Icinga Competitors and Alternatives

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SolarWinds
Real User
Sr. IT Infrastructure Specialist at a tech company with 10,001+ employees
May 14 2017

What do you think of SolarWinds NPM?

Valuable Features At the time, we did not have a central repository for network mapping. This product help us with this and allowed us to drill down on the elements in the maps to get more detailed information. • Improvements to My Organization It provided visibility into network performance, which at the time we really did not have. • Room for Improvement Reporting: Generating reports could be improved. NOTE: This is related to the version 9.5. I believe they are on version 12.1 and this may have been addressed. • Use of Solution I have used SolarWinds for 10 years. • Stability Issues I did have some issues with the stability of the database, but that was due to issues whereby nightly maintenance of the database was not running. • Scalability Issues I had...
Paessler AG
Consultant
Technical Consultant at Celerity Limited
Aug 13 2017

What is most valuable?

* Network monitoring - it's able to collect lots of detailed information on network devices and network traffic. The graphing functions allow it to view current and history of the device. * Ease of set-up – it is quick and easy to add a probe... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Allows us to monitor devices better, and helps up to identify issues with the monitored device using current or historical data from PRTG.

What needs improvement?

PRTG access works best from the web GUI. There are dedicated apps on Windows/Android/iOS, but they are slow and don’t work as well as the web GUI. Licenses are very expensive, so I would like to see cheaper licensing.
Microsoft
Real User
Manager: Monitoring, Performance, and Availability at a hospitality company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 31 2016

What is most valuable?

* Ease of deployment capability * Role-based automatic monitoring threshold deployment via MP

How has it helped my organization?

We used SCOM as our centralized pane of glass. We had other tools that were also directed to SCOM. Our NOC analysts were able to quickly see alerts and resolve. SCOM was able to monitor our Windows environment very well. SCOM will allow you... more»

What needs improvement?

SCOM agents have a heavy footprint. Would like a lighter, more-efficient footprint. It takes a developer’s mindset to fully utilize SCOM’s potential. I would like easier deployment of MP and custom monitors.

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