OptiView XG Competitors and Alternatives

The top OptiView XG competitors are
  • OneTouch AT Network Assistant
  • Wireshark
Read reviews of OptiView XG competitors and alternatives
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Wireshark
Erik Ruwalder
Real User
Network Engineer at a tech company with 10,001+ employees
Feb 28 2018

What is most valuable?

Making different profiles to tune the tool for the problems at hand, the graphing options, to customize the screen... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It gives us the ability to pinpoint problems and to communicate network problems with software and hardware vendors.... more»

What needs improvement?

Big trace files (more than 1,000,000 packets) can be slow, but then you can use "TraceWrangler" (also free) to help... more»

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

It is free to download and install. It runs on multiple platforms, so how can you go wrong?

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I have used it more or less since 2001. So no, I did not use a previous solution.

What other advice do I have?

If you profile yourself as a network specialist, and don't use it, I would not trust you on my network. It is even... more»
Manager6530
Real User
Manager at a K-12 educational company or school with 501-1,000 employees
Nov 22 2016

What is most valuable?

The training features are very valuable for me. The training can run 24 hours or 48 hours, and be automatically uploaded to a dashboard. I can... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It improved my ability to see if there's any issue happening. During the normal workweek, I can just find the training from over the weekend to... more»

What needs improvement?

The dashboard is one area with room for improvement. Before, it was a product from Fluke; now it's been bought by NetScout. I really would like... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We use to have another small Fluke product, WireMapper; nothing fancy. Prior to that, we didn't use any network testing tools or advanced... more»

What other advice do I have?

Have a plan. Know what you are looking for and what you want to do with it. You don’t want to have a product that cost a couple thousand dollars... more»

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