OptiView XG Competitors and Alternatives

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Nagios
Real User
Principal Engineer at a tech vendor with 1,001-5,000 employees
Sep 17 2017

What is most valuable?

Since this is an open source technology, if we are capable of writing the plugins in any scripting language, this product allows us to monitor anything we want.

How has it helped my organization?

Since my organization has many companies in the form of customers for handling their infrastructure and application, we used to use the paid tool before. However, the open source technology is the best thing for an organization in today's... more»

What needs improvement?

Nagios XI can improve its GUI for users with a new look. Otherwise, we could develop it on our own. This is the reason I think most users don't prefer it, but technically it is a very strong tool.
Real User
Network Engineer at a transportation company with 10,001+ employees
Oct 20 2016

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is how they're rugged. Also valuable is the Gold support, which I've always gotten. That's always saved me in so many ways; being able to get another device when the other one's broken and shipped in for maintenance.

How has it helped my organization?

The biggest improvement to my organization is with the LinkRunner 2000AT; that one has saved so much time for troubleshooting. Instead of having to get it up and down, up and down. Testing cables end to end. It allows me to test the cable by... more»

What needs improvement?

The RJ45 jack on top of the Linkrunner has not been able to handle the constant usage at my last location and current employer. With all of the unplugging and plugging in it would cease to function and I have sent them in for repair under... more»
Wireshark
Real User
Senior Network Engineer at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Feb 05 2018

What is most valuable?

The drill-down available for packet analysis is great. It gives a network security engineer insight into what is going on at the packet level and enables better troubleshooting.

How has it helped my organization?

The people to whom I have introduced this product have found it a great tool to analyze packets. Instead of troubleshooting by trial and error, they have a way to investigate, verify, and then apply a solution. Of course, to derive value from... more»

What needs improvement?

The Wireshark search function shows green for a correct search and red for an incorrect search. If there were a way to provide a description about what a search - and the similar ones which are available - can do, while a person is typing it,... more»

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