NETSCOUT nGeniusPULSE vs. SolarWinds Network Bandwith Analyzer

As of May 2019, NETSCOUT nGeniusPULSE is ranked 37th in Network Monitoring Software with 2 reviews vs SolarWinds Network Bandwith Analyzer which is ranked 68th in Network Monitoring Software. The top reviewer of NETSCOUT nGeniusPULSE writes "Allows us to relatively quickly eliminate the network as the cause of problems". NETSCOUT nGeniusPULSE is most compared with . SolarWinds Network Bandwith Analyzer is most compared with NetBrain, CA Unified Infrastructure Management and Nagios XI.
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Open-source solutions like this can be very cost effective for an organization looking for a product that they can quickly implement, as there is no initial cost and there are no license renewal fees. However, it is important to take into consideration some of the related costs that may come along as needed, such as training, support, and product enhancements.The solution is very effective, despite the low price.I think Centreon's pricing is fair, especially given the criticality of our system. They were cheaper than the other solutions. The licensing terms were pretty straightforward. I believe it was based on the number of hosts.The pricing is acceptable.They only sell four hour slots for support, so if you have just one question, then you need to pay for four hours. Or, you need to wait until you have enough questions to fill those four hours. They are not flexible in this.For more complex tasks, we use prepaid support days and ask Centreon to come onsite.Centreon is an open source product. Thus, there is no need for licensing.It's quite expensive when you use the Enterprise version, but if you compare it to other providers, it's more like a middle-of-the-line product. It's always good to have a price that is lower, but I would say the price is okay because we get very good support and if we have any other issues we can always contact them. There has never been a time when I didn't get help from them.

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Overview
The Centreon solution, based on a free to download Open Source Platform, monitors all critical IT Infrastructure and Applications with real-time dashboards, analytics and insightful alerts that prevent business-impacting downtimes. Since 2005, over 200,000 IT professionals from SMBs and Fortune 500 companies rely on Centreon to guarantee their organization operational performance.

NETSCOUT’s nGeniusPULSE delivers the visibility needed into today’s evolving IT eco-system to ensure the availability, reliability, and performance of your mission-critical business services across your multi-cloud environment, from wherever users need access.

SolarWinds Network Bandwith Analyzer include key features: (1) Network Performance Monitor that Reduce network outages and quickly detect, diagnose, and resolve multi-vendor network performance issues with affordable, easy-to-use network monitoring software and Accelerate identification of root cause by dragging-and-dropping network performance metrics on a common timeline for immediate visual correlation across all your network data. (2) Netflow Traffic Analyzer that includes Bandwidth monitoring of Cisco NetFlow, Juniper, J-Flow, sFlow, Huawei NetStream, and IPFIX flow data identifies which applications, and protocols are consuming the most bandwidth and NetFlow Traffic Analyzer that collects traffic data, correlates it into a useable format, and presents it to the user in a web-based interface for monitoring network traffic.
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Airbus, Bollore, BT, Canal Plus, Kuehne Nagel, Limagrain, LVMH, Oberthur Technologies, Orange, Darty, Addax Petroleum, Plastic Omnium, Auchan, Valeo, Saint Gobin, Clarins, Hugo Boss, JC Decaux, French Government (Defense, Justice, Environment, Agriculture), OptiComm, Thales, Zeiss.Banco VotorantimDeakin University, East Lothian Council
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Comms Service Provider19%
Financial Services Firm18%
Energy/Utilities Company16%
Logistics Company15%
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