Nagios Core Competitors and Alternatives

The top Nagios Core competitors are
  • Nagios XI
  • Zabbix
  • Centreon
  • Icinga
  • PRTG
  • SCOM
  • Meraki Dashboard
Read reviews of Nagios Core competitors and alternatives
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Zabbix
Antonio Colavincenzo
Consultant
Consulting System Engineer at ENEA
Jun 29 2017

What is most valuable?

We value the auto-host discovery, template import, bulk import/export features. Newer versions also add nice features,... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We operate an HPC cluster. On several occasions, the datacenter(s) counted above 1000 hosts. An easily scalable... more»

What needs improvement?

I use an older version of the product, so I cannot answer this question.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

It's free software released under the GNU/GPL license.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We switched in order to get the benefit of the ability to redefine metrics server-side, nested templates, and the... more»

What other advice do I have?

It is unnecessary if you have below 100 hosts. Otherwise, it's a great tool, with a nice web interface.
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Nagios
Dario Leon
Real User
Director - Consultor Senior Unix/Linux - Freelance at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Feb 23 2018

What is most valuable?

The community, Nagios XI is made on Nagios Core base, and the community makes plugins on almost any language of... more»

How has it helped my organization?

With Nagios, I can monitor a phone on a desk to very big servers of any company. Also, I can monitor a software made... more»

What needs improvement?

If you want the best security: Log Server is better. If you need in-depth networking, I recommend Network Analyzer. If... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

It is good to contact experts for advice about what is the best solution for your specific infrastructure and enterprise.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Yes, I have used other solutions. I switched to Nagios, because Nagios is not linked with any brand that's independent.... more»

What other advice do I have?

You will need an expert consultant for the best implementation.
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Icinga
Valentin Höbel
Real User
Senior Consultant IT Infrastructure at a tech consulting company with 51-200 employees
Mar 05 2017

What is most valuable?

Icinga2 was designed to delegate, distribute and balance tasks between several nodes. I like the clustering feature and... more»

How has it helped my organization?

I deploy this solution for customers; therefore, it didn't improve my organisation. Still, customers say that they like... more»

What needs improvement?

The modern Web GUI Icingaweb2, a separate product, though, has some issues when displaying data (such as downtimes).... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Icinga2 is free, but you can sign a support contract with the vendor.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I used Nagios 3.x and tested Check_MK. Both are great solutions. However, Icinga2 comes with the best scalability and... more»

What other advice do I have?

Icinga 2 is so flexible that it makes sense to either have some people read the docs and carefully evaluate all... more»

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