Compare PRTG Network Monitor vs. Plixer FlowPro

Plixer FlowPro is ranked 8th in Network Packet Broker while PRTG Network Monitor is ranked 2nd in Network Monitoring Software with 27 reviews. Plixer FlowPro is rated 0, while PRTG Network Monitor is rated 8.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of PRTG Network Monitor writes "Tells me when things are about to fall over, allowing me to preempt, preventing downtime". Plixer FlowPro is most compared with SolarWinds NPM, SolarWinds Netflow Traffic Analyzer and LiveAction LiveNX, whereas PRTG Network Monitor is most compared with SolarWinds NPM, Zabbix and ManageEngine OpManager.
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At the moment I'm only using 500 sensors. I pay yearly, so it's a cost that's easily swallowed.We used a product called SolarWinds in the past, and its cost was high. Whereas, PRTG came in at a third of SolarWind's cost.Cost was a factor when selecting this solution, but it just did everything we wanted it to do.Our licensing costs are 10,000 euros over three years.We have an unlimited perpetual license, so we just pay support costs and it can scale throughout the organization.We looked at PRTG and SolarWinds. From a cost side perspective, compared to PRTG, and from what you get back from it, PRTG was sort of a hands down the winner.While I am not the person who deals with pricing, I would say that we pay around 1000 pounds a year.It is about £4,500 for the first year, then about another 15 to 20 percent annually after that. So, we are looking at about £1000 running costs a year. When you think about how much an outage costs per minute, it's negligible.

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Overview

FlowPro is inserted into areas of the network when visibility is needed. It uses a deep packet inspection (DPI) to compile a flow cache, and exports traffic and threat details reflecting 100% of all communications that pass by. FlowPro is a great complement to the Scrutinizer Incident Response System and ensures the security team has insight where they need it.

PRTG Network Monitor runs on a Windows machine within your network, collecting various statistics from the machines, software, and devices which you designate. PRTG comes with an easy-to-use web interface with point-and-click configuration. You can easily share data from it with non-technical colleagues and customers, including via live graphs and custom reports. This will let you plan for network expansion, see what applications are using most of your connection, and make sure that no one is hogging the entire network just to torrent videos.
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Jameson Bank, Sidnix, RungeICT, MedicalAnimal, Truck-lite, GamingGrids, The Covell Group, Forsythn County Schools, NetMass, Musgrove Park Hospital, Lanes Health, Columbia Southern University, Vodafone, Intrust Bank
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