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Senior Consultant IT Infrastructure at a tech consulting company with 51-200 employees
Jul 19 2016

What is most valuable?

The most valuable component of Opsview might be the very good web GUI. It provides a great overview of all hosts and services; furthermore, adding new monitoring targets and modifying existing… more»

How has it helped my organization?

My company never used Opsview for themselves, but we provided it for many customers. Before using Opsview, they complained about chaotic web interfaces and nonsense monitoring messages in their old… more»

What needs improvement?

The API provided by Opsview is, compared to other monitoring solutions, not state of the art. It would be great to see that more efforts would be put into this part of the product. Furthermore I would… more»

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

Large Opsview setups come with high licensing fees. I find them to be too expensive, but that is only my opinion. There are not many different licensing models, so if you go for an Opsview… more»

What other advice do I have?

It is a great product, and if you accept that you have to use MySQL as the database system you will definitely like it. If your installation will cover more than 100 hosts, you should run Opsview on… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Well, if you are ready to spend a lot of money and time in getting a large system view installation up and running (in a performance way), Opsview is THE solution which covers most requirements you… more»
Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
May 26 2014

What do you think of Opsview Monitor?

Opsview is by far the most flexible monitoring solution I have ever worked with. It uses some unique features like autodiscovery and host-templates to make configuring a host really easy. By deploying keywords one can make unique selections within Opsview which can be used to create specialist views and for various reports on availability, performance and SLA's. It is highly scalable using slaves and slave clusters. The Opsview Dashboards allow for advanced visualization of the IT estate monitored by Opsview. The REST API allows for automation on any level (adding/deleting hosts and so on). And finally the Opsview Mobile app allows any user to stay in touch with the system at all times. UPDATE: recently Opsview 4.5 has been released which has proven again to be a step forward in Opsview's…

What is Opsview Monitor?

Opsview Monitor enables DevOps teams to deliver smarter business services, faster. Our best-in-class hybrid ITIM software helps them be successful by providing unified, actionable insights into modern IT; including hardware, OSs, and applications, on-premises and in any cloud. Visit www.opsview.com.

Also known as
Opsview, Opsview Enterprise
Opsview Monitor customers

IBM, Cisco, Harvard, Massachusetts Insitute of Technology, AXA, Sky Media, Telefonica, Norfolk Southern, PayPal, Cambridge University Press, Cornell University, BT, Deliotte, Comcast

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