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"This solution allows me to have true visibility for any metrics when it comes to my cloud, and private.""This solution makes it a lot easier to figure out trends within very different data sources, which makes it easy to see why something is misbehaving.""The features I find most valuable is the querying and alerting capabilities.""People are very pleased with the implementation.""The most valuable aspects of the solution are its ease of use and its ease of implementation.""No issues with stability."

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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.""We detect problems before the customer does and before it actually happens using the predictive functions in Zabbix.""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."

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"The custom built integration is one of the most valuable features because you can see all the especially critical items.""The most valuable feature is the flexible discovery mechanism.""They have also accommodated many state-of-the-art technologies like Docker and ZooKeeper."

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Cons
"I would like to see integration with Kubernetes cluster and APIs so that you can manage the entire stack.""I would like to see more out-of-the-box dashboards for in-depth application monitoring of standard products that are out there.""In the new version, I would love to see more prediction capabilities. It would be great if one could see the alerts get a little more enriched with information and become more human-friendly instead of the technical stuff that they put in there. I think those would be really awesome outcomes to get.""The implementation is a long process that should be improved.""They could make it more easy to plug-in data so that a nontechnical person will be able to use it, like accountants or finance people. That way they don't have to ask us.""It could use a URL document server. Everything in the market is moving towards automation and everybody's looking for the single click operations as well relational data locality."

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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.""I would like to see a more flexible mobile client, and better HA out of the box.""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."

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"There was a problem with Zenoss and storage monitoring.""The inclusion of a feature to show a graphical view of the network would be a helpful improvement.""There is room for improvement with the administrative part. They introduced Control Center to manage things in Zenoss 5. The services that Zenoss provides remained the same, but the administrative part, since they introduced Docker, etc., has become a little complex"

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"Educational pricing is available for this solution.""We were given a year's worth of service. It was included within our ELA. We were trying to do a proof of concept, which is almost over now.""Different locations require different setups. In your terms, around 300 to around 400K USD."

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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."

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"It is very cost-effective compared to the tools I worked with in the past. The company is gaining a lot with respect to the cost factor. It provides agentless monitoring and in a very cheap way."

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Wavefront, Wavefront by VMware, VMware Tanzu Observability
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Overview

VMware Tanzu Observability provides metrics-driven analytics at massive scale, so you can get the most out of your cloud-native apps.

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.

Zenoss Service Dynamics (ZSD) is a hybrid IT monitoring platform that allows enterprise companies to monitor everything, including compute, storage, network, converged infrastructure, applications and unified communications systems. Zenoss customers gain IT performance and risk insights into their unique IT ecosystems through real-time analytics that adapt to today's constantly changing data centers and cloud infrastructures, enabling them to eliminate disruptions and accelerate business outcomes.

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Box, Intuit, Workday, Groupon, British Gas, SpaceApe, Marketo, DoordDash, LyftBodybuilding.com, LLC., ITtelligent Consulting Services,Eltele AS, Total Server Solutions, LLC., ChinaNetCloud2degrees, Rackspace, State of North Dakota, El Paso Independent School District, NWN Corporation
Top Industries
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Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider20%
Financial Services Firm12%
Retailer5%
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Computer Software Company24%
Financial Services Firm12%
Retailer12%
Non Tech Company6%
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Computer Software Company32%
Comms Service Provider24%
Media Company6%
Government4%
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Computer Software Company48%
Comms Service Provider14%
Media Company7%
Construction Company5%
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Small Business49%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise32%
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Small Business19%
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Large Enterprise62%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Zabbix vs. Zenoss Service Dynamics and other solutions. Updated: November 2020.
448,076 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Zabbix is ranked 1st in Network Monitoring Software with 19 reviews while Zenoss Service Dynamics is ranked 27th in Network Monitoring Software with 3 reviews. Zabbix is rated 8.0, while Zenoss Service Dynamics is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Zabbix writes "A free enterprise monitoring solution ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Zenoss Service Dynamics writes "Agentless monitoring means it uses the available, standard protocols, like TCP, UDP, WMI, and WinRM". Zabbix is most compared with Centreon, Splunk, Nagios Core, SolarWinds NPM and ManageEngine OpManager, whereas Zenoss Service Dynamics is most compared with ScienceLogic, Dynatrace, Splunk, SCOM and SolarWinds NPM. See our Zabbix vs. Zenoss Service Dynamics report.

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