Nmap Competitors and Alternatives

The top Nmap competitors are
  • SolarWinds NPM
  • PRTG
  • SolarWinds Netflow Traffic Analyzer
Read reviews of Nmap competitors and alternatives
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Peter Paddon
Real User
CEO at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Jul 05 2017

What do you think of SolarWinds NPM?

Valuable Features:: Interactive network map dashboard.  • Improvements to My Organization:: Provides instant visibility to our support team across all the networks we monitor, allowing us to zero in on the most urgent issues and easily identify root causes of problems.  • Use of Solution:: 7 years.  • Deployment Issues:: No • Stability Issues:: No • Scalability Issues:: There are some issues when trying to monitor multiple networks with the same IP ranges. The solution for this is to purchase additional modules. • Initial Setup:: Initial setup was straightforward, but this is s big system, ans we've spent years customising and tailoring the software to work the way we like it.  • ROI:: Significantly reduced support costs, and faster response times...
Paessler AG
IT Strategy, Management Consulting, Training and Development at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 05 2018

What is most valuable?

* The product is simple and easy to implement. * The licensing is quick and simple. * I can create my own program sensor. This means I can add... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We use the product internally. Because we are a networking company, we are able to diagnose customer's network problems so our customers are... more»

What needs improvement?

We would like to monitor certain aspects of the user experience. We should be able to analyze the cause of end user experience, bad or good, so... more»

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

When you buy PRTG, everything comes in one bundle. Licensing is very easy. It is not like SolarWinds or Ops Manager, where I can buy pieces... more»

What other advice do I have?

Don't believe what you see in writing. Deploy it, then test it. It is easy to deploy and cost-effective. Most important criteria when selecting... more»
Aaron Leskiw
Real User
Network Engineer at a tech consulting company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jun 27 2017

What do you think of SolarWinds Netflow Traffic Analyzer?

As networks get busier, they also tend to get slower. Trends like increased use of cloud services, bring-your-own-device (BYOD), video and VOIP all create incremental stress and pressure on the network. BYOD can also introduce challenges like increased use of photo and video sharing, and peer-to-peer traffic. Upgrading networks can be very costly, and usually is only a short-term fix. One solution: NetFlow Many administrators turn to NetFlow analysis to help identify not just what kind of traffic is flowing on the network, but also top devices creating the traffic. This allows them to take action to manage excessive bandwidth consumption, possibly saving money on expensive upgrades. SolarWinds recently gave us a preview of the newest version of their NetFlow Traffic...

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