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"There are alerting mechanisms in place to let us know, for example, if a device is not responding to a ping test and is probably not going to work.""The most valuable features are monitoring and reporting."

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"Simple network monitoring that is easy to install and manage.""The most valuable feature is the support for monitoring Cisco switches.""The implementation process is very straightforward.""The most valuable feature is the alert and alarm monitoring.""The best thing about Zabbix is the integration and the APIs that are included are very fast""The integration capabilities and APIs are the best part.""Zabbix is both stable and scalable.""The flexible licensing model is one of the solution's most valuable aspects. It really allows for great flexibility for companies."

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"I would like to see better integration with other products.""Technical support could use some improvement."

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"The product delivers false positives during reporting because of flapping. Other reasonably priced alternatives may have better performance.""The main problem with Zabbix is that you have to spend time writing templates for all of the products that you have.""The server monitoring could be better.""If Zabbix had a better dashboard then it would be nice.""The only improvement I would suggest, revolves around its AI and ML capabilities.""For us, the initial setup was complex""The documentation could be improved.""Having a more customizable interface and dashboard would be an improvement."

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"This price of this solution is reasonable."

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"I was using the free, Community Edition.""We purchased Zabbix for a good price, including support""We are using the free, open-source version.""It's an open-source solution that can be used free of charge.""This solution is completely open-source, so it is quite affordable.""Zabbix is open-source so if one wishes to implement it in-house, they must have qualified professionals to set up and optimize databases, Linux/Unix OS, PHP, Apache, and depending on what is monitored, a full-stack network and systems administrator may be needed.""Zabbix is free but if you use it in production then you have to pay for it."

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Top Answer: There are alerting mechanisms in place to let us know, for example, if a device is not responding to a ping test and is probably not going to work.
Top Answer: I would like to see better integration with other products. Right now, Microsoft is pitching integration as they're trying to integrate Desktop Analytics with SCCM, and SCCM with Intune, include… more »
Top Answer: This solution makes up part of our security and network monitoring solution.
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Overview

SolarWinds® Pingdom® is a powerful and affordable SaaS-based web app performance monitoring solution. It’s one product providing comprehensive web app performance and user experience monitoring consisting of four major capabilities:

1. Uptime monitoring for webpages and other critical components like APIs, CDNs, DNS, networks, email, and more.

2. Page speed performance monitoring and page rankings.

3. Synthetic transaction monitoring from the simplest to the most complex transactions. 

4. Real user monitoring (RUM), enabling a deeper and wider understanding of the user’s digital experience, and web application availability and performance. 

Zabbix is the ultimate enterprise-level software designed for real-time monitoring of millions of metrics collected from tens of thousands of servers, virtual machines and network devices. Zabbix is Open Source and comes at no cost.

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Spotify, MailChimp, Slack, TwitterBodybuilding.com, LLC., ITtelligent Consulting Services,Eltele AS, Total Server Solutions, LLC., ChinaNetCloud
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Retailer11%
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Comms Service Provider26%
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Midsize Enterprise20%
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SolarWinds Pingdom is ranked 33rd in Application Performance Management (APM) with 2 reviews while Zabbix is ranked 1st in Network Monitoring Software with 23 reviews. SolarWinds Pingdom is rated 8.0, while Zabbix is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of SolarWinds Pingdom writes "Good network monitoring and alerting to potential problems". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Zabbix writes "Fabulous flexibility - supporting a vast variety of data sources including IoT protocols. Very stable and well supported. Scalable to many thousands of values per second". SolarWinds Pingdom is most compared with Catchpoint, whereas Zabbix is most compared with Centreon, Splunk, Nagios Core, SolarWinds NPM and Pandora FMS. See our SolarWinds Pingdom vs. Zabbix report.

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