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Pros
"This solution allows us to standardize all of the reports for monitoring the network, so it helps a lot for auditing purposes.""This solution satisfies all of the requirements that we need for our Windows-based systems, so if you are using the Windows platform then this is an easy solution.""It takes a lot of the headache out of managing your data centers and software in other places.""The most valuable features for us are the monitoring, the health explorer, and the console.""This solution helps our application teams by allowing them to drill further into issues and perform a root cause analysis.""This solution saves us a lot of work because it reduces the effort that is required in order to start monitoring.""This is a product that does more generally than any of the competing solutions.""The solution is scalable. If you want to monitor more you have to buy more licenses, but you can add on. We don't plan to increase usage."

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"This product proactively tells us about issues before the users notice."

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Cons
"I would like to see more standard libraries for the market solutions, out of the box, that you don't need to do a lot of work on.""I would like to see better support for monitoring Unix-based systems.""On-prem network monitoring is something that could be improved drastically.""The console feature is very poor, and it would be very good for us if this were improved.""The end-user components, including the dashboards, the administration console, and the web console, need to be improved.""All of the areas of reporting are very bad and need to be improved.""It lacks certain details that other products do better, like granular access and better application monitoring.""Of course, price is always an issue with Microsoft and could be improved."

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"Integration with different tools, such as ServiceNow and Excel, can be improved.""There is no mobile version of this product, and our team should be able to access it using a mobile device."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"Our licensing fees are approximately $30 per user, per month.""If you have a Microsoft Enterprise Agreement, then this is part of the agreement.""It is more expensive than the competition.""SCOM is part of the System Center suite and I am satisfied with the pricing."

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Reviews
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Average Words per Review
690
Avg. Rating
7.5
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252
Comparisons
183
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
280
Avg. Rating
7.0
Popular Comparisons
Compared 19% of the time.
Compared 9% of the time.
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Also Known As
System Center Operations Manager, SCOM 2012Network Device Monitor
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Overview
System Center Operations Manager provides infrastructure monitoring that is flexible and cost-effective, helps ensure the predictable performance and availability of vital applications, and offers comprehensive monitoring for your datacenter and cloud, both private and public.Network Device Monitor is a free tool that makes it easy to monitor the real-time performance and health of a single device on your network with a desktop dashboard that alerts you when your device is in trouble.
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REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm16%
Retailer13%
Healthcare Company10%
Government10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company32%
Comms Service Provider17%
Government8%
Financial Services Firm6%
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Small Business17%
Midsize Enterprise27%
Large Enterprise57%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business5%
Midsize Enterprise28%
Large Enterprise67%
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Find out what your peers are saying about SCOM vs. SolarWinds Network Device Monitor and other solutions. Updated: November 2020.
447,654 professionals have used our research since 2012.
SCOM is ranked 9th in Network Monitoring Software with 14 reviews while SolarWinds Network Device Monitor is ranked 48th in Network Monitoring Software with 2 reviews. SCOM is rated 7.6, while SolarWinds Network Device Monitor is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of SCOM writes "Best all-around, multi-features single interface, cross-platform monitoring solution for complex environment groupings". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SolarWinds Network Device Monitor writes "Proactively warns us about infrastructure outages, but event correlation needs to be improved". SCOM is most compared with Zabbix, Dynatrace, Nagios XI, PRTG Network Monitor and AppDynamics, whereas SolarWinds Network Device Monitor is most compared with ManageEngine NetFlow Analyzer. See our SCOM vs. SolarWinds Network Device Monitor report.

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