Spiceworks vs. Zabbix

Spiceworks is ranked 20th in IT Infrastructure Monitoring with 4 reviews vs Zabbix which is ranked 2nd in IT Infrastructure Monitoring with 17 reviews. The top reviewer of Spiceworks writes "The stability of the program is remarkably good, but it gets bogged down in an enterprise environment with over 2000 endpoints". The top reviewer of Zabbix writes "My extended experience with Zabbix or how to cook toasts". Spiceworks is most compared with Zabbix, Nagios XI and JIRA Service Desk. Zabbix is most compared with Nagios XI, PRTG and Icinga. See our Spiceworks vs. Zabbix report.
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Tickets by e-mail, with actions by hastag.Helpdesk and inventory are both equally valuable, and they form the true core of the product.

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Zabbix can use old data to current data to set the threshold. We can use previous data to set the threshold.We use it to monitor and manage our servers.Every new asset placed in the environment can be automatically detected, predicting human failures.It can send messages to our ticketing system.It has good graphs of what is going on within the operating system.​We are able to do problem determination on runaway processes.Health and communication links availability.The most valuable features are the monitoring and the ease with which we can set it up at customer sites with our custom Zabbix proxy and tools.

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The SNMP sniffer requires a lot of work to get right.They've also tried to integrate it with social logins, like Twitter and LinkedIn, and that type of login authentication has no place in a corporate application.

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I want Zabbix to improve the UX/UI. Zabbix doesn't use a JavaScript chart for images, and I want them to improve this.Correlation of events would be a wonderful addition.​I would like to better be able to monitor Oracle processes.​Look and feel.The dashboard and the graph section could be a little bit more professional.We had some scalability issues with a large number of nodes.It should be easy to modify the front end.There are a lot of areas for improvement, specifically in the dashboards and reports functionalities.

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It's free.The product is free! Get it now.

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It is free, which allows us to reduce costs.It is worth every cent to pay or even study to do your own installation.We’re using the free version, which covers all our current needs.There are no licenses.It's free software released under the GNU/GPL license.The product is an open source and free solution.It is a true open-source solution, so there are no licensing costs.It’s free of cost.

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Overview
OverviewFrom network inventory and network monitoring to help desk software, and mobile device management (MDM) to cloud services detection, Spiceworks helps you manage everything about your IT workday from one easy place.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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Sample Customers
Sample CustomersBroward Center for the Performing Arts, Symantec, Webroot, EMC, PertinoBodybuilding.com, LLC., ITtelligent Consulting Services,Eltele AS, Total Server Solutions, LLC., ChinaNetCloud
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Manufacturing Company
13%
Retailer
9%
Construction Company
9%
Non Profit
9%
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Manufacturing Company
10%
Comms Service Provider
9%
Security Firm
9%
University
7%
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Financial Services Firm
20%
University
10%
Energy/Utilities Company
10%
Software R&D Company
10%
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Comms Service Provider
18%
Financial Services Firm
15%
Manufacturing Company
10%
University
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Company Size
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Small Business
49%
Midsize Enterprise
31%
Large Enterprise
20%
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Small Business
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Midsize Enterprise
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Large Enterprise
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Small Business
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Midsize Enterprise
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Large Enterprise
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Large Enterprise
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