NetCrunch Competitors and Alternatives

The top NetCrunch competitors are
  • PRTG
  • SolarWinds NPM
  • Zabbix
Read reviews of NetCrunch competitors and alternatives
SolarWinds NPM Logo
SolarWinds
Christopher Good
Real User
Lead Network Engineer/Business Developer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Jun 08 2017

What is most valuable?

I love the GUI. Almost everything is accessible through the web interface. It is very user-friendly. It is easy to drag... more»

How has it helped my organization?

I have been able to customize so many things using SolarWinds. I have set up baseline configurations and quickly... more»

What needs improvement?

I think there needs to be more granularity in the permission sets in almost all of the SolarWinds products. I want to... more»

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

The price points are more than competitive when compared to other vendors. You get so much more for, in most cases, so... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I have used numerous other products to do some of the same functions. I have used WhatsUp Gold, LogicMonitor, HPE... more»

What other advice do I have?

Make sure you have a very good machine for your database server. It will most likely use the most resources. As you add... more»
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Zabbix
D6B8
User
District Technology at a K-12 educational company or school with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jul 30 2018

What is most valuable?

The feature which I like the most would have to be the GUI. At first, I was put off, as I felt it was too complex or... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Before we didn't really have a centrally managed monitoring solution, so adding this product has been a blessing as we... more»

What needs improvement?

I wish it had more options for personalizing the product, such as being able to include your company's logo without... more»

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

It's open source, so no cost/licensing needed.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We used Cacti, which worked well for our uses. We moved because we needed a more updated solution that had support for... more»

What other advice do I have?

Zabbix coupled with Grafana, is a great monitoring stack. Leveraging "Let's Encrypt for SSL" is also a must!
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Paessler AG
SimonRose
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... 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... more»

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... more»

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

My advice is to be clear with what you want to monitor before you start configuring. PRTG has a large number of probes... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We previously used WhatsUp for network monitoring, but it was more simplistic and did not provide the depth of... more»

What other advice do I have?

There is a free trial installation of PRTG available, which allows monitoring with 100 probes. Install on a server to... more»

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