Company14%
Manufacturing Company14%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company37%
Comms Service Provider16%
Government9%
Financial Services Firm5%
Company Size
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REVIEWERS
Small Business33%
Midsize Enterprise36%
Large Enterprise31%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business24%
Midsize Enterprise44%
Large Enterprise31%
REVIEWERS
Small Business28%
Midsize Enterprise31%
Large Enterprise41%
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Nagios XI is ranked 18th in Network Monitoring Software with 4 reviews while ScienceLogic is ranked 21st in Network Monitoring Software with 1 review. Nagios XI is rated 8.0, while ScienceLogic is rated 10.0. The top reviewer of Nagios XI writes "Easy to use and deploy with helpful technical support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of ScienceLogic writes "It is stable and very easy to configure". Nagios XI is most compared with Zabbix, Centreon, PRTG Network Monitor, Nagios Core and SolarWinds NPM, whereas ScienceLogic is most compared with LogicMonitor, Dynatrace, Datadog, SolarWinds NPM and Zabbix.

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